'Don't drive like my brother.' Sad News from Car Talk Plaza

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11/3/2014

We are truly heartbroken to report to you that one of Car Talk’s hosts, Tom Magliozzi has passed away at the age of 77.

We have more info on our web site, cartalk.com, where we’re also remembering Tom right now with pictures, stories and some of our favorite moments from his remarkable life.

http://www.cartalk.com/blogs/tom-magliozzi-1937:

…Tom Magliozzi who, along with his brother Ray, hosted NPR’s hit comedy show Car Talk for the last 37 years, died Monday morning from complications of Alzheimer’s Disease. “Turns out he wasn’t kidding,” said Ray. “He really couldn’t remember last week’s puzzler.” …

 

 
Tom Magliozzi, Popular Co-Host Of NPR’s ‘Car Talk,’ Dies At 77

…Tom and Ray haven’t done the show live for two years; Car Talk has been airing archives of old shows. Berman says Ray would like to continue doing that, as a tribute to his brother.

 

 
‘Car Talk’ Co-Host Tom Magliozzi Dies At 77

…“He had two sort of interesting qualities,” says Berman. “One was, he was very honest. He sort of had a good BS detector. And when someone was skipping around an issue that needed to be talked about or needed to be said, he’d bore in on it. And the other quality was that he really didn’t like authority.”…

 

Is it Cathy with a “C” or Kathy with a “K”?


 

 
5 Hilarious Audio Clips From ‘Car Talk’s’ Tom (audio)
 

 
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