Kicking Back With All That Good Public Radio Money

RAY: Hey, you guys. My brother has always said, “Don’t be afraid of work.”

TOM: Right. Make work afraid of YOU!

RAY: And he’s done such a good job at it, that work has avoided him all his life.

TOM: And with Car Talk celebrating its 25th anniversary on NPR this fall (35th year overall, including our local years at WBUR)…

RAY: …and my brother turning over the birthday odometer to 75, we’ve decided that it’s time to stop and smell the cappuccino.

TOM: So as of October, we’re not going to be recording any more new shows. That’s right, we’re retiring.

RAY: So, we can finally answer the question, if my brother retired, how would he know?

— Click and Clack the Tappet brothers announce their retirement. The two MIT-educated brothers have had long and illustrious careers in radio, coffee-drinking, teaching, car hacking, being generally incredible and awesome. When their voices are coming at you over the airwaves: What A Treat. What A Delight.


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