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Car Talk Where Are They Now?

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Around the middle of 2012, public radio said farewell to perhaps the most successful show in the history of the medium. The Car Talk radio show was a phenomenon… the unlikely pairing of automotive call in advice and humor. And Tom and Ray Magliozzi were a bit of a puzzler themselves. Two Boston mechanics with degrees from MIT, taking questions about car problems on the radio? The concept alone was worth listening in. But the innate charm, self deprecating humor, and absolutely spot on automotive diagnoses provided by Tom and Ray (a.k.a. Click and Clack, the Tappet Brothers) proved to be a public radio sensation, and faithful listeners tuned in every weekend for 25 years, until last year, when the Magliozzis announced their retirement from live broadcast. As saddened as fans were, they were bolstered by tw