A Fond Farewell to Car Talk’s Tom Magliozzi

In my twenties and thirties, I spent more time on the road than at home. I was attempting to make a career in music, first on my own, then with the band Satellite Soul. I was a fickle NPR listener in the beginning, but that many hours staring at the horizon (pre-Sirius Satellite Radio and in [Read More…]

On Behalf of Iron Lovers Everywhere, This is Appalling…

From NPR today: Scottie the dog is not going to like this news: Monopoly fans have voted to add a cat to the classic game’s cast of eight playing pieces. Getting the boot: Well, it wasn’t the boot. It’s the iron that got flattened. The results of Hasbro’s Facebook vote were revealed on NBC-TV’s Today Show. We suspect iron [Read More…]