RIP Tom Magliozzi

Submitted by ub on Mon, 11/03/2014 - 17:29

77 year old Tom Magliozzi died today due to complications from Alzheimer's.

He was a graduate of MIT and a college professor, Magliozzi will forever be remembered for the shade-tree wisdom shared on Click and Clack, the Tappet Brothers, on NPR stations from 1977 to 2012, when they retired. Edited reruns are still broadcast on NPR member stations

The co host of Radio's Car Talk changed broadcasting, and delighted listeners over several generations, many who never met Tom, but feel like he’s a close pal.

Tom Magliozzi, one of NPR's 'Car Talk' brothers, dies at 77…