I love love love the Car Talk guys, Tom and Ray Magliozzi. And really their show is quite miraculous - I just don't know how they are able to be very funny, virtually every show. Not just funny, but lovable too. And not only THAT - they provide practical advice to people on their cars.
If there is any reason to continue funding public broadcasting it would be the show Car Talk.
Which Anthony Weiner very sagely understands - hence this speech:
And really, he has a point - Car Talk would never have existed without public radio.
This caller is Leonard Bernstein's son and the Magliozzi brothers are true to form.
Here they are on 60 Minutes.
Transcript of their 1999 MIT commencement address.
And AMAZING - they can play musical instruments very well too!
You can also listen to this week's episode and many other episodes for free. You can buy other episodes going all the way back to 1987.
I am completely sincere when I say that Car Talk is one of the things that makes life worth living.