The history of America is full of famous brothers. Comedy has its Marx brothers and baseball its Alou brothers. The Wright brothers reportedly had something to do with manned flight. In the world of ice cream, there are the Gifford brothers of Skowhegan, Maine.
Listening to Roger and John tease each other brings to mind another pair of brothers: Tom and Ray Magliozzi of public radio’s “Car Talk.” During a photo shoot for this article, John said Roger’s image would need to be Photoshop’d to make him look better. I said to John, “You must be the younger brother.” And sure enough, I was right.