About The Podcast

From the car nerd behind the Hello Road YouTube channel, Ethan Tufts brings his discovery of interesting places and unique vehicles to your podcast inbox each week. Ethan is joined by co-host and fellow odd car enthusiast Paul McCarthy as they discuss forgotten cars, memorable destinations, and their most recent automotive adventures.

With guests ranging from figures in the automotive scene to local historians, you’ll always come away at the end of each episode with new found knowledge and a desire to drive your car someplace cool.

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Most recent episode

Podcast Episode #34 – Bradley Brownell Returns! Electrify Everything

By |February 21st, 2020|

Let’s talk EVs! Automotive journalist Bradley Brownell returns, and today we talk all about electric cars. How as car enthusiasts can we be better stewards of the environment? What is the actual impact of owning an electric car? Can electric cars be fun? Where is the industry headed? Come join us for this fun and informative discussion.

Podcast Episode #33 – It’s Van Time

By |February 9th, 2020|

Today we talk all about vans! Mitsubishi Delicas, Ford Transits, Toyota Previas, Chrysler Pacificas, Nissan Quests, the Lexus LM350, and more. And who better to have on the show other than the person running the @itsvantime Twitter account! Who is this mysterious van aficionado? Can we help put an end to the crossover craze and bring back another golden era of vans? Listen and find out!

Podcast #32: Brad DeSantis and Andrew Pascarella

By |February 4th, 2020|

Today we’re joined by fellow podcasters Brad DeSantis and Andrew Pascarella, from the fantastic Auto Off Topic podcast. Let’s talk about the history of Mitsubishi, why you should go see a rally race, and what makes their podcast special. Also in this episode, find out what car Ethan may have just purchased. Come join us! 📸: Super rad Mitsubishi Eclipse photo by @autoofftopic

Radwood SoCal – It Had Confetti Seats and Everything!

By |December 20th, 2019|

Let’s talk about all of the cool stuff we saw at the Radwood SoCal 80s/90s car show! Murdered out VW Dasher! Torgenson EXP! Third gen Camaros! Mitsubishi Expo! Ford Contour SVT! And lots more!

Podcast Episode #27 – Giraffe In a Pinball Museum

By |November 12th, 2019|

Let’s talk about the state of our project cars! Ethan is finally going to have the brakes fixed on his Pontiac Turbo Grand Prix, and Paul will once again repaint the hood on his Daihatsu. Paul recaps his visit to the I Heart Honda Show, laments not being at SEMA, and talks about how much fake blood he was covered with at a recent GWAR concert! And Ethan tells us why he was dressed up like a giraffe in a pinball museum. Come join us!

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