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 #14 – Sine Wave of Car Emotions


The past week has been a series of ups and downs of car-related emotions! Ethan got his rare Geo running again, crashed a Mustang Ecoboost rental, finally sold his big stupid truck, and still has his awful Prius. Paul’s new wheels and tires for his Daihatsu turn out to be garbage. We laugh, we cry, come join us!

By |July 2nd, 2019|

Podcast Episode #6 – Brad Hansen, Writer, Director, and Movie Car Aficionado

By |April 11th, 2019|

Today our guest is Brad Hansen, a writer and director that knows an awful lot about cars that have appeared in film and television. Along with his wife Athena Stamos, Brad was the co-creator of Star Cars, a web-series that profiled your favorite movie and TV vehicles and the owners who love them. We talk DeLoreans, Back To The Future, Herbie The Love Bug, KITT, James Bond, and more. Come join us!

Podcast Episode #5 – Bradley Brownell, Automotive Journalist and Vehicular Masochist

By |April 2nd, 2019|

Today Ethan and Paul chat with Bradley Brownell, automotive journalist and one of the co-founders of the Radwood car show. Brad arrived in LA after a near 1000 mile motorcycle road trip. We talk Radwood, Brad reveals that he is a bit of a masochist when it comes to car ownership, and he provides some good advice on how to dive into the automotive writing world. Come join us!

Podcast Episode #4 – Autocross, Spec Miata, and 24 Hours of Lemons!

By |March 27th, 2019|

What are the first steps to take to dive into motorsport? Ethan and Paul talk autocross, Spec Miata, and 24 Hours of LeMons!

Podcast Episode #3 – Your Old Car Is A Death Trap!

By |March 23rd, 2019|

We love our old cars. Ethan’s daily driver is an 1988 Chevy Nova Twin Cam, and Paul regularly drives a 1991 Daihatsu Charade. We know that by today’s standards, these cars are incredibly unsafe, but we drive them anyway. Let’s talk about our old cars and how they could very well be death traps! Come join us.

Podcast Episode #1 – About Us: Econolines, Bugs, and Toronados, Oh My!

By |March 14th, 2019|

In the very first episode of the Hello Road podcast, we (Ethan and Paul) talk about how we became car enthusiasts, the memorable stories about our first cars, and our plans for the show. Come join us!


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