The new NPR Tocky alarm clocks have me terribly torn.
On the one hand, Tockys have earned a place in the Annoying Gadgets Hall of Fame for jumping off nightstands and rolling around noisily till sleepers shut them up.
On the other, this special NPR version of the Tocky wakes you to the preloaded voices of two of my secret public radio crushes NPR hosts Peter Sagal and Carl Kasell. Arising every morning to the stars of the hilarious "Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!" might just make all that clock chasing worthwhile. Not all of us can be lucky enough to win Carl Kasell's voice on our home answering machine, now, can we? … Read more