Nov 21, 2014 | 26:30WireTap Smoke and Mirrors Audio
WireTap Smoke and Mirrors Nov 21, 2014 | 26:30A portrait of Benjamin Conkling, the avant-garde film director who tricked his way into a movie career. Plus, a young girl deceives her friend about a dead snail and Fred Stoller on the false promise of show business.
Nov 7, 2014 | 26:29WireTap This Magic Moment Audio
WireTap This Magic Moment Nov 7, 2014 | 26:29Stories about brief moments that have a lasting impact on our lives, from romances that only last a few minutes to embarrassing moments that haunt us for years. Plus, B.J. Novak on how a life-changing moment might not be all it's cracked up to be.
Nov 14, 2014 | 25:55WireTap Sorry Audio
WireTap Sorry Nov 14, 2014 | 25:55A page turner allows his self-pity to ruin a pianist's performance. Plus, Gerard Harris recounts his mother's surprising reaction to a childhood incident. And Jonathan argues why the word sorry might be the most Canadian word of all.
Oct 31, 2014 | 26:29WireTap Shush Audio
WireTap Shush Oct 31, 2014 | 26:29A woman tries to hold her tongue as a professional listener. A dog learns to speak. Angels fall from the sky. Plus, Howard makes himself heard loud and clear by hosting his own radio show... through a grocery store PA system.
Mar 7, 2014 | 31:00WireTap Helpline Web Extra Audio
WireTap Helpline Web Extra Mar 7, 2014 | 31:00Conflict-resolution expert Misha Glouberman joins Jonathan in studio to answer listener calls. Featuring bonus material not included in the original broadcast.
Mar 11, 2007 | 26:28WireTap Treat Me Right Audio
WireTap Treat Me Right Mar 11, 2007 | 26:28Howard plays the role of a well-meaning shrink as he councils Josh to
leave his hot tempered ways behind. Plus, Gregor throws Jonathan into
television pitch meeting which might not be quite what he bargained
for. Finally, taking some advice from his own therapist, Jonathan
calls up friendly cousin Freddy to help boost his self-esteem.
Nov 28, 2014 | 26:29WireTap The Hail Mary Pass Audio
WireTap The Hail Mary Pass Nov 28, 2014 | 26:29Stories of people giving it one last shot: a man tries to win back his wife by buying her an iPhone, Howard tries to finally be cool as a middle-aged hipster, and a couple takes a desperate stab at conceiving a child.
Aug 5, 2014 | 0:35WireTap How can I hear more WireTap episodes online? Audio
WireTap How can I hear more WireTap episodes online? Aug 5, 2014 | 0:35Jonathan explains how you can get all WireTap shows for free, just by subscribing to the podcast. Episodes more than two weeks old move to iTunes for purchase. You can also visit the website each week for the latest free on-demand episodes.
Oct 24, 2014 | 9:47WireTap 60 Second Scares Audio
WireTap 60 Second Scares Oct 24, 2014 | 9:47We asked our listeners to call in with their spookiest stories. The only catch? They had to be 60 seconds or less. Here are some of our favourite stories that didn't make it into our Halloween Special.
Nov 19, 2006 | 27:30WireTap A Secret History of Famous Friends Audio
WireTap A Secret History of Famous Friends Nov 19, 2006 | 27:30The death of a family pet escalates into a series of volatile messages
that threaten to destroy Bedrock's most famous friendship, in the true
life story of Fred Flintstone and Barney Rubble. What would happen if
Mary Poppins and The Penguin were set up on a blind date? Would their
shared passion for umbrellas be enough to set the sparks flying? Plus,
Josh gets stuck on a one note joke.
Feb 11, 2007 | 26:29WireTap Just Relax Audio
WireTap Just Relax Feb 11, 2007 | 26:29Gregor has resolved to abandon his sarcastic ways, challenging
Jonathan to a sarcasm-free showdown. Who will crack first? Then, Josh
enlists Jonathan's help in order to keep Gonda out of the Navy. Is
Josh really concerned for the well-being of his friend, or are selfish
motives underfoot? Plus, a call with a relaxation guru turns
stressful when a crazed fan interrupts through call waiting.
Dec 17, 2006 | 26:29WireTap Morty and God Audio
WireTap Morty and God Dec 17, 2006 | 26:29You've heard of God and the Devil, but who or what is Morty? Meet
God's somewhat neurotic personal assistant, this week on WireTap.
Plus, Sholem Auslander on tricking death, Howard Chackowicz in a
spiritual game show, and a young man's view of God and religion
throughout the (teen)ages.
Mar 18, 2007 | 26:28WireTap Every Day, Magic Audio
WireTap Every Day, Magic Mar 18, 2007 | 26:28Howard's ex-roommate wants to show off his magic, live on WireTap, but
how will his card tricks play out...on the radio? Plus, Howard tries
to get Jonathan to stop running from his past, by digging up some
ancient history...literally. Find out what's in Jonathan's childhood
timecapsule, this week on WireTap.
Aug 18, 2012 | 26:29WireTap David Rakoff Tribute Audio
WireTap David Rakoff Tribute Aug 18, 2012 | 26:29After the tragic loss of writer David Rakoff last week, we revisit some of our favourite moments from his WireTap performances over the years: Irwin the ice cream man, Ian the belligerent drunk, and his unforgetable Dr Seuss.