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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Jan 21, 2007 | 26:28WireTap Behind the Curtain Audio
WireTap Behind the Curtain Jan 21, 2007 | 26:28Go "Behind the Curtain" this week on WireTap, as Howard writes
Jonathan's unauthorized bio, taking more than a few liberties by
tossing made-up scandals and drunken debauchery left and right. Plus,
Jonathan bids farewell to his long-faithful cue card holder.
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.
Jan 14, 2007 | 26:28WireTap Don't Go Changing Audio
WireTap Don't Go Changing Jan 14, 2007 | 26:28Catch a streetcar named WireTap this week. Howard has Jonathan play
Blanche Dubois to his Stanley as he tries out for a local theatre
troupe's production of a Tennessee Williams classic. And Josh helps
Jonathan find a new WireTap intern.