WireTap | Mar 23, 2013 | 26:20

The Game

From two brothers who become fascinated with an online universe, to a scavenger hunt with Howard, to a game you can play without even knowing you're playing it, we explore the role games play in our lives.

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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.
WireTap - A Secret History of Famous FriendsNov 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.
WireTap - Morty and GodDec 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.
WireTap - As Seen On TVFeb 25, 2007 | 27:30WireTap As Seen On TV Audio
WireTap As Seen On TV Feb 25, 2007 | 27:30Jonathan tells the story of an unlikely reality TV candidate. How will awkward, small-town Lieberman mingle with television's attractive teens? Plus, Jonathan gets caught ordering the Glutonizer.
WireTap - Don't Go ChangingJan 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.
WireTap - Modern TimesMar 25, 2007 | 26:29WireTap Modern Times Audio
WireTap Modern Times Mar 25, 2007 | 26:29Gregor tries to help bring WireTap into the digital age with a few tips on how to appeal to today's youth. And after years of therapy, Josh has finally has a breakthrough. But will he share his life-changing discovery with Jonathan or keep it all to himself?
WireTap - Every Day, MagicMar 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.
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WireTap Old Wounds Sep 12, 2014 | 25:47Fred Stoller tells the story of an unusual hotel booking which had him sharing his room with a dying stranger. Plus, a book club meeting goes awry when the group leader reveals her personal connection to the author. And Howard heals Jon's soul.

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