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An exploration of what our style says about us with writer Sheila Heti, a conversation about a toupee for your soul with Tim Kreider, and optical illusions...for the radio.

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WireTap - The Hail Mary PassNov 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.
WireTap - Smoke and MirrorsNov 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.
WireTap - Spare Room SurveyNov 18, 2014 | 3:33WireTap Spare Room Survey Audio
WireTap Spare Room Survey Nov 18, 2014 | 3:33An odd couple provides a quick questionnaire to find out how you liked staying in their creepy apartment.
WireTap - Silence is GoldenNov 18, 2014 | 3:28WireTap Silence is Golden Audio
WireTap Silence is Golden Nov 18, 2014 | 3:28Gregor tries to convince Jonathan to stop talking altogether and embrace the value of silence.
WireTap - How Did We Make YouNov 18, 2014 | 3:15WireTap How Did We Make You Audio
WireTap How Did We Make You Nov 18, 2014 | 3:15A man recalls the moment his child was conceived.
WireTap - SorryNov 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.
WireTap - This Magic MomentNov 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.
WireTap - ShushOct 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.
WireTap - 60 Second ScaresOct 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.
WireTap - Parrots' Last Words: Web-ExtraOct 3, 2014 | 10:18WireTap Parrots' Last Words: Web-Extra Audio
WireTap Parrots' Last Words: Web-Extra Oct 3, 2014 | 10:18A scientist shares his findings after years of studying the last words of parrots, featuring a bonus ending too strange for the radio. For the full episode: Final Words.
WireTap - How can I hear more WireTap episodes online?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.
WireTap - Helpline Web ExtraMar 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.
WireTap - David Rakoff TributeAug 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.
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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