Aug 28, 2015 | 19:57WireTap Final Words Audio
WireTap Final Words Aug 28, 2015 | 19:57Why do we place so much importance on last words? A scientist presents his findings after years of studying the final words of parrots. Plus, Howard gets a head start scripting out what to say when it's his turn to kick the bucket.
Sep 4, 2015 | 25:55WireTap Sorry Audio
WireTap Sorry Sep 4, 2015 | 25:55Why are we so quick to apologize...even for things that aren't our fault? Jonathan explains why "sorry" may be the most Canadian word of all. And a page turner feels sorry for himself when his pianist ditches him for someone with nimble fingers.
Jun 11, 2015 | 26:35WireTap Love Knows Not The Time Of Day Audio
WireTap Love Knows Not The Time Of Day Jun 11, 2015 | 26:35A 13-year-old falls in love with a woman old enough to be his grandmother. And a woman frequents funeral homes in search of love. Please note that the first story in this episode is a work of fiction. The characters described do not represent real people.
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.
May 16, 2014 | 21:16WireTap Moral Dilemma Web Extra Audio
WireTap Moral Dilemma Web Extra May 16, 2014 | 21:16Our panel of experts responds to listener calls, featuring bonus phone messages not included in the podcast. A soon-to-be-stolen bike, a repetitive co-worker, and the age old dilemma: to feed or not to feed the ducks.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.