May 18, 2013 | 26:29WireTap Tough Guys Audio
WireTap Tough Guys May 18, 2013 | 26:29From Etgar Keret's story of a bus driver who's a stickler for rules, to a woman who performs in a room full of tough guys at a maximum security prison, to cartoonist Dave Collier on re-enlisting in the army in his 40s.
May 11, 2013 | 26:29WireTap It's All Been Done Audio
WireTap It's All Been Done May 11, 2013 | 26:29We explore the idea of recurrence. From an expert on déjà vu, to a young couple who has been through pretty much everything together, even their worst nightmare. Plus, Howard boasts of a new creation only to realize it’s already been invented.
May 4, 2013 | 26:28WireTap Welcome to the Family Audio
WireTap Welcome to the Family May 4, 2013 | 26:28Adoption is all the rage amongst the rich and famous so Gregor encourages Jonathan to start a brood of his own. Plus, Josh gets betrothed, and Scott Kravitz on living with a mother who hates silence.
Apr 27, 2013 | 26:28WireTap Discomfort Audio
WireTap Discomfort Apr 27, 2013 | 26:28An expert on awkwardness offers tips on how to deal with discomforting situations, and a story from Lydia Davis about one of life's more awkward moments. Plus, Jonathan's comfort zone is invaded when Howard shows up with a CBC tour group.
Apr 20, 2013 | 26:29WireTap Appearances Audio
WireTap Appearances Apr 20, 2013 | 26:29An 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.
Apr 13, 2013 | 25:23WireTap Legacy Audio
WireTap Legacy Apr 13, 2013 | 25:23From a man whose legacy is to be the butt of all jokes,
to an artist who tries desperately to leave their mark, we explore the
notion of what we leave behind. Plus, a visit from The Underminer, the
best friend who casually destroys your life.
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.
Feb 11, 2011 | 0:26WireTap How can I hear more WireTap episodes online? Audio
WireTap How can I hear more WireTap episodes online? Feb 11, 2011 | 0:26Jonathan explains how you can get all WireTap shows for free, just by subscribing to the podcast. You can also come to the website each week for the latest free on-demand episodes. Episodes more than two weeks old move to iTunes for purchase.