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.
Aug 21, 2015 | 26:29WireTap Shush Audio
WireTap Shush Aug 21, 2015 | 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.
Aug 14, 2015 | 26:29WireTap This Magic Moment Audio
WireTap This Magic Moment Aug 14, 2015 | 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.
Mar 16, 2008 | 26:29WireTap Help Me, Doctor Audio
WireTap Help Me, Doctor Mar 16, 2008 | 26:29When a man awakens to find himself turned into a cockroach he seeks out a famous, rhyme-speaking doctor for advice: it's the Gregor Samsa/ Doctor Seuss correspondence.
Aug 7, 2015 | 26:29WireTap Against The Grain Audio
WireTap Against The Grain Aug 7, 2015 | 26:29A man is convinced he's found a major scientific flaw that no-one else seems to have noticed. A young girl shares her thoughts on fitting in at school. Plus, Howard runs a marathon from finish to start.
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.
Jul 3, 2004 | 27:28WireTap It's Over Audio
WireTap It's Over Jul 3, 2004 | 27:28The heartbreak of breaking up and the delicate hope of new beginnings. Jonathan breaks the record for being broken up with: five times in one half hour. How can you not listen in?
Apr 26, 2009 | 26:29WireTap Adam & Eve Audio
WireTap Adam & Eve Apr 26, 2009 | 26:29This week Jonathan reads the story of Adam and Eve in front of a live audience at the Winnipeg Comedy Festival. With musical guests John K Samson of The Weakerthans, Christine Fellows, and Leanne Zacharias.
May 17, 2009 | 26:29WireTap The Deciders Audio
WireTap The Deciders May 17, 2009 | 26:29This week on WireTap author Jonah Lehrer discusses his book "How We Decide". Howard offers Jonathan some decision making advice with his very own version of the I Ching.
Jul 17, 2004 | 29:30WireTap Tell It Like It Is Audio
WireTap Tell It Like It Is Jul 17, 2004 | 29:30When the truth is hard to take, Jonathan Goldstein tries to learn "Verbal Judo" in self-defense. And, what do you do when you find out the awful truth about a friend's therapist?
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.