May 22, 2015 | 26:29WireTap How To Deal With Loss Audio
WireTap How To Deal With Loss May 22, 2015 | 26:29Jonathan Goldstein visits a grief counselling centre that caters specifically to children. And an 83-year-old opens up about the guilt she's carried around with her since she was just a kid, when her brother died.
May 8, 2015 | 25:35WireTap What We Really Mean Audio
WireTap What We Really Mean May 8, 2015 | 25:35Has telling someone to relax ever made them actually relax? What about telling someone to have a safe flight? We dissect broken words and expressions that should be banned from use. Plus, Benjamen Walker on why he outsourced his social media persona.
May 15, 2015 | 25:33WireTap Spring Fever Audio
WireTap Spring Fever May 15, 2015 | 25:33Spring is in the air and Jonathan Goldstein is ready to shed his parka for some more vibrant attire. And a man attending a silent meditation retreat falls for a woman without exchanging a word.
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.
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.
Mar 12, 2005 | 29:30WireTap Movin' On Audio
WireTap Movin' On Mar 12, 2005 | 29:30James wants to make a fresh start by moving out of his miserable basement apartment. It turns out, though, that it's the move from hell. Also, Goldstein tries internet dating, with surprising results.
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?
Jul 10, 2004 | 27:30WireTap Positive Thinking Audio
WireTap Positive Thinking Jul 10, 2004 | 27:30What's the downside of looking on the bright side? In an effort to transcend what some may describe as a melancholic disposition, Jonathan Goldstein consults a creative visualization instructor.
Sep 4, 2004 | 29:30WireTap What's Past Is Past Audio
WireTap What's Past Is Past Sep 4, 2004 | 29:30Some memories never leave us. The end of a grade school love affair; Josh goes back to see an ex-girlfriend for some closure, and to retrieve his copy of James Taylor's Handy Man.