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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
Mar 22, 2009 | 26:29WireTap Fishin' for Glory Audio
WireTap Fishin' for Glory Mar 22, 2009 | 26:29Jonathan leaves the safety of the studio for a fishing trip with Howard. Plus, world-record holder Mark Lamster breaks his own record in the field of complaining.
May 7, 2005 | 27:30WireTap Prized Possessions Audio
WireTap Prized Possessions May 7, 2005 | 27:30What's your prized possession? For Josh it's Fluffles the Magnificent, AKA, Death Ray. Goldstein retells the story of Joseph's coat of many colours, plus the tale of a coveted white leather jacket.