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  • Cake Candles

    Buy Season 11 on iTunes

    by WireTap

    A scientist documents the final words of parrots. A page turner sabotages his pianist's recital. A woman lives a parallel life in a fantasy dream world. And much much more.

    Posted: Jun 11, 2015 12:23 PM
    Last Updated: Jun 11, 2015 12:38 PM
  • Casette Tape

    Audio Archive

    by WireTap

    Stream past seasons of WireTap in our online audio archive.

    Posted: Mar 16, 2015 5:04 PM
    Last Updated: Mar 16, 2015 5:19 PM
  • WireTap Character Banner

    Which WireTap character are you?

    by WireTap

    You've heard of Jungian archetypes and the Myers-Briggs personality test, but here comes a quiz to end all quizzes.

    Posted: Mar 31, 2015 10:28 AM
    Last Updated: Apr 03, 2015 1:10 PM

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  • A Farewell Message

    by Jonathan Goldstein

    After 11 years, WireTap is coming to an end. Read a message from Jonathan Goldstein, and watch a special video presentation from our listeners.

    Posted: Aug 19, 2015 11:36 AM
    Last Updated: Aug 21, 2015 6:23 PM
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Past Episodes

  • Friday August 21, 2015



    A 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. And Gregor tries to convince Jonathan to shush up, once and for all.

    Posted: Aug 21, 2015 5:30 PM
    Last Updated: Aug 21, 2015 8:37 AM
    Listen 26:29
  • Friday August 14, 2015

    Wiretap magic

    This Magic Moment

    Stories 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.

    Posted: Aug 14, 2015 5:17 PM
    Last Updated: Aug 14, 2015 7:50 AM
    Listen 26:29
  • Friday August 07, 2015

    Green Pencil Odd One Out

    Against the Grain

    A 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.

    Posted: Aug 07, 2015 4:46 PM
    Last Updated: Aug 07, 2015 8:47 AM
    Listen 26:29
  • Friday July 31, 2015

    Boys Bikes Vintage 1950s

    Double Power

    The summer Jonathan was ten he made friends with the toughest kids in the neighbourhood. Together they rode bikes, built slingshots, and peed on the neighbours' porches. It was the greatest summer of Jonathan's life. Until Bridget showed up.

    Posted: Jul 31, 2015 3:39 PM
    Last Updated: Jul 31, 2015 8:59 AM
    Listen 24:01
  • Friday July 24, 2015

    Heart Bandaid Graffiti

    Old Wounds

    Comedian Fred Stoller tells the story of an unusual hotel booking which had him sharing his room with a dying stranger. Plus, a book club meeting goes awry when the group leader reveals her personal connection to the author. And Howard takes it upon himself to heal Jonathan's soul.

    Posted: Jul 24, 2015 3:26 PM
    Last Updated: Jul 24, 2015 8:54 AM
  • Friday July 17, 2015


    The Power of Suggestion

    When Jonathan Goldstein was 11, his father gave him a book called Ultra-Psychonics: How to Work Miracles with the Limitless Power of Psycho-Atomic Energy. It promised to teach you how to get rich, control other people's minds, and levitate. Jonathan revisits the magical promises the book made.

    Posted: Jul 17, 2015 2:08 PM
    Last Updated: Jul 17, 2015 7:38 AM