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  • HyperQuench by Johanna

    HyperQuench Animation

    by WireTap

    The winning animation: Johanna Haeseker's entry for WireTap's Animation Tournament of Champions (2012)

    Posted: Jan 12, 2015 11:18 AM
    Last Updated: Jan 14, 2015 3:05 PM
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  • Piano Keyboard B&W

    The Page Turner

    by WireTap

    A page turner struggles with his feelings for his pianist during a live performance.

    Posted: Mar 16, 2015 4:21 PM
    Last Updated: Mar 16, 2015 4:38 PM
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  • 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
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Listen to Latest

  • Friday March 27, 2015

    Forgotten History

    People tend to assume that the way things are is how they've always been, but sometimes history can surprise us. Starlee Kine investigates the mystery of Coney Island's salt water taps that Buzz Goldstein claims ran ocean water straight into your bathtub.

    Posted: Mar 27, 2015 11:41 AM
    Last Updated: Mar 27, 2015 11:47 AM
    Listen 26:49

Past Episodes

  • Friday March 20, 2015

    Mason Reese

    Why Is Mason Reese Crying?

    For Jonathan Goldstein, YouTube offers endless nostalgia, but he always finds himself returning to the same subject-- a precocious, child actor from the early 70’s named Mason Reese.

    Posted: Mar 20, 2015 12:00 AM
    Last Updated: Mar 20, 2015 11:33 AM
    Listen 26:29
  • Friday March 13, 2015

    yes or no

    Yes or No

    A man argues that the words Yes and No are all you need. Plus, a poet learns that if you say no to the Universe, the Universe will say no to you. And Josh reviews films he hasn't even seen yet.

    Posted: Mar 13, 2015 12:00 AM
    Last Updated: Mar 30, 2015 11:20 AM
    Listen 26:29
  • Friday March 06, 2015

    Tape Mouth Censor

    Watch Your Language

    Jonathan explores the ups and downs of living in a bilingual city... when your French isn't that great. Plus, Howard tries to communicate without facial expressions, and a workplace email thread goes awry when people accidentally "reply all".

    Posted: Mar 06, 2015 2:08 PM
    Last Updated: Mar 30, 2015 10:43 AM
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    Listen 24:18
  • Friday February 27, 2015

    Bouvet Island

    A World Without Borders

    A father and son journey to the last unexplored place on earth, Bouvet Island. Plus, Jonathan travels to Australia in search of sunlight, Starlee Kine guards herself against the intrusion of strangers, and Howard becomes a border guard.

    Posted: Feb 27, 2015 4:05 PM
    Last Updated: Mar 16, 2015 1:36 PM
  • Friday February 20, 2015

    Big Head Cartoon Wheelbarrow

    All In Your Head

    A scientist discovers the possibility that we might be able to connect telepathically... through our dreams. Plus, comedian Maria Bamford on Unwanted Thought Syndrome.

    Posted: Feb 20, 2015 12:00 AM
    Last Updated: Mar 23, 2015 12:25 PM
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  • Thursday February 12, 2015

    Couple Feet Shoes

    The Dating Game

    A Valentine's Day Special! A woman jumps through hoops to find romance in a new video game. Plus, what would the man or woman of your dreams smell like? Montreal's Scientists for Love match-up lonely hearts through their five senses.

    Posted: Feb 12, 2015 6:43 PM
    Last Updated: Mar 16, 2015 1:24 PM
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