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Re:birth

Re:birth
For the past four years, Emily Richmond has been sailing around the world, by herself.  Every few months, she is reborn onto the shores of a new land, where no one knows her, until one day, she docks at a port where people seem to be expecting her. 

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What We Lose

What We Lose
Podcast host PJ Vogt discusses a website that reunites lost mittens with their owners. Plus, a GPS helps a driver navigate the realm of emotional loss, and Gregor insures Jon against the loss of his depression.

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March Madness

Public Radio Showdown

March Madness
WireTap is battling it out in KPCC's public radio showdown.

The question is: do you really want to live in a world where an economic affairs show beats an oddball, existential comedy? Didn't think so.

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Lost in the Wild

Bonus Audio: A How To Guide

Lost in the Wild
As part of our investigation into loss and getting lost, we spoke with Cary J. Griffith, author of Lost in the Wild, about what to do if you find yourself lost in the woods.

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Forgotten History

Forgotten History
People tend to assume that the way things are is how they've always been, but sometimes history can surprise us.

Featuring the story of a Minotaur who attempts to escape his personal history and create a new mythology among humans.

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Other People's Problems

Other People's Problems
Conflict-resolution expert Misha Glouberman answers listener calls to help solve their problems. Plus, a body-language expert diagnoses relationship issues with a mere glance, and Howard tries to cheer people up as a Clown Without Borders.

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The Game

The Game
Is play just for kids or could grown-ups learn a thing or two about prioritizing fun? From two brothers who become fascinated with an online universe, to a game you can play without even knowing you're playing, we explore the role games play in our lives. Plus, Howard sends Jonathan on a scavenger hunt for his missing wallet. [Rebroadcast from Season 9].

Don't forget to listen right until the end of the episode for some extra laughs!

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A World Without Borders

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.

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The Gold Rush

The Gold Rush
As an attempt to reach a more mainstream audience, the CBC rebrands WireTap as a drive-home show called The Gold Rush. 

Featuring an opinion column by Howard Chackowicz called What's My Goat. Plus, Buzz and Dina Goldstein bring you the latest traffic updates, and Fred Stoller reviews the best restaurants to eat at alone.

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A Hanky Full of Heart-Shaped Tears

A Hanky Full of Heart-Shaped Tears
With Valentine's Day approaching, Jonathan defends the idea of being alone as his friends try to help him find love.

Plus, what would it be like to be God's girlfriend? Writer Simon Rich brings us the story of how The Almighty's significant other felt while He was busy creating the universe.

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