After the tragic loss of writer and friend David Rakoff
, we revisit some of our favourite moments from his WireTap performances over the years: Irwin the ice cream man, Ian the belligerent drunk, and his unforgettable Dr Seuss.
Tune in Saturday at 3:30 p.m. and Thursday at 11:30 p.m. on CBC Radio One.
For more classic WireTap performances by David Rakoff, follow the episode links below.
Rainy Day Blues
- David as a customer service rep for the Trimco 3000 (skip to 10:15)
- David as an alcoholic life coach (skip to 20:28)
- David as Ian the belligerent drunk (skip to 13:30)
- David on the proper pronunciation of the word 'drama' (skip to 13:24)
- David as a smouldering train passenger (via iTunes)