Wiretap Episodes

December 04, 2015

Jonathan explores the ups and downs of living in a bilingual city... when your French isn't that great. And what would a Russian version of WireTap sound like? Plus, Howard tries to communicate without facial expressions, Gregor gives a lesson in hip new lingo, and a workplace email thread goes awry when people accidentally "reply all". Special thanks to Sean Cole, and to our friends at CBC Montreal & Toronto Radio Club for lending the Reply All piece their voices. This episode is not available for on-demand listening, but you can purchase it on iTunes.  
A story about a time when love was endless. Plus, a man spends over a decade of his life in love with a woman who doesn't exist, kids share their relationship advice, and a woman recounts the worst first date of all time. This episode is not available for on-demand listening, but you can purchase it on iTunes.  

November 27, 2015

A scientist discovers the possibility that we might be able to connect telepathically... through our dreams. Plus, comedian Maria Bamford on Unwanted Thought Syndrome, Gregor gets to the root of Jonathan's delusions of grandeur, and Howard puts his ability to not-think to good use as a sleep trainer. Special thanks to Dr. Carlyle Smith, author of Heads-Up Dreaming, and to our facebook friends for sharing how they perceive themselves. 
A professional pencil sharpener strives towards the perfect point, a couple puts their 50 year marriage to the test, and Jonathan's cousin Kenny plans the best perfect day ever. This episode is not available for on-demand listening, but you can purchase it on iTunes. 

November 20, 2015

A woman jumps through hoops to find romance in a new video game, Call of Dating IV: License to Love. And what would the man or woman of your dreams smell like? Montreal's Scientists for Love match-up lonely hearts through their speed dating event where strangers explore their compatibility through all five senses.  Featuring Clair Galea, Dennis John Cahill, Dara Jade Moats, Ezra Birkbeck, Amy Chartrand and Leigh Kotsilidis. For upcoming Speed Dating for the Senses events, visit Scientists for Love. This episode is not available for on-demand listening, but you can purchase it on iTunes. 
What happens when you hook up with your dream woman, only to have that union cursed by God? Jonathan Goldstein tells the story of David and Bathsheba. This episode is not available for on-demand listening, but you can purchase it on iTunes.  

November 13, 2015

Jonathan's father explains the point of modern inventions to a caveman, and high school students offer their advice on how to get out of bed in the morning when you just don't see the point. Plus, Howard hibernates under the covers with a bed-in.  This episode is not available for on-demand listening, but you can purchase it on iTunes. 
Gregor hassles Jonathan for his mediocre dreaming skills. In response, Jonathan turns to a lucid dream expert to help reinvigorate his sleep-life. This episode is not available for on-demand listening, but you can purchase it on iTunes.  

November 06, 2015

Howard lets loose with an epic dance-a-thon, a man explains why it takes 42 to tango, and Starlee Kine explores the roots of her unparalleled fear of dance. Featuring Gregor Ehrlich and Nelleke Dagher. Matt Ingebretson's story, It Takes 42 to Tango, first appeared on McSweeney's. This episode is not available for on-demand listening, but you can purchase it on iTunes. 
Jonathan's mother confesses to a lifetime of lies. Plus, Jonathan invites a group of youngsters into the studio to play "Canada's Littlest Liar", and Taylor Tower reveals a secret love affair from the heyday of internet chatrooms. Special thanks to Confabulation, Montreal's all-true storytelling series. This episode is not available for on-demand listening, but you can purchase it on iTunes.