Wiretap Episodes

August 21, 2015

What does it mean when you dream that your teeth are falling out? What about when 10,000 people dream their teeth are falling out? A dream-trend analyst with her finger on the pulse of slumbering societies shares her findings.  Plus, a lucid dream expert offers tips on how to get more out of your nights, and when Howard calls Jonathan from within a dream, it turns out to be somewhat of a nightmare. Featuring Jennifer Brandel and a story by Joel Fishbane. Special thanks to Confabulation Montreal, Montreal's premier all-true storytelling series. For more lucid dream tips from Marc VanDeKeere, visit Conscious Dreaming. This episode is not available for on-demand listening, but you can purchase it on iTunes. 

August 14, 2015

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 heals Jon's soul. This episode is not available for on-demand listening, but you can purchase it on iTunes. 
How much would you pay for the best kiss of your life? Tune in to Rob Corddry reading the tale of an aging kissing booth operator, struggling to stay afloat. Plus, Jonathan and Josh go on a double date that threatens the state of their friendship. This episode is not available for on-demand listening, but you can purchase it on iTunes. 

July 24, 2015

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. This episode is not available for on-demand listening, but you can purchase it on iTunes.  
Is there any hope of the brothers ever becoming friends? It's the story of Jacob and Esau on this week's Wiretap. This episode is not available for on-demand listening, but you can purchase it on iTunes.  

August 11, 2015

How do you spell "dilemma" anyway? We uncover the mysterious dilemna dilemma. Plus, Howard charts his moral compass with an ethics game show quiz, and a panel of experts helps listeners solve their moral dilemmas. Is it ok to steal your neighbour's kale? Are second-hand fur coats acceptable? Our ethicists have all the answers.Featuring Mike Turner, Jane Marie and Gabe Delahaye. Special thanks to Marden Paul, Bullseye and all our listeners who called our moral dilemma hotline. This episode is not available for on-demand listening, but you can purchase it on iTunes. 

August 07, 2015

What is the point of travel? Isn't it about time that we come to our senses and admit that Nomadism is dead? A strong proponent of hibernating in front of the TV, Jonathan gives travel one last chance with a trip to Bali. With its raging nightlife and spectacular beaches, Bali is the perfect place to unwind, but will its magic be able to pierce the bubble of Jonathan's fretful demeanor? This episode is not available for on-demand listening, but you can purchase it on iTunes. 

July 31, 2015

A father and son journey to the last unexplored place on earth, and Jonathan travels to Australia in search of sunlight. Plus, Starlee Kine on the boundaries of friendship, and Howard becomes a border guard. This episode is not available for on-demand listening, but you can purchase it on iTunes.   
A young man discovers a long kept family secret, comedian Chris Garcia shares the ups and downs of his father's dementia, and Josh prepares for his least favourite day of the year: the family reunion. Plus, a train conductor makes the best of 'Take Your Daughter To Work Day'. This episode is not available for on-demand listening, but you can purchase it on iTunes. 

July 17, 2015

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. Plus, Starlee Kine investigates the mystery of Coney Island's salt water taps that Buzz Goldstein claims ran ocean water straight into your bathtub.  Featuring historian Ed Ayers from BackStory, and Martin Duckworth. This episode is not available for on-demand listening, but you can purchase it on iTunes.