Wiretap Episodes

June 15, 2015

This episode is not available for on-demand listening, but you can purchase it on iTunes. 

June 05, 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.  

May 29, 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. 

May 22, 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.  

May 08, 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. 

May 01, 2015

A woman lives a parallel life in a fantasy world where she's got 5 PhDs and 2 Nobel Peace Prizes. Plus, Godzilla tries in vain to lose weight, and Buzz Goldstein on why he quit making New Year's Resolutions. Featuring Cordellia Amethyste Rose. To learn more about Maladaptive Daydreaming, visit Wild Minds. Godzilla's Food, Exercise and Dream Diary was written by Kate Hahn and first appeared on McSweeney's. Kate is the author of Forgotten Fashion and a contributor to The New Yorker's Daily Shouts column. This episode is not available for on-demand listening, but you can purchase it on iTunes.