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You never quite know where WireTap will take you. From a scientist who documents the final words of parrots to what it's like to date Lois Lane after she's broken up with Superman, the minds of Jonathan Goldstein and his friends and family are truly unique.
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Games of Chance

Games of Chance

2020-08-1027:54

What are the odds that your grandmother met your grandfather, that your mother met your father, and that now you exist? We explore the role chance plays in our lives, from being born to winning the lottery.
What's your first memory of being alive? Are you swinging at a pinata at your 4th birthday party? Are you throwing a snowball at your pet cat? We explore why we remember some things and forget others.
We explore what has been called the root of all evil, the mother of all sins: greed. A man thinks he's struck gold with a new career cycling tourists around New York City, and Jonathan is greedy for experience as he tries to cram 7000 years of history into a 3 day visit to China.
Learn Some Manners

Learn Some Manners

2020-08-1027:22

Do you clip your fingernails in public? Chew with your mouth open? Interrupt people? We speak with manners expert Henry Alford about etiquette in the modern world.
Welcome to the Family

Welcome to the Family

2020-08-0327:46

Adoption is all the rage amongst the rich and famous so Gregor encourages Jonathan to start a brood of his own. Plus a young couple argues about what to expect when they're expecting.
Best Perfect Day Ever

Best Perfect Day Ever

2020-08-0327:58

After 50 years of marriage, a couple enters a love competition and puts their devotion to the test.
Josh steps-up his lazy-game by looking to the sloth for inspiration while a world-class worrier demonstrates that fretting is industrious work.
We're talking about Pride. After a long self-love affair, Narcissus finally breaks up with himself. Plus a motivational pep-talk to make us all proud.
Party Men

Party Men

2020-07-2727:141

Howard takes house sitting to a whole new level while Jonathan is encourgaed to embrace his cavemen roots by joining the Barefoot Movement, and Tucker seeks help impressing his new girlfriend.
We explore the deadly sin of Lust. A young girl finds her first love at a Weezer concert, an adolescent boy grapples with unexpected desires, and Dan Savage on the most famous teenage lovers, Romeo and Juliet.
Real Life Superheroes

Real Life Superheroes

2020-07-2727:56

Kids share their fan letters to Batman and WireTap's go-to party animal, Cookie, reveals her favourite superhero.
Tales of Excess

Tales of Excess

2020-07-2028:04

A man spends the morning eating himself sick with pie only to remember, in a flash of terror, that he's due to compete in a pie-eating contest in an hour. Full to bursting, the man sets out, ready to do his best.
The Final Frontier

The Final Frontier

2020-07-2027:39

While first man on the moon, Neil Armstrong, receives honorary degrees from MIT, second man on the moon, Buzz Aldrin, is stuck doing space-themed fast food restaurant openings. Listen in to their embittered email exchange, featuring David Sedaris as Armstrong and Jonathan Goldstein as Aldrin.
Private Eye

Private Eye

2020-07-2027:35

Comedian Rob Corddry tells the story of a detective confronted with the biggest case of his career: a stolen soul. He'd heard of stolen hearts. Heck, he'd stolen plenty of those himself. But a stolen soul?
Spoiler Alert

Spoiler Alert

2020-07-2027:58

Howard boycotts all predictions of the future in order to embrace the present, a futurologist discusses his vision of a brave new world, and Scott Thompson on the prophecies of dreams.
All Lies Great and Small

All Lies Great and Small

2020-07-1327:211

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".
The Pitch

The Pitch

2020-07-1327:45

Live from the Winnipeg Comedy Festival, Jonathan tells the story of the ten years he spent telemarketing before getting into radio. With musical guests Imaginary Cities. Plus, Gregor tries to convince Jonathan to take a leaf from Kim Kardashian's book and invest in some plastic surgery.
The Honeymooners

The Honeymooners

2020-07-1327:43

Live from the Winnipeg Comedy Festival, Jonathan tells the story of his trip to Puerto Rico where he retraced the steps of his parents' honeymoon. Plus, Josh thinks it's about time he and Jonathan take their relationship to the next level: bromance. Musical guests Imaginary Cities.
A Change of Plan

A Change of Plan

2020-07-1327:54

When Jonathan invites Howard to join him on stage at the Winnipeg Comedy Festival, Howard seizes the moment for his own hidden agenda. Featuring musical guests Imaginary Cities and a cameo by the great Andrea Martin.
Gregor pitches Jonathan Goldstein as a counterpoint to Jonathan Goldsmith's Most Interesting Man in the World campaign. Plus, Howard takes his dogsitting duties a few steps too far and Josh hires himself to be Jonathan's new bodyguard.
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