Ice Cream Man

Jonathan Goldstein's got a knack for exploring life's great (and simple) mysteries via the telephone.

2008 / Jonathan Goldstein / WireTap, Canada


Jonathan Goldstein's got a knack for exploring life's great (and simple) mysteries via the telephone.

Luckily, he records these conversations and broadcasts them far and wide on WireTap, the weekly show he hosts and produces for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Each week listeners get to eavesdrop as Goldstein chats with friends, strangers, ex-girlfriends, and, often, his parents. The result? Riveting stories that blur the line between fact and fiction, and are at turns funny, wistful, and even slightly strange — in the best possible way.

In this segment, Goldstein speaks with his old college chum Irwin about life as an ice cream man.


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