The News Junkie

The News Junkie

The News Junkie, Shawn Wasson, with Sabrina and C-Lane. The three best friends you never knew you had run through the most viral stories of the day.

Episodes

June 18, 2021 160 min
FRIDAY 6/18/21: C-Lane has a question that everyone else seems to know the answer to. Dispatch Dan clears up a question about Apple Watches. Vegan eggs are getting even more realistic. An old friend of the show checks in to talk about an event happening over the weekend.
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THURSDAY 6/17/21: A reporter has some hard-hitting questions for Vladimir Putin. Victoria's Secret is eyeing a brand overhaul. A homeless man in Burbank shows off his not-so-palatial estate to a Fox affiliate, while a much bigger house in Colorado has a bleak, yet hilarious listing attached to it.
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June 16, 2021 148 min
WEDNESDAY 6/16/21: The Fox "whistleblower" reporter's story comes out and it's less than impressive. The launch of a brand new TV station sees instant trolling. An ROTC sergeant takes a line from Full Metal Jacket. A middle teacher rages on a student while handing out cupcakes.
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June 15, 2021 161 min
TUESDAY 6/15/21: Boris Johnson struggles with words. Texas may have another power crisis on the horizon. A Tex-Mex dish may have ruined a woman's Olympic dreams.
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June 14, 2021 159 min
MONDAY 6/14/21: Nobody believes a diver's story of a near-death experience. A Delta employee ruins a flight on his day off. Another (former) dog owner is under fire for how they dealt with their unruly pet. An interesting petition is aimed at Jeff Bezos.
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June 11, 2021 158 min
FRIDAY 6/11/21: A CNN personality has an awkward comeback. A man pays his final child support payment in pennies. A prison guard is in trouble after getting some McFavors. The travel industry has some answers for Ron DeSantis' vaccine passport ban.
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June 10, 2021 159 min
THURSDAY 6/10/21: A police officer uses a dangerous maneuver during a traffic stop. Sabrina tries to rattle people's bass. As the Pulse anniversary approaches, another shooting hits close to home. Sexual predators are caught altering their IDs. Shawn discovers new feelings after a gift was left in the studio.
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June 9, 2021 167 min
WEDNESDAY 6/9/21: A Tavares woman wants answers after surviving a scary hit-and-run. Apple pays out a big settlement after a woman's nude photos are posted to her Facebook. Shawn and C-Lane audition for Chris Harrison's job.
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June 8, 2021 157 min
TUESDAY 6/8/21: A homeowner compares delivery services using video from his doorbell camera. An eagle is terrorizing an Idaho farm. Nurses protest a vaccine mandate in Texas. Sabrina and C-Lane review what TV shows they'd be most embarrassed to admit watching.
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June 7, 2021 168 min
MONDAY 6/7/21: There was a big fight, but many people who paid had trouble watching it. Another mother is in trouble for posing as a school student. Shawn comes clean about his admiration for an American Idol star.
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June 4, 2021 165 min
FRIDAY 6/4/21: Shawn thinks he might be getting vertigo. Sabrina is excited about an upcoming boxing match. The show learns what a "slider crime" is after Akon falls victim. A football player is suing his school district after being forced to eat pizza. McDonalds is testing out more automation.
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June 3, 2021 165 min
THURSDAY 6/3/21: Nobody is getting behind an anti-vax rap. Body cam footage is released of the "Bonnie and Clyde" shooting in Volusia County. Shawn is disturbed by a warning aimed at people who are eating cicadas.
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June 2, 2021 163 min
WEDNESDAY 6/2/21: A radio reporter overseas goes the ultimate length for her job. A listener wants a GoFundMe for his broken radio. Shawn and Sabrina see their banks making a big change. Amazon has a new "feature" but no one is on board.
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June 1, 2021 167 min
TUESDAY 6/1/21: The show struggles their way through a post-holiday Tuesday.
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May 28, 2021 161 min
FRIDAY 5/28/21: A father tries to bribe his daughter to NOT get vaccinated. A dispatcher reminds the show of an important anniversary. A man goes on a search for the perfect diamond for his engagement ring. Sabrina wants to rent a boat for Memorial Day weekend.
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May 27, 2021 158 min
THURSDAY 5/27/21: Another "unique" moon is coming and C-Lane is less than impressed. A story about counterfeit money doesn't focus on the most interesting bit of information. An exodus may be in the horizon for SNL. Shawn and Sabrina are making lists.
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May 26, 2021 158 min
WEDNESDAY 5/26/21: Gift arrive, texts and dispatches flood in, and a special guest joins the show to help Shawn ring in his 40s.
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May 25, 2021 158 min
TUESDAY 5/25/21: C-Lane returns from New York City. A rivalry interrupts a golfer's interview. Walmart catches heat for a slew of e-mails, but it may not be their fault. Sabrina looks forward to a celebration of which Shawn wants no part. Casey Anthony finds herself in the news after an encounter at a bar.
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May 24, 2021 159 min
We recap the weekend and talk about a huge website that might be shut down. Also, the most intense piece of audio ever played on the show.
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May 21, 2021 153 min
Let's have some fun on a Friday with a deep dive into a strange thing that broke a world record. We also talk to Moses and chaos makes us get real creative, real quick!
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