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.

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October 20, 2021 150 min
WEDNESDAY 10/20/21: An elected official in Surfside, FL has a cringe-y encounter with police officers at the beach. A Spokane TV station airs porn during the weather report. A Titusville woman doesn't get the lottery winnings she was expecting. Authorities gather at a spot in Sarasota County where evidence was found relating to Brian Laundrie.
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TUESDAY 10/19/21: An "Air Karen" brings her own PA on a flight to educate passengers on the pandemic. Shawn is not on board with Taco Bell's new breakfast offerings. The supply chain issues are affecting people's cars getting fixed. A gnarly plane crash miraculously has no fatalities.
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October 18, 2021 159 min
MONDAY 10/18/21: Target employees are mad about their fortune cookies. Sabrina wants to interview a person with severe Tourette's. Shawn is on board with a new style of live fighting.
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October 15, 2021 153 min
FRIDAY 10/15/21: A new invention for testicles wins a prestigious award. Cereal workers go on strike. Pilots admit to making some serious mistakes coming back after a long break. Moe Dewitt takes his hit jingle to Instagram.
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October 14, 2021 159 min
THURSDAY 10/14/21: Footage from inside the Blue Origin capsule sounds a bit weird. A Florida teacher is under fire after students are found to be circulating an embarrassing photo of him. A neighborhood is taking issue with a particular house's Halloween decorations.
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October 13, 2021 157 min
WEDNESDAY 10/13/21: William Shatner goes into "space" along with a DJ nobody has heard of, but Shawn has a problem with some of the words used to describe his trip. Parents want a soccer team to apologize for being too good. An old TV station may be staging a comeback.
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October 12, 2021 153 min
TUESDAY 10/12/21: Jon Gruden resigns as an NFL coach after offensive e-mails surface. Shawn is invited to Africa, but is not sure he wants to endure the flight length. Smash Mouth's lead singer announces his retirement after video of a cringe performance gets attention. A woman on TikTok reveals her worst first date.
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October 8, 2021 159 min
FRIDAY 10/8/21: The gang wears Halloween costumes for a Friday show. Confession Friday continues with a guy who was really good at getting his misdeeds noticed. A man has an important question after surviving a deadly fall.
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October 7, 2021 165 min
THURSDAY 10/7/21: A postgame interview has headset Issues. Transgender activists call on Netflix to deplatform Dave Chappelle. Australia runs ads for "what you can't flush" awareness. A woman claims to be a girl reported missing years ago.
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October 6, 2021 162 min
WEDNESDAY 10/6/21: A woman may not get her kidney transplant because she won't get vaccinated. A man is selling artwork he made with an unusual part of his body. Neighbors of the Laundrie family cash in on the media frenzy.
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October 5, 2021 160 min
TUESDAY 10/5/21: A TV news team loses some staff after someone is offended during a cheesy weather segment. An alternate angle of the Urban Meyer video surfaces. Shawn starts judging when he hears a celebrity couple have two toilets in their bathroom.
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October 4, 2021 160 min
MONDAY 10/4/21: Shawn disagrees with a particular choice in fast food. A texter wants to cancel C-Lane. Facebook goes down for most of the show and ruins people's day.
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October 1, 2021 160 min
FRIDAY 10/1/21: After a man makes a stunning murder confession to police, Shawn calls on Sabrina, C-Lane and dispatchers to confess what sins they might have, and things get weird.
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September 30, 2021 162 min
THURSDAY 9/30/21: Britney Spears' father is removed from her conservatorship. A beloved dollar store may be raising its prices. Shawn rages against Halloween candy news stories. A Tesla captures video of an old lady keying the door. Dog the Bounty Hunter continues his search for Brian Laundrie.
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September 29, 2021 157 min
WEDNESDAY 9/29/21: An Australian man is rather jovial after surviving a crocodile attack. A deaf man is suing the police after a traffic stop gone wrong. Sabrina has a new hashtag for Jack.
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September 28, 2021 160 min
TUESDAY 9/28/21: Eli Manning gives out double birds on TV. R. Kelly is found guilty of multiple sex crimes. Shawn is fascinated by a Mormon sex “trend” but not everyone thinks it’s real. An NBA player dances around vaccine questions.
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September 27, 2021 159 min
MONDAY 9/27/21: A televangelist has an actually moment. Shawn gets some troubling results from his blood panel. Paul Simon makes a surprise appearance at the Global Citizen festival. A bored northerner's giant slingshot makes the news.
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September 24, 2021 157 min
FRIDAY 9/24/21: A man flies over Florida in the shape of the word Balls. A warrant is issued for Brian Laundrie, but not the one people may have expected. Clean-up at the fallen Miami condo building yields a large sum of cash. Sabrina and C-Lane are very unprepared for a video from The Bronx Zoo.
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September 23, 2021 158 min
THURSDAY 9/23/21: Customers of one cellular provider are getting more spam texts than normal. A protester gets her word out naked on British TV. A woman in Florida finds an iguana in her toilet. Shawn can't tell if he's looking forward to his blood test results.
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September 22, 2021 156 min
WEDNESDAY 9/22/21: Conor McGregor limps his way through the 7th Inning Stretch at a Cubs game. Australian police pat themselves on the back over a huge KFC bust. A website wants to sell Chick-fil-A on Sunday. Bill Gates awkwardly answers questions about Jeffrey Epstein.
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