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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September 17, 2021 155 min
Where in the hell is Gabby Petito? DC BRACES for a weekend protest and the DEVIOUS LICK challenge explodes!
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THURSDAY 9/16/21: Jim Breuer rants on Fox News. Shawn tries to reach out to Nicki Minaj on a livestream. Paramount shifts away from blockbusters. More women own guns than ever before. A man on TikTok is freaked out by something he discovered at a cemetery.
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September 15, 2021 157 min
WEDNESDAY 9/15/21: The Nicki Minaj cousin tweet prompts calls to inspect a pair of Trinidadian testicles. A landlord in Florida is trying to mandate his tenants get vaccinated. A story about a kindergartener prompts Shawn to make a potentially terrible decision.
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September 14, 2021 149 min
TUESDAY 9/14/21: A model is hairless after falling for a phone scam. Shawn is on board with bringing back an extinct animal. The VMAs post record low viewing. A beloved SNL cast member passes away.
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September 13, 2021 156 min
MONDAY 9/13/21: Rudi Giuliani takes some odd turns during his speech on September 11th. Shawn and Sabrina relive an awkward appearance on TV. A rapper claims to be first to have his gold dreads implanted. A celebrity tries dating apps.
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September 10, 2021 157 min
FRIDAY 9/10/11: C-Lane's 35th birthday proves to be quite costly after Shawn's "dangerous" stunt backfires on him.
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September 9, 2021 160 min
THURSDAY 9/9/21: Shawn offers a glimpse back at a post-9/11 NBC promo, but would soon find a texter wasn't too happy about that. The trucking industry is considering hiring younger drivers but not everyone is on board. A really old piece of audio suggest ducks may be able to mimic humans.
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September 8, 2021 140 min
WEDNESDAY 9/8/21: Shawn thinks he's going to vomit the first day back from a 4-day weekend. Locked down Australians might be seeing limits on how much alcohol they can buy. A naked woman on a golf cart crashes a stand-off.
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September 3, 2021 164 min
FRIDAY 9/3/21: A stripper has a clever way to come out to her parents about her job. An athlete in the Paralympics loses a gold medal. A man in New Orleans has a great way to get his power back sooner than his neighbors. A man at a school board meeting makes up a new term.
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September 2, 2021 163 min
THURSDAY 9/2/21: Shawn shares an awkward Uber story after a driver gets in trouble for listening to talk radio. Comedy Central cancels an episode of The Office. A man in Germany interrupts a live TV show to demand his favorite video game get a new installment.
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September 1, 2021 158 min
WEDNESDAY 9/1/21: A man interrupting a live news segment demands accuracy. TikTok users STILL don't grasp how most restaurants work. People are weirded out by a McDonald's hiring ad. Shawn recalls his knife-selling days.
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August 31, 2021 165 min
TUESDAY 8/31/21: A school board meeting is victim of a fantastic prank. A homeless man sneaks aboard an airplane. Shawn has a bone to pick with the kitchens of the mega rich. P!nk goes after a YouTuber.
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August 30, 2021 158 min
MONDAY 8/30/21: Hurricane Ida hits New Orleans on the 16th anniversary of Katrina. A new trend sees people thinking they have Tourette's syndrome. ESPN gets duped by an online school. A mother fights a mountain lion.
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August 27, 2021 153 min
FRIDAY 8/27/21: A man reacts to Kanye West's listening party. President Biden addresses the nation after the attacks in Afghanistan. People are upset at the disappearance of physical event tickets. A study aims to determine the value of human lives vs that of animals.
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August 26, 2021 160 min
THURSDAY 8/26/21: A woman's dog appears to ask where she's getting ready to go. C-Lane wants to respond to an e-mail Shawn got promising him riches from overseas. Sabrina wants to name a monkey at the zoo. An arm wrestler joins the show to talk about the upcoming world tournament.
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August 25, 2021 162 min
WEDNESDAY 8/25/21: The Pfizer vaccine gets a new name, but nobody can seem to figure out how to pronounce it. Notre Dame insists their mascot isn't offensive. The puss caterpillar makes a comeback. A man dies after improvising a condom.
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August 24, 2021 156 min
TUESDAY 8/24/21: A dad ruins his football player son's big moment. Shawn responds to an e-mail about his COVID remarks. B.Dobbs joins the show to answer questions after the tallest man in the US dies.
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August 23, 2021 161 min
MONDAY 8/23/21: Donald Trump’s vaccine advice is met with mixed reaction. A woman is banned from visiting her favorite animal. Shawn wants to sponsor an arm wrestler after finding out the championship will be in Orlando. Reality TV gets blamed for hostile kitchen environments.
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August 20, 2021 155 min
FRIDAY 8/20/21: Mike Richards steps down as new host of Jeopardy! after fan backlash. Doctors in Texas may consider vaccine status when assigning ICU beds. A paraplegic skydiver survives an error with his parachute. Another county commission speaker goes anti-mask crazy... this time in Florida.
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August 19, 2021 156 min
THURSDAY 8/19/21: A man with dreadlock gives an impassioned speech to a San Diego County Commission meeting. Mark Zuckerberg pushes ahead with his "metaverse" idea. More Jeopardy fans try to take down Mike Richards. A smart parent thinks bullying is illegal.
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