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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July 23, 2021 156 min
FRIDAY 7/23/21: Public sex doesn't work out so well for a couple on the beach. New York has new ideas for the bull on the loose. C-Lane heads off to vacation.
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THURSDAY 7/22/21: The Olympics continue to run into setbacks. The Buck moon is on the way. A young girl on a thrill ride gets the Fabio treatment. A Canadian man gets caught with his pants down.... and a horse.
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July 21, 2021 156 min
WEDNESDAY 7/21/21: A TV star nearly faints while receiving her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. A court finds a gas station culpable in a DUI manslaughter. A Chinese sperm bank is holding a very special contest. Shawn rekindles an internal battle. A grandfather makes a costly mistake on a visa form.
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July 20, 2021 160 min
TUESDAY 7/20/21: Alex Jones finally gets too mad to broadcast. Jeff Bezos one-ups Richard Branson on broadcast quality for his quick Tuesday morning space trip. People are mad at Aaron Lewis' new song. A bull is loose in a New York neighborhood.
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July 19, 2021 162 min
MONDAY 7/19/21: Shawn thinks the Tokyo Olympics may bee the saddest yet. Some people are upset at the new Anthony Bourdain documentary. C-Lane wants a shorter work week.
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July 16, 2021 158 min
FRIDAY 7/16/21: A tornado rips through a neighborhood in Canada. The news says a "fourth wave" of COVID is here, and some areas are recommending we put our masks back on. The housing market is exploding. A Daytona man tries to teach a lesson to an alligator. Doorbell footage of Richard Sherman is released.
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July 15, 2021 160 min
THURSDAY 7/15/21: An NBA pleasantly explains his reasons for leaving the court mid-game. Shawn takes heat from the live-streamers about his facial hair. A texting scam targets users of online dating apps. A young girl regrets buying her friends scratch-off tickets.
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July 14, 2021 162 min
WEDNESDAY 7/14/21: Royal Caribbean gets TikTok attention as a woman is booted from her cruise. A story in Reuters says some firefighters aren't being paid enough. Shawn suspects shenanigans during Fritz on the Street.
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July 13, 2021 160 min
TUESDAY 7/13/21: A man fed up with a traffic jam jumps off a bridge, then things get weird. Drug users in the UK develop a conscience. A beloved co-worker could be canceled. Dispatchers try to help Sabrina with mosquito issues.
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July 12, 2021 159 min
MONDAY 7/12/21: Shawn isn't super impressed by Richard Branson's trip to space.... neither is Elon Musk. Matt Damon is brought to tears by a standing ovation. C-Lane stops everyone in their tracks with an admission.
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July 9, 2021 166 min
FRIDAY 7/9/21: Wendy Williams has an awkward way of delivering bad news. Shawn disagrees with the reason two parents were arrested in West Palm Beach. A husband of a store owner makes a tearful apology on Facebook after an embarrassing e-mail error.
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July 8, 2021 161 min
THURSDAY 7/8/21: Tampa Bay erupts as the Lightning clench their second Stanley Cup title in a row, but Shawn is blocked from some of the celebrating on Twitter. A website out of Canada aims to tell you how much longer you have to live. Listeners tell their tales of the Angel Trumpet
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July 7, 2021 164 min
WEDNESDAY 7/7/21: Elon Musk looks at Florida for his next tunnel project. Some fish may be experiencing drug problems. Shawn doubles down on his "slap rule" after some kids ruin a flight to the Bahamas. An upcoming documentary about Val Kilmer looks surprisingly good.
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July 6, 2021 163 min
TUESDAY 7/6/21: The Internet argues over "round hot dogs." Tropical Storm Elsa approaches Tampa. A man's protest to his neighbors' fireworks use lands him on the news. T-SHIRTS FOR SALE NOW @ GetSkywall.com!!!!
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You can now get the latest design drop from The News Junkie at GetSkywall.com. Since the show is off on Monday, here's a FREEDOM LOVIN' gift. Enjoy the first half of Secret Show 222. If you like this UNCENSORED episode, get the rest at GetSecretShows.com! Have a safe and happy 4th of July weekend.
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July 2, 2021 164 min
FRIDAY 7/2/21: Fireworks warnings roll in as the 4th of July weekend approaches. Shawn has a hot take on backyard grills. A home in Florida may have the most annoying kitchen ever. Sabrona has the hots for a prison guard.
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July 1, 2021 154 min
THURSDAY 7/1/21: Chipotle is under fire for an issue on their delivery app. Potential Governor Caitlin Jenner has some ideas about California's homeless problem. A video from minutes before the Miami condo collapse shows water spilling from above the ground floor. A Nashville woman wants her custom license plate back.
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June 30, 2021 161 min
WEDNESDAY 6/30/21: The show learns more about a previous Today I Learned. A Survivor of the Miami condo collapse talks about his experience. Bill Cosby gets released from prison. A man dies after a freak kitchen accident.
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June 29, 2021 163 min
TUESDAY 6/29/21: The show talks to an actor from a classic childhood movie, but another guest gets cut short. Gayle King calls an author out for his small penis. Jeff Van Gundy has a hot take for the NBA.
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June 28, 2021 152 min
MONDAY 6/28/21: Shawn experiences some microphone trouble. A family in Miami is getting phone calls from the collapsed condo building. A listener sends in some throwback pictures of C-Lane. Shawn and Sabrina debate going back to the movies.
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