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.... Show More

Episodes

March 1, 2021 158 min
MONDAY 3/1/21: A head-turning performance of the national anthem leads the CPAC. A livestream viewer has questions about Shawn. Rejected vanity plates in Ohio have a very 2020 theme. The show gets distracted by an e-mail with some very good news.
Share
Mark as Played
February 26, 2021 158 min
FRIDAY 2/26/21: Shawn gets footage of the attack on Lady Gaga's dog walker. A mini donkey on TikTok is adorable but loud. A woman asked to wear a mask in South Africa is forced to improvise. A dispatcher goes above and beyond to win his prize. Shawn has a plan for the robot revolution.
Share
Mark as Played
February 25, 2021 154 min
THURSDAY 2/25/21: A controversial Russian website is gaining steam, so much so that nobody can get to it. Hasbro makes an announcement about the future of a beloved toy. Some think their robot vacuum may be drunk. A Zoom teacher is in trouble after a crucial mistake.
Share
Mark as Played
February 24, 2021 151 min
WEDNESDAY 2/24/21: More details (and some corrections) emerge surrounding Tiger Woods' LA car crash. Shawn has a mystery to solve. A Chicago lawmaker thinks he knows how to reduce car thefts. A miracle puppy is born in Oklahoma.
Share
Mark as Played
February 23, 2021 157 min
TUESDAY 2/23/21: Dispatchers chime in on things they learned late after a teacher reveals what things their students don't know. People are turning on Pat Sajak after he appears to mock a contestant on Wheel of Fortune. Breaking news involving Tiger Woods comes in at the end of the show.
Share
Mark as Played
February 22, 2021 155 min
MONDAY 2/22/21: NASA's latest Mars rover sends back sounds from the red planet. The Bruce Springsteen DWI story has additional details, but nobody is allowed to know them yet. Shawn gets actually'd from outside the studio. Texas residents who DO have power may be paying a lot more for it.
Share
Mark as Played
February 19, 2021 155 min
FRIDAY 2/19/21: NASA lands another rover on Mars, this time with its own helicopter. Ted Cruz has an explanation for his Mexico trip, but texts from his wife may suggest otherwise. Restaurants may see a positive side-effect from quarantine. A woman gets quite the surprise in an Alaskan outhouse.
Share
Mark as Played
February 18, 2021 150 min
THURSDAY 2/18/21: A drive thru employee strikes back. NASA ups their branding for the Mars landing. An activist has a unique idea to lower the murder rate in Baltimore. A restaurant in Florida is proud of their policy on masks.
Share
Mark as Played
February 17, 2021 155 min
WEDNESDAY 2/17/21: Texas gets drilled with more frigid weather and rolling blackouts. A fake vet is under scrutiny in Central Florida after a TikTok post gained traction. Bill Gates wants to change the way we eat.
Share
Mark as Played
February 16, 2021 144 min
TUESDAY 2/16/21: It's Fat Tuesday, but Mardi Gras won't be the same as last year. Shawn wants to get the show in the firewood business, but needs to pick a scent. A new dating "trend" is probably not real and sounds super close to something gross.
Share
Mark as Played
February 15, 2021 152 min
Something goes wrong on the show and Clane leaves the studio to put out some major fires. With the train back on the tracks, everyone can yell at the woman who thinks Tom Brady should apologize.
Share
Mark as Played
February 12, 2021 152 min
FRIDAY 2/12/21: Valentine's Day is approaching and Sabrina offers tips for the unprepared. President Biden delivers a somber message from behind a mask. More information is released about Bruce Springsteen's DWI charge. Moses Dewitt joins the show for Jury Duty.
Share
Mark as Played
February 11, 2021 151 min
THURSDAY 2/11/21: Tom Brady and the Buccaneers rage in a Tampa boat parade. An odd COVID-19 theory is revealed. Shawn gets upset when it's suggested he didn't win the Super Bowl bet. Someone tries to 'actually' 95% of the world.
Share
Mark as Played
February 10, 2021 147 min
WEDNESDAY 2/10/21: Shawn is excited about what could be a new type of radio. Nobody is really sure what Donald Trump's impeachment lawyer is talking about. The saga continues for the woman that Gorilla Glue'd her hair. Dueling dispatchers want their day in court during Secret Shows Live.
Share
Mark as Played
February 8, 2021 154 min
MONDAY 2/8/21: The crew recaps the good, bad, and weird from Super Bowl LV.
Share
Mark as Played
February 5, 2021 159 min
FRIDAY 2/5/21: Shawn is ramped up for Super Bowl LV. The show makes bets on who will win the game, but lean on dispatchers to figure out the punishment for the loser. Sabrina and C-Lane get in fireplace territory. An Orlando woman makes six figures from an unusual YouTube channel.
Share
Mark as Played
February 4, 2021 107 min
THURSDAY 2/4/21: This podcast is significantly shorter than normal due to a power issue at HQ. We'll try and do better tomorrow :)
Share
Mark as Played
February 3, 2021 161 min
WEDNESDAY 2/3/21: Another face transplant yields impressive results. A video game doesn’t agree with Shawn’s Super Bowl predictions. Sabrina reveals how early she gets up for video games lately. C-Lane is concerned after a country singer is under fire.
Share
Mark as Played
February 3, 2021 151 min
TUESDAY 2/2/21: The show finds out whether or not there will be six more weeks of winter.
Share
Mark as Played
February 1, 2021 157 min
MONDAY 2/1/21: Sabrina finds a way to make a sweet old lady sound creepy. Marilyn Manson is in the cancel crosshairs. Shawn has a lock on the Super Bowl. Dustin Diamond dies weeks after announcing he has cancer.
Share
Mark as Played

Chat About The News Junkie

Advertise With Us

Popular Podcasts

True Crime Podcast Trailers
The Breakfast Club
The Breakfast Club
The World's Most Dangerous Morning Show, The Breakfast Club, With DJ Envy, Angela Yee And Charlamagne Tha God!
Fake Doctors, Real Friends with Zach and Donald
Fake Doctors, Real Friends with Zach and Donald
You know what's long, tedious and boring? Surgery. You know what isn't? This new podcast! Join Scrubs co-stars and real-life best friends Zach Braff and Donald Faison for a weekly comedy podcast where they relive the hit TV show, one episode at a time. Each week, these BFFs will discuss an episode of Scrubs, sharing behind-the-scenes stories and reminiscing on some of their favorite memories from filming. They’ll also connect with Scrubs super fans and feature beloved show cast members for exclusive interviews.

For You

    Music, radio and podcasts, all free. Listen online or download the iHeartRadio App.

    Connect

    © 2021 iHeartMedia, Inc.