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

May 10, 2021 161 min
MONDAY 3/10/21: The show recaps Elon Musk's long awaited SNL appearance. The winner of the Kentucky Derby may be in some hot water and the owner is not thrilled about it. A woman joins the show to talk about her experience being kicked out of a Six Flags. A Houston neighborhood has a scary visitor.
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FRIDAY 5/7/21: Nobody knows where the Chinese rocket is going to hit. C-Lane sends a mean tweet. Promos for Elon Musk's appearance on SNL seem to fall flat. A scuba diver finds a giant mammoth bone.
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May 6, 2021 159 min
THURSDAY 5/6/21: A YouTuber is under fire after putting down a dog many thought had other options. A woman may have defied odds after having a litter of babies. A child spends a LOT of his parents money on desert. A website close to Shawn's hearts shuts its doors.
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May 5, 2021 156 min
WEDNESDAY 5/5/21: The show kicks off Cinco de Mayo with tequila shots. C-Lane gets queasy after a story about a new internet trend. A surfer who was attacked by a shark has an unfortunate name, but Shawn thinks it could be worse.
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May 4, 2021 149 min
TUESDAY 5/4/21: Bill Gates announces his pending divorce. A doctor recommends couples have separate beds for better sleep. Shawn is impressed by a cop who kept his cool during a traffic stop with a hostile driver.
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May 3, 2021 160 min
MONDAY 5/3/21: Central Florida goes crazy over the opening of the world's biggest White Castle. A passenger on a plane gets quite the surprise. A news anchor rages over President Biden giving his wife a flower. Parents chime in when a video of a child getting paddled is released.
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April 30, 2021 156 min
FRIDAY 4/30/21: A news anchor in Las Vegas apologizes after her DUI, prompting dispatchers to share similar stories. Shawn may be buying an Xbox after missing an important holiday. Disneyland finally reopens.
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April 29, 2021 151 min
THURSDAY 4/29/21: C-Lane has a dumb question about baseball hats. Questions arise about a woman who owes her life to her Alexa device. Rudy Giuliani's son has some things to say. John Mayer may be dipping his toes in late night television.
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April 28, 2021 160 min
WEDNESDAY 4/28/21: A blind dog is saved from a pool by another dog. A video seems to show a woman serving party guests drinks from her toilet. A swarm of birds invades a family's house through the chimney. President Biden wants to ban menthol cigarettes. Shawn relives his rave days.
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April 27, 2021 160 min
TUESDAY 4/27/21: A kid has a song to sing to Dr Fauci. Japan's "makeup" Olympics is up in the air. People are paying top dollar for concert tickets, but new rules may keep them from getting in. Tucker Carlson rages against masks, while a dispatcher has issues with the end of Monday's show.
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April 26, 2021 160 min
MONDAY 4/26/21: Sabrina takes a post-birthday day off. The Oscars air over the weekend, but not a lot of people seemed to watch. Fans of Casa Bonita are trying to save the restaurant from going out of business. Shawn and C-Lane disagree over a movie.
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April 23, 2021 161 min
FRIDAY 4/23/21: Sabrina is showered with birthday gifts and contemplates taking Monday off. A gender reveal party rocks a New Hampshire town. The show debates the real-life height of a cartoon character. A teacher gets loose on a class trip to Costa Rica.
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April 22, 2021 158 min
THURSDAY 4/22/21: The show discovers their German counterparts. Shawn is willing to go to a certain length to dispel the rumor he is afraid of frogs. A "study" on hangovers doesn't seem credible. A submarine gets lost with little oxygen left, but the show has questions.
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April 21, 2021 156 min
WEDNESDAY 4/21/21: The Derek Chauvin trial gets a verdict. Sabrina is annoyed after C-Lane jumps on Shawn’s crypto bandwagon. A woman’s tweet gets attention after she doesn’t like her label on a receipt.
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April 20, 2021 158 min
TUESDAY 4/20/21: The show gets drinks named after them to celebrate 4/20. Sabrina tries for a newly-set world record. An actress in Ghana is jailed for a picture taken with her son. C-Lane continues to have crypto woes.
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April 19, 2021 158 min
MONDAY 4/19/21: A massive party ends in cars being flipped. Sabrina's band plays their first live gig. Shawn tries all day to get the latest crypto-currency, but pancakes are somehow involved.
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April 16, 2021 160 min
FRIDAY 4/16/21: A driveway cam captures a bobcat attacking a couple. Sabrina and C-Lane get Erich on crypto. Shawn almost gets sent to internet jail. Governor DeSantis gets a video pulled from YouTube.
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April 15, 2021 164 min
THURSDAY 4/15/21: A Rocco's Tacos can't re-open because nobody wants to work. A proposed animal law causes dispatches and stories to spiral into dark territory. The MyPillow guy gets a new social media platform. Shawn wants to have a farm.
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April 14, 2021 156 min
WEDNESDAY 4/14/21: Business owners are still finding it hard to get employees. Shawn rages out at a video of a robot police dog in New York City. White Claw has a new flavor, but the name seems to be infringe-y. The show finds out where the USA ranks on a best countries list.
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April 13, 2021 160 min
TUESDAY 4/13/21: The show returns after an adventure to the Caribbean. Shawn is concerned with an Amber Alert for an 11-year-old girl. A man joins the show who is livestreaming himself locked in his shed for an entire year, and willing to go longer.
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