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.


January 26, 2023 160 min
THURSDAY 1/26/23: An UberEats driver interrupts a college basketball game. Fireball finds itself in the middle of a lawsuit, but C-Lane thinks it's a stretch. A new, very expensive SUV has extra features to deter theft, while Seattle sues car makers whose vehicles lack them. Shawn gets a jingle stuck in his head.
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WEDNESDAY 1/35/23: Shawn navigates unknown territory when he asks if it’s okay to give advice to people working out. Justin Bieber sells his music catalog. Geraldo pulls out a rifle on TV. A&W hops on the M&M bandwagon for S&G.
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January 24, 2023 163 min
TUESDAY 1/24/23: Disney fans sing together as they mourn the "loss" of Splash Mountain. Sabrina's AirBNB experience comes with a laundry list of rules and a missed yacht opportunity. A listener e-mails in with a rant about traffic rules.
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January 23, 2023 160 min
MONDAY 1/23/23: A Canadian man reacts to the country’s new drinking guidelines. Shawn is the only person on the show without a certain clothing item. More details emerge about Jeremy Renner’s injuries. Pam Anderson drops a bomb on Tim Allen.
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January 20, 2023 157 min
FRIDAY 1/20/23: An accused murderer's incriminating Google searches are read off in court. Netflix (once again) threatens to crack down on account sharing. C-Lane has questions about a DoorDash company policy. Josh rewards himself for a quality Next Episode.
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January 19, 2023 152 min
THURSDAY 1/19/23: Alec Baldwin and the 'Rust' armorer are to be charged in the death of Halyna Hutchins. Less young adults are drinking wine. Netflix suggests big bucks for its latest job opening. The ad for a themed party in Albany has the internet intrigued.
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January 18, 2023 156 min
WEDNESDAY 1/18/23: Someone pranks the BBC with porn sounds. Todd Chrisley checks into one America’s “cushiest” prisons. A lot of people think they have the answer on Mount Dora's smell problem. Our neighbors to the north have some new recommendations regarding alcohol.
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January 17, 2023 156 min
TUESDAY 1/17/23: Dispatchers who have visited a nude beach chime in. A new insult targeting people who are famous because of their family members is gaining popularity. Shawn has a theory about a new HBO show that everyone seems to hate.
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January 16, 2023 165 min
MONDAY 1/16/23: Shawn asks for some advice after an incident on the road over the weekend. A miscommunication at JFK airport ends in the best possible way. A pilot killed in the plane crash in Nepal had a dark history with the airline.
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January 13, 2023 156 min
FRIDAY 1/13/23: The NY Post has a spicy take on the death of Lisa Marie Presley. Shawn is hesitant to tell Sabrina about a Boy Scout who is touting an accomplishment on the news. The internet engages in an argument over Humpty Dumpty. C-Lane goes to fancy dinners and shows.
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January 12, 2023 160 min
THURSDAY 1/12/23: A funeral includes a surprise dance number. Your VHS tapes may be worth more than you thought. The debate over gas stoves reaches peak stupidity. Famed guitarist Jeff Beck dies. A story about a football coach leads to a marching band revelation for Shawn.
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January 11, 2023 156 min
WEDNESDAY 1/11/23: In-N-Out Burger looks to expand their horizons. A website seeks to determine which animal milk people would most want to try. Stranded Amtrak passengers call the police after an extended delay. A personal story leads to a bunch of parenting advice for Shawn.
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January 10, 2023 155 min
TUESDAY 1/10/23: Mattress Mack loses big on the College Football Championship. A police department in Tennessee finds itself in the middle of a large sex scandal. The government wants to go after your gas stoves. Dispatchers guess which member of the show would be involved in a violent crime.
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January 9, 2023 159 min
MONDAY 1/9/23: Fritz and SlabbaDabba join the show while Sabrina takes the day off. The Buffalo Bills play impressively after last week's game-stopping injury. Shawn has questions about a stroller with AI. Police in Texas want to talk to a man who saved the day at a taqueria.
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January 6, 2023 162 min
FRIDAY 1/6/22: Sabrina is frustrated with a door-to-door salesman. The House of Representatives is having a hell of a time electing a speaker. An old forgotten show is said to have the worst theme song. A woman in Florida wants a piece of Hurricane Ian debris out of her yard.
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January 5, 2023 156 min
THURSDAY 1/5/23: Florida’s only “baby box” is used for the first time. The show finds out why people ACTUALLY use Bing as a search engine. Chilling details are released about the murder investigation in Idaho. Shawn finally finds out what 2023 may have in store.
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January 4, 2023 158 min
WEDNESDAY 1/4/23: A man who claims he made "NBA history" is in trouble with Miami-Dade County. Porn watchers in Louisiana may be put in an awkward situation. Sabrina goes on a rollercoaster ride as the show finds out what her tarot cards say for 2023.
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January 3, 2023 150 min
TUESDAY 1/3/23: The show returns live for the first time after the holiday break. Shawn finds himself in the middle of Southwest Airlines' troubles. A man whose company invented a personal flying vehicle joins the show. A tarot card reader details what may be in store for C-Lane's 2023.
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December 23, 2022 156 min
THURSDAY 12/23/22: Listen to see which segment C-Lane's father-in-law was shocked to hear when he got in the car... Can you guess?
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December 21, 2022 155 min
WEDNESDAY 12/21/22: Remember when a radio host who hated his five callers had an on-air meltdown? We do. Also, a guy says he's going to blow up a bathroom and Shawn bans the Fruit Salad song from the show, ensuring that it would be heard again.
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