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

July 6, 2022 156 min
WEDNESDAY 7/6/22: A family’s firework mishap turns into an explosive mess. A NY man writes a scathing obituary for his father. Chaos erupts at a Brazilian Bingo game. Shawn reveals an unconventional pizza habit.
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TUESDAY 7/5/22: Panic breaks out at multiple 4th of July celebrations. Shawn wants to do away with the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating competition. Shawn’s girlfriend finds a lost dog on a run.
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June 30, 2022 160 min
THURSDAY 6/30/22: The Stanley Cup is delivered to the wrong house. A man being removed from an Orlando mall starts shooting at the police. A dangerous social media trend continues at Florida beaches. The show talks to an expert on wildlife smuggling.
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June 29, 2022 154 min
WEDNESDAY 6/29/22: Shawn has a teary evening after some intense Indian food. The Secret Service interjects after some juicy testimony in the Jan 6th hearings. The show talks to an expert on male birth control about why it has taken so long to be available.
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June 28, 2022 157 min
TUESDAY 6/28/22: Shawn finds a video from the 1960s when driving drunk wasn’t yet illegal in Great Britain. A creeper on a plane says he was blacked out on Ambient when he touched a young child’s thigh. Bam Margera is found and returned to rehab.
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June 27, 2022 158 min
Shawn drops some very spicy takes about what's happening in this country, Sabrina is not a fan of a boy scout in the news and C-Lane forgot to post the podcast so Shawn wrote this.
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June 27, 2022 158 min
Shawn drops a spicy take on current events, Sabrina is not so fond of a Cub Scout in the news and the show celebrates 9 years in it's current format.
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June 24, 2022 159 min
FRIDAY 6/24/22: The show looks on as the public reacts to the Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v Wade. A new driving law may affect a member of the show. Moses DeWitt answers yet another round of questions about citizens' arrests.
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June 23, 2022 154 min
THURSDAY 6/23/22: Chaos ensues at the beginning of the show. Sean Hannity sticks it to the man as the FDA orders Juul to pull their products from stores. A mock-up for a million-person stadium raises all kinds of questions.
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June 22, 2022 156 min
WEDNESDAY 6/22/22: The show goes on fat bear watch after a bear was “neutralized” in South Florida. A large group of teens break into an $8M mansion and throw a rager. Shawn is grossed out by a story about mites that live on your face.
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June 21, 2022 157 min
TUESDAY 6/21/22: C-Lane is almost late to the show after a bit of poor planning. A man who controls power grids joins the show to answer some ridiculous questions (and some important ones). A Karen tries to ruin the happiest day in a couple’s life.
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June 20, 2022 160 min
MONDAY 6/20/22: Security footage from the Uvalde school shooting seems to have some damning details. Shawn is called out (once again) on his pronunciation. A grocery store gets more than they bargained for in a banana shipment.
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June 17, 2022 156 min
FRIDAY 6/17/22: The Warriors win another NBA championship. A topical gel may be to blame for a 2-year-old boy aging much faster than usual. The show interviews a guy whose company makes robots for restaurants. A man goes viral for praying over his HVAC unit.
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June 16, 2022 161 min
THURSDAY 6/16/22: A rare heat surge kills thousands of cows as temperatures hike up nationwide. Shawn doesn’t understand Celsius. A woman goes on a racist tirade at a restaurant in Orlando. More police precincts are starting to scale back operations due to gas prices. A beloved actor stands up for his wife.
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June 15, 2022 158 min
WEDNESDAY 6/15/22: Alligator mating season seems to be in full force. Shawn wants to know how much money the audience has after Disney announces their most expensive vacation package ever. The airline industry has some new, terrifying ideas for extra seating.
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June 14, 2022 164 min
TUESDAY 6/14/22: Australia wildly celebrates making the World Cup. More of Amber Heard’s interview with Savannah Guthrie is released and a comment she makes is unforgettable. Sabrina has someone to blame for the tampon shortage. An Arkansas man needs multiple police for his arrest.
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June 13, 2022 155 min
MONDAY 6/13/22: A hero rages at people in the grocery store express lane. Jack Daniels and Coca-Cola finally make their relationship official. A Google insider claims an AI is becoming sentient, oddly sending dispatchers down an 80s movie memory lane.
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June 10, 2022 162 min
FRIDAY 6/10/22: The Washington Post employee in the middle of a Twitter war loses her job. Shawn wants to hear from pharmacists after an article sheds light on workplace conditions. A missing person is found alive after 40 years. Moses DeWitt dresses prepared for Shawn and C-Lane.
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June 9, 2022 163 min
THURSDAY 6/9/22: A man almost burns his house down doing an Everclear stunt. Shawn is fascinated by a fact about the human population. Cases of shrink-flation continue to make headlines. The show reflects on their concert experiences after a Halsey show turns into a disaster.
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June 8, 2022 155 min
WEDNESDAY 6/8/22: The show discusses what they would do for a billion dollars after Tiger Woods turns down a Saudi-backed golf tour. A 10-year-old is arrested for murder in Orlando. A once-common name has fallen in popularity. Shawn contemplates what he would want if he were in a coma.
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