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

August 2, 2021 165 min
MONDAY 8/2/21: C-Lane is back from a vacation that was slightly more pricey than planned. Limp Bizkit turns heads with a livestreamed performance over the weekend. A Canadian diver may have set a record (low) score.
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People are losing their minds again, Goblincore is a trend you can get on board with and is Simone Biles ready for an Olympic comeback?
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July 30, 2021 162 min
A great Thursday show that deserves no description. It's that good, we promise. Sorry it's late!
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July 28, 2021 157 min
Speculation mounts as to why the show was off for the last two days and the answer may surprise you. Would you stand up for this busboy? Plus, the rock world hit with two big shock surprises.
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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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July 22, 2021 160 min
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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