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.

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September 22, 2022 156 min
THURSDAY 9/22/22: A mother traps her young son in a viral video. An absolute crazy person e-mails Shawn and the show tries to decide whether or not to interview him. Space Force gets a new song.
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WEDNESDAY 9/21/22: A man tests out the new crash detection features of his new iPhone. AirBNB hosts are slammed for unreasonable chore lists, including one C-Lane doesn’t know how to do. The show learns a lot more about interlock devices, after the DOT wants all cars to have them.
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September 20, 2022 154 min
TUESDAY 9/20/22: A candidate for office drop a sweet new rap video. The Queen's guard does NOT deviate their marching, even for poop. Shawn has a big announcement. The show talks to a doctor who specializes in lengthening (and shortening) limbs.
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September 19, 2022 157 min
MONDAY 9/19/22: A Twitch streamer may have ripped off A LOT of money from his followers to feed his gambling habit. Students are blocking school phone numbers from their parents' phones to avoid getting in trouble. A "charitable" eater disputes his extra-generous gratuity.
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September 16, 2022 160 min
FRIDAY 9/16/22: A group of migrants head to Martha's Vineyard. A safety council says people should stop buying a dangerous item on Amazon. Shawn tries to get Moses DeWitt on board to sponsor a new sporting event.
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September 15, 2022 161 min
THURSDAY 9/15/22: A Chik-fil-A employee stops an attempted carjacking. Two women who attended a Utah game in body paint may end up in trouble with the law. Shawn has an answer for the catalytic converter theft problem. Sabrina sees some huge TikTok wins.
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September 14, 2022 130 min
WEDNESDAY 9/14/22: (Podcast is shorter than normal due to tech issues) Mike Lindell takes his time telling of his run-in with the FBI at a Hardee’s. C-Lane and Sabrina share an awkward moment. Brett Favre’s biographer has a change of heart.
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September 13, 2022 160 min
TUESDAY 9/13/22: A rapper is killed in broad daylight and blame is being placed on his girlfriend. Wendy Williams may have forgotten her show is over. An NBA team owner gets a gigantic fine. A member of Destiny's Child has a new music venture. Shawn doesn’t like a classic family movie series.
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September 12, 2022 162 min
MONDAY 9/12/22: A tailgating accident leaves a few Miami football fans without cars. A delivery "lifehack" floods a restaurant chain's online orders. Shawn wants to try a new medication. Old footage of C-Lane on TV is uncovered by a listener.
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September 9, 2022 143 min
FRIDAY 9/9/22: A person outside Buckingham Palace gets some (late) upsetting news. Ozzy Osbourne's performance at an NFL game gets very little coverage. Police departments may be using a special app to track your phone. Shawn bears witness to a startling discovery at a bar.
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September 8, 2022 155 min
THURSDAY 9/8/22: The show takes a dive into the long-planned and often rehearsed procedure about to unfold as news of the death of Queen Elizabeth II is announced by Buckingham Palace.
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September 7, 2022 158 min
WEDNESDAY 9/7/22: C-Lane has selfish concern after a woman on a cruise is killed by a shark. California sends out emergency alerts to use less power. Bam Margera is spotted partying at a bar in Sarasota. The internet responds harshly to video of a woman making her boyfriend breakfast.
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September 6, 2022 157 min
TUESDAY 9/6/22: A news anchor has a mini-stroke on the air. School officials warn of a possible “threat” spread on social media. Shawn attempts a theme park trip on a seriously hot day. The standing ovations at a Venice film festival are TOO LONG.
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September 2, 2022 146 min
FRIDAY 9/2/22: Cops respond to a woman having a baby at a gas station. A politician wants to go after Ticketmaster. The estimated crowd for the Artemis launch gets even bigger. Shawn almost commits a crime on the air.
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September 1, 2022 160 min
THURSDAY 9/1/22: Stacey Dash finds out devastating news… over a year late. Police in Florida warn of the giant danger of chocolate bars laced with mushrooms. The show talks to a woman who makes jewelry out of certain bodily fluids, and a guy tells a Navy story.
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August 31, 2022 158 min
WEDNESDAY 8/31/22: A news anchor in Canada swallows a fly mid-sentence. President Biden is a little off on a couple gun facts. Shawn tries a popular steakhouse, while Sabrina and C-Lane judge his choice of entree. More people chime in with their stories after a couple is spotted having sex at a baseball game.
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August 30, 2022 163 min
TUESDAY 8/30/22: Serena Williams enters her last US Open to massive applause. A video of a different tennis player is turning some heads on social media. Shawn has another apology. A lady is very upset about a new purse policy at Walmart.
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August 29, 2022 162 min
MONDAY 8/29/22: NASA scrubs a rocket launch, in line with Sabrina's prediction. Shawn apologizes for some potential weather. A pricey AC job MAY have been a scam. The show recaps some of the shenanigans at the Real Radio Charity Poker Tournament.
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August 26, 2022 163 min
FRIDAY 8/26/22: Roger Waters gets political at a show in Orlando. Shawn ponders an old story about Hurricane Andrew as more stories outline a "quiet" hurricane season. Burning Man is back, but Shawn isn't interested. A newspaper prints a tonedeaf joke.
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August 25, 2022 162 min
THURSDAY 8/25/22: A girl driving in her car posts one of quickest vlogs ever. Elon Musk teases an announcement teaming SpaceX up with T-Mobile. Shawn has questions after identical twins marry other identical twins and live the same life together. C-Lane and Josh shop for expensive flights.
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