The News Junkie
By Shawn Wasson
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I drink too much, curse far too often and obsess over breaking news. I hope we can still be friends.
||The News Junkie – 04/01/15||Welcome back, Tobey! Shawn gets sent a Facebook video of a small disabled boy who says Legoland refused to let him ride any of their attractions. Some people call in to explain regulations on theme park rides while others call in support of the boy.||4/1/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The News Junkie – 03/31/15||Just to name a froo. The governor of Indiana is trying to dig himself out of a hole after he failed miserably being interviewed about the state's controversial "Religious Freedom Restoration Act." A cop in NY is under fire for a video making the r...||3/31/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The News Junkie – 03/30/15||Don't ^&%$ with brunch! More activist groups are taking to the restaurants to get their message across and ruin people's brunch in the meantime. Shawn gets upset when he has to explain to someone what a mimosa is. The crew recaps their weekend,||3/30/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The News Junkie – 03/27/15||Open Bar Friday! Shawn is back after taking a day off to rest. A mystery piano has been found on the edge of a mountain. Shawn thinks he knows how it got there. A lawmaker in Arizona is making waves after suggesting in an official meeting that chu...||3/30/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The News Junkie – 03/26/15||Cat's Away! Sabrina and C-Lane take over the show while Shawn is resting his throat at home. C-Lane talks about first dates when a Canadian DJ has a first date go incredibly well... Sort of. A Canadian gay activist group has created the first swea...||3/26/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The News Junkie – 03/25/15||Too much porn! Shawn isn't feeling 100% and thinks he may not make it the whole show. Sabrina and C-Lane disagree. After Shawn makes a comment during a story about a cat on a leash, he receives an alarming number of e-mails and pictures supporting...||3/25/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The News Junkie – 03/24/15||Dump That A plane has crashed in Germany, killing all on board. A surprising number of callers have plane knowledge and say the Airbus line of airplanes have the worst record when it comes to wrecks. An airline passenger takes video with his lapto...||3/24/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The News Junkie – 03/23/15||#sneezeboner Shawn and Sabrina are a little loopy after taking some Benadryl for their allergies. C-Lane is weirded out about being the most normal one on the show. Callers and Dispatchers come out of the woodwork after Shawn discusses a video whe...||3/23/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The News Junkie – 03/20/15||Meerkat Crazy Shawn finds a new app blowing up on Twitter allowing people to livestream direct from their phone. Sabrina and C-Lane start streaming and see who can get more viewers. The crew recaps their night at the Monsters comedy show from the ...||3/20/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The News Junkie – 03/19/15||Bubble Boy Lane A hot teacher has finally been sentenced to real time after a judge made it clear there would be no double standard for sex-with-student cases. A dispatcher notices that yesterday's British bubble boy bears resemblance to C-Lane.||3/19/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The News Junkie – 03/18/15||Sabrina draws! Completely opposite from yesterday: Shawn is in full force and Sabrina and C-Lane went out on the town celebrating St Patrick's Day the night before. Shawn finds a police composite in a news story that he thinks is so bad,||3/18/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The News Junkie – 03/17/15||A toast to those who wish me well... - Dublin, Ireland - 3/17/15 - 3:10PM It's St Patrick's day and Shawn is struggling a little after being out "late" last night. (He was home by 11) - A woman decides the way to save her marriage is to spend a year ...||3/17/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The News Junkie – 03/16/15||Say SAUSAGE! Shawn has been sent a video where a cop is being called out for parking his cruiser in a handicapped zone to pick up fast food and doesn't quite like it. Sabrina and C-Lane recap their experiences at The Downtown Brew and the party fo...||3/16/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The News Junkie – 03/13/15||Friday the 13th - Take Two Shawn and crew are gearing up for the Downtown Brew this weekend. Shawn offers Sabrina the chance to correct herself after previously saying the "Cupgrade" takes you from a 10oz cup to a 5oz one.||3/13/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The News Junkie – 03/12/15||Hello, Barbie! A new "bandit" is on the loose in Ohio, dubbed the Poopy Perpetrator. Officials say he has defecated on 19 cars in the past three years. C-Lane and Sabrina attempt to find better names for the crappy criminal.||3/12/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The News Junkie – 03/11/15||Beware the Bleeder! A new "Knock Her Right in the Park" video has surfaced, this time out of Canada. Shawn likes it because the offender slow rolls the reporter for awhile, and then bails once he's said the phrase.||3/11/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The News Junkie – 03/10/15||Something smells fishy! A member of the Phat Pitches was injured catching a grounder. This week's edition of GoFundYourself features one of the coolest culinary inventions in a long time plus a musical instrument Shawn think Sabrina will love.||3/10/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The News Junkie – 03/09/15||Happy Birthday, Becca! Sabrina and C-Lane attended the MLS season opener for the Orlando City Lions. Shawn got reports that C-Lane was drinking water at the game. Members of Becca's family call in to wish her Happy Birthday.||3/9/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The News Junkie – 03/06/15||Express lane to castration The crew takes the show on the road to Universal Studios for their Mardi Gras celebration. Facebook and Twitter have blown up with "too-soon" jokes surrounding Harrison Ford's plane crash.||3/9/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The News Junkie – 03/05/15||Meatballs, meatballs, meatballs!! Petco fired an employee after a video surfaced of a dog being handled roughly during a grooming session. After a rather remarkabe Jury Duty segment, Shawn struggles to hold it together during a live read about Nat...||3/7/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The News Junkie – 03/04/15||Please, master! Shawn finds a poem online that has become the subject of some controversy at a high school. Sabrina tries her hardest to read the poem on the air, but the subject matter is way too racy.||3/4/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The News Junkie – 03/03/15||Drugs Bunny Becca is back from LA and talks about her experience working at one of the booths at Adultcon. Dale Dabone calls in and says the conference sucked. Sabrina tests Shawn on his knowledge of popular rap music.||3/3/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The News Junkie – 03/02/15||Love it! Keep it goin!!! Shawn decides to take the debate over the possibility of a "Wiggle Wiggle Pop Pop" t-shirt to a listener vote. A listener e-mails the show claiming C-Lane ate his burrito. After C-Lane denies the claim,||3/2/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The News Junkie – 02/13/15||Love is in the air! Shawn starts the show needing some cheer-up after updates on the guy who shot three men over a parking spot. A Valentine's day story about a man who writes love letters to his wife every day causes the show to be pessimistic ab...||2/13/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The News Junkie – 02/12/15||Guilty! Sabrina recounts her experience serving on a jury for the past two days. Shawn thinks she's going to act like an expert at law now. Shawn looks to expose the price-gouging exhibited by big box stores who sell audio/video cables.||2/12/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
This is a great podcast. I listen every day on the way to work.
The News Junkie is the ONLY way to get news....he only hits on the important stuff!
Greatest news show period.
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