The News Junkie

The News Junkie

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Off To The Moon

Squid Game: The Challenge

Netflix's Squid Game: The Challenge is a huge hit that has divided audiences. Were the players tortured and treated poorly? Is it wrong to put them through these games only for them to lose the money? Roger Van Sluis was one of the 456 contestants vying for $4.5 million and he's joining us to spill all the behind-the-scenes secrets from the set of Squid Game: The Challenge.

Life In Antarctica

Erin Heard is a NSF Station Manager who is currently at McMurdo station in Antarctica. We talk about everything from daily life in Antartica, food, the jail situation and the type of research they are working on at McMurdo. One thing is for sure, the logistics it takes to run in entire city in the most remote location on the planet are absolutely fascinating.

The Psychopath Is Back

The psychopath is back. Jane Doe joins us once more with updates on her situation. Has her husband found out she's a psychopath? Did mass murder suspect Bryan Kohberger respond to her letter? Wait until you hear what makes her laugh uncontrollably during the chat.

The Titanic Sub Tragedy

Five adventure-seeking people, including a billionaire and a son who was terrified to go but didn't want to upset his father, died on a sub tour to the Titanic wreckage. How did the rescue attempt go down? What's it like in one of these subs? Stephen Wood is a professor and chair of the Ocean Engineering Department at the Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne and a man with some answers.

Hollywood Writers Strike

Hollywood has grinded to a halt as another writers' strike starts to have an impact. We talk to a striking writer to see what it's like to writer for King of the Hill, Beavis and Butthead, Just Shoot Me (and tons more) during the strike. Also, what is the life of a writer like in general? What's it like to work on these shows that so many people watch? Michael Jamin fills us in on everything.

The Pulse Nightclub Controversy

Nearly 7 years ago, one of the worst mass shootings in the history of the United States of America was inflicted on Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida. In those 7 years, millions has been donated to an organization called onePULSE but now questions are surfacing about where that money went and some wonder if the owner of Pulse Nightclub is chasing after a big payday.

I'm In Love With the Idaho Murder Suspect

An anonymous caller joins the show to explain how they fell in love with Bryan Christopher Kohberger, the man suspected of killing 4 University of Idaho students. Jane Doe says she's the most qualified lover to be with the murder suspect and explains her attraction to him.

I Was In A MrBeast YouTube Video

MrBeast's video '1,000 Blind People See For The First Time' is a mega hit, racking up tens of millions of views and becoming the most popular video on YouTube. Jeff Levenson is the Jacksonville, Florida surgeon that helped pull the stunt off. What was it like working with MrBeast?

Deep Sea Treasure Hunter

Jimmy Gadomski is an experienced underwater explorer and deep sea treasure hunter. While trying so solve one of history's mysteries he ended up finding a piece of the space shuttle Challenger. But will he give us one of his coins?