Tuesday, March 21, 2017

LA Podcast 205: Bitter Little Opinions That Have No Actual Factual Content

The most trusted name in local news: Local Anaesthetic is a podcast exploring strange and funny local stories from across the UK (and occasionally the world...) including listener submitted contributions.

Listeners can submit stories via FacebookTwitter or e-mail: lapodcast.net@gmail.com

Stories this week include: 
  • Supermarket manager attempts to cut short impromptu guitar solo by eight-year-old.
  • An alarming new crave called 'Water Drinking Battle for Men' is sweeping Japan.    
  • Drunk man fails to order Happy Meal from car wash.
  • 'Celebrated' editor takes to his keyboard to vent fury at pigeon-feeding pensioner.
Also revealed: We spend too much time perfecting our Roland Rat impressions…

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Monday, March 06, 2017

LA Podcast 204: The Very Worst Kind of Aggravated Vehicle Taking

The most trusted name in local news: Local Anaesthetic is a podcast exploring strange and funny local stories from across the UK (and occasionally the world...) including listener submitted contributions.

Listeners can submit stories via FacebookTwitter or e-mail: lapodcast.net@gmail.com

Stories this week include: 
  • Jobseeker fails interview after struggling to answer probing questions.
  • Corpse successfully contests rigged election.
  • 'Greggs the Delicatessen' denies employing rats to manage mouse infestation at local store.
  • Councils told to stop named streets after potential sex offenders.    
Also revealed: We come up with a new slogan for Birds Eye...

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Thursday, February 23, 2017

LA Podcast 203: Mr Head and His One Pitiful Rib

The most trusted name in local news: Local Anaesthetic is a podcast exploring strange and funny local stories from across the UK (and occasionally the world...) including listener submitted contributions.

Listeners can submit stories via FacebookTwitter or e-mail: lapodcast.net@gmail.com

Stories this week include:
  •  New human speed bump proving unpopular with motorists.
  •  Man reluctantly admits that 3 hours in A&E preferable to watching Newcastle United play.
  •  Cheltenham in shock after unripe avocado used in drive-by.
  •  Canary bears uncanny resemblance to an angry Cheeto.    
Also revealed: Rob admits to being a Harvester apologist...

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Tuesday, February 07, 2017

LA Podcast 202: The Sad Tale of John Daniel

The most trusted name in local news: Local Anaesthetic is a podcast exploring strange and funny local stories from across the UK (and occasionally the world...) including listener submitted contributions.

Listeners can submit stories via FacebookTwitter or e-mail: lapodcast.net@gmail.com

Stories this week include:
  • Busty bust-up in Toby Carvery.
  • Village resident regrets selling lover to circus.
  • Father's fury at sh*tty swing in sh*tty park.
  • Cornish newspaper breaks Trump 'exclusive'.  
Also revealed: The Graduation Theory gathers momentum...

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Tuesday, January 31, 2017

LA Podcast 201: Hiding the Sausage and Other Such Phrases for Sexual Intercourse

The most trusted name in local news: Local Anaesthetic is a podcast exploring strange and funny local stories from across the UK (and occasionally the world...) including listener submitted contributions.

Listeners can submit stories via FacebookTwitter or e-mail: lapodcast.net@gmail.com

Stories this week include:
  • All female Slayer tribute band denies link to Croydon (and surrounding area) Cat Killer.
  • Matalan defends range of luxury gifts made by 'highest category of UK-based prisoners'.
  • Shopper tries to locate mystery woman following basket banter.
  • Police detain poaching gang following unpheasant discovery.       
Also revealed: Rob makes a cash offer…

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