Friday, July 19, 2019

LA Podcast 281: The Usual Little Englander Brexit Party Head Cases

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.

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Stories this week include:
  • Banksy suspected of holidaying in Skegness.
  • Westlife reveal beloved turnip gifted by fan.
  • Massive phallus spotted exiting plane.
  • Postman criticised for attempting to slam-dunk parcel into wheelie bin.
Rob prepares to emigrate...

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Friday, July 05, 2019

LA Podcast 280: A Root Vegetable with the Face of Noel Edmonds (Mini Episode)

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No headlines this week, so just imagine Jon Pertwee buying pick 'n' mix from Woolworths in the 1980s...

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Saturday, June 29, 2019

LA Podcast 279:The Hyper-Regulation of Everyday Life (Mini Episode)

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No headlines this week, so here's a lovely poem (courtesy of the Liverpool Echo's comment section):


'Bottle of Robinsons made up juice, 
Spam sarnies on Sunblest bread,
Golden Wonder,
Waggon Wheels,
Coach going to Blackpool lights and no stabbings.
Good days.'

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Friday, June 21, 2019

LA Podcast 278: A More Conventional Loaf

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.

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Stories this week include:
  • Campanology competition ends in right old ding-dong.
  • Customer becomes enraged after restaurant refuses iguana as method of payment.
  • Infantilised raven makes bid for freedom.
  • Gym goer discovers mysterious shampoo-like substance on towel.
We discuss the delights of a glazed ring...

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Friday, June 14, 2019

LA Podcast 277: A Hilarious Photo of Nicolas Cage Instead of a Covering Letter for a Job Application

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:
  • Remorseful thief writes to farmer to say strawberry sorry for fruit theft.
  • Nation celebrates the lesbian pugs of Weston-super-Mare. 
  • Police helpfully try to reunited lost bag of class A drugs with owner.
  • Airline tells passengers to fly first class if they want to avoid dried vomit on seats.
We discuss a day trip to Eynsford...

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