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.

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

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...

Play episode (to download, right click and choose 'save link as'), or download from iTunes

Friday, July 05, 2019

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

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


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

Play episode (to download, right click and choose 'save link as'), or download from iTunes

Saturday, June 29, 2019

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

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


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.'

Play episode (to download, right click and choose 'save link as'), or download from iTunes

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.

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


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...

Play episode (to download, right click and choose 'save link as'), or download from iTunes

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...

Play episode (to download, right click and choose 'save link as'), or download from iTunes

Friday, June 07, 2019

LA Podcast 276: Boules, Shuffleboard and a Covered, Solar-Heated Swimming Pool with Internal Seating Area

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:
  • Somerset man finally offloads the ol' war machine.
  • Butcher banishes balls at vegan activist.
  • Woodpeckers suspected of spying on nudists.
  • Festive ornament causes bomb scare.
We discuss the mental capacity of a stick insect...

Play episode (to download, right click and choose 'save link as'), or download from iTunes

Friday, May 31, 2019

LA Podcast 275: Face to Face with a Grinning, Inch-Thick, Disc of Sausage Meat (AKA Meat Face)

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 admits that Welsh language signage errors were result of 'mainly guesswork'.
  • Turkey Cock Lane loses out to Fingringhoe.
  • DIY enthusiast pioneers new plastering technique.
  • Drunken rampage man propositions dog.
Rob has done himself an injury...

Play episode (to download, right click and choose 'save link as'), or download from iTunes

Monday, May 27, 2019

LA Podcast 274: An Amalgamation of the Market Deeping Model Railway Club and the Plymouth Mermaids UK Group

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:
  • Trainee mermaids spotted off Devon coastline. 
  • Man-made disaster befalls small Lincolnshire town. 
  • Drunk men rescue terrified restaurant staff from 'confrontational' duck. 
  • Specsavers customer gobsmacked at eye-watering price of dry eye treatment. 
We give the NATO alphabet a long-overdue avian rebrand...

Play episode (to download, right click and choose 'save link as'), or download from iTunes

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

LA Podcast 273: Fake / False / Misleading Stories Created by Idiots without a Shred of Journalistic Talent

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:
  • Terrified mother photographs tree.
  • Truck passenger banishes pocket alligator at police.
  • Drone operator captures adorable video of neighbour's cat.
  • Liverpudlian influencer has bike stolen.
Warning! You may want to lower your volume around 43:10.

Play episode (to download, right click and choose 'save link as'), or download from iTunes

Friday, May 03, 2019

LA Podcast 272: A Banner Bemoaning the Impact of a Builder's Yard on a 'Depressed' Cat

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:
  • Pathological liar goes to extreme lengths to see Eiffel Tower.
  • Lifetime supply of octopus and bi-annual barnacle removal fails to turn alleged spy.
  • Sex feet prove one step too far.
  • Government official vows to prove his sobriety during racist rant. 
We discuss the probable causes behind the closure of Eagle Heights Gambia...

Play episode (to download, right click and choose 'save link as'), or download from iTunes

Monday, April 22, 2019

LA Podcast 271: Noel's Most Memorable Peculiarities

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:
  • Entitled child rejects grammatically incorrect meal.
  • Unemployed fisherman spots deadly predator.
  • Woman fails to sue Woolworths over shallot mishap.
  • Bystanders disgusted after shopper leaves deposit outside pub.
We regret to report that Blow My Recorder was unceremoniously cancelled...

Also, apologies for the quality of Alex's audio.

Play episode (to download, right click and choose 'save link as'), or download from iTunes

Friday, April 12, 2019

LA Podcast 270: Overpriced Sweet Frothy Shaving Cream

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:
  • Hostilities between Mr Softy and Mr Whippy leads south coast to brink of war.
  • Julian Assange [REDACTED] in [REDACTED][REDACTED] for [REDACTED] during office hours.
  • Bovine dating app infiltrated by opportunistic perverts.
  • Pigeon cavity search marks start of national holiday celebrations.
We release our revised 'professions for deviants' list...

Play episode (to download, right click and choose 'save link as'), or download from iTunes

Friday, April 05, 2019

LA Podcast 269: Spiny Barbel Protrusions and a Spicy Condiment for Chips

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:

  • Old banger spotted on the side of the A1.
  • Essex shopper outraged after being mistaken for catfish.
  • Company's refusal to change name is final nail in the coffin.
  • Ronnie Pickering finally gets the recognition he deserves.
We discuss the life and work of Richard Gere...

Play episode (to download, right click and choose 'save link as'), or download from iTunes

Friday, March 29, 2019

LA Podcast 268: An Irate Great-Grandmother's Absent Sofa

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:
  • Spoon bender attempts to stop Brexit.
  • Psychic twins predict brothers' children will probably meet each other.
  • Furious gran sits defiantly in discomfort.
  • Rural resident perpetuates stereotype.
Rob issues a recorder-based ultimatum...

Play episode (to download, right click and choose 'save link as'), or download from iTunes

Friday, March 22, 2019

LA Podcast 267: A Parliament of Idiots Governing a Nation of Fools

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:
  • Husband of former Peruvian beauty queen describes deaths of 500 animals as 'normal for a zoo'.
  • Woman makes video of crisp packet grand opening.
  • 'Unhinged' rabble of conspiracy theorists go on 'futile' outing.
  • Man makes perfectly rational decision to stockpile toilet paper. 
Rob manages to name ten animals...

Play episode (to download, right click and choose 'save link as'), or download from iTunes

Friday, March 15, 2019

LA Podcast 266: Earthling Ed and the Protest Against Pork

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:
  • Homeowner fawns over doe-eyed intruder.
  • Man admits adulterous tryst with saucy Mexican.
  • Drunk woman loses keys (and grasp of spatial-awareness).
  • Thieves left dumbfounded after escapology-trained eagle disappears.
We extend an open invitation to OJ Simpson to become a regular contributor...

Play episode (to download, right click and choose 'save link as'), or download from iTunes

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

LA Podcast 265: Tubby the Rat and the Winterbacon Adventure

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:
  • Disturbed jogger maims malnourished lion cub.
  • Ghostly apparition revealed to be map of the Sudan.
  • 'Batman' sends fishmonger unwanted mermaid.
  • Bird of prey sanctuary adds to it's 30-strong pack of huskies.
Alex manages to contain the bloodlust...

Play episode (to download, right click and choose 'save link as'), or download from iTunes

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

LA Podcast 264: Joyce, the Malignant Toilet-Flushing Ghoul & Trevor, the World's Loneliest Duck

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:
  • Travelodge denies the use of necromancy to increase footfall.
  • Roadside puddle becomes memorial to local hero. 
  • Man fails to sell the virtues of washing twice a week to partner.
  • Runner finally holds hotly-anticipated press conference after killing lion cub. 
Rob fails to grasp the basics of mic technique...

Play episode (to download, right click and choose 'save link as'), or download from iTunes

Thursday, February 14, 2019

LA Podcast 263: The Beverly Hills Doctor of Peru

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:
  • Master of disguise steals thousands from blind pensioner.
  • Novelty sex toy allows customers to f*ck themselves.
  • Erotic encounter in national park ends in tragedy.
  • Memory stick gets seal (faeces) of approval.
Would you confront a penguin with a chocolate bar?

Play episode (to download, right click and choose 'save link as'), or download from iTunes

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

LA Podcast 262: A Bicycle and a Large Amount of Camping Gear

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:
  • Woman arranges lovely spread for children's party.
  • Police straining for information in regards to portaloo theft.
  • Rumours circulate that holy relic found in Primark sock.
  • Ribbon cutting ceremony ends in disaster after official forgets novelty scissors 
We experience some teething problems with the new setup...

Play episode (to download, right click and choose 'save link as'), or download from iTunes

Monday, January 21, 2019

LA Podcast 261 (Listener Special): A Dairy Farmer's Disappointing Son

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:
  • Suspected shoplifter gets the porking of a lifetime.
  • Joyrider saves women from the horrors of Strictly Come Dancing: The Live Tour
  • Son spurned by parents after pursuing show truck dream.
  • Deviant buys fabric conditioner.
Now with added microphones!

Play episode (to download, right click and choose 'save link as'), or download from iTunes

Monday, January 14, 2019

LA Podcast 260: A Pasty-Loving Pervert and the Thrill of Ejaculating onto an Old Ford Cortina

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:
  • Former restaurateur denies living in house-themed restaurant.
  • Man arrested on suspicion of smuggling after transporting emotional support kittens in trousers.
  • A ****ing right-wing, ****ing attention-seeking, stupid ****ing comedian ****hole returns to Cornwall with new show.
  • Supernatural marriage runs aground.
Rob finally calls Alex out...

Play episode (to download, right click and choose 'save link as'), or download from iTunes

Monday, January 07, 2019

LA Podcast 259: Christmas Ornaments up the Rectum and a Radio in the Throat

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:
  • Reveller resolves to move in with canine lover.
  • Spider takes hostage in stand-off with armed police.
  • Papier-mache floral horse head left in hotel bed.
  • Funfair gifts man stolen dodgem after slow and pathetic chase.
We prepare for Alex's one-man show 'Blow My Recorder'...

Play episode (to download, right click and choose 'save link as'), or download from iTunes