Friday, November 24, 2023

LAPodcast 416: Chris Packham Goshawk Chick Sniff Complaint

Local Anaesthetic Podcast (LAPodcast) has been covering weird, strange and funny local news stories from around the world including listener submitted contributions since 2012. 

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Stories this week include:

  • Vicar gets stolen house back only to find it full of squatters.
  • Elderly couple allegedly conned out of full rack of ribs. 
  • Somerset Gimp banned from wearing gimp suit and ‘crawling, wriggling or writhing’ for five years.
  • Luminous sludge oozing from New York streets completely normal state city officials.
We discover the new John Mooner...


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Friday, November 17, 2023

LAPodcast 415: A Black Backpack, Large Crossbow, Handheld Crossbow, Crossbow Bolts, Wooden Box Containing Glenlivet Scotch and a DeWalt Angle Grinder

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Stories this week include:

  • Man gets stuck in traffic cone after sheltering from the rain.
  • Dad punched unconscious at Christening party.
  • Ancient tradition of 'Mischief Night' celebrated in town and cities across the UK.
  • 1977 crisp packet featuring Kevin Keegan centrepiece for sold-out exhibition in Cornwall. 
November's here and so are the viruses...


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Friday, November 10, 2023

LAPodcast 414: The Sovereign Prince and the Mission to Zeta Reticuli

Local Anaesthetic Podcast (LAPodcast) has been covering weird, strange and funny local news stories from around the world including listener submitted contributions since 2012. 

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Stories this week include:

  • Massive c*ck offers one billion dollars for unfunny joke.
  • Secret ingredient of best-selling Chinese beer revealed.
  • Naked man smears himself with shower gel to avoid capture.
  • King Charles III revealed to have flown classified alien space mission. 
We talk hand, foot and mouth and painful testicles...


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Friday, November 03, 2023

LAPodcast 413: A Basic Seat with Okayish Legroom

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Stories this week include:

  • Customer arrested after faking his twenty-first heart attack to avoid paying restaurant bill.
  • Criminal 'masterminds' kidnap and tortured wrong man.
  • Emotional support alligator denied entry to baseball stadium.
  • Man pretends to be mannequin to rob shopping mall.

We discuss Faecel Matter's latest release...


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Friday, October 27, 2023

LAPodcast 412: Theft of a Major Artwork

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Stories this week include:

  • Man forced to protect terrified dog from Halloween sound effects.  
  • Police decide to blame Satanists after failing to find missing cat. 
  • Creepy rhyming clown dares cops to take him down. 
  • Wizard of Oz slipper thief soon to discover 'there's no place like home.'

'A cough, a sneeze and I sh*t myself...'


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Friday, October 20, 2023

LAPodcast 411: An Alarming Inability to Locate Manchester

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Stories this week include:

  • Yvette Fielding claims Blue Peter producers forced her to live with dog against her will.
  • EV car malfunctions and takes driver on 'terror ride'.
  • Japanese wrestlers stage match on Bullet Train.
  • Tories f*ck over the North of England again.
We inadvertently resurrect 'train talk' under the banner of 'rail talk'...

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Friday, October 13, 2023

LAPodcast 410: Dave Kennedy, A Local Space Enthusiast

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Stories this week include:

  • Russian officials correct dead soldier's fashion faux pas. 
  • Florida man attacked by rabid otter whilst feeding ducks. 
  • Meteor strike found to be hole dug with plastic spade.
  • Police issue warning after twenty men spotting wearing garter belts or nothing at all.

We announce John Craven's death...again.


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Friday, October 06, 2023

LAPodcast 409: Yokels Arguing Over Their Cousins

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Stories this week include:

  • Tories aim to fix NHS with army of robot penguins.

  • 'Laziest Citizen' contest sets new record

  • Couple taking selfie results in pony death. 
  • New podcast reveals one man's quest to pleasure dolphins and convert miners to veganism. 

We, again, find ourselves searching for a dolphin's average penis length...

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Friday, September 29, 2023

LAPodcast 408: Bird Matrimonial Ceremony (at the BBC)

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Stories this week include:

  • High-profile bird sniffer reported to police after One Show appearance.
  • Builders create shortcut through Great Wall of China
  • Man converts police car to transport beloved bull.
  • Passengers forcibly removed from flight after complaining about vomit-stained seats.
Rob has little green men on the mind...

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Friday, September 22, 2023

LAPodcast 407: A Manifestly Unsafe Voyage

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Stories this week include:

  • New York becoming infested with tourist rat tours.
  • Floridian apprehended after trying to cross Atlantic in hamster wheel vessel.
  • Armed robbery suspect who made getaway via car, bike, tractor, sailboat and kayak caught.
  • Yoga class triggers armed police response.
Alex and Rob meet IRL...

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Friday, September 15, 2023

LAPodcast 406: Noticeably Pale, Very Thin and Tired

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Stories this week include:

  • Burger King facing lawsuit for telling Whoppers.
  • Jesus fails to save woman from simultaneous snake and hawk attack.
  • Hotel serves half-naked staff member covered in chocolate at dessert buffet.
  • Reveller bites testicle of nightclub employee after being refused entry.
The great burger debate continues...

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Friday, September 08, 2023

LAPodcast 405: Twin Peaks and Big Baps

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Stories this week include:

  • Woman becomes stranded after trying to rescue scarred parrot from mountain.
  • Florida man arrested for impersonating US Marshal.
  • Mancunian doggers mourn lost lay-by cafe.
  • Experienced climbers make cash withdrawal on route to summit.
Alex finally displays a reaction...

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Friday, September 01, 2023

LAPodcast 404: A Momentary Power Cut

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Stories this week include:

  • Big cat spotted driving on the M180 near Doncaster Services.
  • Man steal neighbour's front porch.
  • Tuna sniffer ejected from coffee shop.
  • Drunken American tourists trapped up Eiffel Tower.
We add some much needed hold music to the episode...

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Friday, August 25, 2023

LAPodcast 403: A Vague Dream of Becoming an Animal

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Stories this week include:

  • Essex mum rescued from swing. 
  • Manatee fatally injured after 'intense sex' with brother. 
  • Man claims to have irrefutable proof of blurry object.
  • Fake employee given promotion at Wendy's for perfect attendance record.
We mix things up...

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Friday, August 18, 2023

LAPodcast 402: A Kind of Turpentine-Flavoured French Toast

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Stories this week include:

  • American flag saved from man's skull. 
  • Newly hired driving instructor crashes into driving school.
  • AI meal planner app recommends bleach “fresh breath” mocktail, ant-poison and glue sandwiches and “bleach-infused rice surprise”.
  • Hull couple's five-star luxury holiday includes dead body, public sex and guest defecating in hotel pool.
We discuss the best decade...the answer won't shock you.

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Friday, August 11, 2023

LAPodcast 401: The Beloved Gorilla of a Gloucestershire Village (AKA Pinning for Alice)

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Stories this week include:

  • Well, that would be telling!
We take an in-depth look at significant world (i.e. UK) events since we started the podcast...

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Friday, August 04, 2023

LAPodcast 400: Unfounded Accusations Against Judges

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Stories this week include:

  • Well, that would be telling!
Also, we pull some gold from the old feature bin...

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Friday, July 28, 2023

LAPodcast 399: Asshole Tourist Carves Name into Colosseum

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Stories this week include:

  • Popular restaurant finally laid to rest.
  • Creme Egg thief comes to sticky end.
  • Burger King stop bothering.
  • Moronic tourist issues grovelling apology to Italy. 
The anxiety ahead of LA 400 continues to build...

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Sunday, July 23, 2023

LAPodcast 398: Ocean Pollution by Heavy Industry and Industrialised Agriculture

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Stories this week include:

  • 'Professional' big cat hunters capture compelling footage of old boot.
  • Cruise line quietly shelves whale slaughter tours of the North Atlantic.
  • Woman quits Wetherspoons role ahead of anticipated mockery of new Welsh accent.
  • Charity raises awareness of shaven pussies in the south east. 
Roland Rat gets another bloody mention...

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Friday, July 14, 2023

LAPodcast 397: Escape from a Mound of Polished Stainless Steel Balls of Varying Sizes

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Stories this week include:

  • Lunatic embarks on fruitless road trip to save egg.
  • Police break up fight over possession of duck.
  • Local councillor uses belly to push rival into cereal.
  • Woman finally sacked after avoiding work for twenty years.
Escape from a Mound of Polished Stainless Steel Balls of Varying Sizes...

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Sunday, July 09, 2023

LAPodcast 396: The Use of Supposed Priests for the Confessions of Work-Related Sins

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Stories this week include:

  • Man performs sex act over captive seagull.
  • Attempted robbery thwarted by brutal shunning.
  • Cougar survives stoning by pensioner.
  • Restaurant hires fake police detective to investigate employees.
Alex's deep fakes continue...

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Friday, June 30, 2023

LAPodcast 395: Sex Dolls in Transit Lanes

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Stories this week include:

  • Cardiff resident foots tax bill for 11,000 Chinese firms.
  • Face of our Lord and Saviour spotted in gravy boot.
  • Austrian train has Hitler-related technical issue.
  • Melbourne commuters find legitimate excuse to buy sex dolls. 
We issue an apology to the People's Republic of China...

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Friday, June 23, 2023

LAPodcast 394: A Living Seagull Deterrent

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Stories this week include:

  • Fast food employee arrested after losing bag of cocaine in customer's hotdog.
  • Business owner pays local teenage to act as personal bird of prey.
  • Substandard Cadbury's Flake causes embarrassment to ice cream professionals.
  • Drunk driver claims dog was behind wheel after being stopped by police. 
We suggest another idiotic, loss-making venture...

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Friday, June 16, 2023

LAPodcast 393: A Sociopathic Adult Pretending to be a Child

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Stories this week include:

  • Woman finds novel way to promote OnlyFans account.
  • Missing cat wanders into Animal Rescue Conference.
  • Man drains entire reservoir to retrieve phone.
  • Magical commands swimmers to collect rock from mystical island.
We contemplate becoming citizens of Lamb Island...

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Friday, June 09, 2023

LAPodcast 392: Evil Dirty Bag Kids

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Stories this week include:

  • Knife-wielding chef spits on Benedict Cumberbatch's intercom.
  • Man robs bank with Nintendo Duck Hunt pistol.
  • Town mourns beloved swan found eaten.
  • Children scribble over 230-year-old statue during family activity day.
Alex starts spreading misinformation again...

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Friday, June 02, 2023

LAPodcast 391: The Theft of a Goat Donated to a Barbecue

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Stories this week include:

  • Penis-shaped iceberg seen floating past Dildo.
  • Copious amounts of cooked pasta found in New Jersey woods.
  • Man jailed for intentionally scaring neighbour's chickens to death.
  • Court orders sperm donate to stop making 'deposits'.
We don't want your sperm but will take your cash...

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Friday, May 26, 2023

LAPodcast 390: Chip Seagull feat. Avian Harassment

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Stories this week include:

  • Police seize car containing baby lamb, £10,000 worth of Class A drugs and a bag of chips.
  • Owner catches boy 'interfering' with family cat.
  • Road closed due to large proportion of squashed toads.
  • The Mirror Chicken meets the Blackpool Zoo seagull.
Rob gives his top travel tips...

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Friday, May 19, 2023

LAPodcast 389: A Post-Crucifixion Press Conference

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Stories this week include:

  • Onlookers unsurprised as drunk women perform sex acts outside Iceland. 
  • Blackpool Zoo looking to recruit team of human seagull deterrents. 
  • Unlucky Filipino man crucified for 34th time. 
  • Seagull dies after being pulled around Blackpool on leash.
We ask whether you would contemplate crucifixion for your sins...

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Friday, May 12, 2023

LAPodcast 388: A Litigious Remark About Wotsits

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Stories this week include:

  • Stolen giant spoon recovered thanks to Pok√©mon Go. 
  • Arrested parrot linked to drug dealer remains uncooperative. 
  • Ex-guardman falls foul of fake hitman job advert. 
  • MP revealed to have taxpayer-funded smoking hut on roof of departmental office.
Alex repeats another anecdote...

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Friday, May 05, 2023

LAPodcast 387: Electric Fences, Motion-Sensor Alarms, Cameras, a Floodlight and a Fake Heron

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Stories this week include:

  • Visitor wearing clown mask leaves suspicious substance at testing lab.
  • Naked man driving stolen school bus with dead deer inside leads police on car chase.
  • Late night game of Monopoly ends in Samurai sword fight.
  • Village under siege from otter laying waste to prized fish.
We discuss our very own Banksy...

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Friday, April 28, 2023

LAPodcast 386: Horse Head in Your Bed Level Sh*t

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Stories this week include:

  • Work colleagues marry after Zoom pinning error.
  • London restaurant refuses to be intimidated by rotten fish warning.
  • Subway unveils frankly disgusting limited edition Creme Egg sandwich.
  • Man charged following platypus theft. 
The old podcast jingle is dead and buried...

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Friday, April 14, 2023

LAPodcast 385: The Festival of the Steel Phallus

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Stories this week include:

  • Mum barred from buying 100 cucumbers after raising suspicions.
  • Couple engage in intercourse after discovering sexy bollard.
  • Penis festival distances itself from terrifying unofficial phallic mascot.
  • Norwich resident house incorporating controversial B&B and clandestine Japanese restaurant denied planning permission.
We discuss the perils of sending unsolicited dildos through the post...

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Saturday, April 01, 2023

LAPodcast 384: The Blackface Mountain Sheep Breeders Association

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Stories this week include:

  • Father attempts to rob own son in Glasgow.
  • Man celebrates failed driving test by nearly hitting four pedestrians and performing doughnuts in car park.
  • Manchester student club hires 'dwarf' actor as Leprechaun for St Patrick's Day event.
  • French citizen pens article on the delights of Stroud.
We discuss the mystery of the third Chuckle brother...

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Friday, March 17, 2023

LAPodcast 383: Willy Wonka & the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Fine

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Stories this week include:

  • Henry VIII revealed as new Greggs mascot.
  • Endless amateur rendition of Frozen classic ruins celebratory meal.
  • 'Ghost soldier' filmed sitting on park bench.
  • McDonald's targets grieving relatives after successful crematorium advertising campaign.
Alex has been talking to handymen again...

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