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Local Anaesthetic Podcast (LAPodcast)

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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Jun 30, 2020

Stories this week include:

  • Evil possum saved from eternal damnation.
  • eBay employees provide extraordinary level of service to middle-aged couple.
  • Personal trainer bravely speaks out after contracting the deadly herpes simplex virus.
  • Unconfirmed reports of Cookie Monster's return to rehab continue.

We try to keep...

Jun 12, 2020

Stories this week include:

  • Romantic gesture descends into dirty protest.
  • Another nude sunbather mistaken for corpse in Essex.
  • Man attempts to use penis to charge phone.
  • Drawing titled 'What Farmhand Daryl Saw' fetches record price at auction.

Alex addresses the Slavery Abolition Act 1833...


Jun 3, 2020

Stories this week include:

  • Planet of the Apes remake takes an unexpected turn.
  • Obvious hoax revealed to be obvious hoax.
  • Luxurious family pet sparks police hunt in affluent North London suburb.
  • Well-known ferret about town reunited with owner.

A long lost 'friend' makes an appearance...