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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 24, 2022

Stories this week include:

  • Jesus contemplates second coming to correct failed Georgia gubernatorial race candidate on several historical inaccuracies.
  • President Biden ratifies right to engage grizzly bears in hand-to-hand combat.
  • Man who spent life savings on becoming dog put up for adoption by wife.
  • Sergeant Major...

Jun 10, 2022

Stories this week include:

  • Rishi Sunak unable to raise benefits payments as DWP typewriter runs out of ink.
  • Kettering crematorium withdraws wedding venue option after service mix-up.
  • Failed sniffer dog finally earns his keep.
  • Irish barista hospitalised by brewing storm.

We announce the latest addition to the LA...

May 27, 2022

Stories this week include:

  • Batsh*t crazy woman marries cat. 
  • One Show faces criticism after running lighthearted feature on nuclear apocalypse. 
  • British public capitalises on opportunity to defaecate in areas of outstanding natural beauty again.
  • Alan Cumming offers reward for locating chimpanzee co-star. 


May 13, 2022

Stories this week include:

  • Bus passengers fine with four-year-old buying slushie at 3am.
  • 'Beloved' swan beheaded and dumped in sea.
  • Missing cat found on Scottish oil rig.
  • Guests admit that vomiting induced by marijuana-laced food was highlight of wedding.

Shannon Matthews: The Musical, anyone...?

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Apr 29, 2022

Stories this week include:

  • German man first to receive ninety-second Covid-19 vaccine booster.
  • Cheating boyfriend concocts story about ghost texting girlfriend after accidentally messaging the wrong woman.
  • Woman who eats Percy Pigs in the nude retires aged 30.
  • Owner of world's largest potato suddenly finds discovery...