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FNU: The Fake News Update
A lampooning of all things public radio, FNU: The Fake News Update is your daily 5 minute dose of fake headlines, fake forecasts, and fake adventures that will leave you saying "Huhhh?!" Fake News Update is a Spoke Media original.
Comedy
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September 19, 2019: BEST OF FNYou
Thank you all for listening every morning Monday through Thursday.
13 min
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September 18, 2019: BEST OF Guests
Today we're remembering the guest of the bests. Best of the nest. Less of the... oh just forget about it.
10 min
3
September 17, 2019: BEST OF Segments
Gee, we sure have had a lot of great segments over the past 96 episodes. Hey, remember when Perennial was way into scatting? Whatever happened to that bit?
8 min
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September 16, 2019: BEST OF Sponsors
After saving the world, our heroes are packin' up the ole FNStudio before they take a well deserved break. I wonder what memories we'll uncover...cover...cover...cover...
6 min
5
September 12, 2019: The Justice Puma
Will Anahita and Perennial save the world? If I was a bettin' description writer, I'd say probably not.
8 min
6
September 11, 2019: Only Got ~5 Minutes to Save...
Who’s that hot guy galloping toward us on that hot horse?
5 min
7
September 10, 2019: Shakur 2, Too Sex Two Demon[s]
He's too sexy for his ring, and he's our only hope.
4 min
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September 9, 2019: Mineshafted II
This episode is brought to you in part by the 20/20 terror of Moroth: harbinger of doom and new overlord of Earth.
5 min
9
September 5, 2019: More-oth the Same
We're starting to think these Moroths might be the same Moroth...
3 min
10
September 4, 2019: Bye, Millennial
Something about Annual's new agent just don't sit right with the Crime Puma.
6 min
11
September 3, 2019: FNU: The Fetal Nuance Union
Anahita absorbed her twin. And in so doing... she found a sister.
5 min
12
September 2, 2019: Anahita AteHerTwin
It's bring your sibling to work week! The holiest week of the year! But where's Anahita's sibling to bring to work?
4 min
13
August 29, 2019: Last TENGO in Paris
Sometimes learning to love is learning to let go.
7 min
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August 28, 2019: It Takes Two to TENGO
Anahita's in love! Isn't it fabulous?
6 min
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August 27, 2019: Love in Binary
Anahita's got that glow. And TENGO's got that power of basic speech?
4 min
16
August 26, 2019: TamaGETSme
Sometimes you don't need to look any farther than your boy-anchor's Tamagotchi.
6 min
17
August 22, 2019: Fake News X-TREEM'R'EST Teen U...
Can Perennial and Anahita put aside their differences at these Nickelodeon's Kid's Choice Awards?
7 min
18
August 21, 2019: Fake News X-TREEMEST Teen Update
Remember, kids. Don't be a lush, stay away from the gush.
5 min
19
August 20, 2019: Fake News X-TREEM'R Teen Update
Looks like Anahita is finally ready to step into the slimelight!
6 min
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August 19, 2019: Fake News X-TREEM Teen Update
The Fake News Update is back from hiatus with a shiny new coat of slime colored paint. Now let's reach those TEENS!
5 min
21
August 15, 2019: Fake News Babies
Please enjoy this rebroadcast of KLMNOP spinoff, Fake News Babies.
5 min
22
August 14, 2019: Automobile Confessions
Please enjoy this rebroadcast of KLMNOP favorite, Automobile Confessions.
7 min
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August 13, 2019: The Fake News Family Hour
Please enjoy this rebroadcast of an earlier episode of FNU: The Fake News Update.
5 min
24
August 12, 2019: The Improbable News Programme
Please enjoy this rebroadcast of FNU sister show, The Improbable News Programme.
5 min
25
August 8, 2019: Spencer’s Gift
Brother Hank gets a taste of his own taste in the FNHot-Seat!
7 min
26
August 7, 2019: It’s Hard to Have Faith
A moment of clarity in these tumultuous times.
6 min
27
August 6, 2019: EnLAUGHtenment
All hail Moroth, god of clowns and lover of cool checks!
7 min
28
August 5, 2019: Brother Hank's Endtime Circus
brotherhanksendtimecircus.angelfire.com
5 min
29
August 1, 2019: I'mawinner Ardashir [Justice]
She did it. She really, really did it.
4 min
30
July 31, 2019: Crocodile Dundee IV: Crocodile D...
FNU's got the EXCLUSIVE Croco-scoop.
7 min
31
July 30, 2019: That’s Swayze, Baby!
"Please stop emailing me, Perennial." – Jimmy Wales, inventor of Wikipedia
5 min
32
July 29, 2019: Bravian Flu
Today, we got the return of a fan-favorite segment AND another sloshy visit to the poetry nook!
5 min
33
July 25, 2019: Kelly Wasn’t Murdered.
Hey you guys. Listen. We did our best. Some things were said. I think we all made some mistakes here. Let's just forget this week ever happened.
5 min
34
July 24, 2019: Never Mind, He Didn’t
We want to formally apologize for yesterday's accusation.
4 min
35
July 23, 2019: Perennial Murdered Kelly
Anahita figured it out. Of course she did. She's so talented... and pretty! Perennial, you'll rot in jail.
6 min
36
July 22, 2019: Who Murdered Kelly?
No one can find Kelly. She must have been murdered. This is a podcast, after all.
4 min
37
July 18, 2019: Anahita HeartofGold
Bald is beautiful, baby! Well... sometimes.
4 min
38
July 17, 2019: Anahita Ardimbruglia
This episode of FNU is on location from the HOSPITAL!
4 min
39
July 16, 2019: Anahita ScissorHands
Anahita gave herself bangs, and they look REALLY great. Right guys?
3 min
40
July 15, 2019: Anahita ArdaShorn
Heets is drowning in self-doubt.
5 min
41
July 11, 2019: How Perennial Got His Groove Back
He did it! Our boy anchor actually did it!
4 min
42
July 10, 2019: Like Angela Bassett
Is there hope for our boy anchor? Probably not.
3 min
43
July 9, 2019: Pillsbury Dough Bombs
The Pillsbury Dough Boy is a harbinger of death!
3 min
44
July 8, 2019: You’re Simply the Esch
Perennial reads an excerpt from his memoir!
6 min
45
July 4, 2019: KLMNOP Cat Fight!
The claws are out, people.
3 min
46
July 3, 2019: Feline News Update
Perennial and Anahita join the itty bitty kitty committee.
3 min
47
July 2, 2019: Ruth Bader Ginscat
Anahita has a son!
5 min
48
July 1, 2019: Maxi Pads, Maxi FUN!
Perennial wants to put the "men" back in "menstrual pads"!
4 min
49
June 27, 2019: Wait, Wait - DO Tell Me!
Come on, man! COME ON!
5 min
50
June 26, 2019: Kiss Kiss Bang Bangles
Anahita's Takes have never been hotter. And LOUDER!
3 min
51
June 25, 2019: More like BANna Barbera
FNU does a Scooby Don't.
4 min
52
June 24, 2019: Hollywood Vide-NO!
Eschner Assesses running into a real snag.
4 min
53
June 20, 2019: Thanks, Lindsay Lohan!
She really came through for us.
4 min
54
June 19, 2019: Mutual Respect and Umberstanding
It's what the world needs now!
3 min
55
June 18, 2019: Lindsay Lohan, Return Our Calls!
We need you, Linds!
4 min
56
June 17, 2019: FFNU: Freaky Friday News Update
Winds of change are a'blowin'!
4 min
57
June 13, 2019: Oopsie! ft. Khristine Hvam
Shit gets real in this FN Spotlight. You can find more Khristine at @hvamaudio and on her website at hvamaudio.com.
7 min
58
June 12, 2019: Cooba GREAT-ing Junior
Perennial gets on his sponge horse.
3 min
59
June 11, 2019: Perennial’s Nemesis, Guy Fieri
More like "Lie Fieri"!
4 min
60
June 10, 2019: Anahita Sweats Through Her Dicky
The title says it all, man.
4 min
61
June 6, 2019: Award Winning Annual
Perennial gets heckin' mad!
4 min
62
June 5, 2019: Yo!: No!: Yoko Ono
Where there's a Broad Will, there's a Broadway!
4 min
63
June 4, 2019: Imogen Heap’s Music Mittens
Imogen, we miss you.
4 min
64
June 3, 2019: Less Miserables!
Perennial comes down hard on the 1987 Tony's.
4 min
65
May 30, 2019: Sexorcism
I need an old priest and a young priest.
4 min
66
May 29, 2019: Shakur, the Sex Demon
If you can't love your sex demon, how the hell you gonna love somebody else?
4 min
67
May 28, 2019: Mine Precious
P-Dawg gettin' straight up Gollum in this hizzy.
4 min
68
May 27, 2019: Mineshafted
Perennial gets some fresh new jewels!
4 min
69
May 23, 2019: A Taste of Gogh ft. Matt Young
This interview is FLAVORFUL! Anahita Ardashir sniffs out the elusive Dr. Dirk Elmo! And perhaps sniffs out another Easter Egg, friend!
7 min
70
May 22, 2019: Hoboken Gravy Train
A return to the scat box! And a return to...Easter Eggs?! Wow, man! Talk about your hashtag-above-and-beyond!
5 min
71
May 21, 2019: Puppy Cam
Another new news segment!? And another after-the-flick Easter Egg feature? It's like these cats are all about bonus content or something!
4 min
72
May 20, 2019: Well I’ll be Laura Dern’d
Anahita, get your head in the game. And if that game includes Easter Eggs, FINE! Just stick around and look for 'em or something. I don't know your life, Heets.
4 min
73
May 16, 2019: FN MINESHAFT?!
A startling discovery rattles the FNU studio.
3 min
74
May 15, 2019: Sintendo
A bit of 8-bit controversy about controversial bits.
3 min
75
May 14, 2019: Perennial’s Sexy Car Soap
The Real World: Fake News Update.
4 min
76
May 13, 2019: Cold Drinks!
Wendy's, we're awaiting your reply.
4 min
77
May 9, 2019: The Moulin News ft. Yedoye Travis
Some Moulin Rouge nonsense but then some Yedoye Travis YESsense!
8 min
78
May 8, 2019: Dumb and Dahmer
Perennial's crush is PROBLEMATIC.
2 min
79
May 7, 2019: Anahita’s Dicky!
New segment here, folks!
4 min
80
May 6, 2019: Hot CoCo
Hot takes on hot movies and a deer poem?!
4 min
81
May 2, 2019: Not Ready for a Tony
How do you know he even wants a Tony? Maybe he wants a Maria!
3 min
82
May 1, 2019: Eschners Assessing
Did they do it?!
5 min
83
April 30, 2019: Fraternal Regrets
Can these fellas just get along?!
3 min
84
April 29, 2019: Beep Bop, The Shoelace Man
That Drapey Shawls sure can write!
5 min
85
April 25, 2019: That’s Gravy, Baby!
A paraplegic sports cat has an a-meow-zing interview!
5 min
86
April 24, 2019: The Golden Boys
Who's the Blanche and who's the Sophia?
4 min
87
April 23, 2019: Jennifer Faniston
Letters can break hearts too.
4 min
88
April 22, 2019: Annual Eschner, Bro-Anchor
Perennial's brother guest-hosts. Big dramz.
6 min
89
April 18, 2019: Tax Season ft. Barrett Wilbert ...
Prop comedy AND charitable donations?!? Jan is the gift that keeps on giving!
7 min
90
April 17, 2019: Great British Snake Off
Kelly?! KELLY!?!?
5 min
91
April 16, 2019: Smack and Cheesus
Perennial learns an important lesson.
3 min
92
April 15, 2019: Makin' Whoopi!
Favorite place to make Whoopi? How 'bout the FNU studio!
5 min
93
April 11, 2019: Creamed Corn
An exciting preview of Automobile Confessions!
4 min
94
April 10, 2019: Crocodile DunDON’T!
That's not a knife. THAT's a knife.
4 min
95
April 9, 2019: Anahita’s New Bangs
The studio is abuzz!
5 min
96
April 8, 2019: Beef you can EAT!
New poetry from Breshin Prince!
5 min
97
April 4, 2019: Remixology ft. Adal Rifai
Anahita interviews acclaimed remixologist Clint Julep and unlocks a sense memory of her past/DEATH?!?
5 min
98
April 3, 2019: Mrs. Doubtfire’s Basement Labora...
No flubbing on this week's Eschner Assesses!
3 min
99
April 2, 2019: A-Meryl-ca, the Beautiful
Perennial disappoints his fans and the world?!
5 min
100
April 1, 2019: Time for a Clambake
4 min