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Because News is Canada's funniest news quiz. Host Gavin Crawford quizzes comedians and celebrities about the headlines. Subscribe to get Members Only bonus episodes every Wednesday.

Because News is Canada's funniest news quiz. Host Gavin Crawford quizzes comedians and celebrities about the headlines. Subscribe to get Members Only bonus episodes every Wednesday.

Location:

Toronto, ON

Description:

Because News is Canada's funniest news quiz. Host Gavin Crawford quizzes comedians and celebrities about the headlines. Subscribe to get Members Only bonus episodes every Wednesday.

Language:

English


Episodes

No Members Only podcast this week

5/26/2020
Not to worry - Gavin will be back with more bonus material next week.

Duration:00:00:46

Best of Because News: Kurt Browning, Anna Maria Tremonti and Steve Patterson

5/22/2020
Gavin quizzes our all-star panellists in the funniest rounds from the past three months.

Duration:00:28:10

Bonus Podcast: What day of the week even is it?

5/19/2020
Tom Howell, Debra DiGiovanni and Aisha Alfa get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford in this bonus round that was cut for time.

Duration:00:06:57

Comedian Debra DiGiovanni takes the news quiz

5/15/2020
Debra DiGiovanni, Tom Howell and Aisha Alfa get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford

Duration:00:28:07

Bonus Podcast: Koalas' secret drinking habits revealed!

5/12/2020
Panellists Candy Palmater, Ivan Decker and Jan Caruana get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford in this round that was cut for time.

Duration:00:06:00

Comedian Candy Palmater takes the news quiz

5/8/2020
Candy Palmater, Ivan Decker and Jan Caruana get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford.

Duration:00:28:07

Bonus Podcast: Be a patriot - eat your fries!

5/5/2020
Aurora Browne, Kris Siddiqi and Ivan Decker get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford in this bonus round that was cut for time.

Duration:00:08:29

Comedian Ivan Decker takes the news quiz

5/1/2020
Aurora Browne, Kris Siddiqi and Ivan Decker get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford.

Duration:00:28:06

Bonus Podcast: Why are some countries crushing Covid?

4/28/2020
Martha Chaves, Miguel Rivas and Ashley Botting get quizzed by Gavin Crawford in this round that was cut for time.

Duration:00:08:39

Comedian Martha Chaves takes the news quiz

4/24/2020
Miguel Rivas, Ashley Botting and Martha Chaves take the news quiz with host Gavin Crawford.

Duration:00:27:57

Gavin and Jan talk cinnamon rolls.

4/22/2020
Jan Caruana started writing last week's quiz round about cinnamon rolls, then she started baking them.

Duration:00:07:54

Comedian Andrew Phung takes the news quiz

4/17/2020
Emma Hunter, Tom Howell and Andrew Phung take the news quiz with host Gavin Crawford.

Duration:00:27:35

Has anyone failed at a haircut yet?

4/15/2020
Host Gavin Crawford answers comments from Because News' Facebook page.

Duration:00:06:23

Best of Because News: Kurt Browning, Mary Walsh and Ivan Decker

4/9/2020
Gavin quizzes our all-star panellists in the funniest rounds from the past three months.

Duration:00:28:01

Would you go to a drive-in movie?

4/8/2020
Host Gavin Crawford quizzes Candy Palmater, Miguel Rivas, and Craig Lauzon in this round that was cut for time.

Duration:00:06:57

Comedian Candy Palmater takes the news quiz

4/3/2020
Miguel Rivas, Craig Lauzon and Candy Palmater take the new quiz with host Gavin Crawford.

Duration:00:28:01

What are sports announcers up to during COVID-19?

4/1/2020
Host Gavin Crawford quizzes Aurora Browne, Kris Siddiqi, and Tom Howell in this round that was cut for time.

Duration:00:05:34

Baroness von Sketch Show star Aurora Browne takes the news quiz

3/27/2020
Tom Howell, Kris Siddiqi and Aurora Browne take the news quiz with host Gavin Crawford.

Duration:00:27:09

Bonus Podcast: Social Distancing with Gavin Crawford

3/18/2020
Gavin Crawford, Ashley Botting and Elizabeth Bowie check in on each other...

Duration:00:09:03

Because News: The "No Audience" edition

3/13/2020
Tom Howell, Alice Moran and Jan Caruana get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford

Duration:00:27:09