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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!

6/30/2020
Because News is on hiatus for the summer. Gavin Crawford and the gang will be back to make fun of the news in September. See you then!

Duration:00:01:00

Comedian Ashley Botting takes the news quiz

6/26/2020
Ashley Botting, Aisha Brown and Miguel Rivas get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford

Duration:00:28:06

Bonus Podcast: Dating and sex in the time of Covid

6/23/2020
Aurora Browne, Kris Siddiqi and Ivan Decker get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford in this round that was cut for time.

Duration:00:09:21

Baroness von Sketch Show's Aurora Browne takes the news quiz

6/19/2020
Aurora Browne, Kris Siddiqi and Ivan Decker get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford

Duration:00:28:07

Bonus Podcast: Gavin reads the listener mail

6/16/2020
Host Gavin Crawford reads and responds to some of the mail you sent us in recent weeks.

Duration:00:06:53

Comedian Andrew Phung takes the news quiz

6/12/2020
Martha Chaves, Andrew Phung and Craig Lauzon get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford.

Duration:00:28:06

Bonus Podcast: What's happening with the NHL?

6/9/2020
Emma Hunter, Miguel Rivas and Andrew Phung get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford in this round that was cut for time.

Duration:00:09:00

Comedian Aisha Brown takes the news quiz

6/5/2020
Panellists Aisha Brown, Tom Howell and Jan Caruana get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford.

Duration:00:28:07

Bonus Podcast: What's going on in space?

6/2/2020
Emma Hunter, Miguel Rivas and Andrew Phung get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford in this round that was cut for time.

Duration:00:07:55

Comedian Emma Hunter takes the news quiz

5/29/2020
Emma Hunter, Miguel Rivas and Andrew Phung get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford.

Duration:00:28:07

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