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Tornadoes damage homes to the tune of about $400 million each year. They also kill, on average, about 70 people in that same time frame. So why on Earth do people purposefully chase these dangerous storms? This week we talk to professional storm chaser Zach Sharpe about chasing storms, the tools of the trade and his most epic chase stories.
The newspaper, once a juggernaut in the news world, is ready for its second act. This week we talk to Orlando Sentinel columnist Scott Maxwell about what it's like to work for a major daily newspaper, how people react to his stories and the secrets from the newsroom floor.
In the glory days of the Internet, shock websites were everywhere. Believe it or not, I worked closely with more of these homes on the dark side of the Internet than I'd like to admit. On this Small Talk episode of The News Junkie: Interviews we chat with Hayden Hewitt, co-founder of Live Leak about the future of shocking content, censorship and the Internet.
Each day nearly one million people pick up the phone and dial 911. But what is it like to be on the other side of that call? What information do they know about you? What does the office look like? Dispatch Dan has worked as a 911 dispatcher for over a decade. He's saved lives, helped deliver babies and heard it all. This week we find out what it's like to be a 911 dispatcher.
Ron Thomson has killed 5,000 elephants, 800 buffalo, 60 lions, 40 leopards and countless more wild animals not to collect their hides and horns but to save their species. Trophy hunting is a wildly controversial topic and the conversation has been dominated by animal rights advocates. But, could it possibly be true that we have it all wrong? Does big game trophy hunting actually save animals?
Is competitive eating a sport? Competitive eating has winners and losers, cheaters and liar and even groupies. People from all over the world come to events like the annual Hot Dog Eating Contest in Coney Island, New York. This week we talk with competitive eater Michael Jenkins to get the secrets behind a phenomenon that excites some and grosses others out.