Dopey: On the Dark Comedy of Drug Addiction

Dopey: On the Dark Comedy of Drug Addiction

Stupid Funny Addiction Stories | Recorded around New York |

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June 25, 2022 172 min

This week on Dopey! Carolyn 'Mountain Girl' Garcia tells her story! From ibogaine in Palo Alto, to LSD with Ken Kesey and the Merry Pranksters. Going on the road and starting a family with Jerry Garcia and the Grateful Dead. Ultimately enduring a marriage with a total heroin and cocaine addict as husband and father of her children. This is a very, very special Dopey indeed! Plus emails, and a bit more on an extra long, extr...

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This week on Dopey. This week commemorates 4 years without Todd, and Jeremy was in town to contribute to the remembrance. Then world class skater Andy Roy returns! He updates us on his recovery and still hits us with the Dopey! Then our Strung Out author and unlicensed advice columnist Erin Khar is back to answer some questions and chill and finally Dave's Dad Alan calls in to read some of the latest reviews. All that plus Dope...

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This week on Dopey! Brandon Novak is back in person for the first time and he lays down the dopey! Chronicling insane stories from his incredible memoir, The Streets of Baltimore. There is too much in this episode to ruin it in the description. Let's just say Brandon goes to hell and back and now he is out in the world helping addicts to recover. PLUS emails, voicemails and the time Novak snorted coke off of Bam Margera's d...

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This week on Dopey! We are joined by 'Fancy Like' Country Super Star Walker Hayes! Walker talks all about working the graveyard shift at Costco, becoming a singer/songwriter and hitting rock bottom with alcohol. Then things get beyond tragic, in early recovery Walker mourns the death of his newborn daughter. Then he finds strength in his faith and becomes a country superstar with his viral internet hit 'Fancy Like'....

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This week on Dopey! The return of Fentanyl Jay,Jed from Church and Other Drugs and my Dad, Alan! This is a crazy breakneck, old school dopey episode chocked full of drugs, addiction, Church, demons and tons of dumb shit! PLUS my Dad meets Fentanyl Jay! Old School emails and a bit more on this weeks brand spanking new episode of that old Dopey show!

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This week on Dopey!  The return of indie rocker, Ryley Walker - in person! We hear about getting drugs in Europe, getting sober in NYC, PCP, Ketamine and the nature of drug addiction in general. Then 'toodles for Chris' scholarship recipient and overall Dopey OG -Josh Clark returns to the show to talk all about administering drugs for her end of life care. PLUS voicemails, emails and much much more on a brand new episode of...

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This week on Dopey! We are joined by Artist, Activist and Lower East Side Archivist Clayton Patterson. We hear all about the not so good old days of the crime side on the Lower East Side and what it was like in the legendary days of grit in New York City in the 1980's. PLUS we are joined by Strung Out author Erin Khar and discuss the new wave of relapses in the Dopey Nation. PLUS sex addiction, crack and much much more on a str...

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This week on Dopey! Wall to Wall Dopey as Jay returns to cohost and go over more of his debaucherous past and his present in recovery. Then we have the honor of welcoming DopeyCon veteran,Joelle the comic genius behind the Instagram account 'Namaste at Home Dad'. Joelle brings the Dopey as well telling the story of how her grandfather participated in her opiate addiction! Plus much much more on an all new crazy town new epi...

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This week on Dopey! Tom MacDonald goes super deep on his journey through severe mental illness, alcoholism, and drug addiction all the way to YouTube super stardom and the very top of the Billboard charts. PLUS the story about his Eminem produced track and the truth on his racist allegations and political leanings! PLUS it's Todd's birthday and much more on a powder keg of a new episode of that old Dopey Show!

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This week on Dopey! World class heroin addict in recovery and drummer from NOFX Eric 'Smelly' Sandin calls into the show! Hear a lifetime of debauchery from a very young age and how recovery might've inadvertantly propelled NOFX into being the most important independent punk rock band in the last 20 years! World Class Dopey right here! Punk rock, vomiting, pharma farts, getting sobriety right the first time, and having ...

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This week on Dopey!

We are joined by Seth Ferranti, an American journalist, writer, LSD kingpin ex convict and big time film maker! 

In this harrowing Dopey episode we hear the mind blowing story of Seth Ferranti and his journey from self admitted army brat to LSD kingpin. Discover how and why he made the nefarious list of being one of the countries 15 Most Wanted Fugitives, and what happened to this felon turned phenom film maker....

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This week on Dopey! We are joined once again by Dopey legend Mackenzie Phillips! The multi talented movie, TV and music legend shares about the challenges in taking opiates as prescribed in long term recovery and recalls some super fun old school dopey stories of the old days with Eddie Van Halen and Valerie Bertinelli. PLUS Strung Out author, unlicensed advice columnist and elite ex-equestrian returns to talk drugs, addiction and ...

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This week on Dopey! We are joined by Baywatch star and Dopey legend, Jeremy Jackson! Jeremy delivers the super high intensity Dopey starting at childhood, through his meteoric rise to super stardom as Hobie Buchanon on the worldwide number one television show Baywatch! We hear how he went from TV stardom to drug addict, and then how he broke even badder to becoming a meth cook in Southern California. Jeremy gives the super honest s...

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This week on Dopey! We are joined by multi media superstar, Peter Rosenberg! He's the cohost of the Hot 97 Morning Show,  cohost of ESPN in the afternoon with Michael Kay, a WWE commentator and cohost of legendary hip hop podcast Juan Ep! Peter tells us of his rise in radio and his unusual road to recovery! Plus! A special old guest comes on and tells us of his relapse! PLUS voicemails and more on a brand spanking new episode o...

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This week on Dopey! We are joined by the frontman of Great White, Jack Russell! We hear all about Jack's drug history in one of the 1980's great hard rock bands! We learn about weird drugs he did as a kid and his forays into addiction and recovery. We also hear about the tragic fire at The Station Night Club in Rhode Island. PLUS my dad joins us to make a huge Dopey announcement! AND we hear from OG Dope and Toodles for Chr...

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This Week on Dopey! We are joined by author, activist and recovering opiate addict, Ryan Hampton! Ryan brings the serious in person Dopey at my dad's kitchen table and takes us through his serious history of debauchery and recovery. Working at the White House for Bill Clinton's administration to homelessness on skid row, Ryan tells it all! Plus we learn all about his new book about the Sackler case, and the future of Mobili...

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This week on Dopey! We are joined by legendary journalist, storyteller, former LA Times reporter, and author - Sam Quinones. Sam comes on to tell us all about the current climate of struggle around the fentanyl epidemic and it's impact on America.

Sam initially made a huge impact on the addiction/recovery community with his award winning book; Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic. His most recent book is calle...

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This week on Dopey! We are super excited to have three stellar guests on the show! First and foremost we have the award winning and smash hit singer/songwriter - Colin Hay! Colin is best known for his work as the front man and singer/songwriter behind the 1980's Australian phenomenon Men at Work. Colin candidly shares his story of fame, fortune and excess and tells us what he had to do in order to get sober. He also tells the c...

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This week on Dopey! In a doozey of an episode, we are joined by my friend Jay who tells his ridiculously epic Dopey journey.  Jay grew up in bucolic Sayville, Long Island and fell into the classic addict abyss of alcohol, drugs, violence and crime. It all culminated in a crazy lucrative business selling weed, coke, pills, heroin and eventually fentanyl.  From there it went as downhill as it could go, to treatments in Florida where ...

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This week on Dopey! Dopey dream guest, Nikki Sixx calls in to talk about his incredible origin before the debauchery of sex, drugs and rock and roll with Mötley Crüe. He shares a bit about his upbringing, his brief time dealing chocolate mescaline and a ton of rock and roll stories. PLUS Howie, Dopey emails and a whole lot more on a legendary new episode of Dopey!

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