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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January 22, 2022 115 min

This week on Dopey! We are joined by the brilliant mind behind the Brutal Recovery Instagram account, Scotland's own - Loz! Join us as we hear Loz's epic journey - starting out on the sheep farm in rural Scotland, taking a long, rough detour through eating disorders and an elite music career winding up rock bottom singing Opera at Yale grad school!  Loz currently resides in London where she teaches music, makes an epic new ...

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This week on Dopey! We are honored to be graced by the return of a legend of the big and little screen, the one and only, the outrageously fun, funny and fabulous Andy Dick! Andy gets brutally honest on his troubles with recovery, his recent troubles with the law, his upcoming engagement and so much more! Then we are joined by Dopey OG - Butchie, and get his take on Andy, addiction and recovery.  PLUS a wicked fiah voicemail and mo...

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This week on Dopey! After many years of trying we are joined by addiction expert, best selling author, physician, and renowned lecturer, Dr. Gabor Mate. Dr. Mate calls in and drops some of his theories about addiction as well ADD and trauma. Plus Linda is back and we read Dopey emails, catch up on the Marc Maron episode and more! On this brand new episode of Dopey!

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This week on Dopey! It is with a heavy heart that we wish a nice Bona Fortuna to Dopey Producer, Sam! Sam drops the bombshell that he is taking an extended hiatus from the Dopey Show starting...now!

We recount some of Sam's Dopey history, and what working on Dopey has meant to him personally and to his recovery. We play some of Sam's Grestest Hits and cry our eye's out on a super emotional Dopey Show! 

PLUS Linda has ...

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This week on Dopey! It’s Christmastime once again and we have scoured the globe to bring you the Dopiest Christmas Show ever! Featuring old friends: Erin Khar, Skinny Vinny, and Jessica Kent and introducing our newest member of the Dopey Family - Ray the Clammer straight out of Eastern Long Island! Expect tons of debauchery, drug dealing, blow job machines, heroin withdrawal, homemade laudenum and so much more!!! So settle in, roas...

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This week on Dopey! The Hills are alive - With the sound of Dopey! (if you sing it, it sounds better). This week Dave travels to Los Angeles and records with old and dear friend Aurora! They reminisce about past relapses, recovery and Aurora's dad. Then we are joined by MTV's The Hills and Laguna Beach's Jason Wahler. Jason lets it all fly on his journey to stardom, addiction and alcoholism. Jason shares his recovery st...

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This week on Dopey! After near felonious persistence, Film and Television icon and drug addict extraordinaire Mackenzie Phillips calls into the show! We get a potent dose of honesty as McKenzie takes us on a wild tour of her storied past. The daughter of The Mommas and the Papa's architect and legendary junky, John Phillips, Mackenzie has seen it, done it, smoked it and shot it all. Appearing in the classic 70's film, Ameri...

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This week on Dopey! Author, co founder of Oro Recovery, husband of Alexis Haines, longtime super supporter of the show and recovering addict and alcoholic, Evan Haines finally calls in. Evan talks about his new book that he cowrote with Bob Forrest called Can America Recover? Which ponders that very question. We hear all about the origins of Oro, Evan's traumatic and sometime tragic childhood, and his eventual triumph in his re...

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This week on Dopey! It's Thanksgiving and we are thrilled to share the holiday with some old friends.  A special guest returns and talks about his recent trip to Mexico, the Beatles special and a bunch of other dumb shit. Then Amy Dresner returns to talk about her recent Propyfol experience, shaving her asshole and more! Plus my dad pops in and some emails and messages of gratitude on a super not corny but still super grateful ...

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This week on Dopey! At long last, we are joined by the prolific documentary film maker and brilliant memoirist, Erin Lee Carr. She walks us through her life as a child of two serious addicts and her experience as a fantastic alcoholic in her own right. We talk about her father, renowned author and NY Times journalist, David Carr and the hard lessons he taught Erin. We discuss her new smash Netflix Documentary Britney vs. Spears, an...

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This week on Dopey! We are joined by founding Coheed and Cambria bass player, Michael Todd who courageously shares his epic Dopey journey from upstate New York and back again. Touring the world, culminating in opiate addiction and a crime that would forever change his life. Michael brings the Dopey, the humility and the honesty on a super raw foray down the road of drugs, addiction and of course a little bit of dumb shit! Also, unl...

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This week on a homegrown episode of Dopey! Mr. Whitey Tighties himself, the king of the mighty Mississippi, Jeremy Turner checks in. Jeremy shares the ups and downs of his time before and during the pandemic in Louisiana. He raw dogs the truth on relapse and his path back to recovery. JT then drops a top 5 Dopey Jail Story, PLUS Dave reads a classic email, fucks up at work, almost catches up with Artie Lange and bashes The Many Sha...

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This week week on Dopey! We are joined by Stanley Cup winner, National Hockey League bad boy, author, and recovering drug addict and alcoholic, Theo Fleury.  Theo is the first ever pro Hockey player to come on Dopey. He talks about the difficult balance of being an elite addict/athlete. Theo also shares up about living with extreme trauma, surviving rape at the hands of a coach in his teen years. It is a very important listen. 

 

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This week on Dopey! We are joined by the soulful singer-songwriter, Langhorne Slim! He lays down his story of finding music, while his addiction and alcoholism found him. Listen to some of Langhorne's greatest highs and lows, on the road and all over the world. This interview would have taken place at the Park City Song Summit, but we’re doing it here, now, Wow! Plus Linda gets stung by a bee, Dopey email and much much more on ...

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This week on a very special episode of Dopey! Dave is joined by Hollywood funnyman Jay Mohr! We have a super raw and honest conversation around addiction, spirituality and recovery. Jay comes clean about his history around alcoholism and addiction and gives a Dopey exclusive around his recent experience in detox. PLUS the return to the Dopey poetry corner and much more on a star studded new episode of Dopey.

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This week on Dopey! We are joined by psychologist, neuroscientist and author, Dr. Carl Hart. Dr. Hart comes on the show to explain his findings in the provocative new book Drug Use for Grown Ups. We discuss Dr. Hart's thoughts and experiences around recreational drug use and some of his theories around addiction and recovery. PLUS Erin Khar is back for another exciting titillating installment of Ask Erin where we answer some ha...

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This week on Dopey! We are joined by Bay Area punk rock legend Sam 'Sammytown' McBride. Sammytown takes us on a deep dark journey into high octane punk rock, drug dealing, drug addiction and ultimately to homicide. After shooting speed for the first time at a very young age Sammytown had a lucrative hustle selling hundreds of thousands of doses, and becoming a heroin addict all the while touring the world with Fang, a North...

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This week on Dopey! We are joined by pop royalty! AJ McClean of the Backstreet Boys calls into the show to tell his own story of debauchery turned recovery!  We learn of access to excess and much more in his triumphant journey! PLUS the return of my dad! And he has a really cool new idea! ALSO! ERIN KHAR returns as promise to kick the Dopey around, answer some fucked up questions and give some helpful advice! All this week on an al...

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This week on Dopey! We are joined by writer, advice columnist, blogger Erin Khar! Erin drops the major league Dopey on how she started shooting heroin at age 13 and lived a secret life of addiction and danger! We had a ton of fun on this traumatic travelogue of life in and out of addiction! Plus Erin read some hard core Dopey emails and much much more on a brand new crazy dopey episode of Dopey!

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This week on Dopey! Hear the crazy Dopey with the speed balling, psychedelic folk rocker, Ryley Walker!  Ryley shares his journey from getting kicked out of his Illinois Church Youth band to opening for Robert Plant in Europe.  He also gets super honest about his lowest lows to reaching out for help, to the realization that the best of his art has happened in recovery. Tune in for a rollicking good-time, super slack keyed Dopey Fol...

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