Dopey: On the Dark Comedy of Drug Addiction
Dopey 305: Hitting ‘em with the Maximum Fire Dopey with Skinny Vinny! Nitrous, Liquid LSD, Heroin, Dealing, Homelessness, Jackass, Recovery

Dopey 305: Hitting ‘em with the Maximum Fire Dopey with Skinny Vinny! Nitrous, Liquid LSD, Heroin, Dealing, Homelessness, Jackass, Recovery

June 12, 2021

This week on Dopey! The flood gates open again with this straight up, crazy town fire episode with Skinny Vinny. We hear Vinny's comprehensive and robust Dopey history as he begins his fantastic drug journey getting high with his mom. His use escalates as does his business acumen and we find Vinny slinging 5 dollar fatties at Phish shows, and soon after going deep into opiates only to bottom out homeless living in a port-o-potty. Vinny eventually finds his sweet sobriety while making the rounds at sober livings in California where he discovers Zach-ass, and his life long dream of making crazy comedy videos and having fun is finally achieved. All that plus Dopey emails on an impossibly Dopey episode of Dopey. 

Dopey 304: The Katz’s Deli Dopey Spectacular, drugs, addiction, dumb shit, heroin, pills, suboxone, recovery

Dopey 304: The Katz’s Deli Dopey Spectacular, drugs, addiction, dumb shit, heroin, pills, suboxone, recovery

June 5, 2021

This week on Dopey! Dopey Podcast is proud to present the Katz’s Deli Dopey Special! The episode you didn’t know you were waiting for. We hear all about Dave’s rise and fall working at the oldest and most famous deli on earth! Featuring Dave’s boss, the prince of pastrami, the king of knishes, the maestro of matzo balls, Jake Dell. Jake tells about his experience taking over as the owner of New York’s famous culinary and mental institution. We also hear from a smattering of Katz’s personalities on the specialness of the deli and the demise of Dave. Plus Dopey voicemails and much more on this almost kosher style podcast. Order up!

Dopey 303: Confessions of an Obsolete Child Actor/DrugAddict; Rivkah Reyes, School of Rock, Sex, Drugs, Rock and Roll, Recovery

Dopey 303: Confessions of an Obsolete Child Actor/DrugAddict; Rivkah Reyes, School of Rock, Sex, Drugs, Rock and Roll, Recovery

June 1, 2021

This week on the Dopey bonus episode! School of Rock Star, and recovering addict and alcoholic, Rivkah Reyes calls into the show! We hear all about the incredible early rise and fall of childhood stardom and how it impacted Rivkah's adulthood. Now firmly in recovery, Rivkah reflects on past forays into sex addiction, alcoholism, and drug addiction - only to have found a spiritual solution in recovery. Rest in Peace Kevin Clark! SSDN & FTFC

Dopey 302: Sober Sex with Louisahhh! Drugs, EDM, BDSM, DMT, FU, Recovery

Dopey 302: Sober Sex with Louisahhh! Drugs, EDM, BDSM, DMT, FU, Recovery

May 29, 2021

 

This week on Dopey! Techno DJ and Sober Sex podcast host, Louisahhh comes on the show to talk all about her addiction, recovery, sex inventory and why she is a total ‘kinky perv’. We hear all about her bottom as a drug addict and a DJ and the role BDSM plays in her life in recovery. PLUS a Dopey voicemail, a doey email, a story from Dave’s Bar Mitzvah and much much more on this brand new pervey episode of Dopey! (Go NY, Go NY - Go!!!!)

Dopey 301: The Dopey Housewife of the OC, Braunwyn Windham-Burke, sexuality, booze, coke, ibogaine, recovery

Dopey 301: The Dopey Housewife of the OC, Braunwyn Windham-Burke, sexuality, booze, coke, ibogaine, recovery

May 22, 2021

This week on Dopey! Real Housewives of the OC star, Braunwyn Windham-Burke gets super brave and honest, telling her truth about the year she came out on National television not only as an alcoholic but also as a lesbian! We hear of her struggles to find sobriety, taking ibogaine, relapsing and much more! PLUS we play a super dank voicemail, read an email from a psychic who connected to Chris and much much more on a brand spanking new new episode of Dopey!

Dopey 300: Patrick Radden Keefe, The Sacklers, OxyContin, Death, Addiction, Recovery, Family

Dopey 300: Patrick Radden Keefe, The Sacklers, OxyContin, Death, Addiction, Recovery, Family

May 15, 2021

This week for the 300th episode of Dopey! Patrick Radden Keefe comes on to talk about his book Empire of Pain which chronicles the rise of The Sackler family and the scourge of OxyContin in America. Also! Linda joins us to celebrate the milestone and to give her inimitable take on drugs, addiction, apologies and other dumb shit. Plus Alan, Voicemails and emails galore on this 300th Special Episode of Dopey.

Dopey 299: The Seriously Dopey Dopey with Wayne Kramer, MC5, heroin, crime, coke, recovery

Dopey 299: The Seriously Dopey Dopey with Wayne Kramer, MC5, heroin, crime, coke, recovery

May 8, 2021

This week on Dopey! Rock and Roll legend, Wayne Kramer comes on the show to kick out the serious Dopey, mother fucker! We hear all about the beginnings of the seminal rock and roll band the MC5 and Wayne's earliest days of taking drugs in the 1960's in Detroit. That's when the shit hit's the fan and Wayne's career gets sidetracked, but that's just the tip of the iceberg. PLUS Alan, emails and more on a brand spanking new episode of the Dopey Show.

Dopey 298: Hit ‘em with the Black Tar Dopey with Alice ‘Malice’ McMunn, Heroin, Sex Work, Prison, Recovery

Dopey 298: Hit ‘em with the Black Tar Dopey with Alice ‘Malice’ McMunn, Heroin, Sex Work, Prison, Recovery

May 1, 2021

This week on Dopey! We're hitting you with the serious black tar Dopey!  Actress, model and erotic and exotic dancer, Alice 'Malice' McMunn calls in and drenches us in debauchery from the streets of the Pacific Northwest to the alleyways of Austin Texas. Alice's addiction took her to the brink, when somehow she found recovery! It is an action packed good time tale of not so good times! PLUS old friend Jeremy calls into the show to celebrate what would've been Todd's 47th birthday. We also talk about internet dating in Covid, play voicemails and much more on a rootin', shootin' hit 'em with the Dopey old school episode of Dopey!

Dopey 297: Jackson Galaxy, My Cat From Hell, Food Addiction, Benzos, Booze, recovery

Dopey 297: Jackson Galaxy, My Cat From Hell, Food Addiction, Benzos, Booze, recovery

April 24, 2021

This week on Dopey! The star of Animal Planet's My Cat From Hell, Jackson Galaxy calls into the show! We learn about his rock and roll, drug addict life and how it lead him to become one of the world's leading cat behaviorists, Animal Planet stars and sober! PLUS! Dave's Dad, Alan sticks around for longer than usual! Also Emails and Reviews on an all new, super special actual waiting for tonight, episode of Dopey!

Dopey 296: Rich Roll Finding Ultra Dopey; Alcohol, Finding Ultra, Vegan, Sobriety

Dopey 296: Rich Roll Finding Ultra Dopey; Alcohol, Finding Ultra, Vegan, Sobriety

April 16, 2021

This week on Dopey! Legendary endurance athlete, podcaster, author and plant powered madman, Rich Roll calls into the show. Rich tells us how his world class swimming career was drowned by alcoholism, and how he epically transformed his life. It is impossible to hear Rich tell his amazing story without feeling a bit horrible about yourself. But never fear! Listen up and we guarantee that you too will be inspired to become physically and spiritually fit on this Iron Man Episode of Dopey!

Dopey 295: This Naked Dopey Mind with Annie Grace, Alcoholism, Family, Sobriety, Movies

Dopey 295: This Naked Dopey Mind with Annie Grace, Alcoholism, Family, Sobriety, Movies

April 10, 2021

This week on Dopey! We are joined by podcaster and This Naked Mind author, Annie Grace. Annie tells us about her journey to sobriety, and the thoughts and theories behind her beloved and controversial book This Naked Mind. PLUS! Dopey Nation hall of famer, and the host of the Movie Cellar Podcast, Dan Allen Sr. comes on to talk about his sobriety, his daughter’s diabetes and how he his podcast is helping in the fundraising to help end Juvenile Diabetes. Plus Dan and Dave nerd out on comic book movies, plus a few dopey emails and a story about Dave’s family! All that and a bit more on this week’s new alcoholic episode of Dopey!

Dopey 294: Bonus Dopey Episode with Misty J, Meth, Crack, Weed, Recovery, Trauma

Dopey 294: Bonus Dopey Episode with Misty J, Meth, Crack, Weed, Recovery, Trauma

April 7, 2021

This week we play one of my favorite Dopey Patreon talks with the super pure hearted Misty J! We hear some truly simultaneously heart wrenching and heart warming stuff from the Dopey Fairy herself on this weeks bonus episode!

Dopey 292: Dog the Bounty Hunter, Prison, Crack, Spirituality, Recovery

Dopey 292: Dog the Bounty Hunter, Prison, Crack, Spirituality, Recovery

April 3, 2021

This week on Dopey! In a crazy series of events - Duane 'Dog The Bounty Hunter' Chapman called into the show! Dog tells us all about his origins running in an outlaw motorcycle club and the beginnings of his famous vocation(bounty hunting). We learn about his drug history and the pleasure he gets from putting addicts and criminals onto the right path. Dog also gets super emotional about the loss of his wife, Beth and coming to terms with finding new love with his current wife, Francie. PLUS emails and voicemails and more on a star studded new episode of your favorite podcast Armchair Expert. (Just kidding it's still Dopey). 

Dopey 291: Bonus Episode with Tim Ryan, Cocaine, Heroin, Prison, Tragedy, Recovery

Dopey 291: Bonus Episode with Tim Ryan, Cocaine, Heroin, Prison, Tragedy, Recovery

March 30, 2021

On this BONUS episode of Dopey! Tim Ryan, author and addict advocate calls into the show and tells us of his epic, debaucherously heart wrenching life around drugs, addiction and recovery. It is one of the hardest stories we've ever heard on Dopey, but ends in a hopeful place.

Dopey 290: Those Dopey Vibes with Mike Dillon, Heroin, Rock and Roll, Methadone, Meth, Recovery

Dopey 290: Those Dopey Vibes with Mike Dillon, Heroin, Rock and Roll, Methadone, Meth, Recovery

March 27, 2021

This week on Dopey! We have a real old school Dopey show with the great Jam Band, Punk/Funk, Junky legend and Vibraphonist, Mike Dillon. We get the goods on a life and music career steeped in raucous and debaucherous addiction and recovery! ALSO! Alan comes home from Florida and a special guest returns to the show! PLUS voicemails, emails, and much much more on a very very special old time episode of that old Dopey show.

Dopey 289: BONUS EPISODE with A.J. Eaton, David Crosby, Addiction, Drugs, Rock and Roll

Dopey 289: BONUS EPISODE with A.J. Eaton, David Crosby, Addiction, Drugs, Rock and Roll

March 24, 2021

BONUS DOPEY from the PATREON ARCHIVE! Documentary Filmmaker A.J. Eaton calls in to talk about his brilliant heart wrenching documentary film 'Remember My Name' all about Rock & Roll and Dopey Legend, David Crosby. We talk all things Cros, and dream about making a potential dopey documentary. PLUS a great running from the law voicemail and a tiny bit more on a new/old BONUS PATREON SPECIAL DOPEY EPISODE!

Dopey 288: Dopey Dumpster Fire with Bridget Phetasy, Heroin, Alcohol, coke, recovery, YouTube

Dopey 288: Dopey Dumpster Fire with Bridget Phetasy, Heroin, Alcohol, coke, recovery, YouTube

March 20, 2021

This week on Dopey! We are joined by writer, comedian, youTuber, podcaster  and all around internet superstar, the vivacious and hilarious, Bridget Phetasy! Bridget lays it all out there, on her rocky road from addiction to recovery! Listen as Bridget finds recovery from heroin at 19, only to go back out to do further research. Sit back relax and listen to the recovering Dumpster Fire that is Bridget Phetasy on Dopey.

Dopey 287: The Alt. Recovery Movement part 2, Dr.Nzinga Harrison and Jessica Kent, Weed, Cannabis recovery, harm reduction, addiction, drugs

Dopey 287: The Alt. Recovery Movement part 2, Dr.Nzinga Harrison and Jessica Kent, Weed, Cannabis recovery, harm reduction, addiction, drugs

March 13, 2021

This week on Dopey! We are taking a deeper dive into things Alt. Recovery! We start out checking in with our old friend Dr. Nzinga Harrison and discuss the ins and outs of harm reduction, and the myths and reality of weed addiction vs. cannabis recovery. Then we are joined by YouTube sensation, and ex con Jessica Kent, in an exclusive conversation where she reveals her medicinal use of cannabis. Throw your preconceptions out the window, and prepare to have your mind blown! On a not sacred chillum smoking, joint toking, bong icing, dab taking, recovery making, super green new episode of Dopey.

Dopey 286: BONUS DOPEY with Larry ‘Ratso’ Sloman, Weed, Speed, High Times,Bob Dylan, Mike Tyson, Howard Stern

Dopey 286: BONUS DOPEY with Larry ‘Ratso’ Sloman, Weed, Speed, High Times,Bob Dylan, Mike Tyson, Howard Stern

March 9, 2021

This week on the Bonus Dopey show! We were lucky enough to have New York City legend and raconteur -  Larry ‘Ratso’ Sloman to actually show up at Dave’s father’s opulent apartment to kibbitz. Ratso talks all about his illustrious rise to prominence starting out writing for Rolling Stone Magazine joining Bob Dylan on the infamous Rolling Thunder tour, and then becoming the editor in chief for National Lampoon, and High Times before reinventing himself as one of the most sought after ghostwriters around. He co-wrote Scar Tissue with Anthony Kiedis, and Private Parts and Miss America with Howard Stern, among others. Sit back and enjoy two old school New Yorkers doing what they do best on this week’s bonus episode Dopey!

Dopey 285: The  Bombastic Dopey with Ryan Leone, Prison, Heroin, Dealing, Hollywood

Dopey 285: The Bombastic Dopey with Ryan Leone, Prison, Heroin, Dealing, Hollywood

March 5, 2021

This week on Dopey! If you missed the full on, hard core Dopey, don't fret, because this week is wall to wall debauchery with author, ex-con, recovering drug addict Ryan Leone. When we say no stone is unturned, believe that! Listen to Ryan's insane addict journey from a boyhood on Adderall, to teen years on weed accelerated to crack, heroin and everything else. And how he stumbled into high stakes drug dealing, and serving some serious time in prison. Ryan now is an accomplished memoirist, novelist and Youtuber with many, many exciting projects in the works! All that and a whole lot more on  an OPUS Sized, action packed, pimped out special deluxe episode of Dopey!

Dopey 284: Bonus Episode with Mike Bocchetti, Alcoholism, Recovery, New York City, Artie Lange

Dopey 284: Bonus Episode with Mike Bocchetti, Alcoholism, Recovery, New York City, Artie Lange

March 3, 2021

 

Bonus Dopey Episode! New York City Comedy legend, Mike Bochetti calls into Dopey! Mike tells us of his younger days as a hard core alcoholic, and what it took to get off the sauce! We also hear a bit about his career with Dopey legend Artie Lange, and some great old school New York City musings. Enjoy the Bonus!

Dopey 283: The Return of Kristen Johnston, Dope, Sex, TV, Meth, Recovery

Dopey 283: The Return of Kristen Johnston, Dope, Sex, TV, Meth, Recovery

February 27, 2021

This week on Dopey! We are fortunate enough to have legendary actress, writer, addict, alcoholic and star of Third Rock from the Sun and Mom call back in to the show. She tells us all about the end of Mom, and the realities of life on life's terms in sobriety. PLUS a special guest who talks about sexual obsession, doing the next right thing and more. Plus voicemails, emails, reviews and some Dominican shit and much much more on a mouth watering brand new episode of Dopey!

Dopey 282: Tony Cavalero, Alcoholism, Recovery, Cocaine, Ozzie Osborne, HBO

Dopey 282: Tony Cavalero, Alcoholism, Recovery, Cocaine, Ozzie Osborne, HBO

February 19, 2021

This week on Dopey! Actor, comedian, alcoholic and addict, the man who played Ozzie Osborne, in Netflix's Motley Crue biopic, The Dirt as well as 'Mr. Keefe Chambers' of The Righteous Gemstones on HBO, the one and only Tony Cavalero! Tony calls in to tell us of his unpredictable yet still very Dopey path to Hollywood and recovery. Plus! Voicemail from New Zealand, and a bit more on this weeks new Hollywood edition of the Dopey Show!

Dopey 281: BONUS EPISODE with Jen Cutting, Prison, Heroin, Coke, Meth, Survival, Recovery

Dopey 281: BONUS EPISODE with Jen Cutting, Prison, Heroin, Coke, Meth, Survival, Recovery

February 17, 2021

This week on Dopey! In an unprecedented Dopey experiment, YouTuber, ex-dope fiend, ex-convict and ex-exotic dancer, Jen Cutting has me on her YouTube show to interview her for Dopey. And Jen doesn’t skimp on the Dopey, from her first line of blow as a dancer in Florida to her first and only child born in a prison in upstate New York. Jen’s story is not to be missed! On a shoplifting, dope shooting, meth dealing, pole dancing, Staten Island leaving BONUS episode of Dopey!

Dopey 280: Slaine, Hip Hop, Ecstacy, Drugs, Recovery, The Things We Can’t Forgive

Dopey 280: Slaine, Hip Hop, Ecstacy, Drugs, Recovery, The Things We Can’t Forgive

February 13, 2021

This week on Dopey! Boston Legend, hip hop artist, Hollywood refugee and solid friend of the show, Slaine makes his return. We talk about his career and his brand new album, The Things We Can't Forgive. Slaine explains how he got out of his addiction, and how his art works for his sobriety. and. He also talks about what a bottom in recovery looks like and how to get out of it in some seriously deep program shit. All that, plus the grand return of Alan and a little bit more on an ecstacy eating, hot dog slinging, Brittney Freeing, Florida road tripping, new style episode of Dopey.

Dopey 279: It’s All Bad with Russian Danny, Heroin, Meth, Recovery, Jail, Rehab

Dopey 279: It’s All Bad with Russian Danny, Heroin, Meth, Recovery, Jail, Rehab

February 6, 2021

This week on Dopey! We are joined by podcasting brethren and sober Dopey story teller, Russian Danny from the It’s All Bad podcast. Danny lays down some serious Dopey shit, running the gamut from stoner fun to homeless debaucherousness. His prolific tale of transformation is one for the Dopey Ages! Plus the G-Folk is back, and much much more including a never before heard song by Dave! On a meth shooting, car stealing, police officer 69ing, driveway shoveling, edible making new episode of Dopey.

Dopey 278: The Old School Punk Rock Dopey with Mike Martt, Aurora and copious amounts of LSD.

Dopey 278: The Old School Punk Rock Dopey with Mike Martt, Aurora and copious amounts of LSD.

January 30, 2021

This week on Dopey! Super friend of the show Mike Martt, the guitarist from Thelonious Monster and Tex and the Horseheads as well as one third of the Don't Die Podcast finally comes on to Dopey! We hear all about growing up in Southern California and coming up in the classic punk scene in the 1980's. Mike tells us of the highs and lows of touring as a drug addict in a punk rock band. Ultimately we learn how the community of sober musicians in LA helped bring Mike into recovery. ALSO! Dave's old friend Aurora is back, talking trauma, her 5 year itch, and reminiscing about LSD and cookies laced with THC. PLUS an international Dopey voicemail and a little bit more! On a chicken stock making, cocaine smoking, needle boot cramming, meeting maker making classic new old school episode of Dopey.

We also talk about our new stickers from Sticker Mule that will be coming out this week! We love Sticker Mule! Their stickers are super high end and they make a ton of other cool stuff! Check them out at www.stickermule.com

Dopey 277: The Five Year Dopey Anniversary Show!

Dopey 277: The Five Year Dopey Anniversary Show!

January 23, 2021

This week on the 5th anniversary of Dopey! The lovely Linda joins us as we turn back the clock to remember the good, bad, and tragic days and shows of the last 5 years. We also hear from Sam and my Dad as they pick some of their favorite moments in Dopey show history.  It has been a pleasure and an honor to make this show for you guys and I am excited about the next 5 years to come! All that and more on a wicked dark beer drinking, acid eating, methadone getting, Cat Marnell Kvetching, Artie Lange stalking, Dopey Podcast listening 5 year Anniversary episode of Dopey.

Dopey 276: Mike Catherwood, radio, coke, heroin, fitness, podcasting, Bonus Episode

Dopey 276: Mike Catherwood, radio, coke, heroin, fitness, podcasting, Bonus Episode

January 19, 2021

Dopey Bonus Episode on Patreon!!! Mike Catherwood joins us at long last. We hear all about his struggles with alcohol and drugs, and some of the crazy scenarios he got into. We also hear how he got clean and how he got into the broadcasting business. Plus Dave reflects on a heroin filled winter’s night from years ago. Plus What happened to the Dopey Fitness Challenge! Also Super dope, Amber Renee tells a crazy orgy ecstacy story. All that and a tiny bit more on this week’s Bonus episode of the Dopey Show!

 
 
 
 
 
 
Dopey 275: A Rehab Reunion with Bobby Altman, Meth, Crack, addiction, relapse and recovery

Dopey 275: A Rehab Reunion with Bobby Altman, Meth, Crack, addiction, relapse and recovery

January 15, 2021

This week on Dopey! Dave is joined by old friend, comrade in recovery, and celebrated Director of Photography, Bobby Altman. Dave and Bobby reminisce on their time together in recovery mecca, Delray Beach Florida. We hear the pressures that Bobby faced growing up the son of legendary filmmaker, Robert Altman, and how that fueled his addiction and recovery. Bobby also shares his experiences around relapse, and codependency in an all around nice rehab style reunion. We also discuss halfway house pornography, hear a killer voicemail, and check in on the wild world of Dopey Reddit! All that and a little bit more on a low flying, crack smoking, house master blowing, Nashville shooting, 4th step continuing homespun new episode of Dopey.

Dopey 274: The Legend of Dave’s old Sponsor, DJ DB, Heroin, Jungle, Punk Rock

Dopey 274: The Legend of Dave’s old Sponsor, DJ DB, Heroin, Jungle, Punk Rock

January 8, 2021

This week on Dopey! Dave’s old sponsor and pioneer of drum and bass music, DJ DB calls in and tells his own epic Dopey story. From sniffing glue and punk rock to heroin addiction and recovery. We then hear his incredible story of reinventing himself in sobriety as a legendary DJ, author, sticker curator, NYC scenester and art aficionado.  On a break beat mixing, capital insurrecting, 30 dose taking, Nico heroin selling, Dave sponsoring, brand new episode of Dopey.

Dopey 273: Bob Forrest and the New Year’s Day Dopey! Heroin, Coke, Recovery

Dopey 273: Bob Forrest and the New Year’s Day Dopey! Heroin, Coke, Recovery

January 2, 2021

This week on a very special New Year’s Day episode of Dopey! We welcome Dopey super friend Bob Forrest back to the show! He talks about the current covid situation, and the radical revolution that is sobriety. He also tells a crazy story about when he was homeless in New York for about two weeks. We also hear a profound voicemail, a great tune from Dopey Mailman Damon, and Dave talks about his own struggles working a program, and suffers a bit of euphoric recall in the process.Happy Fucking New Years Dopey Nation!

Dopey 272: Christmastime in Kensington, heroin, recovery, fentanyl, Christmas

Dopey 272: Christmastime in Kensington, heroin, recovery, fentanyl, Christmas

December 25, 2020

This week on a very special Christmas episode of Dopey. We celebrate Christmas in Kensington with the great Tina M. We hear what a disaster Kensington in Philadelphia really is and what it’s like to get sober there. We also hear all about what Tina is doing to help out. It will bring a tear to your addict eyes. Plus we hear great Dopey emails and voicemails and much much more on a seriously making the yule tide gay episode of Dopey. https://vurbl.com/station/5nUffvW5m5U/

Dopey 271: Mourning Colleen MC, Colin ‘Scummy’ Morrison, 5 million downloads, heroin, cocaine, recovery

Dopey 271: Mourning Colleen MC, Colin ‘Scummy’ Morrison, 5 million downloads, heroin, cocaine, recovery

December 19, 2020

This week on Dopey! We celebrate the 5 millionth download, we mourn the loss of Dopey Nation legend, Colleen MC and we hear from freestyle motocross champ Colin ‘Scummy’ Morrison. Scummy really puts his tattooed neck and his heart on the line, showing how important courage and honesty are when getting sober. Plus we hear all about his gnarly dust off run. Alan chimes in at the end on what Dopey means to him, the Knicks amazing preseason performance and his own nebishy foibles. All that and even more on a heroin smoking, customer service call taking, train jumping, cocaine shooting, bugged out 5 millionth download getting episode of Dopey.

Dopey 270: Dopey Con 2, Marc Maron, Bam Margera, Nzinga Harrison,  Bob Forrest, Mike Majlak & more!

Dopey 270: Dopey Con 2, Marc Maron, Bam Margera, Nzinga Harrison, Bob Forrest, Mike Majlak & more!

December 12, 2020

The first ever virtual convention and You Tube extravaganza for alcoholics and drug addicts. It's like the Grammy Awards for Junkies, only without any awards or the Thanksgiving Day Parade for crackheads without any floats! Featuring Marc Maron, Bam Margera, Lili Taylor, Nick Flynn Brandon Novak, Scout Willis, Anders Osborne, Mike Martt, DJ Fat Tony, Bob Forrest, Alexis Haines, Andy Roy, Robert Iler, Colichee, Dr. Drew, Jessica Kent, and a cast of Dopey Nation Dopes from all over the world! Dedicated to the memory of all the addicts and alcoholics we lost too soon. Stay Strong Dopey Nation and Fucking Toodles for Chris!

Dopey 269: The Return of Brandon Novak, Recovery, Dreamseller, Heroin, Addiction, Bam Margera

Dopey 269: The Return of Brandon Novak, Recovery, Dreamseller, Heroin, Addiction, Bam Margera

December 5, 2020

This week on Dopey! Dopey mainstay, professional skateboarder, TV star and author, Brandon Novak comes back to the show for arguably his best appearance yet. We hear the entire backstory for his classic addiction memoir, Dreamseller and where the name came from. We also learn that you don’t have to be in recovery to write an addiction memoir. His story goes from the streets, to a life of professional skateboarding to the glamour of TV and down the shoot back out to the streets. Brandon leaves no gnarly stone unturned, but ultimately it is his recovery which is the most impressive part of his crazy story. All that and much much more on a coke snorting, street hustling, never ending 4th step doing, chopped liver getting, recovery house opening new episode of Dopey! CHECK OUT ALL THINGS BRANDON NOVAK AT  https://brandonnovak.com/ 

Dopey 268: Patty Schemel, Hole, Heroin, Crack, Recovery, Kurt & Courtney, street hustling

Dopey 268: Patty Schemel, Hole, Heroin, Crack, Recovery, Kurt & Courtney, street hustling

November 28, 2020

This week on Dopey! Hard hitting drummer of Hole, author, and one of the Dopeyest women ever to come on our show, the great Patty Schemel! Listen to Patty’s incredible rise to glory with Hole and hear her cataclysmic fall into some of the worst addiction stories we’ve ever heard on Dopey. In the end Patty makes an incredible comeback and saves her life by finding happiness in her recovery, it is a truly remarkable story. PLUS killer Dopey voicemail’s with research chemicals, killer Dopey emails with crack dealing and much much more. On a hard hitting, swiss cheese shooting, arctic drug smuggling, feline prozac taking new episode of Dopey!

Dopey 267: BONUS EPISODE - Steve Gorman, Black Crowes, Addiction, Rock and Roll, Heroin, Codependency

Dopey 267: BONUS EPISODE - Steve Gorman, Black Crowes, Addiction, Rock and Roll, Heroin, Codependency

November 25, 2020

Dopey Bonus Episode! We had the great pleasure of talking to one of the founding members of one of America's premier bands, Steve Gorman. We learn all about the evolution, success and disintegration of the Black Crowe's and the role drugs and addiction played in their trajectory.  Steve also talks codependency and lets his own Dopey fly a bit in a super fun conversation. Plus we have a crazy Dopey voicemail and much much more on the first ever bonus episode of Dopey!

Dopey 266: SLAINE, Ecstacy, Ben Affleck, la Coka Nostra, Cocaine, Alcoholism, Recovery

Dopey 266: SLAINE, Ecstacy, Ben Affleck, la Coka Nostra, Cocaine, Alcoholism, Recovery

November 20, 2020

This week on Dopey! We are joined by Bostonian hip-hop legend and Hollywood actor extraordinaire, Slaine. Slaine brings the Dopey, as he takes us through his addict timeline from his terrible PCP smoking teens to his alcoholic and coke head bottom. Slaine found himself in a state of desperate oblivion after finding huge success with Ben Affleck and touring the world in legendary hip hop group, La Coka Nostra. He then gets super honest about his recovery and how he reclaimed his life in the early years of fatherhood.  PLUS a sobering and bananas voicemail straight out of Kensington, a bad review and much more on this love addicted, acid eating, bath salts snorting, Ben Affleck movie acting in, all that and more on the number one rated alternative health podcast in El Salvador also known as Dopey. 

Dopey 265: Ivan Neville, New Orleans, funk, crack, booze, recovery, rock and roll

Dopey 265: Ivan Neville, New Orleans, funk, crack, booze, recovery, rock and roll

November 13, 2020

This week on Dopey! Rock and roll royalty, and legend of New Orleans, Ivan Neville calls into the Show! Dave and Ivan reflect on the magic of the keyboards role in funk and soul music. Then Ivan gets brutally honest on a charmed career that detours onto the dark end of the street. We hear all about his downward trajectory into full on crack addiction and the noble hustle that is required to keep it going. Then Ivan breaks down how he got clean and how he transformed his life. PLUS a super funny Dopey Voice Mail and much, much more on a bad check writing, Keith Richards scolding, crack rock smoking, hammond b-3 playing super funkified new episode of the Dopey Show.

Dopey 264: The Dopey Dominatrix with Melissa Febos, BDSM, heroin, speedballs, recovery

Dopey 264: The Dopey Dominatrix with Melissa Febos, BDSM, heroin, speedballs, recovery

November 7, 2020

This week on a doozey of a Dopey! Dave is joined by critically acclaimed author, professor, and ex dominatrix, Melissa Febos. We learn all about Melissa's final using days as a heroin and speedball addict as well as a professional mistress working the dungeons of New York City. Melissa shares her multifaceted journey from administering pain and pleasure to kicking dope and finally finding recovery.  PLUS dopey emails, a secret guest, and the RETURN of Alan! On a face slapping, speedball shooting, trump facing, brown showering new episode of Dopey!

Dopey 263: That Classic Dopey Shit with CK, Heroin, Cocaine, Recovery, Freedom

Dopey 263: That Classic Dopey Shit with CK, Heroin, Cocaine, Recovery, Freedom

October 30, 2020

This week on Dopey! Friend of Chris, Dopey Nation member, Great Barrington Native, Dope fiend, coke shooter and recovering alcoholic/addict CK calls in to tell his monstrous drug history and his fight to get back to sanity and sobriety. CK brought the dopey and ended it telling a story of shooting coke whilst on acid whilst camping, a dopey gem! Plus his sincere recovery and his work helping other addicts.  PLUS a voicemail update from the latest Dopey 'toodles for Chris' scholarship recipient, Dave's disgusting needles, Dave's trouble driving and much more. On a paper towel chewing, tooth chipping, alias giving, nitrous wanting, Halloween hating new episode of Dopey!

Dopey 262: Dopey Drez, Lane Filler, Garden Variety Drunks, Meth, Coke, Heroin, Recovery

Dopey 262: Dopey Drez, Lane Filler, Garden Variety Drunks, Meth, Coke, Heroin, Recovery

October 24, 2020

This week on Dopey! After months away, Amy 'Dopey Drez' Dresner is back on the show along with New York Newsday columnist Lane Filler. Hear about the resentment that kept Amy away from the show and Dave's apology that brought her back! PLUS we get to hear from writer, alcoholic and drug addict in recovery, Lane Filler. Lane gets very honest about his alcoholic mind and how he found his way to recovery! We also have some new Dopey segments with Amy, Dopey emails and much much more on an acid tripping, neck hitting, garden variety drunk being, pussy smelling, newspaper writing new episode of Dopey!

Dopey 261: Jake ‘The Snake’ Roberts, coke, relapse, recovery, sex addiction

Dopey 261: Jake ‘The Snake’ Roberts, coke, relapse, recovery, sex addiction

October 17, 2020

This week on Dopey! We have a legendary figure from the world of professional wrestling, none other than the great Jake 'The Snake' Roberts. Jake gets raw when telling his epic story of his traumatic upbringing, his early success and ultimately his over-the-top excessive lifestyle.  In his story we learn how his addiction took him to the bottom and how his recovery is giving him a new shot at happiness. 

PLUS lots of dumb shit! On an appliance buying, toilet licking, body slamming, pants peeing, brand new spanking episode of Dopey!  

Dopey 260: Lesley Arfin and the Dopey Ecstacy, Heroin, Vice, Cocaine, Recovery

Dopey 260: Lesley Arfin and the Dopey Ecstacy, Heroin, Vice, Cocaine, Recovery

October 10, 2020

This week on Dopey! Prolific artist, writer and producer, Lesley Arfin calls in to tell her sordid Dopey tale. Lesley takes us back to her first using days on Long Island as a young teen in the hardcore scene, mixing ecstacy, crystal meth and ketamine.  She put a match to gasoline fell into the junky scene and made her spot at  Vice magazine.  She then got clean, enjoyed some Ween and now she writes for the small screen. 

*She also got married and has a kid.

Plus a crazy Dopey email! On a coke selling, dust off huffing, scooter riding, Girls writing, good timing, wind chiming and description rhyming new episode of Dopey!

Dopey 259: Hazzie and the Belly Dancing Drunk Dopey, Booze, Muslim, Parenting, Pills, Coke, Meth Relapse

Dopey 259: Hazzie and the Belly Dancing Drunk Dopey, Booze, Muslim, Parenting, Pills, Coke, Meth Relapse

October 3, 2020

This week on Dopey! Dave and a special guest get an alarming text from Dopey Super fan Matt W.C who is contemplating cashing in his 3 years clean and relapsing on meth. Then we hear from Dopey Super Woman Hazzie, a first generation New Yorker and  first responder. Hasnie lays down her Dopey truth and her spiritual path through Islam to recovery. All that PLUS emails, music and much much more on a belly dancing, 12 step romancing, carnival pants shitting, heroin quitting, side splitting new episode of Dopey.

Dopey 258: DJ Fat Tony spins some serious Dopey, coke, meth, heroin, Madonna, Prince, Cookie Monster

Dopey 258: DJ Fat Tony spins some serious Dopey, coke, meth, heroin, Madonna, Prince, Cookie Monster

September 26, 2020

This week on Dopey! Straight from the West End of London, legendary Disc Jockey, taste maker and super hardcore drug addict, DJ Fat Tony calls in and drops the ridiculous Dopey! We hear all about his first line of coke with Freddie Mercury and his meteoric rise on the London club scene. He tells us of his evolution as a drug addict DJ, spinning records for some of the biggest legends in music history, staying as high as possible, before plummeting into catastrophic cocaine and meth psychosis. It is a doozy! All that plus bad reviews, good voicemails and much much more, on a cookie baking, money taking, teeth yanking, glory hole wanking, opium booting, never shooting new episode of your favorite podcast My Favorite Murder, just kidding it's Dopey.

Dopey 257: Tank Sinatra, Recovery, Booze, Cocaine, pills, Heroin, Sober, Reggae, Instagram

Dopey 257: Tank Sinatra, Recovery, Booze, Cocaine, pills, Heroin, Sober, Reggae, Instagram

September 19, 2020

This week on Dopey! Legendary meme creator and Strong Island native, Tank Sinatra, joins Dave in his cricket ridden, luxurious 2 car garage/ new recording studio for it's inaugural interview. We hear Tank's journey from hard core alcoholic and drug addict to successful recovery social media mogul. Alan also returns to the show to help make sense of the new Dopey Patreon phenomenon that started this week! All that plus much, much more. On a social media addicted, cookie copping, meme making, head faking,  Good So Bad Jaking new episode of Dopey! 

Dopey 256: The Wicked Fiah Summah Wrap Up with Linda & the Godfather of G-Folk! Alcoholism, Cocaine, Opiates, Recovery, Overdose, Relapse

Dopey 256: The Wicked Fiah Summah Wrap Up with Linda & the Godfather of G-Folk! Alcoholism, Cocaine, Opiates, Recovery, Overdose, Relapse

September 12, 2020

This week on Dopey! Dave and Company celebrate the end of the wicked fiah summah and reminisce on some dumb shit from the past. Dave retells the classic sober car stealing story, and we learn about the trials and tribulations Dave and Linda face with their new cat. PLUS crazy voicemails from the West Coast and the Land Down Under! AND we finally put all the Cat Marnell bullshit to bed. All that and more on a dumb shit heavy, super beef laden, summer lovin',  speedball shootin', blanket pissing, episode of Dopey!

Dopey 255: That Gnarly Dopey with Todd ‘Z-Man’ Zalkins, Sublime, Opiates, Fentanyl, Cocaine, Recovery

Dopey 255: That Gnarly Dopey with Todd ‘Z-Man’ Zalkins, Sublime, Opiates, Fentanyl, Cocaine, Recovery

September 5, 2020

This week on Dopey! Long time Long Beach Punker and Sublime confidant, Todd Zalkins joins us to drop some seriously gnarly Dopey. Todd shares some intimate stories from coming up and touring with Sublime and other Long Beach Punk bands. We hear all about his cataclysmic drop off into opiate and cocaine oblivion. Including his propensity for fentanyl lollypops. We also get to hear of his heroic long way back to recovery and sanity. PLUS Dave finds his once lost spirituality!  The glorious return of Alan! Dave covers Sublime's Garden Grove, a wicked Fiah email and Dave defends himself from an annoying voicemail from New Zealand. All that and more on a beak packing, norco eating, mashed potatoe fucking, skanking, moshing, whiskey drinking, fentanyl licking and eventually biting epic episode of Dopey! 

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