Dopey: On the Dark Comedy of Drug Addiction
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! 

Dopey 254: Smiling Joe and the Old School Dopey, Heroin, Coke, Speedballs, Methadone, Recovery

Dopey 254: Smiling Joe and the Old School Dopey, Heroin, Coke, Speedballs, Methadone, Recovery

August 29, 2020

This week on Dopey! Dave shares about his 5 year itch, and comes clean about his struggles in recovery. Meanwhile, Strong Island legend, Smiling Joe swings in with the serious fire Dopey that spans decades of debauchery. We hear all about the robberies, the speedballs, methadone and much much more. Plus an email where a dope fiend gets paid for a dead dog that wasn't his own. We hear fire reviews, learn more about Dave's fascination with Nyquil and a great 80's TV parody song. On a glue sniffing, panties droppin, petty thieving, brand spanking new yet old episode of the Dopey Show.   

Dopey 253: Rock & Roll Relapse with Matt Pinfield, Booze, Coke, Relapse and Recovery

Dopey 253: Rock & Roll Relapse with Matt Pinfield, Booze, Coke, Relapse and Recovery

August 22, 2020

This week on Dopey, legendary musicologist and friend of the show, Matt Pinfield returns!  We hear all about his near death experience, and Covid related relapse plus his return to recovery with a little help from his friends. PLUS we are joined by a special G-Folk legend, hear some serious Dopey emails and Linda and Norah even pop by! All that and much much more on a relapsing and yet still somewhat relaxing episode of Dopey! 

Dopey 252: Dopey in the Family: Family Vacation! 5 years clean & sober, Chris’s Birthday, Heroin, Weed, Relationships

Dopey 252: Dopey in the Family: Family Vacation! 5 years clean & sober, Chris’s Birthday, Heroin, Weed, Relationships

August 14, 2020

This week on Dopey! The family goes upstate for their summer vacation on the same week that Dave gets 5 years clean and Chris would've turned 36! Linda joins Dave for the vacation special as they share details of their misadventures on the road.  They also look back at the transformative moment in their relationship and Dave's sobriety, when 5 years earlier they went on a much different kind of trip. Also we get a super cool voicemail, a crazy deep and timely email and Alan pitches in at the last second with a not so stellar review. All that and much much more on a countrified, opulent, excessive cheap cookie eating episode of Dopey!  

Dopey 251: Growing Up Soprano with Robert Iler, Xanax, Percocet, Ecstasy, Molly and Jim

Dopey 251: Growing Up Soprano with Robert Iler, Xanax, Percocet, Ecstasy, Molly and Jim

August 7, 2020

This week on Dopey! Robert Iler, the man who played A.J. Soprano calls in and lays down some serious Dopey!   Hear all about how he got the job on arguably the best television show of all time, when his addiction kicked in and that time he took 30 hits of Molly at Madison Square Garden! PLUS the return of Jim! A crazy meth email, some bad reviews and much much more. On an ecstasy rolling, Xanax eating, AJ Soprano acting, poker playing, green drink drinking episode of Dopey!

Dopey 250: Colicchie and Drug Addiction, Heroin, Coke, Relapse, Recovery, Redemption

Dopey 250: Colicchie and Drug Addiction, Heroin, Coke, Relapse, Recovery, Redemption

August 1, 2020

This week on the 250th episode of Dopey! The Wicked Fiah Summah continues with Colicchie, the YouTube king of addiction hip hop. He lays down his unbelievable story of debauchery, recovery, relapse and repeat in a full on Dopey tutorial! We hear about his highs and lows and how he discovered his gift for rhyming at his very bottom. PLUS old friends, psychedelic dentistry, a cracked out email from a listener celebrating 22 years and much much more on a rarified, dopified, crackified, bonafide hell of a ride episode of Dopey! 

Dopey 249: Dopey Day aka ChrisMiss in July with Chris’s family and Linda

Dopey 249: Dopey Day aka ChrisMiss in July with Chris’s family and Linda

July 25, 2020

This week on Dopey! It's Dopey Day aka ChisMiss in July! In a very special Dopey in the Family episode, Dave travels to South Hampton to visit Chris's family. We learn of their heartache around the tragic loss of their son and brother, Chris who died two years ago today (on July 24th).  PLUS Dave and Linda reminisce on the greatness that was Chris and the first 142 episodes of Dopey. On a tear jerking, free fallin', Baby Back Rib eating tribute to our dearly departed friend, Chris on Dopey.

Dopey 248: Cookin’ Up Some MORE Dopey with Meatball Shop Creator, Michael Chernow, Dope, Coke, Booze, Fitness, Recovery

Dopey 248: Cookin’ Up Some MORE Dopey with Meatball Shop Creator, Michael Chernow, Dope, Coke, Booze, Fitness, Recovery

July 18, 2020

This week on Dopey! Famed New York City Restauranteur Michael Chernow joins us as he tells his epic Dopey Story. From leaving his family home at 15 to dealing ecstacy in High School to cocaine and heroin addiction on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. Only to come out clean on the other side slinging legendary Meatballs and launching a prestigious NYC seafood empire in Seamores. PLUS the return of Aurora, more on the Othello, fitness, spirituality and other dumb shit. On a mouth watering, toe tapping, ab crunching new episode of Dopey.

Dopey 247: Cooking up some Dopey with Top Chef’s Gregory Gourdet, cocaine, psychedelics, gardening, alcohol, recovery

Dopey 247: Cooking up some Dopey with Top Chef’s Gregory Gourdet, cocaine, psychedelics, gardening, alcohol, recovery

July 11, 2020

This week on Dopey! It's old home week on Dopey as we are joined by a special friend of the show. Then Top Chef's Gregory Gourdet calls in and tells us of his life in and out of the kitchen, on and off of drugs. We hear about his love affair with cocaine, booze, psychedelics and the rave scene and learn how he found a sober second act to his life. We hear about the harrowing end to this last season of Top Chef All Star's in Italy.  Plus amazing emails, voicemails, special guests and the triumphant return of Alan! All that and a bag of chips on a special farm to table episode of the dopey show!

Dopey 246: Mike Majlak and the Super Crazy Bananas Dopey. Heroin, dealing, crack, recovery, Logan Paul

Dopey 246: Mike Majlak and the Super Crazy Bananas Dopey. Heroin, dealing, crack, recovery, Logan Paul

July 4, 2020

This week on Dopey! YouTube sensation Mike Majlak calls into the show to unleash the Dopey like no one has done in a while. Hear insane stories of Mike dealing Oxy-80's in suburban Connecticut before shit got truly off the wall, and he became a major heroin and cocaine dealer out of a bunker in Bridgeport. Mike shares trials and tribulations of getting on and eventually off of methadone, and his end of the road addiction to smoking crack cocaine. Just when you thought he would be counted out,  Mike rose like a phoenix from the ashes to internet superstardom alongside YouTube phenom Logan Paul on Impaulsive and eventually in his own right on The Night Shift, and in his crazy fire memoir, The Fifth Vital. It is a truly wild ride, and a serious 'hit 'em with the dopey' episode of Dopey. Enjoy!

Dopey 245: Blow and the Origins of Smuggling Coke with George Jung, Cocaine, Addiction, LSD

Dopey 245: Blow and the Origins of Smuggling Coke with George Jung, Cocaine, Addiction, LSD

June 27, 2020

This week on Dopey! Legendary narcotics smuggler and the inspiration for the movie Blow, George Jung finally calls in to Dopey! We hear all about his storied life as a cocaine pirate of the seventies and eighties running product for Pablo Escobar. Hear George's who's who of cultural icons and drug takers he got to know during his infamous career. Also a super special guest, and Alan returns bringing the Dopey! All that plus voicemails, emails and reviews from the Dopey Nation as the WICKED FIAH SUMMAH marches on with this super dee duper ridiculously special special special episode of Dopey! 

Dopey 244: Johann Hari on Addiction and Connection, Rat Park, Coke, Heroin, Portugal

Dopey 244: Johann Hari on Addiction and Connection, Rat Park, Coke, Heroin, Portugal

June 20, 2020

This week on Dopey: Johann Hari calls in and lays it down on the truth about addiction, depression and the unlimited resilience of the human spirit. He takes us through the findings of the famous Rat Park experiment, and guides us through the drug decriminalization in Portugal. We also hear all about the crucial role of purpose in an addicts recovery, and of course how connection is the opposite of addiction. PLUS Dopey legendary story teller Mick drops a fire voicemail, and Alan finishes it all up with a classic review read from his opulent lake house with Kayak launch ramp. All that plus pets, disgusting habits and more on this weeks stunningly smarter edition of Dopey. 

Dopey 243: Wicked Fiah Summah! w/ Jennifer Gimenez and Jeremy, Coke, Heroin, Booze, Recovery

Dopey 243: Wicked Fiah Summah! w/ Jennifer Gimenez and Jeremy, Coke, Heroin, Booze, Recovery

June 13, 2020

This week on Dopey! We reflect on a historic day in Dopey history which is 100 episodes without Chris and 2 years to the day of Todd's tragic overdose and death. We are joined by actress, model and amazing example of recovery and debauchery, Jennifer Gimenez. She brings another level of Dopey to our little show. We hear all about her humble Argentinian beginnings, her rise to fame in Hollywood and how addiction almost destroyed her, before she found recovery. Now with 14 plus years she is doing great things for addicts. Also we are joined by Dave's old friend Jeremy and we hear a reenactment of a horrible script they wrote high in 1999. All that, plus a killer Dopey voicemail, a beautiful email and a letter that accuses Dave of animal cruelty. It's the beginning of a wicked fiah summah that should prove to be a skaw-cha! 

Dopey 242: Power to the People with Dr. Nzinga Harrison and Bob Forrest, Heroin, Fentanyl, Race, Relapse, Riots, Covid, Recovery

Dopey 242: Power to the People with Dr. Nzinga Harrison and Bob Forrest, Heroin, Fentanyl, Race, Relapse, Riots, Covid, Recovery

June 6, 2020

This week on Dopey! Dave talks with Dr. Nzinga Harrison and Dopey great Bob Forrest to help make sense of this unprecedented, nonsensical time. PLUS we hear a crazy road tripping, stimulant taking story featuring Anthony from the Chili Peppers AND we celebrate the 45th anniversary of Dock Ellis's legendary psychedelic no hitter on LSD. Also Alan makes an appearance, complains as usual and reads a review. Dave shmaltzes it up for his birthday and much much much more on a brand new hitchhiking, cocaine injecting, protesting in the streets episode of Dopey!

Dopey 241: The Super Smart Dopey with Jim and Dr. Nzinga Harrison, withdrawal, heroin draught, riots, death, Suboxone

Dopey 241: The Super Smart Dopey with Jim and Dr. Nzinga Harrison, withdrawal, heroin draught, riots, death, Suboxone

May 30, 2020

This week on Dopey! In a totally different kind of Dopey we are joined by super cool and very smart psychiatrist, Dr. Nzinga Harrison to learn more about drugs and addiction and a little less about dumb shit. Although she does eventually reveal her favorite ice cream flavor. We learn all about the science behind cravings, withdrawal, addiction and even treatment. Then super old friend of the show Jim calls in and he and Dave talk compulsions, crickets and read some crazy fire emails. We learn of the Covid related heroin drought and much much more on a radically progressive and straight up different kind of Dopey. 

Dopey 240: Hit ‘em with the Dopey with Jessica Kent; Heroin, Meth, Prison, Guns

Dopey 240: Hit ‘em with the Dopey with Jessica Kent; Heroin, Meth, Prison, Guns

May 23, 2020

This week on Dopey! Youtube and podcast sensation, ex-convict Jessica Kent calls in and hits us with the super hardcore dopey. We learn all about Jessica's sordid past; dealing heroin, going on the lamb and eventually getting busted selling meth in Arkansas. Just when it couldn't get crazier, Jessica discovers that she is a few weeks pregnant when she got to prison. She regales us with tales of prison life including some gnarly fights over 50 cent pizza sauce packets. Plus we hear from Alan on the run in upstate New York to criticize Dave, and read some reviews. Also! a special bonus song from Bob Forrest and Mike Mart.  All that and a little bit more a super duper, dopey ass, wicked fire episode of dopey.

Dopey 239: More is More with Michael Alago and friends, crack, LSD, Little Richard, Dildo Stashbox, Metallica

Dopey 239: More is More with Michael Alago and friends, crack, LSD, Little Richard, Dildo Stashbox, Metallica

May 16, 2020

This week on Dopey is the gift that keeps on giving! With the man who signed Metallica, Michael Alago! Michael talks of his wild club days around New York City and some of the biggest names in music. Plus his crippling crack and alcohol addiction.  Dave's college roommate 'Simon' calls in to talk about the good old days of smoking the kind, dealing doses and college suspension. Plus a tribute to Little Richard, and even Sam makes an appearance at the end to play a stupid game. All that and more on a depraved yet surprisingly diverse, and simultaneously dildo stashing new episode of Dopey!

Dopey 238: Sex, Lies and Dopey. Holly Randall, Alcoholism, Recovery, Dick Pics, Methadone

Dopey 238: Sex, Lies and Dopey. Holly Randall, Alcoholism, Recovery, Dick Pics, Methadone

May 9, 2020

This week on Dopey! Dave is joined by Erotic Superstar film maker Holly Randall. They kick it around old school on the adult film industry, alcoholism, relapse and of course recovery. We also hear from an old friend whoo eats pubic hair and is known to sometimes lick urine off of the toilet. Plus a super fucking dopey email, a surprise family visit and Alan predicts the 4 millionth download. All that plus much, much more on an orgasmic, OH-MY-GOD, it's so good episode of Dopey.

Dopey 237: Danny Boy O’Connor, Amy Dresner, relapse, recovery, covid, meth,

Dopey 237: Danny Boy O’Connor, Amy Dresner, relapse, recovery, covid, meth,

May 2, 2020

This week on Dopey! Long time friend of the show and Dopey's first celebrity guest ever, Danny Boy O'Connor of The House of Pain returns to celebrate 15 years in recovery! We hear all about his sordid tale from the depths of depravity and back to a happy, joyous and free life. Plus Dopey Dres aka Amy Dresner comes back to Dopey to tell us all about her experience around the Covid age, recovery and another mini monologue about her vagina. All of that plus Alan, emails, reviews and more on a brand spanking, and extremely special new episode of Dopey. 

Dopey 236: The Todd Shot Part 2

Dopey 236: The Todd Shot Part 2

April 25, 2020

This week on Dopey! Dave and Linda remember their old friend Todd on what would have been his 46th birthday. They talk about the good, the bad and the extremely dopey. Also Todd's sister, Aly calls in with bittersweet memories of her brother. Plus we play a clip from Todd's first time on the show with Chris. All that and more on a tear jerking, Todd fest that is this week's Dopey!

Dopey 235: Scout Willis & the Vape Pen full of DMT, love, drugs and recovery

Dopey 235: Scout Willis & the Vape Pen full of DMT, love, drugs and recovery

April 18, 2020

This week on Dopey! We are joined by the vivacious, bright and funny Scout Willis. Scout brings the unbelievable Dopey in the form of a New York City arrest and a vape pen full of DMT but she also brings a serious truth about the nature of healing and recovery. We also get some ridiculously fire emails, voicemails and international check ins from the Dopey Nation. Also Alan, and much much much more, on a seductively special episode of Dopey.

Dopey 234: The Low Bottom Cookie featuring Josh Eppard from Coheed and Cambria and my friend, Aurora

Dopey 234: The Low Bottom Cookie featuring Josh Eppard from Coheed and Cambria and my friend, Aurora

April 11, 2020

This week on Dopey! Aurora joins us as we continue on how we cope in the age of Covid-19. Then special guest Josh Eppard from Coheed and Cambria and Weerd Science lets it rip on his long time heroin addiction to a better life on Suboxone. Plus we check in on Alan in New York City, we read a crazy dopey email, and much much more on a low bottom cookie buying, covid-19 having super duper episode of Dopey.

Dopey 233: Dave and Linda have the Corona Virus, Dr. Drew, Andy Roy, Dopey Nation

Dopey 233: Dave and Linda have the Corona Virus, Dr. Drew, Andy Roy, Dopey Nation

April 4, 2020

This week on Dopey!!!! The beautiful and vivacious Linda returns to the show to announce that her and Dave have tested positive for the Coronavirus. Dr. Drew calls in to give his take on the global pandemic. Andy Roy finally checks back in on his relapse, and his return to recovery! Brandon from SRO Prints launches the new Dopey Store! Plus members of the Dopey Nation, voicemails, emails, Alan and reviews. Plus much much more on a new, new, new, special, special, special episode of Dopey!!!

Dopey 232: Chef Andrew Zimmern, the Coronavirus saga continues, Heroin, Coke, Alcohol, Recovery

Dopey 232: Chef Andrew Zimmern, the Coronavirus saga continues, Heroin, Coke, Alcohol, Recovery

March 28, 2020

This week on Dopey! Junky, alcoholic, culinary superstar, and all around nice guy in recovery, Chef Andrew Zimmern calls in and lays the Dopey on us. We hear all about his rise and fall and triumphant rise again as he scratched and clawed his way back to the top of the food chain. Chef Andrew also talked about the impact of Covid-19 on the plight of the over 7 million restaurant workers in America. We also get to hear some truly Dopey tales from hard living in New York City.   Then we hear from a certain pubic hair gobbling/toilet rim licking friend of the show, my dad (who's never licked a toilet) and much, much more! Including emails, voicemails and reviews!!!! On a super special covid-19 recovering laden episode of Dopey! 

Dopey 231: The Corona Virus Special

Dopey 231: The Corona Virus Special

March 21, 2020

This week on Dopey! It's the Coronavirus special aka the Covid-19 extravaganza! Join me and Linda as we take a psychedelic, opiatic journey into the newest pandemic sweeping the globe! We check in from Bob Forest in California, The Secret Drug Addict in London, My dad and Ray in Manhattan plus members of the Dopey Nation all over the globe! We get voicemails, emails and more on this rough and tumble socially distant super special episode. Plus a special musical number!

Dopey 230: Dopey in the Family, My ‘mother-in-law’ Susan, Nitrus, Corona Virus, lies, pregnancy, relapse, recovery, heroin, weed

Dopey 230: Dopey in the Family, My ‘mother-in-law’ Susan, Nitrus, Corona Virus, lies, pregnancy, relapse, recovery, heroin, weed

March 14, 2020

This week on a very, very special episode of Dopey! I am joined by Linda's mother Susan to learn what it's like when your daughter winds up getting knocked up by a heroin addict. We recap the hell I put her and her family through, and other fun stuff. Also we get a super Dopey email and voicemail! All that and more on a very intimate and al-anonic episode of Dopey. 

Dopey 229: That Old Time Dopey Show, Alan, Harold, Joe, Bath Salts, DMT, Copping Dope, Corona Virus, Crack, Toast, Howard Stern

Dopey 229: That Old Time Dopey Show, Alan, Harold, Joe, Bath Salts, DMT, Copping Dope, Corona Virus, Crack, Toast, Howard Stern

March 7, 2020

This week on Dopey! Dave and company go super old school, we hear everything on drugs, addiction and dumb shit. From copping, to abuse to crashing to recovery. Hear about Dave's broken tooth, Alan on the Corona Virus. Harold celebrating 1 year! Joe Schrank on Chris Taylor and the power of compassion. Plus emails, voice mails, and much much more including Dave's Dominican friend Toasts debut on the show. Also finally hear Dave's appearance on the Howard Stern show from 1999, and a new Dopey verse! Plus much, much, much more on a brand spanking new uber dopey episode of dopey. Putting the drugs, addiction and dumb shit back into the best podcast about drugs, addiction and dumb shit! Don't miss it!!!!! 

Dopey 228: Dopey Two Times, Dan Peres, Alexis Haines, Pills, Heroin, Sober, Trauma

Dopey 228: Dopey Two Times, Dan Peres, Alexis Haines, Pills, Heroin, Sober, Trauma

February 29, 2020

This week on Dopey! Former Details magazine editor-in-chief, and pill popper extraordinaire and, Dan Peres comes to my dad's apartment to bring the Dopey! We hear all about his new addiction memoir, As Needed For Pain, and his struggles with pills, career and copping heroin on skid row. Also joining us in my dad's kitchen is long time Dopey friend, Alexis Haines. Who regales us with tales of depravity, drug policy and living with trauma. Plus my dad, Alan sits in, we hear about his take with the Corona Virus, my dinner with Marc Maron, the stupid dog and much much more on a spine tingly-dingly episode of Dopey! 

Dopey 227: John Joseph, crack, trauma, jail, recovery

Dopey 227: John Joseph, crack, trauma, jail, recovery

February 22, 2020

This week on Dopey. Major league Dopey guest, lead singer of The Cro Mags, Iron Man competitor, Hare Krishna devotee and all around amazing guy John Joseph comes through to hit us with the dopey. Plus Ismael pops in, emails and much, much more on a crazy hardcore, positive mental attitude, crack relapse, Hare Krishna chanting, scholarship giving away, great Karneef sighting episode of Dopey!  

Dopey 226: Sexed out, Love Sick, Heart Broke, and Crack smoke, Bob Forrest, Relapse

Dopey 226: Sexed out, Love Sick, Heart Broke, and Crack smoke, Bob Forrest, Relapse

February 15, 2020

This week on Dopey! The nitty gritty on love addiction, obsession, heartbreak and relapse. We also  hear super high octane Dopey Sex stories. Bob Forrest calls in with a bad flu, to tell us about his crazy weekend playing with Thelonious Monster, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Jane's Addiction and Fishbone. Dave talks dogs, the show, and more! Plus multiple international voicemails, emails Alan and much much more. On a very obsessive, and seriously debauched new drug store wine buying, super vodka drinking, vending machine cracked out, mile high club episode of Dopey.

Dopey 225: gay rehab sex, heroin, meth, Trading Doses for Reviews, DMT

Dopey 225: gay rehab sex, heroin, meth, Trading Doses for Reviews, DMT

February 8, 2020

This week on Dopey! Bill Blaber is back! He and Dave reminisce on some of their experiences in treatment. Dave tells a story how he 'Nyquil-dialed' Artie Lange to less than stellar results. Alan pops in to share some of his thrifty shopping techniques. Plus emails, reviews and super Dopey comedian Be Casper tells some crazy stories about tripping and getting arrested. Plus much much more on super sober, but also tres-trippy new new new episode of Dopey! 

Dopey 224: Fear, Anger & Love, Liquid PCP, 12 Step, AA, Alcohol, Rage, Garrett

Dopey 224: Fear, Anger & Love, Liquid PCP, 12 Step, AA, Alcohol, Rage, Garrett

January 31, 2020

This week on Dopey! In a nice change of pace we get a shorty strong Island episode. Crazy Dopey recovery Jedi type, Garrett tells his story of debauchery to recovery! We hear all about how through deep soul searching rage, anger and fear can turn into deep spiritual L-O-V-E! Plus emails, the wonders of ketosis, sponsorship and more! All that in a rock 'em, knock' em, sock' em, if it were star trek it would be spock 'em episode of your favorite podcast about dumb shit, addiction and drugs! 

Dopey 223: Kristen Johnston, Alan’s 76th Birthday, Robbie, pills, mushrooms, stealing drugs

Dopey 223: Kristen Johnston, Alan’s 76th Birthday, Robbie, pills, mushrooms, stealing drugs

January 25, 2020

It's Alan's 76th birthday this week on Dopey! We celebrated by having the Emmy award winning actress/drug addict/alcoholic extraordinaire Kristen Johnston calling in and laying down the Dopey. We hear all about Third Rock From the Sun, succumbing to opiate addiction and the long road back to recovery. Plus Dave's old friend Robbie tells a cataclysmic mushroom story. Plus emails, voicemails, reviews and an extra dose of Alan, (the birthday boy!!!)

Dopey 222: Stealing Dopey, Helping Addicts, Ketosis, Heroin Withdrawal, Ecstacy

Dopey 222: Stealing Dopey, Helping Addicts, Ketosis, Heroin Withdrawal, Ecstacy

January 18, 2020

This week on Dopey! First old friend and collaborator Brad calls in to stake his claim on Dopey. Then Brad and I take a walk down memory lane to recount how I fucked up our TV show and my life. After that we are joined by addict/alcoholic/podcast host/sober living owner and most importantly Rabbi, Asher G to hear his story of how his life of trauma, depression, addiction and suicidal tendencies turned to a spiritual life in recovery. And lastly, Linda finally returns to talk ketosis and to hear voicemails, read emails and reviews! PLUS a new original song by Alien Thing!!!! And much much more on a play the tape out, dope kicking, Suge Knight Blessing, Ketosis missing episode of Dopey! 

Dopey 221: Handsome Dick Manitoba, Dope Sick, Love Sick, Punk Rock, Recovery

Dopey 221: Handsome Dick Manitoba, Dope Sick, Love Sick, Punk Rock, Recovery

January 11, 2020

This week on Dopey!  Dave and his mysterious cohost are joined by punk rock legend, Handsome Dick Manitoba of the world famous Dictators. Here debaucherous tales of the lower east side in the 1970's. The glorious return of Alan criticizing the show! Plus Emails, Reviews and the winner of the Mountainside Scholarship! On a punks not dead, dope sick, love sick super emotional roller coaster of a podcast episode of Dopey! You'll laugh, you'll cry you'll want to listen again and again!

Dopey 220: The ‘Al Anonic Episode’, Stephanie Wittels Wachs, PCP, Overdose, Heroin Last Day

Dopey 220: The ‘Al Anonic Episode’, Stephanie Wittels Wachs, PCP, Overdose, Heroin Last Day

January 4, 2020

This week on Dopey! We get all Al Anonic! First we hear from my friend from work, Alex and what working with me when I was still high was like. And then we get into   the tragic overdose of his brother, Fermin. Then we hear from Stephanie Wittels Wachs the sister of comedian Harris Wittels and the host and producer of Last Day podcast. She talks about the opioid epidemic, losing her brother and the mission of Last Day. All that plus: Emails, Voicemails, review and much much more on a straight Al-anon vomiting while you run high on heroin type episode of Dopey!

Dopey 219: Amy Dresner, Jeremy Turner, New Years, Dope, Meth, Crack, Relapse, Sober

Dopey 219: Amy Dresner, Jeremy Turner, New Years, Dope, Meth, Crack, Relapse, Sober

December 28, 2019

This week on a very Dopey New Year's Special! We are joined by two old time Dopey friends in very different places in their addiction, and recovery. First up author of My Fair Junkie, Amy Dresner returns to the show to drop a little Dopey recovery on the nation. Then we are joined by Mr. Tighty Whities himself, Jeremy Turner. We learn all about his relapse, and his journey back toward recovery. Plus emails, music, and a quick classic memory of Chris. All that and more on a crack smoking, finger smelling, fentanyl popping, New Years Episode of Dopey!

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