Dopey: On the Dark Comedy of Drug Addiction

Dopey 370: The Return of John Joseph on surviving deep family trauma, the Navy, drug dealing, dust, crack, LSD, fighting, Hare Krishna, Punk Rock and the PMA Affect

August 5, 2022

This week on Dopey! Dopey Nation rejoice in the return of John Joseph to the show! In this weeks episode you will finally hear basically everything that was cut out of the last John Joseph appearance! More on his book - the PMA affect, the end of the Cro-Mags and how he strives to stay positive in the wake of insane trauma. Plus! Emails, an extended phone call from my dad and a weird bit from Washington Square Park. All that and more on an all new episode of the good ol' Dopey show.


About Dopey: 

Dopey Podcast is the world’s greatest podcast on drugs, addiction and dumb shit. Chris and I were two IV heroin addicts who loved to talk about all the coke we smoked, snorted and shot, all the pills we ate, smoked, all the weed we smoked and ate, all the booze we consumed and all the consequences we suffered. After making the show for 2 and a half years, Chris tragically relapsed and died from a fentanyl overdose. Dopey continued on, at first to mourn the horrible loss of Chris, but then to continue our mission - which was at its core, to keep addicts and alcoholics company. Whether to laugh at our time in rehab, or cry at the worst missteps we made, Dopey tells the truth about drugs, addiction and recovery. We continually mine the universe for stories rife with debauchery and highlight serious drug taking and alcoholism. We also examine different paths toward addiction recovery. We shine a light on harm reduction and medication assisted treatment. We talk with celebrities and nobodies and stockpile stories to be the greatest one stop shop podcast on all things drugs, addiction, recovery and comedy!


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