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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


Dopey 277: The Five Year Dopey Anniversary Show!
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 276: Mike Catherwood, radio, coke, heroin, fitness, podcasting, Bonus Episode
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
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, ...


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

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

Dopey 271: Mourning Colleen MC, Colin 'Scummy' Morrison, 5 milion downloads, heroin, cocaine, recovery
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 he...

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


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

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

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

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

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


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

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

Dopey 261: Jake 'The Snake' Roberts, coke, relapse, recovery, sex addiction
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...


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

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


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

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

Dopey 255: That Gnarly Dopey with Todd 'Z-Man' Zalkins, Sublime, Opiates, Fentanyl, Cocaine, Recovery
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! Dav...


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

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


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

Dopey 249: Dopey Day aka ChrisMiss in July with Chris's family and Linda
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
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 cru...

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

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


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

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

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


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

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

Dopey 240: Hit 'em with the Dopey with Jessica Kent; Heroin, Meth, Prison, Guns
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 up...


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

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


Dopey 236: The Todd Shot Part 2
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
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
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 234: The Low Bottom Cookie featuring Josh Eppard from Coheed and Cambria and my friend, Aurora
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
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
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 pu...


Dopey 231: The Corona Virus Special
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
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
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,...


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

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


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

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


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

Dopey 218: A Very Dopey Christmas, Andy Roy, Peter and Bob Forrest
This year on a Very Dopey Christmas Special we are joined by my old friend Peter, we learn a bit about the old days and Peter's new show handicapping sporting events. Then we hear some classic Dopey Christmas stories from special friends of the show Bob Forrest and Andy Roy. Alan pops in briefly and we hear from some heads in the Dopey nation! Merry Christmas Dopes! Keep your fucking heads up!...

Dopey 217: Old School Dopey with Reggie Brown, Freebase, Crack, Dope, Sober
This week on Dopey! Dave has a lot of company as he and his mysterious friend, R.B are joined by NFL great, Reggie Brown, friend of the show and big time journalist Emily Sullivan and Alan. PLUS we get an update from Billy Barroo, and hear some tragic awful news from a new friend of the show. All that plus voicemails, emails, an unfortunate Artie update and much much more. On a straight learning disabled, bananas flambe episode of Dopey....


Dopey 216: Chris Dangerfield, Documenting Dopey, Relapse, Meth, Ecstasy, Phish
This week on Dopey! The British invasion continues with Chris Dangerfield coming straight outta Cambodia and dropping Dopey like napalm on the nation. Then we hear from an old friend of the show on his recent relapse and Dave's old boss Danny shows up to document the Dopey. All that, PLUS Alan predicting the 3 million download mark, a straight fire Kiwi Voicemail, Dopey reviews, a new Dopey theme from Jon and much much much more on a down and dirty, straight up danger filled installment of Dopey!...

Dopey 215: Michael Des Barres, Alan, Ryan, LSD, Coke, Booze, Occult
This week on Dopey! Television, film and Rock and Roll legend, Michael Des Barres calls in to kick around the Dopey. We hear all about coming up in the 70's, doing coke, the occult and much much more. Plus Alan pops in to wish the Dopey Nation a happy Holiday! And if you thought that was too much, Dave's college roommate Ryan calls in to talk about the time he and Dave robbed a kindly old weed dealer plus talk about his new website and podcast, Real Music History. Sit back relax and turn it way up to eleven...

Dopey 214: Lili Taylor, long term recovery, coke, heroin, showbiz, movies
This week on Dopey! Film legend Lili Taylor comes to my dad's apartment to talk about her life in active addiction, her very long term recovery and her prolific Hollywood career. Dave also talks about doing the show without Chris and what it's like on his own. Plus a voicemail about copping abroad and the Dopey email to end all Dopey emails. Plus much much more on  a domestically docile yet still disturbingly debauched episode of Dopey....


Dopey 214: Lili Taylor, long term recovery, coke, heroin, showbiz, movies
This week on Dopey! Film legend Lili Taylor comes to my dad's apartment to talk about her life in active addiction, her very long term recovery and her prolific Hollywood career. Dave also talks about doing the show without Chris and what it's like on his own. Plus a voicemail about copping abroad and the Dopey email to end all Dopey emails. Plus much much more on  a domestically docile yet still disturbingly debauched episode of Dopey....

Dopey 213: Andy Roy, Heroin, Sobriety, Home invasion, Skateboarding
This week on Dopey! Legendary drug addict and pro skater, the great Andy Roy calls in and delivers the Dopey. From crazy chases evading the law to home invasions, to his amazing resurgence in recovery. Andy lets it all hang out. Plus! Dave gets cut at work, sober people carrying meth and much much more. On a rooting tooting, backside 720 degree danger fest episode of Dopey!    Also check out Andy Roy's podcast Ripride wherever you get your podcasts!...

Dopey 212: The Alt. Recovery Movement, Artie, Detox, Heroin, Fashion, Coke
This week on Dopey! Aurora is back in New York City to celebrate 4 years clean! Alan returns to the show with a big announcement. English Dopey legend Mick comes through with the hard core Dopey Voicemail. Plus an Artie Lange sighting(stalking)! With emails, reviews and the humble beginnings of the alt recovery movement. All that and more on a rag tag, renegade and ragamuffin, recovery type rendition of Dopey....


Dopey 211: Working Class Dopey, Johnny Irish, MDMA, Coke, Halloween, Sugar
This week on Dopey, a very working class New York City episode with the lower east side's own Johnny Irish shining a light on the early coke copping days in the East Village. Also we recap Dopeycon and hear some emails. Plus songs, an unpredictable Artie update, drug dreams and much much more on a wonderful, wastrel and working class episode of Dopey....

Dopey 210: Cat Marnell, Overdose, PCP, NBA Basketball, Self Tanner for the Soul
This week on Dopey! The legendary Cat Marnell stops by my dad's apartment proclaiming her last ever interview on drugs, addiction and dumb shit! We hear all about her sordid past, her meteoric rise, fall and rise again in the literary world. Plus Cat's thoughts on Artie Lange, her love of the NBA, TMZ, and her teen zine that started it all. All that PLUS the return of the Stash Word, emails, and much, much more on a cosmically comical yet still cacophonously carefree new episode of Dopey!...

Dopey 209: DOPEYCON!
Allright all you Dopes out there, here's the moment you've all been waiting for DOPEYCON! On October 12th around 100 lucky Dopes got together in Manhattan to attend the first ever DOPEYCON! It was awesome featuring: Bill B. Rae, G-RAY, Namaste at Home Dad, Nick Flynn, Tim from Dank Recovery, Chris's sister, Arden O'Connor and my dad, Alan. We left we cried, we heard great music, ate black and white cookies and heard great stories about drugs, addiction and dumb shit. Sit back, relax and enjoy the magic that...


Dopey 209: DOPEYCON!
Allright all you Dopes out there, here's the moment you've all been waiting for DOPEYCON! On October 12th around 100 lucky Dopes got together in Manhattan to attend the first ever DOPEYCON! It was awesome featuring: Bill B. Rae, G-RAY, Namaste at Home Dad, Nick Flynn, Tim from Dank Recovery, Chris's sister, Arden O'Connor and my dad, Alan. We left we cried, we heard great music, ate black and white cookies and heard great stories about drugs, addiction and dumb shit. Sit back, relax and enjoy the magic that...

Dopey 208: Jack Osbourne & The Road to DOPEYCON
This week on Dopey! The one and only Jack Osborne calls in to talk a bit about growing up in a famous Rock and Roll family, his addiction and his recovery. We learn why you shouldn't mix Ambien and alcohol, and how he lives with Multiple Sclerosis. PLUS Bill rejoins us to hear about his dinner with Obama, shooting meth and the devil. All that plus voicemails, Freddie Kruger and other dumb shit!...

Dopey 207: The Appalachian Sensation Sweeping the (Dopey) Nation
This Week on Dopey! It's the Healing Appalachia Festival(Finally!) Ray and I travel down to Lewisberg, West Virginia to participate in the festival festivities. We met a ton of cool addicts and hear some wicked fiyah dopey stories as we go.  So strap yourself in for some meth making, ambulance stealing, stripper robbing, hoodie smoldering, barn burning, DMT smoking, festival emceeing, bar b cue eating, DC flying spanking new episode of Dopey!...


Dopey 206: The Return of Peter & Garren James (cocaine, escorts, depression, heroin addicts)
This week on Dopey! Fan favorite and old timey friend of Dave, Peter returns to the show. We hear how his depression has developed, some gambling insights and some old material he's been wanting to try out. PLUS recovering addict, and entrepreneur of Showtime's Gigolo's, Garren James joins us on the phone with some crazy dopey stuff. PLUS! Rocker T, Voicemails, Psychedelic Debauchery and much much more on a chronically not depressing, Artie Lange stalking episode of DOPEY!...

Dopey 205: Michael Imperioli, Bill Blaber, Meth, Relapse and Art
This week on Dopey! First, we get a crazy meth story from IV meth addict in recovery, and fellow Mountainside alumni, Bill Blaber.  Then we are joined by  Sopranos, and Goodfellas star, Michael Imperioli. We hear about his process playing othe Dopey Nation voted 'favorite fictional addict' Christopher. Plus beatniks, New York City, Voicemails and much much more on a robust, reenacting, ridiculous, relapsing meth shooting, book writing, New York City loving episode of Dopey!...

Dopey 204: Margaret Cho, molly, relapse, mushrooms, Roxies, sober
This week on Dopey! The great Margaret Cho calls in to tell some of her sordid history in and out of recovery. Including her magical encounter with the ice vagina of Anna Nicole Smith. Plus Linda and Alan return to the show along with voicemails, emails and the Dopey Nation/Dopey Reddit war! All that plus Ben Anderson on his addiction and recovery, the Send Me a Friend program plus the Park City Songwriter Festival and much, much more on this racy, radical, and ridiculously raucous and debauched new, new ne...


Dopey 203: Psychedelically Distraught with Jesse Reed (meth, acid, tripping face, mormons)
This Week on Dopey! Jessa Reed returns to the show, this time in person! She revisits her meth classics and journeys into some psychedelically twisted alien terrain. Plus her take on relationships, addiction, sobriety and more dumb shit then you can shake a dead owl at. Plus much, much more! On a psychedelically disturbing episode of your favorite podcast, Serial. (Just kidding, Dopey.)...

Dopey 202: The Summertime Blues
On a brand new spanking end of summer episode of Dopey! Aurora is back in New York City, where she meets up with Dave to finally record an episode of Dopey in person! They talk smoothies, 12 step and other dumb shit on a voice mail laden, email filled old school romp which celebrates DopeyCon, Appalachian Healing and grooming ones testicles! All that and much, much more on a silky smooth new episode of Dopey....

Dopey 201: Devan and the Chrismiss Addendum
This week on Dopey! One of Dave's oldest and best friends comes on. Devan tells how he and Dave became on-air hosts on MTV back in the day. We also hear Alan's point of view from this tale of triumph that turned into tragedy  that had Dave suspended from high school, and forced to go to summer school after he 'graduated'. Plus ACTUAL DOPEY voicemails, straggler 200TH episode voicemails, a lost Hottwheels voicemail plus more Chris! On yet another radioactively scrubby, yet still quite special episode of Dope...


Dopey 200: CHRISMISS & The Glory of the Dopey Nation. With Marc Maron, Dr. Drew, Brandon Novak, Bob Forrest, Amy Dresner and Jamie Lee Curtis!
It's Chrismiss time again! On this epic, longest Dopey ever we are joined by a cavalcade of Dopey Stars, Participants, and Well Wishers including: Dr. Drew, Brandon Novak, Marc Maron, Amy Dresner, Bob Forrest, and Jamie Lee Curtis. Dave and Linda recount much of the history of the show, and we hear from tons of Dopey Nation members! We also get to hear from Alan, Sam and even Chris himself as we celebrate what would've been his 35th birthday. So please sit back, relax and enjoy the most special-est, tear Je...

Dopey 199: Welcome to Methodonia, Euphoria & Alan
On the new episode of Dopey! We inch toward the 200th episode also known as Chrismiss but take a layover stop in Methodonia, where we hear Alan a little rilled up. We then hear from classic Dopey caller Jesse, who actually works in a Methadone Clinic! Then TV/Film critic Devin Feraci takes a look at the crazy Dopey HBO series Euphoria! Plus voicemails, emails, DOPEYCON and much much more on a methadonian, mayham induced melange of diabolically deviant Dopey....

Dopey 198: Alaska Thunderfuck & Aurora on Weed, relapse and other dumb shit
This Week on Dopey! Drag queen extraordinaire Alaska Thunderfuck calls in to talk a little dopey about her past, present and future.  We hear about her take on drag, love, drugs and sobriety. Including! Her time on RuPaul's Drag Race, and getting kicked out of a bar while kicking the dopey around. PLUS! Aurora is back from France to talk 12 steps and fuck with Dave a bit while pining away for some chilled red wine. All that plus voicemails, reviews, and the great victory over iTunes and more on a special dr...


Dopey 197: An interventionist & Sam on Sex, Drugs and Stealing Cars with Dave.
This week on Dopey! A recovering addict and interventionist extraordinaire comes by to lay down a little dopey and a little hopey as well. Then Sam joins us for a bit on sober jobs, his sobriety, crashing cars and other dumb shit. Plus! Dave steals a car, and listens to the Miles Davis Audio Book. All that and more on a brand spankingly special and new episode of Dopey!...

Dopey 196 - Remembering Chris
One year ago this week Chris relapsed, overdosed and tragically died. In this episode of Dopey, Dave travelled to Great Barrington to sit with some of Chris's closest friends; Dylan, Alex, Ted, Colin, and Mark to share stories and remember how special a person Chris was and how tragic and horrific his sudden death was to us all....

Dopey 195: The Return of Jim and the Praying Mantises, Acid, Dope, Betrayal, Twitter, Big Bird
This week on Dopey! Dear friend Jim shows up and we take a nice stroll down memory lane, Dopey Style! We hear about some of the most classic Dopey Stories, and relive some of Jimmy's greatest trips. Plus! Questions from the Dopey Nation on Twitter, voicemails, emails, reviews and much much more on a kick off your jeans put on your pajamas special kind of loosey goosey episode of Dopey....


Dopey 194: Dopesick at Boston Garden; Chris Herren, NBA, Basketball, Heroin, withdrawal
This week on Dopey! Ex-NBA, and college basketball standout plus ridiculous junky, Chris Herren calls into the show to tell some of his incredible story. From the wilds of Fall River, Massachusetts, we hear of Chris's ridiculously dopey journey from the bottom to the top and back again. Buckle up, because it gets super dopey! PLUS! Voicemails, reviews, Dopey poetry and much much more on an extraordinarily rootin' tootin' jump shot AND heroin shooting episode of Dopey....

Dopey 193: Another Bullshit Night in Dopey Nation, Nick Flynn, Meth, Booze, Weed
This week on Dopey! New friend, author, addict and Alcoholic, Nick Flynn comes to Dave's dads house to talk drugs, addiction and dumb shit. We hear about him meeting his homeless father at a shelter he worked at and documented in his first memoir Another Bullshit Night in Suck City. Plus Alan returns, Dopey Con, Dopey poetry corner and much much more on an especially special episode of Dopey!...

Dopey 192: The Mind of a Junky; Anders Osborne and the DK, freebasing naked in the woods, buddhism, bee keeping, and kicking dope upstate
On this weeks episode of Dopey, Dave gets to talk awhile with super talented singer, songwriter, guitar player Anders Osborne and hear a bit about his last using days, a bit about his recovery, his amazing SEND A FRIEND program and of course bee keeping! Then we go down memory lane with DK, plus the 2 MILLIONTH DOWNLOAD, emails, voicemails and much, much more on an action packed yet still relatively tranquil and obviously smashingly special episode of Dopey!...


Dopey 191: Dopey on the BBC, Dopey and the Family Vol. 3, THC, Not for Free
This week on Dopey, Vicky Baker, a journalist for the BBC comes to Dave's dad's apartment to record an episode of Dopey. Linda and Alan recount some of the origins of Dopey and their experiences around Dave's addiction. Also Dave and Linda remember their dear friend Todd on what would be the one year anniversary of his tragic overdose and death. Plus emails, voicemails, the 2 millionth download prediction contest, and finally the sensory depravation tank story!  All that and so much more on a family sized s...

Dopey 190: AJ Daulerio, The Small Bow, Gawker, Cocaine, Suicide
On the new episode of Dopey, we get to know the creator of the recovery newsletter; The Small Bow, AJ Daulerio. We hear about the time he was sued for 115 million dollars by Hulk Hogan, and the end of the infamous blog, Gawker. PLUS: the NEW predict the 2 millionth download contest and win a free 'just the head' Tee or Long Sleeve shirt! All that plus new voicemails, emails, and OTHER dumb shit, on a delightfully decadent and super swell and synergistically special episode of Dopey!...