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66 minutes | 11 days ago
Mark Ebner, investigative journalist and New York Times best selling author
Accomplished investigative journalist and NYT Best Selling author, Mark Ebner join Joe and Amy to chat about using cannabis as an exit drug after relapsing on opiates after a motorcycle accident and 25 years clean. He tells them about confronting Scientology-financed private investigators in front of his house and trolling Donald Trump for decades at Spy magazine. Amy has a huge bone to pick with Rickey Schroeder and Joe finally doesn’t mention a plantation system.
67 minutes | 18 days ago
Jesse Joyce comedian and Jimmy Kimmel writer
Joe and Amy hear comedian and Jimmy Kimmel writer Jesse Joyce tell his inspirational recovery story of going from dating a stripper with a spray tan, a coke nose bleed, and a five year old to being married with kids and attending the Oscars. Jesse recounts the fun times he worked with Donald Trump. Joe and Amy applaud Hunter Biden’s chutzpah in dealing with Good Morning America’s Amy Robach.
67 minutes | 25 days ago
Dr. Ray Glendrange, Veteran, ophthalmologist, addiction doctor
Joe and Amy get the low down from Dr. Ray Glendrange, Veteran, ophthalmologist, addiction doc and man in long term recovery. He tells them that stigma of addiction and mental illness is alive and well, how veterans fall through the cracks of the medical system and what he’s doing to help. Joe is convinced everything is a plantation system. Amy takes credit for Biden winning the election as it was her birthday wish the night before.
68 minutes | a month ago
Duff McDonald, journalist and author of The Golden Passport
Joe and Amy sit down with Duff McDonald, business journalist and author of “The Golden Passport”, a Harvard business school expose as well as 4 other books. He talks about finding recovery by becoming a Woodstock hippie. Joe regales Amy with tales of his germinating alcoholism and Catholic school shenanigans trying to make the nuns laugh.
60 minutes | a month ago
Timothy Kavanagh, founder of the infamous Dank Recovery Meme
Joe and Amy sit down with Timothy Kavanagh, founder of the infamous Dank Recovery Meme account. They discuss why addicts and alcoholics have such a dark sense of humor and explore the instant connection that memes can provide. What, if anything, is taboo in recovery comedy? Timothy tells the story of having to make an amends to Demi Lovato. Amy questions the integrity of making fun of Hunter Biden’s past coke problem.
64 minutes | 2 months ago
Tracey Helton, Author of “The Big Fix: Life After Heroin”
Joe and Amy talk safety first with famed harm reduction advocate and author of “The Big Fix: Life After Heroin”, Tracey Helton. Joe and Amy also discuss the RNC shell game and complex poetry structure that makes Amy think dirty thoughts.
62 minutes | 2 months ago
Chris Swonger, the President and CEO of the Distilled Spirits Council
Amy and Joe powwow with Chris Swonger, the President and CEO of the Distilled Spirits Council who states his case for low taxes on booze and discusses his involvement with Responsibility.org. Amy’s memoir is now required reading at Fordham University Graduate School of Social Work. Joe suggests that a certain Florida treatment center renames itself “Insurance Fraud of the Swamp”.
68 minutes | 2 months ago
Colin Quinn stand up comedy legend and author
Joe and Amy sit down with stand up comedy legend Colin Quinn. Colin talks about his newly released book “Overstated”. Colin and Joe reflect on how it’s been 10 years since the overdose death of Greg Giraldo. Amy and Joe chat about Nebraska Governor Pete Rickets again. Joe regales Amy with a funny story about being hit with reality at a visit to the White House.
74 minutes | 3 months ago
The Man behind the Famous UK based Twitter account "Secret Drug Addict"
Joe and Amy have an interesting chat with the man behind the famous UK based Twitter account "Secret Drug Addict" which VICE "deemed the most helpful anonymous Twitter account”. They talk to him about his early days working with Oasis and NIN to answering thousands of DM’s from people in crisis over the years. Joe tells a story about how he violated Federal law with Senate interns and he and Amy go after the Governor of Nebraska Pete Ricketts.
61 minutes | 3 months ago
Michelle Lipinski, Northshore Recovery High School Principal
Joe and Amy interview Northshore Recovery High School Principal, Michelle Lipinski, who talks about her unique program and student population as well as the new 4-part MTV docu-series “16 and Recovering” about her school.
59 minutes | 3 months ago
Kristen Johnston, recovery advocate and Emmy winning actress
Joe and Amy talk about the RNC. Recovery advocate and Emmy winning actress, Kristen Johnston, gets super honest about her sisters death.
64 minutes | 3 months ago
Franchesca Gordon, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Joe and Amy talk with LMFT Franchesca Gordon who sheds light on the racial disparities in the rehab world. Joe and Amy also talk about Andrew Gillum’s comeback and per usual, Joe lobs some insults.
66 minutes | 4 months ago
Zachary Siegel journalist and researcher
Joe and Amy sit down with journalist and researcher Zachary Siegel. He talks about his unconventional path to recovery, prison reform and his latest projects. Amy soldiers on with her brutal Juul withdrawal and Joe regales listeners with a story about how he blew his political consultant career.
61 minutes | 4 months ago
Patrick O’ Neil, former bank robber, ex-junkie and author of “Gun, Needle, Spoon”.
Amy and Joe talk prison reform and criminal record clearing with Patrick O’ Neil, former junkie bank robber and the author of “Gun, Needle, Spoon”.
58 minutes | 4 months ago
Krystyna Hutchinson cohost of Guys We F****d podcast
Amy and Joe have a very candid chat with Krystyna Hutchinson, author, comic and cohost of the wildly popular anti-slut shaming Guys We F****d podcast. She talks to us about her Adderall problem and how she was able to tame it with therapy.
59 minutes | 4 months ago
Emmy Olea, a transgender woman in long term recovery
Joe and Amy interview Emmy Olea, a transgender woman in long term recovery. Joe and Amy talk about why they hate nature and learn what’s appropriate when talking to a trans person. Emmy explains how she had to come out as gay, trans, and an addict to family and friends and describes some of the prejudice she originally faced in gay AA when transitioning.
57 minutes | 5 months ago
Ryan O' Callaghan former NFL offensive tackle for the Patriot and Chiefs
Pioneer Ryan O’Callaghan, shares with Joe and Amy about his story of coming out in the NFL. He speaks about over coming drug abuse to start the Ryan O’Callaghan foundation helping other LGBTQ athletes. Joe asks Ryan for his old fat clothes, Amy decides to change her language to “I was untemperant” after being inspired by Fredric Douglas.
63 minutes | 5 months ago
Brittany Andrews, tales of sobriety and porn
Hall of Fame Porn Star Ms. Brittany Andrew regales Joe and Amy with tales of sobriety and porn, explaining the mental health challenges in the adult entertainment industry and teaches them a new...umm…term.
58 minutes | 5 months ago
Sean Paul Mahoney program manager for the Mental Health and Addiction Association of Oregon
Joe and Amy talk talk to the program manager for the Mental Health and Addiction Association of Oregon Sean-Paul Mahoney about being on the front lines of in Portland. They discuss why anonymity has a harmful byproduct and how the drug war is racist.
61 minutes | 5 months ago
Chris Taylor combat vet overdosed while running for Congress
Joe and Amy speak to combat vet Chris Taylor who overdosed on heroin while running for Congress. He talks about the political and personal repercussions of that relapse after 7 years sober as well as PTSD, how the VA isn’t meeting the needs of returning veterans and more
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