The Adam and Dr. Drew Show
Summary: Adam Carolla & Dr. Drew Pinsky reunite the partnership that made Loveline a wild success and cultural touchstone. In each episode Adam and Drew take uncensored, nothing-off-limits, calls about sex, drug, medical and relationship issues. Dr. Drew brings the medicine while Adam's comedy and rants are the spoonful of sugar to make it go down.
Adam and Drew open the show discussing Adam's decrees and how effective they are. Adam explains to Drew that although there are some who view these as dictatorial the reality is that he makes these rules for those around him more than for himself. Adam also tells Drew about a recent stand up gig he did for a fan's 40th birthday and they examine the value of having experiences. They also take listener phone calls from a newlywed in the middle of an affair and a parent who is concerned that her daughter is being harassed.
Adam and Drew open the show discussing global warming and genetically modified organisms. They also discuss Belle Knox, the Duke freshmen and porn sensation sweeping the country in recent months. As that conversation evolves into a wider examination of feminism the pair discuss the differences between males and females in general. They also discuss last week's episode of 'Catch a Contractor' and take listener phone calls on addictive personalities and when is the best time to try to have kids.
Adam and Drew discuss some of the more ridiculous sitcom ideas that made it to air in the 1990s and talk to listeners about chronic pain, rude children and if Drew has ever regretted having Adam as a co-host.
Adam and Drew discuss the sad story of Paul Newman's son and his eventual death due to overdose and Adam's recent racing trip to Laguna Seca with Jeff, Chris and Matt D'Andria. They also take a phone calls on how to explain to a young person that their dreams may be unrealistic due to their lack of hustle.
Adam and Dr. Drew are back together this week discussing Adam's new Spike TV home improvement show Catch a Contractor as well as the state of repair of Drew's current residence. Drew also explains to Adam why he still resides in the home that his children grew up in even though they've since left the nest. They also take phone calls from a listener dealing with a manic episode and someone looking for advice on how to make a good impression at his new job.
Comedian Taylor Williamson joins Adam and Dr. Drew to talk about his meteoric rise on 'America's Got Talent' as well as his relationship with his parents and the culture of gratuities. They also discuss the apparent parallels between Adam and Taylor's family history and how those experiences have shaped them in different ways. Lastly, they take listener phone calls on diagnostic blood tests and the wisdom of rekindling an old relationship.
Adam and Drew open the show discussing Drew's recent sickness and how much he's realizing only now just how sick he was. They also examine Drew's performance at a recent live iteration of The Adam Carolla Show. Later, they take listener phone calls from a fan who's starting a new job and needs transportation advice and Adam gives his opinion on a review of his new TV show 'Catch a Contractor.'
Adam and Drew discuss something unusual that Adam observed while out at brunch with his family and explains his theory as to why it was so surprising to him. They also take listener phone calls from a fan with questions about Drew's kids and someone dealing with their children wetting the bed at a later age, prompting Adam to tell a story about his struggles with wetting the bed as a child.
Adam and Drew open the show talking about Adam's new TV show that premieres tonight which dovetails into a conversation about Adam's time working in construction as a young man. They also take listener phone calls from a recovering addict who wants to know when he can return to his home and life, a mother needing Drew's advice on topical steroid dependency and a question about banning therapy dogs.
Adam and Drew are back together talking patent trolls, Adam's recent appearance on The Howard Stern Show and Drew's daughter's recent appearances in the media. They also take a listener phone calls from a fan who wants advice about dealing with his girlfriend's family members.
Musician Kelley James joins Adam and Drew for a discussion about legacy and the metaphorical treadmill that is life, never actually finishing but always moving forward. They also take a call from a fan concerned that his emotions are too detached from his decision making process and another caller wanting educational advice. As the show starts to wrap up our very talented guest performs live with his acoustic guitar.
Drew gives an update on his daughter Paulina and some of the punches that he and his wife Susan have been taking in the media as a result of the publicity. They also take listener phone calls on borderline personalities and how to deal with financial disagreements within a marriage.
Adam and Drew open the show discussing the fact that Drew's son just left for a semester abroad in Australia, contrasting that against some of Adam's experiences from around the same age. The pair also discuss some of the differences in cost of living between the late 70s and early 80s and today, citing things like televisions as opposed to gas and home prices. They also take listener phone calls from a fan struggling with depression and a fan frustrated with people getting offended when they're confused.
Drew opens the show explaining to Adam something he learned from a urologist friend of his that may explain his sluggish behavior over the past six months or so. Adam and Drew then discuss an interesting offer that has come up for their wives involving reality TV. They also take listener phone calls from a fan who's concerned that his daughter's mother is having her third child in 8 years with another man and a fan who has questions about marijuana and the respiratory system.
Former NFL quarterback and East Valley Trojan Erik Kramer joins Adam and Drew in studio for a trip down memory lane back to when Adam and Erik played football together. They also discuss the tragic death of Erik's son who battled drug addiction in his teenage years.