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 idea that we need a good 'palate cleanser' in the form of a good sized earthquake. They then turn to the phones and speak to a variety of callers including one with a question about his back surgery and options for the future, another who wants their thoughts on motivational quotes and much more.
Adam and Dr. Drew open the show continuing a conversation that started yesterday about a recent interview given by Charlize Theron wherein she shares her thoughts on the state of race relations in America today. Then they welcome in friend of the show Jordan Harbinger to discuss the state of today's world and the idea of having a project that will force one to focus on the project and not worry about the minutia of the 24 hour news cycle.
Adam and Drew open the show discussing Drew's ongoing frustration and rage that is infecting his life which leads Adam to give his thoughts on where we're headed as a society. They also examine the now infamous 'get him a towel!' video and analyze Lynette's reaction in detail. Later they turn to the phones and speak with a variety of callers and discuss a recent interview done by Charlize Theron.
Adam and Drew open the show by going straight to the phones and speaking to a caller who is living in Tokyo and has recently come down with an illness, after trying to help him out they discover he has an interesting profession that interests them. They also discuss James Comey's recent interview and some of the hypocrisy exhibited therein.
Adam opens the show explaining to Dr. Drew why he is absolutely not a hypocrite despite how some things may suggest otherwise. They then speak to a fan who has concerns about his wife taking antibiotics to treat the lime disease she suffers from while pregnant with their child. Adam also regales Dr. Drew with a recent transgression by his assistant Matt Fondiler and the discussion they had thereafter.
Adam and Dr. Drew open the show by welcoming fellow podcaster and friend of the show Jordan Harbinger to have a discussion about experts and how the idea of experts has morphed over the years. They also take some time to answer listener questions including from a fan who has just realized that Adam's dad is in fact a therapist and that is not a long running inside joke.
Adam and Dr. Drew open the show continuing part of a conversation that started yesterday surrounding the idea of young people not having a drive to work and grow out of their current situations. They then turn to the phones and speak to a caller with a question about the differences between DHEA and over the counter testosterone boosters and another who is considering putting his young son on ADD medication.
Adam and Drew open the show following up on Drew's inquiry about Adam's upcoming stand up special from the end of yesterday's show. They then turn to the phones and speak to a caller who has young relatives who are well into adulthood who are unwilling to work or move out of their parents' home. This prompts a longer conversation about an idea of what the guys dub 'the middle' and how it's expansion is a very concerning trend that is plaguing our youth.
Adam and Drew open the show today by going quickly to the phones and answering some listener questions including one with a question about California's proposed rule to add a cancer warning to coffee cups and another who is in a treatment program and finding her family unwilling to participate in her recovery. They then speak to Omaze CEO Matt Pohlson about his company and how their model is helping charities garner between 200%-4000% more than they would on their own.
Adam and Dr. Drew open the show discussing some phrases that have been co-opted by society and how the term 'gaslighting' that was popular in the late 1800s and early 1900s has come back into popularity today. Then they turn to the phones and speak to a caller who wanted to alert Adam that he was discussed on Barstool recently and another with a question about one of Adam's favorite bands 'The Jayhawks'.
Adam and Dr. Drew open the show discussing some of their old favorite Man Show bits from throughout the years and Adam reminisces on how some of those skits were produced and the amount of thought and work that went into a seemingly silly show. They then turn to the phones and speak to a variety of callers including an alcoholic and has questions about the anti-drinking drug Antabuse, as well as another who has questions about the HPV vaccine and more.
Adam and Dr. Drew open the show continuing a conversation they were having off the air about how while both of them regard their parental experience to have been lacking at the very least, there are discernible differences between those experiences. The guys then turn to the phone lines and speak to a caller with a question about colonoscopy, another who wrote her masters thesis on Dr. Drew's book 'The Mirror Effect'. As the show winds down the guys get asked when the last time they cried was.
Dr. Drew opens the show telling Adam about an experience he had somewhat recently wherein he had a chance to have an extended one on one conversation with Stormy Daniels and his thoughts on that interaction. They also discuss their feelings on last week's Stormy Daniels 60 Minutes interview and how some of the answers don't really line up with what the reality of how most people would react. They also turn to the phones and speak to a few callers including one about bunions and another from an alcoholic looking for guidance on getting well.
Adam opens the show complaining about some problems that he's been having with his hand and asking Dr. Drew for some advice on how to help with the problem while also telling Drew about a major surgery that his sister recently went through. They then turn to the phones and speak to callers including one with some insight on Adam's childhood he just learned in his graduate sociology program, another with a question about hypertension and how it relates to the Turners syndrome she suffers from. They also speak to a caller concerned about his his neighbor who is a high functioning alcoholic and wants to help her out.
Adam and Dr. Drew open the show observing some of the behavior being exhibited by Adam's dog Phil who joins them in studio. The guys compare Phil to Drew's dog and Adam's last dog Molly and discuss the extreme differences in personality between those three animals. They then turn to the phones and speak to a variety of callers including one who is looking to get off sugar, another who wants their take on the 'Me Too' movement, and more.