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 Dr. Drew open the show today going almost directly to the phones to talk to listeners including one who had a suggestion of a book that Adam and Drew may enjoy on decision making. They also speak to a young guy who is considering steroid alternatives to try and bulk up a bit but concerned with the possible side effects. As the show winds down they speak to a caller who feels his cousin is taking advantage of several members of his family and isn't sure how to or if he can intervene.
Adam and Drew open today's show talking about the shift that Adam has been noticing in our modern television commercials. They also talk to some callers with questions ranging from comedy as a therapeutic endeavor, how realistic is is to try to become a stand up comedian today and another who is recover from a brain injury and looking for motivational ways to keep himself positive.
Adam and Drew are back together today and open the show discussing how the internet has, at least for Adam, been a curse as much if not more than a blessing. After taking a phone call, the clip of the DNC with Al Franken telling a confusing story is finally found as Adam shares it with Drew and the audience. They then turn to the phones and speak with callers with a variety of problems including extreme anxeity before welcoming very special guest Kathryn Feeney.
Adam and Dr. Drew open up today's show recapping the early festivities of the Democratic National Convention. They also talk to a variety of callers including one who is trying to be considerate of a friend without blowing a surprise he has planned, as well as another who has a family member falling deep into substance abuse who needs advise on a healthy way to manage that relationship.
Adam and Drew open the show discussing the fact that Drew is still feeling the effects of his jet lag. They then quickly turn to the phones and talk to a caller in his late twenties surrounded by people getting married who is wondering at what age he starts to be the odd man out not being in a committed relationship. They also take a call from someone who has a different, perhaps more informed, perspective on a past caller to this show.
Adam and Drew open the show with a more detailed look into Drew's travel and the different experiences he had in the various countries he visited. This leads to a more expanded conversation on society and human beings and their material motivations in life. They then turn to the phones and talk to callers with various issues including one who recently left her husband and moved out of their home and another who wanted to get Adam & Drew's thoughts on the so called 'Retweet Culture' that we are living in today.
Adam and Dr. Drew are reunited in studio and they open the show discussing Drew's time away traveling through Asia and Australia. They also discuss some of the cultural differences, specifically when it comes to the family unit, that Drew experienced when he was traveling abroad. The guys then turn to the phones and speak to a listener whose mother is trying to ween off of Oxycontin and another who is taking anti-depressants that he has questions about.
Adam is once again joined by Dave Dameshek for todays episode as Drew wraps up his time abroad. They open the show going to the phones where a caller has a variation on Adam's famous windbreaker plan originally conceived on this show. They then speak to a caller who considers himself a jack of all trades but he doesn't enjoy the moniker of 'Handyman'. Then they speak to a caller who wants Adam's thoughts on how he turned out so well given his family environment.
Adam is joined by Dave Dameshek filling in for Dr. Drew who is still out of the country but will return soon. The show opens up with Adam and Dave speaking about the return of The Rams to the Los Angeles area. After Adam explains to Dave why he absolutely loves to visit the NFL Network campus they turn to the phones and answer some listener questions including telling the story of how Dave and Adam came to meet.
Ace & Bruce open the show by heading straight to the phones and addressing a caller with a question about the difference between Dr. Drew and Mark Geragos. Adam then plays Bruce a clip of a recent episode of The Adam Carolla Show to highlight how sometimes when he is on a roll people can happen to get in the way of the point he's trying to make. They proceed to take a few more calls including a gentlemen who has been courting a co-worker for an extended period of time and just learned she has recently started dating someone else.
Adam opens the show solo as Bruce is stuck in a bit of Los Angeles traffic. Adam takes the time solo to recount an uncomfortable situation he got into at a local sushi spot near the studio. He also allows Dawson to play a clip of the new audio book he produced 'Left of Boom'. As Bruce joins, the conversation turns to the recent phenomenon of Pokemon Go as well as a startlingly overweight toddler Bruce recently saw in the ER. They also talk to a few callers looking for advice.
Adam and Adam Ray open the show talking about sketch comedy and how great professionals are able to make an incredibly difficult endeavor look pretty easy. This dovetails nicely into a conversation about the upcoming reboot of MadTV that Adam Ray is a cast member on. They then turn to the phones and talk to listeners including one who recently lost a dramatic amount of weight and another who is trying to figure out how to handle his son doing something unethical and technically illegal.
Adam is joined by comedian and friend of the show Adam Ray for today's episode and they open the show talking about the differences and similarities between their fathers during their respective upbringings. The guys also discover that they would be two of the worst drug and alcohol councilors ever before turning to the phones and talking to a caller who has an idea for creating a PSA that may be useful in today's political climate.
Adam and Bruce open the show discussing some of the traffic phenomenons that they have experienced in their time living in the Los Angeles area. They also discuss parking meters and how they've been able to come up with a 'smart' solution for meters that make money, but no 'smart' stoplights because it doesn't generate income for the city.
Adam and Bruce open the show continuing a discussion about LASIK surgery that they started in yesterday's show, while also weaving in a fairly good conversation on the idea of regret. They then get into a disagreement over something Adam said so they go to the tape to resolve the issue. The guys also talk listener phone calls including one from a guy grieving over the loss of the family dog trying to figure out how to move past it.