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 sit in guest Dr. Bruce open the show speaking about Drew's absence owing to an appearance speaking in front of Chris Christie and New Jersey lawmakers about the opioid epidemic in America. The conversation then turns to the different experiences that Drew, Bruce & Adam had recovering from a similar surgery. They then turn to the phones and speak to a caller with a LA traffic reduction idea and another suffering from hemorrhoids and looking to eliminate the problem.
Adam and Dr. Drew chat about the Stoics, back pain, and crotch adjustment.
Adam and Dr. Drew comment on Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's recent speech about homelessness before helping a few callers.
Adam and Dr. Drew take a look at Adam's family history. They also help a caller who had an unfortunate experience trying to reconnect with his estranged father.
Adam and Dr. Drew discuss if Adam is a narcissist, Descartes' Error, and oppositional defiant disorder.
Adam and Dr. Drew talk about bachelor parties and help a caller whose is worried about him not expressing emotions.
Joshua and Ryan of The Minimalists join Adam and Dr. Drew for a podcast about freeing oneself from debt and distractions- all in the name of living a more meaningful life.
Adam and Drew open up the show discussing a recent dust up that Adam got into on The Adam Carolla Show with David Wild over the recent firing of Bill O'Reilly and how it may be similar to some past actions of David Letterman. This leads to a discussion about Adam's relationship with Bill and how he came to be a consistent contributor for a few months. The guys then turn to the phones and speak to a caller with a question about cracking your back, another with a strange allergic reaction and more.
Adam and Drew open the show hitting on the Oppositional Defiance Disorder they discussed yesterday and Drew observes that Adam is surrounded by so many of those kinds of people that it must be that he is attracted to them. They then turn to speaking about Adam's relationship with his father and how Adam has had to evolve that relationship over the years. Later they turn to the phones and speak to a caller who lost a sibling to a heart defect and a caller wondering what's going on with Drew's shoulder.
Adam and Drew open the show discussing an interesting conversation that Adam recently had with Dr. Bruce on which he wants Drew's take. They get into the underlying issues impacting the person in question and Drew attempts to help explain to Adam the state of mind that they may be coming from. They then turn to the phones and speak to a caller wondering about biological clocks and more.
Adam and Drew open the show discussing the idea that people try to push things that historically haven't worked very well. This leads to a conversation about the short run Chrysler had making a turbine powered car. The guys then turn to the phones and speak to a few callers including one with a question about how to deal with a disappointing development at work and another with a question about some of the behind the scenes comings and goings at Loveline, amongst others.
Adam and Drew open the show talking about Coach Burr, one of Adam's childhood football coaches who was very effective in whipping his team into shape and getting the most from his players. Adam also recalls the crazy transition into puberty and beyond and how crazy and dangerous the combination of a dramatic physical change and a bizarre mental change that happens to young teenage boys. Adam then realizes a strange similarity between his father and a 1970s era TV actor before the guys turn to the phones and take listener phone calls.
Adam opens the story telling Drew about a could've been close call he had recently while being pulled over for one of his more infamous moves. They then start to discuss how cities, especially in southern California, are going to extraordinary lengths to screw with their citizens for almost no reason besides they can. They then turn to the phones and speak to a few callers including one with questions about magic mushrooms.
Adam and Drew open the show discussing the East Valley Trojans Yearbook that is in the studio and what is unique about the photo of Adam therein. This leads to a longer conversation about children in general and how Adam has noticed a common theme amongst his kids' friends parents. They then turn to the phones and speak to a variety of callers including one looking for advice on success in Medical School, another worried about his impending twins and more.
Adam and Dr. Drew open the show discussing last week's infamous incident with a Doctor being forcibly ejected from a United flight in Chicago. This conversation expands into a discussion about Los Angeles' new immigration policies, or lack thereof as well as a recent Tucker Carlson guest who was making a fairly confusing argument to defend her position. They then turn to the phones and speak to a caller who is trying to navigate her daughters budding sexuality and more.