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Jan 12, 2021

Joe and Amy talk through potential pitfalls of overmedicalizing addiction with noted Philadelphia Inquirer reporter, Abraham Gutman. They also discuss the cultural implications of asking immigrants seeking citizenship if they are “habitual drunkards”. Joe and Amy talk about America running along with Iran for...


Jan 5, 2021

Joe and Amy hear from California State Senator, Scott Wiener and his fight for overdose prevention sites in San Francisco and Los Angeles. Amy celebrates 8 years sober and Joe unleashes on Congressional Representative, Elise...


Dec 29, 2020

Joe and Amy get the opportunity to talk with Dr. Claudia Black about being the child of an alcoholic as well as the release of the third edition of her seminal recovery book “It’ll Never Happen To Me”.  Joe and Amy also discuss the tone deaf Tropicana ad. Joe Adds Andrew Cuomo to the RC hit list for dragging his...


Dec 22, 2020

Joe and Amy sit down the Mayor of Ithaca, NY Svante Myrick.  He shares about his own journey from housing insecurity and his father’s addiction to the Ivy League and then the mayors office. Joe and Amy discuss the limits of personal responsibility among addicts and if insurance covers “Thetan" removal...


Dec 15, 2020

Mental health/addiction peer support specialist and RC returnee, Sean-Paul Mahoney lays out how Oregon became the first state to decriminalize drug use. Later he shares what it’s like to date via Zoom in a pandemic world. Joe explains to Amy that Mitch McConnel looks like an indifferent turtle and recovery wins with...