Monday, March 11, 2013

The Adam & Dr. Drew Podcast #1 on iTues





The Adam and Dr. Drew Podcast Lands at #1 on iTunes

Former Loveline Co-hosts Adam Carolla and Dr. Drew Reunite for New Podcast and Live Reunion Tour


LOS ANGELES:  Adam Carolla and Dr. Drew Pinsky have reunited the partnership that made Loveline a wild success and cultural touchstone for a new podcast and Live Reunion Tour.  In just 3 short months, The Adam & Dr. Drew Show has skyrocketed to #1 on iTunes. The king of
podcasting, Adam  Carolla and Dr. Drew Pinsky, host of Dr. Drew on Call on HLN and radio's Loveline, have teamed up once again to bring fans a new podcast that will entertain you with a variety of topics from the rigorous Los Angeles traffic to the dangerous use of MDMA and
Adderall. Dr. Drew and Adam also take your sex, drug, and relationship calls. In each episode, Adam and Dr. 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.  There are 22 new episodes currently available for download atwww.AdamCarolla.com and on iTunes.  

The duo are also teaming up and hitting the road for the Adam and Dr. Drew Live Reunion Tour with stops at the Las Vegas House of Blues on March 29th, Salt Lake City's Kingsbury Theater on March 30th, Cal State Chico on April 4th, The Redondo Performing Arts Center on April 13th and the Napa Valley Uptown Theater on May 18th.  For ticket info and complete details please visitwww.adamcarolla.com or www.drdrew.com.

You can also download Adam's solo podcast, The Adam Carolla Show, which holds the Guinness Book of World Records for the most downloaded podcast ever at www.AdamCarolla.com and the all new Dr. Drew's solo show The Dr. Drew Podcast at www.drdrew.com.


ABOUT ADAM CAROLLA:
Adam Carolla is one of the most versatile men in Hollywood, where he created Ace Broadcasting now Carolla Digital and hosts theThe Adam Carolla Show which broke the Guinness World Record for the most downloaded podcast with almost 60 million unique downloads from '09 to '11 and continues to grow today. iTunes end of year list in 2012 named Adam Carolla’s Podcast Best Podcast of 2012. The audiobook for Not Taco Bell Material also rightfully claimed a spot as one of only two comedy audiobooks on iTunes Top 10 List of 2012.  He is the author of two New York Times bestsellers Not Taco Bell Material, and In Fifty Years We’ll All Be Chicks.  Adam can be seen on The O’Reilly Factor on the Fox News Channel where he does the weekly segment “Rollin’ with Carolla.”   Adam also co-created and co-starred in two hit Comedy Central shows, The Man Show (1999-2003) and Crank Yankers (2002-2007). He is well known for co-hosting the radio and MTV show Loveline.

After cutbacks forced Adam to quit his syndicated self-titled Adam Carolla Show broadcast on CBS radio, Adam started The Adam Carolla Podcast with only a computer and a microphone from his home office in Feb. 2009. A year later, the podcast was named iTunes #1 Podcast Of 2009, has received more than five million downloads a month, and has been featured in Fast Company Magazine, Entrepreneur, The New York Times, and The Los Angeles Times. His immediate success prompted Adam to launch an entire online network, Carolla Digital in February 2010, which produces many of iTunes’ top podcast programming including the Dr. Drew Podcast.

Adam became a New York Times best-selling author when his book, In 50 Years We’ll All Be Chicks stayed on the charts for ten weeks. The audio version went straight to the #1 position on iTunes and remains there today. His e-book, Rich Man Poor Man, is available on iTunes. Adam’s new book Not Taco Bell Material was released in June 2012 from Random House Publishing and climbed its way to the top of the New York Times Bestseller list.
Before running his own online empire, Adam hosted The Adam Carolla Show broadcast, which aired on CBS radio stations in Los Angeles, Portland and Las Vegas. The four-hour weekday morning program was syndicated in several major markets, including Seattle, Sacramento and Fresno, among others. Carolla wrote, co-produced and starred in the independent boxing feature film, The Hammer. The Hammer made its world premiere at the 2007 Tribeca Film Festival in New York.

Carolla was seen as a contestant on ABC’s hit reality series Dancing with the Stars and NBC’sCelebrity Apprentice. He hosted Comedy Central's Too Late with Adam Carolla and starred in TLC's The Adam Carolla Project, which chronicled the renovation and subsequent sale of his boyhood home.

Following brief stints as a skilled carpenter and boxing trainer, he began his career in radio after answering an ad seeking a boxing instructor to train then radio personality Jimmy Kimmel of KROQ's KEVIN AND BEAN SHOW in Los Angeles. He eventually joined the show's repertoire as Mr. Birchum, a wood shop teacher. Carolla's success on KROQ led to a hosting job on the nationally syndicated radio program Loveline with Dr. Drew Pinsky. MTV developed a television version of the show, which was co-hosted by Carolla and Pinsky for five seasons (1996-2000). The duo also authored The Dr. Drew and Adam Book: A Survival Guide to Life and Love and are currently hosting the Adam and Dr. Drew show.

With their partner Daniel Kellison, Carolla and Kimmel are the heads of Jackhole Industries and have created and starred in two hit Comedy Central shows, The Man Show (1999-2003) andCrank Yankers (2002-2007). Carolla released his signature wine spirit in 2012, Mangria, a grape based vodka, which has sold over 40,000 bottles. Carolla is an automobile enthusiast with an eclectic collection of racing and exotic vehicles. He was also honored by the Peterson Automotive museum in 2012. A native of Southern California, Carolla currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife, Lynette, and their twins.



ABOUT DR. DREW:
Please visit http://drdrew.com  for info on live events and to download Dr. Drew's podcast
Dr. Drew Pinsky is the host of "Dr.Drew on Call" on HLN. He joined HLN in December 2010. He is also the host of the nationally syndicated radio show "Loveline" where he has been taking calls from listeners since 1984.
Dr. Drew Pinsky is a practicing physician, board certified in internal and addiction medicine and a member of the staff at Huntington Memorial Hospital. Pinsky is also Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Keck USC School of Medicine.

Pinsky starred in, "Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew" and "Sober House" on Vh1, which chronicled the struggle for sobriety and the cycle of addictive disorders.  He is currently in production on the 6th installment of the series “Rehab with Dr. Drew.” Pinsky is the author of the New York Times bestseller "The Mirror Effect: How Celebrity Narcissism is Seducing America" (Harper-Collins) and "Cracked: Putting Broken Lives Together Again" (Harper-Collins). Dr. Drew co-authored the first academic study on celebrities and narcissism. The study was published in the Journal of Research in Personality (Elsevier) and received worldwide press coverage.

Pinsky received his undergraduate degree from Amherst College and his M.D. from the University of Southern California, School of Medicine, he remained at USC for his residency. Pinsky then became chief resident at Huntington Hospital in Pasadena. He is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Medical Association, the American Society of Addiction Medicine, the California Medical Association, the American Society of Internal Medicine, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and Fellow with the American College of Physicians (FACP.)

Dr. Drew Pinsky lives in Pasadena, California with his wife Susan and has triplets attending various universities.

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