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Light Hustler

By Anna David

Light Hustler features stories by and interviews with actors, writers, comedians, musicians and other fascinating folks as they talk about drinking, drugging, addiction, sobriety, recovery and mental health. The most serious subjects with the lightest of tones, Light Hustler shows people sharing their dark to find their light.

  1. 1.
    20 Years of Sobriety with John Taylor of Duran Duran18 April 2018
    48:54
  2. 2.
    Greg Behrendt on the Night a Burrito Saved His Life11 April 2018
    31:23
  3. 3.
    Feeding the Good Wolf with Brad Vos3 April 2018
    30:06
  4. 4.
    Ask the Shrink: Can You Tell When Patients Are Lying to You?28 March 2018
    7:58
  5. 5.
    How to Balance Work and Life with Recovery Elevator’s Paul Churchill27 March 2018
    36:23
  6. 6.
    Ask the Shrink: What Do You Do When a Patient is Treatment Resistant?21 March 2018
    7:25
  7. 7.
    Natasha Vargas-Cooper on Trying to Seduce a Bipolar Man With a Jesus Complex20 March 2018
    12:46
  8. 8.
    Ask the Shrink: How Do We Break Down the Stigma Around Mental Illness?14 March 2018
    7:59
  1. 9.
    Losing A Brother to a Heroin Overdose with Stephanie Wittels Wachs13 March 2018
    47:19
  2. 10.
    Ask the Shrink: What is Narcissism and NPD?7 March 2018
    7:13
  3. 11.
    Ryan Hampton on What Can Happen When People in Recovery Come Together6 March 2018
    34:12
  4. 12.
    Ask the Shrink: How Do You Separate Depression and Anxiety?28 February 2018
    8:16
  5. 13.
    Developing Healthier Relationships with Laura McKowen27 February 2018
    37:32
  6. 14.
    Ask the Shrink: Do You Send Every Addicted Patient to AA?22 February 2018
    7:18
  7. 15.
    Bucky Sinister on How Addicts Are Scared of All The Wrong Things20 February 2018
    14:20
  8. 16.
    Making Sense of Sexuality in Recovery with Jen Matesa13 February 2018
    39:46
  9. 17.
    Laura House on Going From Bible Loving Texan to Drunk Foreign Exchange Student6 February 2018
    27:47
  10. 18.
    Getting off Fentanyl But Continuing to Do Drugs with Drew Grant30 January 2018
    35:59
  11. 19.
    Coming Back From Darkness with Sean Paul Mahoney23 January 2018
    33:31
  12. 20.
    How to Combat a Tech-Related Addiction with Gabe Zichermann16 January 2018
    35:14
  13. 21.
    Why AA Doesn't Work with Producer Scott Steindorff2 January 2018
    25:57
  14. 22.
    Becoming Accountable with Sober Evolution’s Austin Cooper31 December 2017
    32:30
  15. 23.
    Surviving Columbine and Finding Recovery with Austin Eubanks26 December 2017
    35:12
  16. 24.
    Drunken Escapades with Comedian Jodi Miller21 December 2017
    13:05
  17. 25.
    Launching the Global Recovery Movement with Greg Williams19 December 2017
    34:28
  18. 26.
    How to Get Arrested and Destroy Your Fraternity with Travis Jones13 December 2017
    19:35
  19. 27.
    From Gutter Punk Rocker to Recovery Hero with Wes Geer12 December 2017
    37:36
  20. 28.
    The Shame Behind Male Eating Disorders with Brian Cuban5 December 2017
    33:21
  21. 29.
    Anna David on What Drinking Gave Her (and Then Took Away)30 November 2017
    12:50
  22. 30.
    Coming Out About Your Addiction with Lawyer Lisa Smith28 November 2017
    35:31
  23. 31.
    Just How Uncomfortable is Being Sober? As Greg Behrendt Explains, Very24 November 2017
    15:46
  24. 32.
    SheRecovers Co-Founder Taryn Strong on Coming Out as an Addict22 November 2017
    33:35
  25. 33.
    Getting Sober as a Teen with Lindsay Adams17 November 2017
    13:20
  26. 34.
    Finding the Funny in Binging and Purging with Angela Gulner15 November 2017
    38:32
  27. 35.
    Jessica Sele on How to Get Wasted and Shame Everyone in the Vicinity10 November 2017
    12:42
  28. 36.
    Therapist Kelley Kitley on Sharing Your Trauma With Your Clients8 November 2017
    31:57
  29. 37.
    Anna David on Smoking Two Packs of Cigarettes a Day3 November 2017
    15:03
  30. 38.
    Making the Decision to Open Up About Recovery With Garrett Hade1 November 2017
    32:53
  31. 39.
    Reminiscing About Your First Intervention with Bucky Sinister27 October 2017
    12:53
  32. 40.
    Mary Patterson Broome on People Who Ask Her If She Really Needed to Quit Drinking25 October 2017
    11:28
  33. 41.
    Defying Impossible Odds with John Clint Mabry20 October 2017
    39:42
  34. 42.
    Sara Benincasa on Having a Panic Attack in Italy18 October 2017
    16:53
  35. 43.
    How to Brew Miracles with Carly Benson13 October 2017
    42:46
  36. 44.
    Comedian Greg Behrendt on Hanging Out with Crazy People While Under the Influence11 October 2017
    31:23
  37. 45.
    Wearing a Wire to Bust Drug Dealers with Jesse Heffernan6 October 2017
    38:01
  38. 46.
    Laura House on the 4th of July Party That Lasted 3 Days4 October 2017
    24:36
  39. 47.
    The Two Longtime Friends Behind InTheRooms.com28 September 2017
    35:27
  40. 48.
    Bucky Sinister (and Urn) on What It Takes to Be a Good Sober Man27 September 2017
    18:09
  41. 49.
    From Workaholic to the Inspiring Woman Behind SheRecovers21 September 2017
    41:00
  42. 50.
    Mary Patterson Broome on Comedy Festival Shenanigans20 September 2017
    12:04
  43. 51.
    Anna David on Her Three Dealers13 September 2017
    11:13
  44. 52.
    Recover Girl Talks Creativity: The Language of Recovery8 September 2017
    6:13
  45. 53.
    Natasha Vargas-Cooper on Taking Ambien in Recovery8 September 2017
    12:43
  46. 54.
    From Party Chica to Sober Senorita with Writer Kelly Fitzgerald6 September 2017
    39:28
  47. 55.
    Going From Gang Member to World Famous Tattoo Artist with Freddy Negrete1 September 2017
    50:30
  48. 56.
    Eddie Pepitone on Neighbors Who Smoke Pot and Being Addicted to Self-Improvement30 August 2017
    19:08
  49. 57.
    Recover Girl Talks Creativity: Why You Never Run Out of Stories24 August 2017
    5:58
  50. 58.
    Handling Trauma in Recovery with Buddhist Teacher Dave Smith17 August 2017
    46:48
  51. 59.
    Recover Girl Talks Creativity: Deciding to Write About Recovery10 August 2017
    5:53
  52. 60.
    Embracing Creative Dreams in Recovery With Writer Jenna Hutt3 August 2017
    45:25
  53. 61.
    Recover Girl Talks Creativity: How "One Day at a Time" Helped Me Write My First Book27 July 2017
    6:21
  54. 62.
    Going From Anonymous to Recovery Writer with Mary Patterson Broome20 July 2017
    41:52
  55. 63.
    Recover Girl Goes to the Shrink: If You Take an Addictive Medication Enough, Are You Going to Become Addicted?13 July 2017
    8:10
  56. 64.
    Becoming a Pastor in Recovery with Rock Star Royalty China Isler6 July 2017
    52:26
  57. 65.
    Recover Girl Goes to the Shrink: If I Take Medication, Am I Still Sober?29 June 2017
    6:56
  58. 66.
    Becoming a Writer in Recovery With Paul Fuhr22 June 2017
    41:49
  59. 67.
    Recover Girl Goes to the Shrink: What is Bipolar 2?15 June 2017
    10:24
  60. 68.
    Quitting Drinking When You’re Not an Alcoholic with James Swanwick8 June 2017
    47:46
  61. 69.
    Recover Girl Goes to the Shrink: What's a Co-Occurring Disorder?1 June 2017
    8:22
  62. 70.
    From Homeless Skateboarder to Sober Recovery Advocate with Brandon Novak25 May 2017
    41:11
  63. 71.
    From Homeless to Grammy-Winning Recovery Advocate with Sirah12 May 2017
    43:07
  64. 72.
    Transitioning from Addicted Woman to Sober Man with Ian Harvie28 April 2017
    47:19
  65. 73.
    Drinking After Years of Sobriety With Jemima Kirke14 April 2017
    29:51
  66. 74.
    Having Carrie Fisher Save Your Life with Mara Shapshay23 March 2017
    44:21
  67. 75.
    Finding Christianity in Sobriety with Author Heather King16 March 2017
    47:11
  68. 76.
    How Pot Can Help Recovery with Joe Schrank2 March 2017
    47:21
  69. 77.
    How Art Helps Addicts with Joe Polish16 February 2017
    50:43
  70. 78.
    Finding Recovery After a Scandal with TV Journalist Rob Koebel2 February 2017
    29:39
  71. 79.
    From Addict to Political Advocacy with Ryan Hampton19 January 2017
    45:03
  72. 80.
    Special Episode: Writing Issues: Patrick O'Neil19 January 2017
    8:40
  73. 81.
    Special Episode: Writing Issues: Kristen McGuiness19 January 2017
    11:51
  74. 82.
    Going From Teenage Delinquent to Treatment Center Owner with Jamison Monroe5 January 2017
    1:06:21
  75. 83.
    An Argument For Non-Abstinence with Dr. Adi Jaffe22 December 2016
    47:28
  76. 84.
    Getting Sober After a Tragedy with Maurice LaMarche8 December 2016
    37:35
  77. 85.
    Managing OCD and Alcoholism with Joleen Lunzer25 November 2016
    37:23
  78. 86.
    From Homeless to Healer with Khalil Rafati10 November 2016
    1:09:18
  79. 87.
    Getting Over An Addiction to Money (and Everything Else) With Sam Polk28 October 2016
    37:23
  80. 88.
    From Alcoholism to Alcohol Counselor with Erica Spiegelman14 October 2016
    39:29
  81. 89.
    Getting Relationships Right With Luke Storey16 September 2016
    1:06:25
  82. 90.
    The Double Whammy of Alcoholism & Sex Addiction with Jim Norton1 September 2016
    37:41
  83. 91.
    Switching Addictions with Debra DiGiovanni19 August 2016
    42:26
  84. 92.
    Making Recovery Your Life with Shane Ramer5 August 2016
    36:53
  85. 93.
    A New Way to Work the 12 Steps with Herb K22 July 2016
    33:22
  86. 94.
    Giving Up Random Sex in Sobriety with Emily McCombs8 July 2016
    40:39
  87. 95.
    The Early Days of Sobriety with Fielding Edlow24 June 2016
    50:58
  88. 96.
    Surviving Self-Harm with Christina Beck10 June 2016
    46:24
  89. 97.
    Finding Your Biological Father on Facebook with Bill Dixon27 May 2016
    59:59
  90. 98.
    Where Buddhism Meets Recovery With Noah Levine12 May 2016
    54:10
  91. 99.
    What Happens When Your Dad Directs Your Drug Movie with Nick Reiner and Matt Elisofon27 April 2016
    54:54
  92. 100.
    Being Agnostic in AA with Joe C30 March 2016
    1:00:09

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