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SUPEREGO: Profiles In Self-Obsession. Improvised, analyzed, and brought to you by Drs. Matt Gourley, Jeremy Carter, Mark McConville, and Paul F. Tompkins. Guest appearances by Patton Oswalt, Neko Case, John Hodgman, Jason Sudeikis, Greg Proops, Erinn Hayes, Andy Daly, Jen Kirkman, Thomas Lennon, and many more. SUPEREGO: SEASONS 1, 2, BONUS EPISODES, and NON-ENHANCED MP3s available at goSuperego.com.
 
If you're like Matt Gourley (Superego, Drunk History, James Bonding), then you know all the classic movie and television scenes so well it's like you were in the room when they happened. Well, you weren't. And neither was he. But the people Matt interviews were! Listen in as they tell the inside stories of how cinema and television history was made from a fly-on-the-wall perspective you've never heard. Looking for the archives?
 
Hardboiled noir with a highly-enhanced sense of smell. Sniff Bloodhound is stepping out from his life as a shamed ex-cop and into the family Private Investigation business, left behind when his brother is murdered. visit our website at www.sniffpi.com, where you can find the cast list and the original scripts, un-edited and un-autocorrected. Also, check out our podcast Trailer Park, where you can get the latest trailers for definitely real movies, books and television. Available on any podca ...
 
Legendary time-traveling writer H.G. Wells (Paul F. Tompkins) welcomes literary giants to The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in Los Angeles for a lively discussion in front of a live audience. Unscripted, barely researched, all fun! Guests include Andy Richter, Maya Rudolph, Matt Gourley, Andy Daly, Scott Aukerman, John Ross Bowie and many more! Follow us on Twitter: @DeadAuthorPod. For more information on The Echo Park Time Travel Mart and 826LA’s many tutoring and writing programs, visit ...
 
SUPEREGO: Profiles In Self-Obsession. Improvised, analyzed, and brought to you by Drs. Matt Gourley, Jeremy Carter, Mark McConville, and Paul F. Tompkins. Guest appearances by Patton Oswalt, Neko Case, John Hodgman, Jason Sudeikis, Kumail Nanjiani, Erinn Hayes, Andy Daly, Kristen Schaal, Thomas Lennon, and many more. SUPEREGO: SEASONS 1, 2, 3, LIVE AND BONUS EPISODES available on goSuperego.com.
 
Andy Daly (Comedy Central's Review) and Matt Gourley (Superego) spent months sifting through podcast pilots to curate this collection of noteworthy efforts. Together they’ll bring you pilots submitted by a beloved cowboy poet, a satanist game show host and many more. All of these would-be podcasters have, oddly enough, taken advantage of the open door policy on Comedy Bang Bang, but there is so much more to discover about each and every one of them.
 
Pistol Shrimps Radio! Get the thrilling courtside action delivered straight to your ears by venerable sports acknowledgers Matt Gourley and Mark McConville. Brought to you weekly, but seasonally, wherever fine podcasts are downloaded. Support the Los Angeles Women's Rec Basketball League no matter which jersey you wear. 'Fight the rivalry, and feel the bleed. Live to dream, Die for your team.' - Shelly Long
 
Presented as a series of highlights from government surveillance and secret media archives, Weird Cassette Radio is a sketch comedy podcast created by three friends from Birmingham, Alabama. Sometimes written, sometimes improvised, each episode is an absurdist mini-marathon, densely packed with fast-paced bits and ridiculous characters. Sporadically produced and released as often as life will allow, WCR is on its way to becoming a new favorite for fans of other great shows like Superego, Com ...
 
Addiction Recovery Strategies for conquering Opioid Addiction, Alcohol Addiction, Prescription Drug Addiction, Meth Addiction, and addiction to any other substances. The Elevation Recovery Podcast's Mission is to help people transcend addiction as well as to rapidly progress the field of addiction and treatment. The Listeners will learn a wide variety of addiction recovery concepts, philosophies, strategies, tactics, tools, and resources. Co-Hosts Chris Scott and Matt Finch of Fit Recovery a ...
 
In southern California, just outside Hollywood, there is a most unusual hotel. A hotel dedicated to the golden age of cinema and the departures of its most influential and notorious players. It is a destination that spotlights the manners in which these men and women of Hollywood perished. The rooms are decorated with an array of evidence and clues, unique to each death, and fitted with a cast of department store manikins which stand in for the major roles involved - Forensic precision made ...
 
Matt and Matt. Bond over Bond. Matt Gourley and Matt Mira love James Bond so much they decided to make a podcast about it. Each episode they invite a guest to dive deep into one movie from the greatest film franchise known to man. Looking for the archives? All episodes older than 6 months can be found exclusively on Stitcher Premium, ad-free. Go to stitcher.com/premium and use promo code BONDING for 1 month free (and $5 off the annual plan!).
 
This page is dedicated to all who find a deep yearning in their hearts to be finally home and free. Sudden Awakening is possible for everyone. By simple, direct self-examination we stop giving our attention to what is fleeting and focus on what is true and unchanging. In giving ourselves fully to the direct discovery of who we truly are, we have a supreme opportunity to awaken and know ourselves beyond belief. This realization is the true beginning of a life of endless love.
 
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Chris Scott interviews Chris Engen, Founder of Nutrition 4 Recovery, on biochemical restoration therapies for addiction recovery, how different amino acids affect and benefit the body, and the importance of the relationship between psychosocial, spiritual, and biochemical components. Chris Engen is Board Certified in Holistic Nutrition and holds a …
 
Chris Scott and Matt Finch share many of their greatest spiritual, mental, and emotional optimization concepts learned from mentors such Sir David Hawkins, M.D., Ph.D. (author of Letting Go) Michael A. Singer (author of The Untethered Soul), Tony Robbins (author of Unlimited Power), and others. Addiction can be holistically treated and recovered fr…
 
Matt Finch interviews Chris Engen, Founder of Nutrition 4 Recovery, on biochemical restoration therapies for addiction recovery, including amino acid therapy, nutritional therapies, fixing hypoglycemia, food allergies and sensitivities, gut health, and much more. Chris is Board Certified in Holistic Nutrition and holds a Nutrition Consultant Certif…
 
Matt Finch covers a study on addiction and recovery published on Stat News. Here is a quote from the piece: "Around 75% of people seeking recovery from a substance use problem achieve their goal, though it may take them some time to achieve full remission. The average number of attempts before success is five, though the median number is just two, …
 
Laura Lee is a Certified Clinical Aromatherapist, a Certified Recovery Nutrition Coach, and is the founder of Infinity Wellness Center. She also holds a B.S. in Biology and is a Certified Kundalini Yoga and Hatha Yoga Instructor as well as a Certified Reiki Practitioner. In this episode, Matt Finch and Laura discuss addiction recovery, the highly s…
 
The Disease Model of addiction states that addiction is an incurable lifelong disease that can be arrested through 12-step work and 'working a strong program' yet it can never be fully recovered from. The Freedom Model states that addiction is not a disease and that the mainstream recovery society programs people with a set of beliefs that have nev…
 
Matt Finch and Zack discuss what it felt like to be addicted to alcohol and drugs and not in control of their behavior, what changed within them to want to quit using substances, and how their lives began to get better and better after making the decision to surrender and do the work to get healthy in body, mind, and spirit. Rewiring and reframing …
 
Tana Peaco discusses a new technique she learned for stopping negative thinking pathways before they get momentum. Negative thoughts and habitual negative worrying thinking can ruin your day, week, and in extreme cases, even your life and relationships. However, even someone that is plagued with negative thinking can rewire their brain to think mor…
 
Alex is a highly sensitive person that remembers feeling deeply sensitive as a child and in adolescence. He suffered trauma from a very abusive coach in high school, had a toxic relationship with a female, serious health issues from Epstein-Barr Virus, and self-medicated pain and high sensitivity with alcohol and drugs. At one point Alex was suicid…
 
Chris Scott interviews Zack on his past struggles with alcoholism and drug addiction, the defining moment and wakeup call that focused his mind on recovering in a holistic way, how he quit drinking and using drugs, and how he got into fitness for the first time in life and lost tons of weight and got fit in body, mind, and spirit.…
 
25 million+ people have taken the Gallup CliftonStrengths Assessment, a test that results in the individual learning of their top natural talents. Knowing your innate talents and developing them into superpowers can help you optimize addiction recovery, work fulfillment, relationships, and more. Matt Finch discusses the science behind the assessmen…
 
Starting off with congratulations to Stephanie for her 6 months of alcohol freedom, Chris Scott and Matt Finch discuss how she and many others are seeing positive results from using targeted neuro-nutrients, diet, fitness, self-development, and more to overcome addiction and optimize their mental, emotional, and physical health. This is the Elevati…
 
On June 11th of 2021, Science Advances published a research article titled Vitamin D deficiency exacerbates UV/endorphin and opioid addiction. Chris Scott and Matt Finch discuss this topic and how basic nutrient deficiencies can also make certain individuals more prone to mental health disorders as well as alcohol addiction or addiction to other su…
 
Matt Finch tells a story about twin sisters, Heather and Amy, losing their parents at the age of 30, how they started drinking to cope with the grief and stress, how they progressed to alcoholism, decided to quit together, and how each of them detoxed from alcohol. This fictional short story contains at least two key lessons regarding alcohol detox…
 
Matt Finch interviews Adam Goodson of Impactful Changes Hypnosis, a master of NLP and hypnosis, and how to use them for addiction recovery and more. Neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) is a way to change someone's thoughts, beliefs, and behaviors to help achieve desired outcomes for them. Learning NLP is like having an owner's manual for the mind. T…
 
Living with chronic pain sucks. We are now in the midst of a growing chronic pain epidemic. Why are rates of chronic pain so high? MRIs show that chronic pain occurs in different brain regions than acute pain. Chronic pain shows up in the amygdala and prefrontal cortex, yet around 99.99% of doctors treat chronic pain like acute pain. Fortunately, D…
 
Warning: Very explicit content in this particular episode. Matt Finch discusses addiction news from the past few months, including the New York Times article about Hollywood has a new way to dramatize addiction, Demi Lovato's addiction, relapse, and overdose, ibogaine news, cannabis addiction medication-assisted treatment, and much more.…
 
Matt Finch interviews Amy Guerrero on childhood trauma and how it reshapes the brain in negative ways that can lead to higher addiction probability and more, the trauma-informed recovery approach and why it resonates with so many people, and how to heal from trauma, heal from addiction, heal from escapism and stress, heal from a chronically stresse…
 
Chris Scott interviews Katie Lain on how she stopped drinking and recovered from alcoholism by using The Sinclair Method (TSM) after she watched Claudia Christian's TEDx Talk on it (despite it seeming "too good to be true"). Katie shares what her alcohol addiction was like, why it got so bad, the physical cravings for alcohol... the unhealthy livin…
 
Matt Finch discusses 4 of his favorite superfoods for addiction recovery and how these can work to support physical and mental health, including gelatinized organic maca root powder, DHA/EPA fats, and organic cocoa drinks or bars with 80% or higher cacao. He goes deep into the features and benefits of these superfoods and how to use them as well as…
 
For people with chronic pain, this is a total must-listen episode. Matt Finch interviews Daniel G. Lyman, LCSW on the new research into chronic pain and how some can predict who will develop chronic pain. There is a growing body of research that suggests chronic pain is not caused by structural injury, but by the brain and nervous system. This new …
 
Matt Finch interviews John Clint Mabry on his story of addiction to alcohol and drugs, trauma, mental health issues, pain and loss, working in Hollywood as an actor, stuntman, and consultant, getting fired by finance guru Dave Ramsey for popping pills and drinking vodka out of a water bottle on the job, finding recovery, relapse, and recovery again…
 
Matt Finch interviews Diane L. Haworth, the founder of the Be Love Principles and a Heart-Centered Success Coach, author, speaker, and host on the Awake TV Network. If you could use more clarity, confidence, peace, joy, and connection in your own life, this is an episode that you will not want to miss. Learn how to navigate addiction, recovery, and…
 
Chris Scott and Matt Finch continue their discussion from Episode 194 in this sequel. They go deep into concepts they love from Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Buddhist psychology like Surrendering, Acceptance, Life on Life's Terms, Live and Let Live, Breathe, Serenity, Spirituality, Attachment vs Non-attachment, and much more.…
 
Chris Scott and Matt Finch discuss the mental model of framing early recovery as a war. While there are effective therapeutic treatments for tapering, acute withdrawal, and even post-acute withdrawal, one of the best resources for quitting and staying quit is to frame addiction and early recovery as a battle or war between your superego and ID (the…
 
"Life is way better without alcohol!" Chris Scott and Matt Finch compare what their old lives were like when they were battling alcoholism. This is Part 3 of 3 and thus the final installment of the "Life is way better without alcohol" saga. If you need motivation, education, inspiration, empowerment, and guidance to quit drinking and rebuild your h…
 
Chris Scott and Matt Finch compare what their old lives were like when they were battling alcoholism and the many awesome strategies and tactics they used for quitting and remaining free of addiction, how they rebuilt their central nervous systems, identities, characters, routines, habits, beliefs, lifestyles, and more... and how you can too (using…
 
Tana Peaco was addicted to alcohol as a single mom. Once a member of Chris Scott's online course, Total Alcohol Recovery 2.0, Tana is now several years alcohol-free and has also studied supplementation for alcohol recovery at the Academy For Addiction & Mental Health Nutrition. Tana discusses how she was stuck in life and addicted to alcohol and ho…
 
Matt Finch and Tana Peaco relive past struggles with both addiction and limiting beliefs, love, connection, worthiness, being comfortable in their own skin, how they overcame these challenges, what they've learned, and some of their key strategies for optimizing love and connection in empowering (vs disempowering or neutral) ways, as Love/Connectio…
 
Matt Finch discusses the anti-opioid vaccines being studied by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Helping To End Addiction Long-Term (HEAL) initiative, as well as the science behind the vaccine, how it works, the ethical and logistical concerns, whether or not pharmacists think mandatory vaccination should be used, and the NIH HEAL initiative'…
 
Chris Scott interviews Julia Ross, author of The Mood Cure, The Diet Cure, and The Craving Cure, and the pioneer of amino acid therapy for mood disorders and substance use disorders, on many of the keys to using amino acids to repair unique neurotransmitter imbalances and thus reduce cravings, quit drugs or alcohol, and to optimize your mood, motiv…
 
Chris Scott interviews Joe Eisele, a nationally certified alcohol and drug therapist, on his story of drug and alcohol dependence, what life was like through his addiction, how the fellowship of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) helped him to foster and nurture sobriety, how biochemical restoration therapies provided the final missing link to his personal …
 
Chris Scott interviews Ken Starr, MD, founder of Ken Starr MD Wellness Group and a twice-board certified addiction medicine physician that helps people detox and recover from alcohol, opioids, and benzos using various therapies such as NAD+ Infusion Therapy, Medication-Assisted Treatment, Supplementation, Myer's Cocktail, and other Nutrient Infusio…
 
Chris Scott interviews Vira Salzburn, a yoga teacher and program director for safety and resilience programs for Chatham County, about the link between shame and addiction, self-compassion as an antidote to shame, shame resilience theory, trauma, addiction, recovery, and a case study on Charlie Sheen's sobriety using what he calls the 'Shame Shiver…
 
Matt Finch discusses why he approaches opioid addiction recovery and other substance recovery using lessons from The Art of War, by Sun Tzu. Specifically, the notion of going to war without either knowing your enemy, yourself or both. Addiction recovery is the same... and by knowing your own strengths and weaknesses combined with proper addiction a…
 
Chris Scott & Matt Finch share stories about working very stressful jobs or careers and how they used either alcohol (Chris) or alcohol and drugs (Matt) to mitigate the 'suckiness' of their workdays and their lives in general. Many people today are in similar situations. It's easier than ever to drink alcohol or use drugs while working from home as…
 
Chris Scott and Matt Finch discuss strategies and concepts for beating addiction that go way against popular mainstream recovery rules. The way you view yourself, addiction, recovery, and the world can either help you achieve your recovery goals or they can act as an obstacle. Beliefs, identity, language, self-talk, and your unique model of the wor…
 
Chris Scott and Matt Finch discuss concepts like internal locus of control vs external locus of control, victim mindset vs extreme ownership mindset, nihilism vs life of meaning and purpose, faith, philosophy, psychology, character development, spiritual expansion, and much more.By Chris Scott & Matt Finch
 
In episode 180 of The Elevation Recovery Podcast (which is the Season 10 Premiere), Chris Scott and Matt Finch discuss the strategic utilization of targeted neuro-nutrients for addiction and mental health recovery, including magnesium, NAC, DPA, CBD, and much more.By Chris Scott & Matt Finch
 
Chris Scott and Matt Finch discuss alcohol substitutions for alcohol recovery such as CBD drinks, kombucha, non-alcoholic wine infused with CBD, and many other beverages or elixirs that are healthy mood-boosters. They share stories of alcohol substitutions they've used and why, the reasoning behind alcohol replacement drinks, and much more.…
 
Matt Finch and Coach Tana share many of the benefits of silence and solitude practices, how it has changed their lives, why they still do it on a regular basis, why it's especially important for introverts and/or highly sensitive persons, and how to carve out a daily silence practice and do something that fits your style.…
 
Matt Finch and Briana Theroux discuss the concept of recovery capital, how some alternative addiction treatment programs use the Recovery Capital Scale or Recovery Capital Index, while the mainstream and corporate residential rehabs typically don't use this or measure these domains to this specificity, and why Recovery Capital measuring/optimizing …
 
Matt Finch discusses the power of creative outlets for addiction and mental health recovery, why highly-creative people are often more prone to substance use disorders and/or mental health disorders, and how to leverage creative expression to optimize recovery, mood, health, and fulfillment.By Matt Finch
 
In this episode, Chris Scott and Matt Finch discuss the brand new research outcomes on the first study of safety and tolerability of MDMA-assisted psychotherapy for alcohol use disorder. The study was done by Imperial College London and was published in the Journal of Psychopharmacology on February 18th, 2021. While the study had very positive outc…
 
Chris Scott and Matt Finch discuss a new study from February 2021 investigating 613 inpatient rehab facilities. The findings of this study are ugly and it exposes some of the systemic issues in the broken addiction treatment model the U.S. is currently still using, despite things getting progressively worse and not better.…
 
In this episode, Matt Finch interviews Ultra Tim Davis, a 47-year-old male that lost his father at age 11, began drinking and using drugs to numb the pain, was suicidal at one point, then was diagnosed with bipolar 2 disorder on suicide watch. His story from addiction and bipolar to recovery and healing is one that any person would be inspired by.…
 
Chris Scott interviews Briana Theroux, a Mind-Body Nutrition Coach certified by the Institute for the Psychology of Eating as well as the newest Fit Recovery Coach. Briana lives an alcohol-free lifestyle and has extensive experience with compulsive behavior, addictions, and nutritional strategies for optimizing physical and mental health.…
 
Matt Finch interviews Jeff Jones of The Family Recovery Solution on how families can best help and support their loved ones facing a substance use disorder (with healthy boundaries and NO tough love tactics). This is the ultimate episode showcasing the power of family for addiction recovery (when family conditions are optimized).…
 
Matt Finch interviews Master Herbalist John Finch (his father) on the topics of psychedelic shamanism, psychedelic plant medicine, and current clinical trials researching the benefits of psychedelic-assisted therapy and next-generation psychedelics for issues like anxiety, ADD, and addiction.By Matt Finch
 
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