Category: Podcast

A podcast dedicated to life: addiction, recovery, and second chances. Each week comedians ANT and Greg Baldwin talk to celebrities and normal folk about their second chance in life. Heroic, inspiring, often comedic true life stories from people who are living theirs.

Catherine Just Loves Max

Catherine Just Loves Max

Catherine Just is an award-winning photographer, artist, and mentor living in Los Angeles, California. She travels the globe capturing the Breath, Heartbeat, and Pulse of the planet with her 4×5 camera, Polaroid, Pinhole and other alternative film cameras. Her most prized creation is her son Max Harrison who happens to have Down syndrome and teaches her the most valuable tool for creativity is love.

After getting sober from a crystal meth addiction at the age of 18, Catherine has been using photography as a tool for transformation. She feels that the truth lives in-between the words as underneath the surface of our everyday lives. Photography has been a way to investigate these spaces and places that aren’t seen but are deeply felt.

She’s been sober for 30 years and sees photography and the creative process as medicine. She travels internationally with her vintage 4×5 camera, Polaroid and Pinhole cameras capturing the breath, heartbeat, and pulse of the planet. Catherine leads immersive photography retreats in Paris, Barcelona, and Oaxaca and teaches 3 online courses: Self Portraiture as Medicine, Begin Deepening and Into the Deep.

Catherine is the Founder of the Max Harrison Foundation, dedicated to her son. The foundation offers a program that teaches children with Down syndrome around the globe how to use cameras for self-expression.
Instagram @cjust

Sponsored by Chapelure Media and Dimensions Recovery Centers

Carnie Wilson Rebroadcast

Carnie Wilson Rebroadcast

This week we are taking a break and rebroadcasting our interview with Carnie Wilson.

Carnie Wilson is the daughter of Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys and of his first wife, former singer Marilyn Rovell of The Honeys. She co-founded Wilson Phillips with her younger sister Wendy and childhood friend Chynna Phillips when they were in their teens. They released two albums, Wilson Phillips and Shadows, and Light, which between them sold 12 million copies. The group also charted three No. 1 singles and six top 20 hits in the United States before disbanding in 1993. Wilson married musician and music producer Robert Bonfiglio in 2000. They have two daughters: Lola Sofia Bonfiglio, born on April 22, 2005, and Luciana “Luci” Bella Bonfiglio, born on June 12, 2009. Carnie has been sober for 13 years. She is warm, wonderfully sensitive, giving, and honest. She’s quick with a laugh and some spicy language and has a twinkle in her eye.

Carnie has a new venture that she is embarking on: Love Bites by Carnie. She’s been dedicated to baking for the past 13 years and she is now following that passion! Check out her new website: We are hungry just visiting!

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Bob Nickman is the Exploding Human

Bob Nickman is the Exploding Human

Bob Nickman is one of the funniest dudes we know. He was a stand-up comedian for 14 years, appearing on television and headlining clubs and colleges across the country. He segued into television writing, beginning on the hit series Roseanne. He has also written on The Drew Carey Show, Mad About You, Freaks and Geeks and Marc Maron among others. He has sold pilots to ABC, NBC, Fox, and Nickelodeon and worked on the award-winning documentary “Comedy Warriors: Healing Through Laughter.”

Bob Nickman won a writing award from The Valley League for his irreverent one-man show, “The Head.” He is also an accomplished blues harmonica player and has recently launched a podcast, “The Exploding Human,” where he interviews a wide variety of health practitioners and those who have overcome challenges. Have a listen: Exploding Human Podcast

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Nancy Linehan Charles Erupts, Interrupts, and Disturbs the Peace

Nancy Linehan Charles Erupts, Interrupts, and Disturbs the Peace

Nancy Linehan Charles is a fireball of funny bravery with a resume that rocks.  In her 40’s, she drank unstoppably and got sober after realizing that she was screwing up her life. She’s been sober now for 32 years. At age 49, she came to Hollywood. She has appeared in more than 70 films and television programs as well as stage productions. At age 71, she was arrested for doing Shakespeare in the street and refusing to leave. Six months ago, she had a Shakespeare line tattooed on her body. At age 75, she jumped out of an airplane. Along the way, Nancy learned to love herself unconditionally, and we love her, too.

Nancy Linehan Charles has been a professional actress and writer for three decades. She has performed on stage from off-Broadway and the Kennedy Center to regional theatres including the Meadowbrook Theatre, Atlanta’s Alliance Theatre, The Geffen Playhouse, Pacific Resident Theatre and the Colony theatre in L.A., in such roles as Vivian Bearing in the Pulitzer-winning play WIT, Amanda Wingfield in GLASS MENAGERIE, the title role in MRS. WARREN’S PROFESSION, Albertine in TOYS IN THE ATTIC, Kate in ALL MY SONS, Linda Loman in DEATH OF A SALESMAN, to name a few. She has twice won the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award and was the recipient of The Ovation Award.

In film, she can be seen as Ned Beatty’s wife in Mike Nichols’ film CHARLIE WILSON’S WAR, starring Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, and Phillip Seymour Hoffman; as Max Von Sydow’s wife in Spielberg’s MINORITY REPORT, starring Tom Cruise. She has been seen on television, guest-starring on such shows as THE WEST WING, 24, CLOSE TO HOME, JOEY, DREW CAREY, SEINFELD; with recurring roles on HUFF and SIX FEET UNDER, to name a few.

Nancy Linehan Charles can also been seen in the recurring role of ‘HELEN’ in the web series “We Got Next” as well as her recurring role as ‘ELSPETH’ in the web series AVE 43 She has five adaptations of Shakespeare (for middle schoolers) published through Dramatic Publishing, and her scripts are being performed in schools all over this country and in Canada. Ms. Charles is also a Marathon runner and the mother of two fine young men: Will Rothhaar, a working actor; and Charlie Linehan, a Manhattan Assistant District Attorney.

Nominee:  Emmy Award—-2010 Best Student Film
Winner: Ovation Award–Best Featured Performance by an Actress—2003
Winner:  Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award for Featured Performance—2003
Winner: Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award for Lead Performance–1994

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Twitter: @Savannah1985A

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Marisa Peer’s Advice is Hypnotic!

Marisa Peer’s Advice is Hypnotic!

“There’s selfish, self-less and then there’s honoring yourself.” This podcast is filled with amazing advice from psychotherapist Marisa Peer, a psychotherapist who works with international superstars, CEOs, Royalty, and Olympic athletes. Listen as this best-selling author of 4 self-help books tells you how you can supercharge yourself into your second chance.

Marisa Peer planned to become a child psychologist but decided to become a hypnotherapist and psychotherapist as she saw how effective results orientated hypnotherapy was.  She is now a best-selling author, motivational speaker and leading celebrity therapist and pioneering hypnotherapist trainer.

Her books include You Can Be Thin: The Ultimate Programme to End Dieting…ForeverUltimate Confidence: The Secrets to Feeling Great About Yourself Every Day, Trying to Get Pregnant (and Succeeding) and You Can Be Younger.

Her engaging and amusing talks are peppered with anecdotes from an unparalleled career in which she has helped thousands of people to overcome profound personal issues.

Marisa’s unique talent is teaching “simple steps that produce dramatic and life-changing results”. She seamlessly brings her one-of-a-kind therapy room techniques to the podium, leaving her audiences both transfixed and transformed. Her acclaimed “Mastermind Your Life” series focuses on the thought patterns and mental habits that can be detrimental or beneficial to our success, depending on how we use them. When she reveals her fundamental rule that all our emotional and personal problems come from us believing that we’re not ‘enough’ and explains how to overcome it, the results are tremendous and dramatic.

Marisa is listed in the “Tatler” guide to Britain’s 250 Best Doctors this guide lists the experts and pioneers in their field. She has been described as a “great British pioneer” by “Men’s Health” magazine, and she is the only woman featured in an article on “The Best Of British.” They refer to her as a “Pioneering Motivational Hypnotherapist and Psychotherapist and a Winning Sports Psychologist.”

Marisa has a great online program called I AM ENOUGH at

She also has a program called Uncompromised Life. Learn more:

Second Chances is sponsored by Chapelure Media and Dimensions Recovery Centers

Chelsea Skidmore Takes the World on Her Own Terms

Chelsea Skidmore Takes the World on Her Own Terms

Chelsea Skidmore is a bold, smart, and beautiful comedian who is open, honest and says what she thinks. Despite that, she had bouts of self-doubt and low self-esteem in her past along with addiction. Listen as she opens up about her infamous #MeToo moment with a Hollywood Elite and talks about her career goals.

Chelsea Skidmore is also an actress and director, known for “No Leftovers” (2017), “Leah & Chelsea Have a Sleepover” (2017) and “Sandy Wexler” (2017).

She was born and raised in New York and after wasting 6 years in college partying (at a 4-year school) she graduated from Pace University with a BA in Communications.

Chelsea is now based in Los Angeles and performs nightly at venues including The Comedy Store, Improv, Laugh Factory and Ice House in addition to touring across the country. She co-produces a monthly stand-up show at The Comedy Store in Hollywood called Home Alone and has a podcast called The Chelsea Skidmore Show.

Twitter – @xoxochelseaskye

Instagram – @chelseaskidmore

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Podcast link: The Chelsea Skidmore Show

The Z-Man Did Not Sleep for 44 Days

The Z-Man Did Not Sleep for 44 Days

Todd Zalkins is an interventionist, public speaker, and author, but he hasn’t always been. His past is checkered with sex, drugs, and punk-rock, and Z-Man, as he is known to his friends, spent a lot of time with all three with the band Sublime. In fact, he spent 17 years poisoning his body with opiates. He describes his 15-month detox as Satanic, the cherry on top of which was a bout with insomnia that lasted 44 days. Now clean and sober for 11 years, Todd now dedicates his life to helping others.

Todd Zalkins is also a storyteller, motivator, and thought-leader on recovery who inspires others to not only realize their potential but to live it.

His gripping memoir, “Dying for Triplicate” which details his harrowing 17-year addiction to prescription painkillers, through detox and into his first 18 months of recovery, has helped thousands of other addicts find their way into treatment.

In addition to his writing, intervening and speaking, he is the Founder and CEO of ALL in Interventions, a state certified Drug & Alcohol counselor (CADC) and one of the most sought-after motivational speakers in the United States.

Todd is also the co-founder of The Nowell Family Foundation, a non-profit he created along with Jim “Papa” Nowell. Set to open late in 2018 in San Juan Capistrano, will bear the name “Bradley’s House,” and will be dedicated specifically to treating male musicians with opiate addiction.

In 2016 his story became the subject of the award-winning documentary film, “The Long Way Back” The Story of Todd ‘Zman’ Zalkins that premiered at film festivals nationwide in 2017.

After losing his close friend Bradley Nowell of Sublime to a heroin overdose, Todd Zalkins aka ‘ZMAN’ fights for his life in what will become the worst drug crisis in American History, the Opioid Epidemic. Against all odds, Todd is able to break a seventeen-year addiction to prescription painkillers and dedicates his life to helping others who struggle with addiction. In a twist of fate, Todd is presented with an opportunity to help Jakob Nowell, Bradley Nowell’s son battle his own addiction to drugs and alcohol.

The film was picked up for worldwide distribution and is available for release on Amazon, iTunes, Hulu and

Todd is FOUNDER and CEO of the Four Keys, INC a vertical enterprise that encompasses ALL in RECOVERY; interventions, treatment, education and post treatment care. Current curriculum includes workshops centered in helping addicts and alcoholics develop new tools for integrating back into life, clean and sober. These two day sessions are dedicated to inspiring and motivating individuals to further their recovery.

Todd lives in Long Beach, California, swims and surfs regularly, prays daily, is extremely active in his recovery, still rocks out with his punk rock band and loves his clean and sober life.


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