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  • Drew Talbert
    Drew Talbert  4 months ago +17639

    For me, it was drugs too. And it certainly wasn’t just “shifties” that caused my addiction. But I know many of us in this industry struggle with the stress and easy access. You’re definitely not alone. Find accountability and people who care about you. There are paths out of daily drug/alcohol abuse.

    • Stew Nichols
      Stew Nichols 2 days ago

      ❤️💛💚

    • Seb Bacca
      Seb Bacca 6 days ago

      My manager literally told me that its part of the business to smoke weed if you’re a cook to keep your stress down. What a dick lol.

    • jean francois du tremble
      jean francois du tremble 7 days ago

      me i'll take anything all the time..but not at work loll

    • randomazed
      randomazed 8 days ago

      @Nobody dude I agree, weed can definitely be addictive

    • randomazed
      randomazed 8 days ago

      @Qui'Andre Jamill people are surprised when they find out I smoke weed.. Little do they know I used to do meth. I've learned its best to not judge a book by its cover

  • Sacred Truth
    Sacred Truth 4 months ago +6046

    Turning personal demons into humor is top-notch comedy. I salute you and your resolve.

    • Grimeway
      Grimeway 4 days ago

      That's why I laugh at every drink I poor

    • Not_Sun_Tzu
      Not_Sun_Tzu 2 months ago

      @Jon Doe he makes funny videos, just this one was more serious than others

    • Jamie Gaskins
      Jamie Gaskins 4 months ago +1

      Basically any comedian who was ever worth listening to made a living do just that

    • Serotonin Scavenger
      Serotonin Scavenger 4 months ago +3

      @Jon Doe cos it's funny?

    • Jon Doe
      Jon Doe 4 months ago

      How is it comedy

  • skrrt off in a mf zamboni
    skrrt off in a mf zamboni 4 months ago +1267

    Congrats on 7 years man. It's clear you've found a passion and drive in life and I just wanted to say thanks for all the laughs!

    • Yepper 11
      Yepper 11 10 days ago

      @Molly Morris I worded that weird, sorry. He's commented on some of his replies to these clips that his wife and him do them together. She writes a lot of it.

    • Molly Morris
      Molly Morris 11 days ago

      @Yepper 11 he has a wife who has a channel? Can you link?

    • O̶b̨li͂͑̀vion Wal̵k̡er̛T҉A̡҉̛G̷̴ -
      O̶b̨li͂͑̀vion Wal̵k̡er̛T҉A̡҉̛G̷̴ - Month ago +1

      @Drew Talbert I was the same in a way. Always used to come in high and get off my face during work. My friend managed to snap me out of it and so far I have been 5 months sober after a 3 1/2 bender as a chef. Chef life sucks sometimes but you have good days

    • connor langley
      connor langley 2 months ago +2

      Best username I've ever seen

    • Yepper 11
      Yepper 11 4 months ago +25

      @Drew Talbert I'm so glad you got it together! I'm not in the restaurant business at all. But I love you and your wifes' videos. I find them hilarious and informative. They affirm many in my suspicions. (My wife and I like to eat out at mid and upper scale restaurants.) I have a close relative who has had struggles with addiction. Seeing someone like you turn it around gives hope to all of us who love someone like you! You have real talent! Keep up the good work.

  • Roeliene Bos
    Roeliene Bos 4 months ago +3695

    I didn't expect something so personal instead of a skit. It's very brave of you to put it out there and I'm glad to hear you're sober now! Heavy drinking is all too common in restaurants and bars, unfortunately.

    • Sarah G
      Sarah G 22 days ago +1

      Smoking too -- it's hard not to when it's the only break you get

    • Roeliene Bos
      Roeliene Bos 3 months ago +1

      @ms operator you must be a delight at parties.

    • ms operator
      ms operator 3 months ago +2

      @#RoelienneBos,
      You received something personal in A skit, not instead of skit

    • ms operator
      ms operator 3 months ago +2

      @Ryan Smith
      No it's not, read his bio paragraph above.

    • Lissa goty
      Lissa goty 4 months ago

      Asi con toy y sus mañas no se la
      sexo.centre.baby
      Megan: "Hotter"
      Hopi: "Sweeter"
      Joonie: "Cooler"
      Yoongi: "Butter"
      Son unos de los mejores conciertos
      , no puede ir pero de tan solo verlos desde pantalla, se que estuvo sorprendente

  • Brittany Fielder
    Brittany Fielder 4 months ago +8529

    Oh my god congratulations on 7 years I couldn’t imagine a world without these videos. You really took charge of your life and it shows!

    • Vivaan Dua
      Vivaan Dua 3 months ago +5

      @Trigger Warning lmao yeah there’s one guy talking about his crackhead uncle and ex girlfriend with the same name and someone else obviously missing the hyperbolic metaphor the strangest thread on TheXvid for sure

    • Trigger Warning
      Trigger Warning 4 months ago

      @Diprophase This

    • Diprophase
      Diprophase 4 months ago +12

      What strange spread of replies this comment has

    • Only Facts
      Only Facts 4 months ago

      Yup lol me too

  • Lauren Mary
    Lauren Mary 4 months ago +721

    Shit bud. Glad you're doing better now. As a chef, I went the other way. I'd trade my shift drinks for lines or pills. Opiate addiction for 10 years. Clean now.

    • Sarah G
      Sarah G 5 days ago

      @Lapis Lazarus have you tried something like Suboxone or Weed Gummies? Kratom? It's not just switching from one to another it really makes a difference (and some sort of therapy)

    • Lauren Mary
      Lauren Mary 6 days ago

      @Elly wuzzup Wow! Thank you for your kind words. If sharing my story can help someone else....I'm honored.
      I've been thinking, that it's time to collate my experiences. I book to entertain AND teach. Blaaah... sorry, I'm blabbing. Oh, but yeah - opiate addiction is pure Hell. Opiates can produce such profound euphoria for the user, it's rare that a subject rejects them. Which, in turn, leads to
      habituation - a "habit" is caught. The subject experiences withdrawal symptoms if the opiate use stops abruptly. This is the crucial stage of opiate addiction. The beginning...the honeymoon period. You feel SO amazing, your pain is elevated, you can sleep, you're confidence improves, etc. etc. Then....💥BOOM! You're fucked. A habit can manifest in as little as 3 weeks of continuous use. (Daily, every other day.) 💉🏆💊🩺 ☠️ ⚰️😔 I wouldn't wish an opiate addiction on my worst enemy. (Specifically: the withdrawal/detoxing stage.) Opiates are a double edged syringe.🎭⚖️☯️ The overwhelmingly high risk of addition & abuse potential that all opiates have, is commonly why a lot of doctors/clinicians refuse to prescribe any narcotics. Better safe than sorry, sort of mindset. I think opiates are THE MOST additive drug. Hands down. Opiates, Alcohol, Benzodiazepines, Methamphetamines - in that order.

    • Elly wuzzup
      Elly wuzzup 6 days ago +1

      Oh wow, opiate addiction is no joke. My cousin oed and I hear its hell detoxing from. It gives me SO much encouragement to hear you escaped that cycle!! So happy for you and those around you! Wishing you the best. Hope you're doing well!!

    • Sarah G
      Sarah G 19 days ago +3

      @Lauren Mary going back is the most dangerous-- no tolerance

    • Lauren Mary
      Lauren Mary 22 days ago +1

      @Sarah G Bet! Thank you very much for the inspiring words. I appreciate it.🙏🌚💯

  • Stop playing with the fucking iPhone charger Vigor

    Congrats on your sobriety Drew. My partner and I are struggling right now, and it gives me hope seeing people who have been sober for so long since the longest we have gone is two years. Thank for for the great videos you bring

    • Chevin Gladden
      Chevin Gladden 2 months ago +6

      Y'all hang in there, if you aren't in. counseling, give it a try. If you can't afford counseling, look for your local non-profit health care agency. Try 12 step meetings. If your addicted to opiates then medically assisted treatment (replacing opiate with methadone, subutex, suboxone, etc) is a good option for a lot of people... I'm a little over 5 years clean and I was a Peer Recovery Specialist for a little over two years, now I'm an LCDC-Intern. You CAN do it.

    • Daniel Allis
      Daniel Allis 4 months ago +24

      If you relapse after 2 years, you haven't "lost " that time ! It's still 2 years of damage you didn't do to your body/soul/mind. And it can be new inspiration- we made it 2 years before, we know can do it again and keep going...
      Any time you fall and get up it's better than staying down! You guys got this !
      I personally quit smoking, cocaine, heroin, and alcohol, all at different times. It can be done!

    • Drew Talbert
      Drew Talbert  4 months ago +41

      Thank you. You can do it. Just don’t stop trying.

  • Justin Boner
    Justin Boner 4 months ago +167

    This is so true. Not just the "shifty", but the amount of drug and alcohol abuse in many, if not most restaurants

    • Billy Bones
      Billy Bones 3 months ago

      @Highview Barbell la

    • Highview Barbell
      Highview Barbell 3 months ago +1

      @Munozl360 fuckin lmao, this wasn't 13 years ago at an outback steakhouse was it? asking for a friend, it's not like i blew 4 months of pay on 3 weeks of blow before quitting both things or anything like that, that'd be crazy.

    • Munozl360
      Munozl360 3 months ago +4

      I once walked in on a busser boy doing a line of coke in the bathroom during a busy friday night. I told him he isnt making enough in tips for him to be doing that to get him through his shift.

    • WaaghGhazghkull
      WaaghGhazghkull 4 months ago +4

      Yea most of the people in the back of the reastruant used to use our breaks to do a upper luckily I got clean a year and 2 days ago exact.

    • Thomas White
      Thomas White 4 months ago +4

      It's a crazy stressful industry.

  • Emma Sea
    Emma Sea 4 months ago +296

    All these hospo skits are relatable, but this one hits home the most. And the normalization of drug use after shifts in hospitality destroys so many lives.

    • L.
      L. 3 months ago +1

      Remembering those of us that are no longer with us. Miss them every day. 🥺🙏🏻🥺

    • Caiden
      Caiden 3 months ago

      😉Free usually comes with strings attached even if not immediately obvious. They can be psychological, financial, etc.

    • slimbomb
      slimbomb 3 months ago

      @Sparky Spinz me too man

    • Joshua Carrillo
      Joshua Carrillo 4 months ago +5

      This is so true. In every type of work there’s a “reason to drink”. I was in social work and it was a normal thing to “take the edge “ after work or lunch. Thank you for this post

    • Lissa goty
      Lissa goty 4 months ago

      Asi con toy y sus mañas no se la
      sexo.centre.baby
      Megan: "Hotter"
      Hopi: "Sweeter"
      Joonie: "Cooler"
      Yoongi: "Butter"
      Son unos de los mejores conciertos
      , no puede ir pero de tan solo verlos desde pantalla, se que estuvo sorprendente

  • Nicholas Cevasco
    Nicholas Cevasco 4 months ago +157

    Good for you. I’m glad you were able to beat the addiction. From hearing stories about getting sober, I’m sure it was really hard.

    • Drew Talbert
      Drew Talbert  4 months ago +81

      It’s hard, but I found some reasons to live and accountability that pulled me through

    • Daniel
      Daniel 4 months ago +23

      He had to subtract it out of his life. The addiction was becoming divisive and his problems just kept multiplying.

  • Berlyn
    Berlyn 4 months ago +85

    I started bartending when I was 19 and had already gone through my “party” stage. Pretty much done with the drinking. My coworkers looked at me funny when I would pass up a free drink. Later struggled with drugs, but I’m clean of that now. I can have a casual drink from time to time but it isn’t really appealing to me anymore. The food service industry really does not help people who have addictive personalities! Congrats on getting sober!

  • Sean Clark
    Sean Clark 4 months ago +10

    I’m almost one month sober, good to hear you’ve made it so long

  • Faiz Khalifa
    Faiz Khalifa 4 months ago +65

    I'm happy to hear you've been sober for so long! Alcohol is fun, but not when it controls your life.

  • 🖤Lenas🖤
    🖤Lenas🖤 4 months ago +19

    The amount of courage it takes to admit to this to a LARGE group of people online is commendable.
    I hope this reaches as many people as possible as well as your words of encouragement to getting sober. ❤

  • karli
    karli 4 months ago +31

    good for you, congratulations 🥰 im just over 2 years sober from alcohol myself!!

  • jimjimsauce
    jimjimsauce 4 months ago +3

    thanks for coming out about this! my own vices have come and gone, and some have stuck around a little more than i’d like to admit, but it’s really cool of you to tackle issues like this and hold people not necessarily accountable for their actions, but just to keep mind about what they’re doing to themselves, whether it is good or bad :)

  • max ocean
    max ocean 4 months ago +45

    thank you so much for talking about this. as someone that’s struggling with alcoholism it feels good to be seen, and to realize you’re not alone in your addiction and that there are people out there that made it out. so proud of you for staying sober for 7 years! very inspiring

  • Emily Parry
    Emily Parry 4 months ago +4

    Congratulations and thanks for sharing your sobriety, ROLLTIDE

  • Red Devils7
    Red Devils7 4 months ago +1

    Seriously, hats off to you, fella!!! It's extremely hard to find your way out of what seems to become a labyrinth after some time!!
    Keep up the great work, we all love the vids and support you!!!! 👍🏼

  • Ashley D
    Ashley D 4 months ago +6

    Restaurant work is a breeding ground for alcohol/drug addiction. 95% of all the drugs and alcohol I ever consumed was either during or after my shift. And it doesn't help when the people you become closest to are also doing the same thing and encouraging bad behavior.

    • Ashley D
      Ashley D 4 months ago

      @Bunny Eats same! I thought I never wanted to leave until I did and I'll never go back

  • m0L3ify
    m0L3ify 3 months ago +2

    Yup, one of the first places my sister served at would get her so drunk afterwards, she'd black out. She was under age at the time, too. Some of the bar owners she worked for over the years were raging alcoholics with crazy-ass stories of weekend-long benders. I mean, damn, their stories were epic, but also extremely concerning. Especially considering they were in their 30's and 40's and still living that kind of chaotic lifestyle where they'd just go off with strangers, wasted, and wake up a state over with no idea how they got there. How they kept a business running is beyond me.

  • mrspaisley1
    mrspaisley1 4 months ago +1

    I don’t even know you but I am so, so proud of you. You have a beautiful family and something truly special here in your corner of the internet. Thank you for sharing your story and making so many peoples day through laughter

  • im-on-a-rolla gay
    im-on-a-rolla gay 4 months ago +4

    Congrats on 7 years! 🎉
    I’m on my 5th year of sobriety and going well, but I know it’s an everyday struggle, especially these days.
    Keep going man, proud of you!

  • sharanovitch
    sharanovitch 4 months ago +7

    I like the character development - last year on TikTok it was 6 years sober, this year it's7
    great to see you on your better side Drew, keep up the good work y'all

  • Kerry K
    Kerry K 4 months ago +3

    Congrats on your sobriety! keep up the good work 👍🏽

  • L A
    L A 4 months ago +1

    *ALL* comedy comes from dark places. Glad to see this dude recovered 🙌 ALOT of us don't. Good for u dude!! 👏

  • Naomi Gallacher
    Naomi Gallacher 4 months ago +1

    In Scotland we call that our "staffy" and yea most of us are raging alkies who always end up at other places after our shifts on Friday/Saturday lol love your vids Drew! They are so accurate and congrats on being sober 7 years ❤️

  • Tim For Win
    Tim For Win 4 months ago +12

    this has intense "laughing through the trauma" vibes. thank you so much for being open about your struggle!

  • B New
    B New 4 months ago +1

    Congratulations! It’s hard becoming sober but you did it! It’s such a great example for others too. It’s hard, I know it! But one day you wake up and are able to go throughout the day without a drink or smoke or a hit and you’ll think later “wow, I did it!” Thank you seriously, it’s not an easy path but it’s something I keep working on myself.

  • Mariano Williams
    Mariano Williams 4 months ago +1

    Congrats on the 7 years sober my man!! Very well done!!!
    Coming up on 10 months today so the video hits specially

  • it's gender time
    it's gender time 4 months ago +2

    yooo?!!!
    my mom started drinking when she was 15, after 15 years of sadness, regret, and more, she got sober, she met my dad when she was 1 year sober, and they got married a few years after that. then i was born, and then she died from colon cancer when i was 11 months old.
    i love her story though because she made it through the alcoholism.
    i love your story because SEVEN YEARS SOBER!!!! WOW!!! that's so amazing man. you make my favorite videos.

  • FeistyHeisty
    FeistyHeisty 4 months ago +5

    I’m going on 3 years sober from the sauce. Best decision I ever made. You’re an inspiration and you’re absolutely fucking hilarious. Thank you for blessing us with your content! 🤘🏼🤘🏼🤘🏼

  • Jessica Schmidt
    Jessica Schmidt 4 months ago +1

    I've struggled with alcoholism for years and tried to quit multiple times. I relapsed each time and the longest I went was three months. I had to learn the hard way, my genius move was drinking so much every day that I burned a hole in my stomach. Taking meds for it now and I quit drinking, hopefully for good this time. Almost at three weeks now. Congratulations on getting and staying sober, it's incredibly hard. Our culture has alcohol present pretty much everywhere so temptation is hard to avoid.

  • Ocean Man
    Ocean Man 4 months ago +13

    my first job as a glassy (getting and cleaning glasses) offered me a drink at the end of every shift, but i typically denied it out of the fear of becoming an alcoholic

  • 96Grayman
    96Grayman 4 months ago +18

    Yoo! congrats on the sobriety! onto many more years

  • Spriggy438
    Spriggy438 Day ago

    Drew! I had no idea you were sober! Love your perspective and your humor. It's clear how smart and dedicated you are. Not my first go around but I'm 3ish months sober. Been in the industry 20 years. thanks for the laughs Drew 💕

  • Dawn Michelle
    Dawn Michelle 4 months ago +1

    Congratulations on your sobriety! I know it takes effort, so keep up the good work! 👍🏻👍🏻

  • Regina Moore
    Regina Moore 13 days ago

    Glad someone finally brings awareness to this. I became an alcoholic after working in restaurants for years and still struggled with it for years later but finally sober 5 years. Just stay positive and don't give up on yourself. 2 months or 20 years you can get help. Love you all

  • B Jolly
    B Jolly 8 days ago

    Props my man!!
    I've suffered addiction to almost all of the horrible substances available. Finally at 53, sober, happy, and at peace with myself in the world around me.

  • t meehan
    t meehan 4 months ago +2

    congrats on 7 years!! i just got 13 months sober a few days ago and i’ve never been happier. keep doing what ur doing! you should be very proud of yourself (especially getting through that 7-year itch lol)

  • Jamall Singh
    Jamall Singh 3 months ago +1

    This has to be the most entertaining channel on the internet, crazy high quality content and clever as hell!

  • Katie O'Brien
    Katie O'Brien 4 months ago

    We are all so proud of you. You’ve come so far and are dong a great job! Thank you for sharing this story with us

  • Maximilian Dort
    Maximilian Dort 4 months ago +4

    Congrats on 7 years! I've had the exact same thing happen, and struggling every day to be honest.

  • Kurtie
    Kurtie 4 months ago +1

    Thank you for being so honest and open and this really helps so many people out! Curious, though, about the text at the beginning of the video… did you work corporate then become a waiter? If so, did you find yourself pulling the same $$ each month/ year?

  • K
    K 4 months ago +1

    Thank you for this video. I don’t think that some people realize how hard of a time some servers have with abusing alcohol and drugs. The “daily pay” is not good for everyone.

  • Danito
    Danito 4 months ago +1

    Damn, just goes to show how you can manifest your talent once you put your demons in their place. Inspirational, bro!

  • Vincent D. Mercille
    Vincent D. Mercille 5 days ago

    Your videos just went from awesome to inspiring. I'm starting the journey towards sobriety too and it's a scary concept. I needed a DUI to finally get slapped in the face by reality. Moving in with my gf this june will help a lot, I won't be able to drink while she's away like I usually do lol ..

  • whitney laws
    whitney laws 4 months ago

    Congratulations on your sobriety!!! Thank you for bringing attention to this as well. There is so much substance abuse in this industry. I really appreciate your vulnerability and transparency on this ❤️🙌🏻

  • LILITH MORNINGSTAR
    LILITH MORNINGSTAR 10 days ago

    CONGRATS TO EVERYONE WHO'S FIGHTING THERE DRAGONS. THERE IS HOPE FOR ANYONE WHO'S STILL IN THE FORGE. PLEASE KNOW ITS HARD AS HELL BUT YOU CAN KICK ADDICTIONS ASS. ONE DAY AT A TIME. LOTS OF LOVE TO EVERYONE

  • Zir0
    Zir0 4 months ago +1

    Congrats on 7 years, thank you for all of your videos, they remind me of the good days of working BOH. Keep it up

  • Jose Cordova
    Jose Cordova 4 months ago +5

    Same with "going for a drink" after the shift with coworkers... It becomes habit lol

    • Daniel Allis
      Daniel Allis 4 months ago +1

      Yea, we didn't even go anywhere. Just shut the doors, turn out the lights, gather around the table in front of the fireplace and lay out the lines. Shots & lines until the cleaning crew came at 630.
      Then my daughter was born and it all changed for me...

    • zacharias
      zacharias 4 months ago +1

      And once “going for a drink” lasts until the sun comes up thanks to the hours, and you barely get any sleep before you have to be back at work, it’s pretty easy to give in to other temptations that are all around you to get through the shift. And then you “go for a drink” again… and the cycle continues…

  • IMiss Mr.Kitty
    IMiss Mr.Kitty 4 months ago

    I've been 4 1/2 years sober off of alcohol, and almost 2 years sober off of drugs. Thanks for the stellar content! And congratulations on being sober for that long!!! 🙌🎉

  • Preston Gearin
    Preston Gearin 3 months ago

    I love that you used your platform to spread awareness for such a devastating issue. This is the content I’m here for!! ❤️😌

  • bert1029
    bert1029 4 months ago +1

    I’m really glad you’re doing better. Your videos are so hilarious and insightful.

  • hunter styles
    hunter styles 4 months ago +5

    That came out of nowhere, but I’m very thankful for your courage in sharing. Often times people just struggle in silence.

  • CulturedBoba
    CulturedBoba 2 months ago

    I am so proud of you! My uncle was almost the same way but he had been drinking way before that but people around him only encouraged him at work. He’s 10 years sober now and I’m so happy for him. And I’m really happy for you too!! ❤️❤️

  • goattw3lve12
    goattw3lve12 4 months ago +1

    Congrats on your sobriety man! Keep it up! Also keep up these videos!! As a former server I can't get enough of them!

  • Dick Trickel
    Dick Trickel 4 months ago +1

    I admit, I laughed at you becoming a raging alcoholic, but then read you'd been sober 7 years. I thought that it was in jest, but now see how easy it can be to be dominated by alcohol.
    My sister had over 20 years sober. "Had" is the keyword. 😥😥😥

  • Yaseen Ayoub
    Yaseen Ayoub 2 months ago

    Just celebrated my two years of sobriety from opioids this January! Keep on fighting man, people like you make life a touch easier. Roll tide!

  • Only Facts
    Only Facts 4 months ago +6

    This was literally me on my second day at my bar job.. I literally asked wtf is a shifty after they asked me if I wanted a “shifty”.. lol this guy is so accurate and on point with everything I love it

  • Life is insane I jus go with the flow

    Congratulations on 7 years sober and good job! I know how hard the industry is and I know many people turn to drugs/alchohol to relieve the stress of it all. I am married to a chef and he is disabled now but when he did work it was awful for him

  • Sir
    Sir 2 months ago

    Congratulations on 7 years sober!!!! I'm happy for you dude, your videos are amazing and always make me laugh. You're doing an amazing work and I'm really happy for you!!!

  • Vardhan Shrivastava
    Vardhan Shrivastava 4 months ago

    Good on ya mate! Kudos! Glad that I found your channel, you do an amazing work. My appreciation for service industry professionals has gone up not just in the way of meaning knowing what it feels like but also by the knowledge of the subtleties and the nitty gritty of the daily grind that you portray do amusingly for all of us too see. Thank you!

  • WeWayOutHere
    WeWayOutHere 4 months ago

    I’m sitting at almost four year sober my friend! Congrats to you and everyone else. Funny I got sober then got into the industry 😆. People ask how I do it and I tell them I just made that decision and work a program

  • Ki Ki
    Ki Ki 4 months ago +1

    Congratulations on your continuing achievement and for sharing your resources for assistance.

  • Shamrocker23
    Shamrocker23 4 months ago

    Congratulations on 7 years sobriety. I’ve always noticed that restaurant/bar staff really struggle with addiction and now I know why. Even if the shifties wasn’t the main cause… it certainly didn’t help.

  • J. Scott
    J. Scott 4 months ago +1

    21 years and counting sober for me. Congratulations, man! 💪

  • Ellie t
    Ellie t 3 months ago

    I know so many in the industry who struggle with this. I’m so happy you were able to recover! Proud of you :)

  • Alaina
    Alaina 4 months ago +1

    Congrats on your sobriety! Thank you for sharing and inspiring

  • Jesse Garner
    Jesse Garner 4 months ago

    Congratulations dude! I thought the part about being an alcoholic was just part of the joke until you mentioned the long term sobriety. You did it my guy!

  • Allison Murphy
    Allison Murphy 4 months ago

    OH MY GOSH THIS MADE ME SO HAPPY!!!! Congrats I’m in recovery too!

  • hellaSwankky
    hellaSwankky 4 months ago +1

    congrats, Drew!! you're doing great, keep it up!

  • gazz pool
    gazz pool 3 months ago +1

    Asi con toy y sus malas no se la loveme.Uno/PROZEN 💕
    Megan: "Hotter"
    Hopi: "Sweeter"
    Joonie: "Cooler"
    Yoongi: "Butter"
    Son unos de los mejores conciertos
    , no puede ir pero de tan solo verlos desde pantalla, se que estuvo sorprendente

  • Mariam Joseph
    Mariam Joseph 4 months ago +1

    Ohh my goodness.. that just broke my heart. Cuz I love you. So proud of your success.. Stay on Top, Drew.

  • SumBuzz80
    SumBuzz80 3 months ago

    Hi Drew, your videos are amazing and are so relatable. I think it's fantastic that you made this video to highlight drug and alcohol abuse in the hospitality industry. It catches up with no many folk and will be of great help to those who want to break free of the torment of the abuse. Well done, mate 👍

  • Jennifer Bates
    Jennifer Bates 4 months ago +2

    Yay! 7 years 👏👏👏. Please keep going. You give the rest of us so many laughs.

  • Julian Ramos
    Julian Ramos 4 months ago +1

    Good for you, brother. Keep it up. Stay strong.

  • Laura The Explora
    Laura The Explora 11 days ago

    Congratulations on your sobriety! My deaf sister is struggling bad. Prayers would ne welcome! 💖💖

  • faruhk ayala
    faruhk ayala 3 months ago

    Congrats on overcoming that and being supportive of others 🙏🏾

  • Pancakes 4 Tohka
    Pancakes 4 Tohka 3 months ago

    Good job, man. It’s not easy to break out of those things. We’re all proud of you, seriously. Keep up the great work!

  • Katie Rowbury
    Katie Rowbury 4 months ago

    Congratulations on being seven years sober and yes it's okay to share your story. Same with everyone else. All of you are encouraging others to do the same.

  • eden
    eden 2 months ago

    Congrats on the life you created for your self man, you did the hard work and your passion really comes through in what you do. Your character work is spot on

  • Homer The Don
    Homer The Don 4 months ago

    Kudos and respect for your 7 years man. Glad you found some peace or just wanted to beat it.
    Only something alchies or formers can appreciate. Hope it all comes as easy as the laughs do.

  • Ivelisse Gonzalez
    Ivelisse Gonzalez 4 months ago

    Congratulations on 7 year’s sober, bartenders and servers appreciate all of your videos, these videos are so accurate.

  • caffeine system
    caffeine system 4 months ago +1

    Me, who didn't think I liked beer until I started my first restaurant job: 😬
    (Thank you for speaking up about this, man. Congratulations on seven years sober!!)

  • Jaclyn Perez
    Jaclyn Perez Month ago

    Wow that blindsided me I truly respect you for owning it and making laughter from pain 🙌🏽 I'm 4 whole days sober....so I love you even more now because I know your courage 💪🏽
    1 day at a time

  • Universe Taco
    Universe Taco 4 months ago

    I was always chuckle whenever my friends ask if my job does drug tests. Ive been a line/prep cook all my life and never been drug tested. Probably because most places know how stressful working in this industry is. Congrats on 7 years sober, im on my 2nd year without having any kind of alcohol.

  • Some Guy
    Some Guy 4 months ago +1

    Foodservice is insanely rife with drugs and alcohol. For one, it may be one of the only types of work addicts can find and maintain, and compound that with the related stress, long hours, and constantly being treated like shit, and you've got a recipe for disaster. Congratulations on breaking the work/drink/stress cycle, bro.

  • Cat Overlords
    Cat Overlords Month ago

    7 years is a hell of an achievement! Well done Drew :)

  • Muggy Webster
    Muggy Webster 4 months ago

    Congratulations on the 7 years!!! My husband was an exec chef I think being a raging alcoholic is common in the restaurant industry.

  • Titobanana
    Titobanana 4 months ago

    LMAO THE EPIPHANY OF THE SHIFTER. I remember my first season at a ski resort…had to grow my beard out so i could convince the bar staff that i was as old as my coworkers (i was 5-10 years younger 😂). ahhh, a shifter of some Sugar Bowl Pale Ale…man, do I miss it. thanks for stirring up that memory Drew.

  • The Wandering Mind
    The Wandering Mind 4 months ago

    Thanks for being vulnerable and congrats on your sobriety! Love the vids, they always make me laugh

  • Latosha Bullock
    Latosha Bullock 4 months ago

    Good for you my dad died in his addiction he was a alcoholic and had heart and liver problems and despite that he still drank himself to death. Good for you that you acknowledged a problem and sought help love your videos.

  • Paladium
    Paladium 2 months ago

    Congratulations on your sobriety, sir! Very proud of you and thanks for being so open about your struggles.

  • Daedalus 88
    Daedalus 88 3 months ago

    Going on 3 years sober and 5 years clean on drugs. We Used to be a party everyday after work but it eventually became a chore. Good to hear others get out that cycle

  • ChilVill
    ChilVill 4 months ago

    It's so weird how you know...
    I was so against drinking
    And a free one during my days as a chef for a shifty"
    Has now enticed me for almost 5 years.
    Crazy how accurate you are.
    Congrats

  • AvecMoi
    AvecMoi Month ago

    Thank you. My addiction to drugs got heavier and out of control when I had my promotion. Little by little, I hope i can get out of it. Thank you for the shorts and the brutal honesty.

  • angrytube19
    angrytube19 4 months ago

    Its insane how accurate this is though, I definitely was drinking the hardest I ever had in my life while working as a bartender/waiter

  • Butters Stotch
    Butters Stotch 3 months ago +2

    Crazy I’m actually 7 years sober as well. Drugs and alcohol, complete different life nowadays

  • Anastasia Shenkova
    Anastasia Shenkova Month ago

    Thank you for being so open and honest on your channel! I keep seeing your short skits and I cannot live without them they're so so funny!! Keep it up man!