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Feb. 15, 2022

Ep 69: Born in East LA ft. Randy Q.

On Today’s Episode Bryan Sits Down with Randy Q. Born and raised in the “The Dog Town” projects of East LA. Randy never really knew anything other than Drugs, Guns, & Gangs. While both of his parents were getting high off her...

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Feb. 8, 2022

Ep 68: “The Original Spoon Goon” ft. Taylor R.

On today’s Episode Bryan Sits Down with Taylor. AKA the original “spoon goon”. When Taylor was just 13 years old he began suffering from crippling headaches which he was prescribed opiates for. It wasn’t long before he found ...

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Feb. 1, 2022

[Legacy Episode] Ep 19 Re-release : Running from Krokodil: The World's Deadliest Drug. Feat. Crystal T.

In the mid-2000s, Flakka dominated headlines as a zombie drug that made its users attack and eat people. Just when you thought it couldn’t get worse, America was introduced to Krokodil (pronounced “croc-o-dill”), flesh-eating...

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Jan. 25, 2022

Ep 67: “Recovery Isn’t Brain Surgery” feat. Ryan D.

On todays Episode of Hell Has an Exit Bryan Invites friend Ryan D. The events that shaped Ryans’s early childhood led him to feelings that quickly manifested into suicidal thoughts by the age of 7. When Ryan discovered Xanax ...

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Jan. 18, 2022

Ep. 66 "Say Anything" Lead Singer Talks Mental Health feat. Max Bemis

On today’s episode of Hell Has an Exit Bryan sits down with Max Bemis - the lead singer and founder of SAY ANYTHING. He is known for being open about his struggle with bi-polar disorder and wishes to share his journey to insp...

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Jan. 11, 2022

Ep 65: Untying the Noose ft. Zule

On today’s episode of Hell Has an Exit, Bryan sits down with his friend and recovering addict Zule. Zule opens about the depths of his internal struggles. By the time he was 12, he was already wrapped up in a world that would...

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Jan. 4, 2022

Ep. 64: Wherever You Go, There You Are ft. Matt G.

This week on Hell Has an Exit Bryan Invites Matt G. Meeting in the rooms, the two go way back to the very early days of Bryan getting clean. On this episode Matt shares his story of how he ended up in such a dark place fueled...

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Dec. 28, 2021

Ep 63: Tommy and Los

On this week's episode of HELL HAS AN EXIT, Tune in for this insightful story of two best friends Los and Tommy who come from complete opposite worlds. Tommy came from a broken home, both his mother and father were on the str...

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Dec. 21, 2021

Ep 62: From Detroit with love, A rapper’s Story ft. Tommy Gunz

Today on Hell Has an Exit, Bryan Invites Rapper Tommy Gunz from Detroit. Tommy’s story shed’s light on the different ways addiction can take form. He went from weed to cocaine and ecstasy to speed and meth within mere weeks. ...

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Dec. 14, 2021

Ep 61: Hell’s Exit Has a Price ft. Merch

This week on Hell Has an Exit, Bryan finally brings us Jeremy AKA “Merch”. The Merch you might of heard about in many of Hell Has an Exit’s Previous Episodes. Merch was one of the only person’s Bryan considered a real friend ...

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Dec. 7, 2021

Ep 60: Live In The Jungle, Act Like an Animal ft Shane S.

This week on Hell Has an Exit, Bryan sits down with Shane S. Shane takes us down his insane story of self-destruction. He recalls his life taking a turn into the darkness right around 13 years old. The two go on to discuss th...

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Nov. 30, 2021

Ep 59: From Straight A's to Straight Trapping ft. Jess Megz

This week on Hell Has an Exit, meet JESS MEGZ who grew up in a nice neighborhood with good parents & got straight A's in school. But what’s it matter? We all know by now that addiction doesn’t discriminate. On todays episode ...

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Nov. 23, 2021

Ep: 58 Wrestling with Opiates and Overdoses ft. Santi V

On this week’s episode of Hell Has an Exit, Bryan invites childhood friend Santi to share his story. Santi and Bryan met in the midst of Bryan’s developing addiction at 14 yrs old. As Santi watched Bryan’s addiction progress ...

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Nov. 16, 2021

EP 57: Heavy Chopping ft. Druski

On this week’s episode of Hell Has an Exit, Bryan invites long time friend Dru to share his story. Dru and Bryan share many memories over the past 10 years. Going over: -Being roommates -Alcohol & Heroin -The car wash days -T...

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Nov. 9, 2021

EP 56: Here’s a Kid Whose Whole Family Died From Addiction ft. David G.

On this week’s episode of Hell Has an Exit, Bryan invites guest David G. The two jump right into some of his earliest childhood memories. David was told countless stories on how it was that his father had passed away. He woul...

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Nov. 2, 2021

Ep 55: “I gotchu” ft. Lester M. Part 2 of 2

On this week’s episode of Hell Has an Exit, Bryan returns with Lester for Part 2 on his journey to find his Exit from Hell and the importance of seeking help. Lester shares how he found recovery at United Recovery Project and...

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Oct. 26, 2021

Ep 54: “I gotchu” ft. Lester M. Part 1 of 2

On this week’s episode of Hell Has an Exit, Bryan Invites guest Lester “M”. Born and raised in Cuba, Lester quickly paints a picture of how growing up in a communist country would shatter his spirit from a very early age. ⁃Be...

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Oct. 19, 2021

Ep 53: I Been to Prison for Murder, So I’m Gona Need an “A” in This Class ft. Berta R.

On this week’s episode of Hell Has an Exit Bryan invites Berta R. to tell one of the most potentially shocking and horrifying stories on the podcast so far. Listen to this incredible episode and take this unbelievable journey...

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Oct. 12, 2021

EP 52: 6,338 Days in Hell ft. Marty Tankleff. Part 2 of 2

On this weeks episode we return with Marty Tankleff on Part 2 of 2 of his incredible story. Tankleff, falsely accused of the murder of his own parents at the age of 18 years old, was framed, wrongfully convicted, and sentenc...

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Oct. 5, 2021

EP 51: 6,338 Days in Hell ft. Marty Tankleff. Part 1 of 2

On todays Episode, Bryan invites special guest Marty Tankleff who after 17 years was finally able to walk out of the gates of hell. •17 years old - going from a privileged upbringing in Long Island to be framed for the double...

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Sept. 28, 2021

EP 50 - The Wolf of Wall Street ft. Jordan Belfort

This week on a very special Hell Has An Exit, the show welcomes the Wolf of Wall Street himself, creator of the legendary “Straight Line” sales method, author, lecturer, infamous wall street tycoon, Mr. Jordan Belfort. Jordan...

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Sept. 21, 2021

Ep 49: If I’m Going to Rehab I’ll Need Steak & Cake First Feat. Luis Luis

This Week on Hell Has an Exit! Bryan invites childhood friend Luis Luis. •Trying Weed, ecstasy, cocaine and psychedelics at 11 years old •Going from pill mills & doctor shopping to a love for needles & heroin •His early-on e...

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Sept. 14, 2021

Ep 48: Shot Myself in The Foot, LITERALLY.- A Davie Story. ft. ALEX K.

This week on Hell Has An Exit, Bryan Invites long time friend Alex K. on the show. Alex dives right into his story and gets vulnerable. He opens up about his traumas, and what led to him finally being able to overcome his add...

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Sept. 7, 2021

EP 47 - Operation "Pop-A-Smurf": A Tale of Human Trafficking & Drugs ft. Janice T.

This week, Bryan interviews Janice T. Janice’s story is yet another example of the resilience of the human spirit even when you’re born into an environment thought to be destined for doom by most. •Parents were missionaries i...

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Aug. 31, 2021

EP 46 - Fake Passports & Real Heroin: Smuggling Through The Golden Triangle ft. Marc S.

This week on HHAE, it’s the incredible true story of Marc S. Marc takes us for an insane ride that began in the California valley in the 1960’s. The music scene is alive and vibrant, and so is the drug scene. Marc felt an ins...

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Aug. 24, 2021

EP 45 - Me vs. Me ft. Lamar Odom

On this week's Hell Has An Exit former 2x NBA champion and reality television star Lamar Odom shares his experiences from the neighborhoods of Queens to superstardom while battling addiction. Lamar’s father was an addict and ...

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Aug. 17, 2021

EP 44 - Just Because I Smoked Crack And Committed Armed Robberies Don’t Make Me a Bad Person feat. Rene C.

Rene “C” was born to alcoholic parents. In her own words she felt she never had a chance to escape a life of addiction. Growing up her parents were in and out of rehab facilities. Sometimes they would put her in the garage an...

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Aug. 13, 2021

BONUS EP 43 - The Good Doctor ft. Dr. David S

This week on Hell Has An Exit, Bryan is joined by renowned New York City plastic surgeon, Dr. David Shokrian. Dr. Shokrian shares his journey with us on what it took to become one of the countries leading plastic surgeons. He...

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Aug. 10, 2021

EP 42: The Addict's Diary ft. Kevin Alter

Episode 42: The Addict’s Diary ft.. Kevin Alter On todays’ episode, Bryan interviews close friend Kevin Alter. The two jump right into what it was like using, Kevin’s up bringing & what ultimately led to the unlocking of his ...

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Aug. 3, 2021

EP 41: Work the Steps or Die: A Breakdown ft. Bryan A.

On todays’ episode, Bryan takes a deep dive into the 12 steps. In his breakdown, he explain’s what they are, how they have dramatically shaped his life, and how you can completely change your life by doing the work. He also t...

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July 27, 2021

EP 40 - Overdosing with Hair Dye in My Hair ft. Austin S.

On today’s episode Bryan invites long time friend Austin. Initially, the two formed a bond over their love for crack. Eventually, thanks to the rooms of NA, the two re-encountered each other in recovery. Listen to episode 40 ...

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July 20, 2021

EP 39 - Recovering from Religion Ft. Danny Prada

On todays episode of Hell Has an Exit, Bryan invites long-time friend and Minister Danny Prada to share how his spiritual journey began and how it came to be what it is today. Growing up a conservative Christian Danny encount...

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July 13, 2021

EP 38 - Iced Tea Mix Looks Just Like Heroin in a Wax Bag ft. Devon C.

Welcome to Episode 38. On today’s episode Bryan brings back guest interviews and introduces us to his friend Devon C. Devin begins his story by sharing what life was like growing up. Born and raised in Philadelphia, he had a ...

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July 6, 2021

EP 37: Hell Has an Entrance: Part 4 ft. Bryan Alzate

On this week’s episode, we return to Hell Has an Exit’s four-part series - Hell Has an Entrance, where host, Bryan Alzate shares his own personal story of addiction and recovery. Picking up where he left off, Bryan shares s...

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June 29, 2021

EP 36: Hell Has an Entrance: PART 3 ft. Bryan Alzate

In Part 3 of 4 — of the Bryan Alzate Story, “Hell Has an Entrance”, we join Bryan on his road to recovery, at the very beginning of his sobriety and his entrance into the 12 step program. After completing his stay at Detox, B...

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June 22, 2021

EP 35 - Hell Has An Entrance: PART 2 ft. Bryan Alzate

Welcome back to “Hell Has An Entrance: Part 2 with Bryan Alzate“. On last weeks episode, Bryan left off at one of the most pivotal moments of his life - he found himself at Docs place which was basically a crack house in a ne...

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June 15, 2021

EP 34: Hell Has an Entrance: PART 1 ft. Bryan Alzate

Welcome to episode 34 of Hell Has an Exit Podcast with Bryan Alzate. This episode is Part 1 of 4 of the “Hell Has an Entrance” special, where host - Bryan Alzate, begins to share his own personal story. Bryan grew up in good ...

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June 8, 2021

EP 33: From Living To Use, To Using To Live ft. Baltimore John

Welcome to episode Thirty-Three of Hell Has an Exit Podcast with Bryan Alzate. On today’s episode, Bryan sits down with good friend Baltimore John. On this episode Bryan and John dive right into what it was like for John bein...

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June 1, 2021

EP 32: A South Florida Pill Mill Prodigy Find’s His Exit ft. Matty D

Welcome to episode Thirty-Two of Hell Has an Exit Podcast with Bryan Alzate. On today’s episode, Bryan sits down with his good friend Matty D. The two have known each other since their early teenage years - through their drug...

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May 25, 2021

EP 31: The Breathmaker and the Recovery of a Damaged Spirt ft. Janice B.

Janice, a full blooded seminole Indian, kicks her story off by sharing what It was like growing up in multiple “Tourist Traps” all across Florida. In the 60’s, Indian families would have staged villages built that would resem...

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May 18, 2021

EP 30: This One’s For You Mom; A Homeless Junkie Becomes Vape Kingpin ft. Keith F.

Welcome to episode Thirty of Hell Has an Exit Podcast with Bryan Alzate. On today’s episode, Bryan sits down Keith F. Bryan recalls the day over 13 years ago, when Keith first walked into the rooms. He had nothing but a trash...

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May 11, 2021

EP 29: What Am I Supposed to Do With 100 Kilos? ft. RT

Welcome to episode twenty-nine of Hell Has an Exit Podcast with Bryan Alzate. On today’s episode, Bryan sits down with a rare Miami native, RT. Born and bred in Miami, RT recalls his early childhood as being "normal" until on...

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May 4, 2021

EP 28 : Pretty Ricky, A 954 Story feat. Spectacular

Welcome to episode twenty-eight of Hell Has an Exit Podcast with Bryan Alzate. On today’s episode, Bryan sits down with friend Spectacular Blue Smith. Spectacular was Born to a celebrity performance family in the hip-hop indu...

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April 27, 2021

EP 27: Camden to Florida, Boxing The Disease One Day at a Time ft. Louie Love

Welcome to episode twenty-seven of Hell Has an Exit Podcast with Bryan Alzate. On today’s episode, Bryan sits down with friend Louie Love. The two discuss a variety of topics, including: Growing up in Camden - one of the toug...

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April 20, 2021

EP 26: Little Girl, Big Secrets ft. Renee B

Welcome to episode twenty-six of Hell Has an Exit Podcast with Bryan Alzate. On today’s episode, Bryan sits down with Renee. The two discuss a variety of topics, including: Being first introduced to drugs by her father, the t...

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April 13, 2021

EP 25: The Tribal War Within ft. Andre

Andre was born in a period of intense violence and tribal warfare in poverty-stricken Jamaica. He escaped with his family to the US, but not before witnessing the deaths of both children and adults, first-hand, by the time h...

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April 6, 2021

EP 24: Suicidal Tuesdays: In the Closet with a Stolen Prescription pad and Unlimited Needles ft. Jon S The Nurse

Welcome to episode twenty-four of HELL HAS AN EXIT Podcast with Bryan Alzate. On today's episode, Bryan sits down with John S. to discuss John’s incredible true story. John was born into a large, loving family. Through hard w...

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March 30, 2021

EP 23: Born Behind Bars & Rising From The Ashes Feat. Rachel B

Born in a Broward County jail into a family of addicts, Rachel quickly realized her childhood wasn’t like her friends’. While her mom prostituted the streets of South Florida, Rachel was left alone for days. And when she was ...

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March 23, 2021

EP 22: Robbing McDonald’s, Crack Cocaine and Second Chances ft. Robin J.

For years, Robin bounced around different homes, first with her mom in New York, then with her brother in Germany, and finally landed in South Florida. Regardless of where she lived, she spent her years escaping – first her f...

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March 16, 2021

EP 21: The Squeaky Wheel Gets The Grease - Fighting A Wrongful Conviction ft. Jason Strong

Welcome to episode twenty one of HELL HAS AN EXIT Podcast with Bryan Alzate. On December 9, 1999, the body of a young woman was found in a forest preserve in Waukegan, Illinois. Two weeks later, police charged Jason Strong, a...

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