No, you're right. I only heard from 8am onward, but it was clear Artie was paranoid about being railed and kept trying to strike first.
It was a hilarious segment though. It was like Dr. Drew was the Inquisitor General, and everyone kept trying to throw each other under the bus in order to not be a target: "He does heroin!" "She does a colonic every week!" "He always wears gloves!"
For the last 3-4 years Adam was on Loveline I would listen every night. Drew is a great co-host, and really is as 'low-key' as a Hollywood-type comes. Adam is my favorite radio personality by far; I only started listening to Howard since he came to Sirius (he was never in the Idaho market before then...).
I bought Drew's book Cracked when it came out, and definitely recommend it to anyone interested in addiction/detox.
Artie did seem unusually hostile to Drew, and I think all the regular listeners noticed it right away. Drew was met warmly by Howard and Robin, while Artie kept knocking him or otherwise busting balls.
Still a good segment, and I'm glad to hear from Drew again.
The Dr. Drew segment was great radio. It was funny to hear Gary talk about passing on Drew as a guest for so many years. Drew was great, he was able to roll with Artie's punches throughout the segment while delivering sage advice and spot on insight to why Artie is gonna do what Artie is gonna do.
By the way...I got tremendous douche chills while hearing Artie on the Wrap Up Show, especially when he practically demanded to sing 'Shooting Star' all the way to the end of the song.