He met lonelysandwich after answering an ad in the newspaper: “Medical Subjects Neded [sic] for Important Study”. The spelling mistake should have tipped him off: when he showed up, there was no one there but lonelysandwich and his flea-bitten mutt. They became fast friends. At some point hotdogsladies showed up to refill his pain medication.
The podcast is recorded in line at the pharmacy each week. It is often a long line.
He would not have a clue what end of the microphone to speak into if it were not for these far superior products, stocked at most quality drug stores: