Troubled Men Podcast

--- Manny and René ---

René Coman sits down with the original Troubled Man, Manny Chevrolet, over cocktails at the Ring Room, in the heart of an old-school New Orleans social haunt. Manny is an L.A. native who had been through the Hollywood wringer by his late 20s. He then moved to New Orleans to become a perennial candidate for mayor and make a feature film about it. René is a New Orleans native who's been in the music biz wringer since he was a child. They are the Troubled Men for Troubled Times.
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  3. TMP163 Mark Rubin: The Triumph of Assimilation

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    2021-07-15

  4. TMP162 Michael Tisserand Reveals A Secret World

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  5. TMP161 Dave Alvin: King of California

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