Troubled Men Podcast

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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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Latest Episodes…

  1. Troubled Men #31 Debra Howell Makes A Scene

    The Troubled Men fall back into the Ring Room with Debra Howell, medical illustrator, photographic manipulator, and municipal agitator. What profits a man to gain an hour and lose his mind? Time will tell. Topics include 1980s memories, Birmingham Mexicans, an unsoundman, a Dia De Los Muertos second line, Manny's stern ...

    2018-11-15

  2. Troubled Men #30 Renso Amariz Gets His Close-up

    Armistice Day is within sight as former military photographer and indy filmmaker Renso Amariz enters the free fire zone of the Ring Room to toast the shell shocked Troubled Men. Reparations will be required. Topics include Manny's birthday month, a video shoot, the "Bird" synopsis, aerial submarine hunting, the 6th ...

    2018-11-08

  3. Troubled Men #29 Lynn Drury's Turn In the Barrel

    All Hallows' Eve looms large as the Troubled Men invite Lynn Drury to a gabfest in the Ring Room. The great singer/songwriter and former barrel racer shows that sisters really are doing it for themselves. Topics include a panhandling prank, Bela's birthday, ball players, a graft maze, Jerry Clower and ...

    2018-11-01

  4. Troubled Men #28 Carlo Nuccio Comes Clean

    The Troubled Men are no strangers to the rackets, so it was a great honor to have a sit-down in the Ring Room with Carlo Nuccio, the Godfather of the Big Beat. He makes them an offer they can't refuse. Topics include a girl party, a vacation from the family, ...

    2018-10-25

  5. Troubled Men #27 Rick Olivier/Rico Unshaved

    The first hint of autumn is in the air, but the Troubled Men still can't wait to escape the filth of the outdoors for the cool, scrubbed-tile serenity of the Ring Room. They drag superstar music photographer and bandleader Rick Olivier into the fray for a no-holds-barred free-for-all. Topics include top ...

    2018-10-18