Troubled Men Podcast
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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Manny's been lit since lunch, but the Troubled Men forge ahead anyway. They're joined by old friend and co-conspirator Jeff Treffinger for a rendezvous in the Ring Room. Topics include Jeff's path to New Orleans, tall girls, St. Louis fashion, nose bleeds, TV binoculars, booty popping at City Hall, ...
Fresh off Bastille Day, the Troubled Men convene a tribunal with New Orleans royalty and lifelong friend, Scott Plauché. Their reign of terror resumes as they discuss the new TMP stickers, the Ben Franklin High School accent, Scott's movie biz career, old N.O. television, Cal-Mex food, Croatian defeat/complicity, the generosity ...
They're deep into July, but the Men attempt to elevate the conversation with a ringer in the Ring Room. World renowned painter Michael Deas joins the set to talk World Cup foolishness, caulking technique, his early work with Harlequin Romance, poppers with Harold Robbins, Fabio, Manny's hair care, art school ...
A day late and several dollars short, the Troubled Men hit the Ring Room for a 5th of July blow out. Topics include Manny's car troubles, a Thursday joke, the 4th of July, 'Nam flashbacks, falling bullets, a black sheep's dying dog, Detroit fireworks threats, a punchline in need of ...
The Troubled Men get it together with some table service back in the Ring Room. They chat it up about little known New Orleans festivals, the Iguanas' Midwestern tour, terror on the highway, an airport petting zoo, inside vs. outside, a psycho chica strikes again, Manny's work as a color ...