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Troubled Men Podcast

René Coman sits down with the original Troubled Man, Manny Chevrolet, over cocktails at the Ring Ro...more

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Episode 27

October 18, 2018

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 spin, self-sabotage, a PiL field trip, the origin of "Rico," the White Castle accent, Nicholls State alumni, memories of Carl Bennett, spam sushi, the Manny Olympics, gear porn, tragedy porn, altar boy-hood, clerical entrapment, the Rodman effect, the Cold reunion, Russian prison tattoos, a sippy cup blackout, a comfort squirrel, microwave misuse, Hot Springs, kuru, flakka, and much more. ...

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Episode 26

October 11, 2018

Troubled Men #26 Hate Crime Pie

The Troubled Men jump back into the Ring Room to go mano a mano for a couple of stiff rounds. Do they go the distance, or does a flagrant foul result in an early stoppage? Listen and find out for yourself! Topics include regrets, guest management, a SCOTUS infection, Miss Yolanda, an aggressive greeter, Ducky Boys, administrative bloat, room temp butter, a pig in a poke, Pat McLaughlin, the McLaughlin Group, the Portside Lounge, public corruption, Greg Meffert's tell-all, water torture, a black cat crossing, learning about loss, a robust defense, the Basques, collateral damage, and much more. Subscribe, review, and rate on Apple Podcasts. https://www.instagram.com/troubledmenpodcast/ https://www.facebook.com/troubledmenpodcast https://twitter.com/TroubledPodcast ...

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Episode 25

October 03, 2018

Troubled Men #25 Michael Tisserand Goes Krazy

The Age of Miracles may be over, but that doesn't stop the stigmata. The Troubled Men corner award-winning author Michael Tisserand in the Ring Room and sweat him for details on his biography of Krazy Kat cartoonist and New Orleans native George Herriman. It turns out to be an easy go, since these days, Michael does not give a fuck. Topics include Satan the Accuser, a holy hunch, a book thief, a dead cat bounce, McKenzie's Bakery, fluid identity, Herb Jeffries, Iron Eyes Cody, comics, Paul Morphy, scholastic chess fever, a standing ovation, a cheap date, hand surgery and the healing power of music, a judicial beatdown, the Norske Nook, clam rolls, the Senate fashion show, a Gong Show, Johnny Carson, Don Rickles, and much more. Subscribe, review, and rate on Apple Podcasts or any podacst app. ...

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Episode 24

September 27, 2018

Troubled Men #24 Steve Spitz In The Penalty Box

The Ring Room is so full of chattering wine heads you can barely hear yourself think. The Troubled Men power through the den to put musician and medical professional Steve Spitz on the hot seat. He has a charming hint of larceny about him and reveals from whence it springs. Topics include a fast, sod, complaining, Steve's grifter family vacation memories, Kelly Keller, a Circle Bar wedding blunder, the penalty box, a bartender's dilemma, career testing, the Crazy car, surgery insights, a heroic quitter, a doctor's report, torture class, Burt Reynolds, Sammy Davis Jr., pedal steel business cards, the cadaver lab, the golden era of Vegas, driving advice, Marco the criminal hairdresser, and much more. Subscribe, review, and rate on Apple Podcasts. ...

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Episode 23

September 20, 2018

Troubled Men #23 New Orleans Loves Dick! (Deluxe)

After an involuntary hiatus due to some hurricane hysteria, the Troubled Men reoccupy the Ring Room. They are joined by the Zelig of rock 'n' roll, Mr. Dick Deluxe. It becomes obvious why **New Orleans loves Dick!** Topics include a band Airbnb, Eddie Cleanhead Vinson, Tempest Storm, early trans-racialists Johnny Otis and the Bronze Buckeroo, the Residents/Snakefinger, Clubfoot Orchestra, the shock of Devo, Cali punk memory lane, a cocktail mixup, listener feedback, hair tugging, Decadence Fest, Dick picks, the road to New Orleans, Stalker Roulette, a dramatic recitation, and much more. ...

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Episode 22

September 07, 2018

Troubled Men #22 Play Manny For Me

After two weeks in the trenches, Manny escapes the front lines of academia to the relative safety of the Ring Room. He is de-briefed over cocktails. Topics include textbook fever, fresh talent, campus fashion trends, a towel, 1970's TV detectives, making a new friend, the Geraniums' triumphant return, a senatorial encounter, stadium justice, the Stalker File, Play Misty For Me, desperate measures, Amy Winehouse, Intervention, blood test results, and much more. Subscribe, review, and rate on Apple Podcasts. ...

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