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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The Troubled Men unearth a gem from a few weeks back. They tell their origin stories and how they met writing and shooting Manny's feature film. Other topics include witnesses, victims, confessions, near misses, and Mardi Gras Indians. Manny gets a Bat Mitzvah invitation. ...
The Troubled Men reconvene at the Ring Room to recap the first weekend of Jazz fest. They also cover toilet shopping, Apocalypse Now, John Mooney, hell hounds, charity, a letter from the accused, porch parties, our first sponsor, Helen Gillet, triangle sandwiches, union busting, and David Byrne. Flea ruins a ...
The Troubled Men turn back the clock a few weeks to return to an earlier, unreleased episode. They're still in the Ring Room, and the joint is jumping. They talk about first experiences at the Willow Inn, faulty shoe laces, fast friends, doorless microwave ovens, a killer musician, and open ...
The Troubled Men brace themselves for Jazz Fest(Presented by Shell) and get right into it. Topics include crime in the city, Fleet Week, a VFW experiment, Johnny Paycheck, the royal baby, and Barnaby Jones. Along the way Manny and René almost come to blows over the subject of tipping. ...
The Troubled Men have made it through Mardi Gras alive. They're back in the Ring Room for a recap. They discuss binge watching TV, the Draino challenge, carnival gun play, the Olympics, escaping the Spanish Mafia, and the Stones. Manny tells a Hollywood story about Tony Curtis. You won't see ...