June 15, 2018
Troubled Men #10 Glyn Styler's Safe House
The Men escape the Ring Room for the Safe House. Any port in a storm. They have the cultural iconoclast, Glyn Styler as their first guest. He plays it pretty close to the vest, but they manage to drag out of him some comments on his origin story. The Men also discuss murder in New Orleans, funeral home yelp reviews, party invitations, whistle girl, train rides to Florence and Madrid, the crushing solitude of a recording studio in England, copping in Copenhagen, convalescent communion, and a chance encounter with Timothy Leary. Click on the link to Glyn Styler's signature song,"You Killed My Love", with a still from his starring role in Doris Wishman's film, "Satan Was a Lady". It's sublime. ...
June 08, 2018
Troubled Men #9 Vatos Locos
The temperature is topping 100º, but the Troubled Men are keeping it cool. Tonight's topics include bar flies, free labor, Dennis Rodman, support animals, hedgehog recognition, a train ride to Madrid, the Basques of Bakersfield, a 14 year old driver, killer cats, a snake lady, a used car scam, parental eviction, a Mexican standoff, and nominal amnesia. René visits the dentist and makes the newspaper. ...
June 01, 2018
Troubled Men #8 Rx ID
It's Scotch Night in the Ring Room, but the Troubled Men are having the usual. Though Manny is running on fumes, they sit down to recap the 2nd week of Jazz Fest, as well as Ed Sullivan's last show, second generation larceny, Susan Cowsill, the Panther Burns, Cinco di Mayo, Randy, coma kindness, a phone carrier challenge, and cutthroat corporatism . ...
May 25, 2018
Troubled Men #7 Mazel Tov Cocktail
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. ...
May 21, 2018
Troubled Men #6 Martini Blackout
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 picnic. ...
May 15, 2018
Troubled Men #5 Giving Up
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 casket funerals. They also spitball some T-shirt ideas. ...