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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 th...more

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Episode 15

July 19, 2018

Troubled Men #15 The Art of Michael Deas

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 orthodoxy, flakka, painting the Columbia Pictures logo, busting Annette Bening, postage stamp masterpieces, the Thai escape, temperance related pancreatitis, English public school tradition, Christopher Hitchens, and much more. Subscribe and rate on Apple Podcasts or your favorite podcast app. ...

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Episode 14

July 12, 2018

Troubled Men #14 Surfside PTSD

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 a setup, exhaustion with eating, hospital dining, not giving blood, the ultra-orthodox strangle hold, the NXIVM cult, dictator fashion, romance advice, a mother's conviction, toilet repair, a geodesic dome, lesson in workflow, and a Thai miracle. Subscribe and rate the show on Apple Podcasts or your favorite podcast app. ...

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Episode 13

July 05, 2018

Troubled Men #13 Bird Baseball

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 analyst for an imaginary baseball league, gun play on the home front, beach danger, the death of print, World Cup minutia, a sports betting scam, and much more. Subscribe and rate the show on Apple Podcasts or your favorite podcast app. ...

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Episode 12

June 29, 2018

Troubled Men #12 Panama Flashback

While René is out on a Midwestern maneuver with the Iguanas, the Men release a flashback episode to a hungry nation. They cover a music festival in Boquette, Panama, an 8th grade girl's slumber party, booze wasters, New Orleans drivers, Plato's Republic, a machete attack, goat cocaine, broken men, an Uptown ass grabber, the John Sinclair Rule, a jungle mishap, and much more. ...

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Episode 11

June 25, 2018

Troubled Men #11 The Last Munchkin

The Troubled Men recommit the original sin and wind up at Mick's Irish Bar. It's a cool, crisp 79º in New Orleans this evening. They discuss Manny's expanding domestic duties, the glory days of the Lakers, Russian downloads, game show prizes, Lynn Drury, a fake anniversary, "that's it?", flakka dance videos, Miss America, death of a munchkin, the rise of indy film, bullet-proof backpacks, day camp sleeper holds, plastic straws, marriage survey results, and the seersucker down low. Subscribe and rate in Apple Podcasts or your favorite podcast app. Follow @TroubledMenPodcast on Instagram @TroubledPodcast on Twitter ...

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Episode 10

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. ...

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