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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...more

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Episode 6

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. ...

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Episode 5

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. ...

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Episode 4

May 04, 2018

Troubled Men #4 Naked Crime Spree

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. ...

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Episode 3

May 01, 2018

Troubled Men #3 F You, Pay Me

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 this one coming. ...

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Episode 2

April 24, 2018

Troubled Men #2 Donkey Valium

The Troubled Men repair to the Ring Room to gripe about the epic freeze of 2018 and Mardi Gras parades. Other topics include raising children, Saints/Raiders playoff heartbreakers, bikes in the New Orleans, donkey medication, and more. ...

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April 19, 2018

Troubled Men #1 "Good!"

The Troubled Men for Troubled Times are back in the Ring Room. They discuss New Year's resolutions, family interactions, Miami, tamales, flakka, and Manny partying with Bob Seger back in the 1990s. Manny introduces his use of the word "good!". Subscribe and rate the show on Apple Podcasts or your favorite app. ...

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