June 09, 2022
The 92-year-old author, college professor, and former French Quarter denizen mingled with luminaries like Tennessee Williams and Clay Shaw and counted superstar historian Stephan Ambrose among his closest friends. Born in Victorian Brooklyn, he arrived in New Orleans in 1950 and spent the ensuing years haunting the recesses of the region from the mansions of the Garden District to the backwoods of Mississippi. Tonight he enters the Feral Zone, along with co-conspirator and attending night nurse Nicole Pavy, as a man who has seen a lot and has no reason to hold back. Topics include an orphan, an arts high school, sexual identity, chance vs. choice, plantation life, Europe in the ’50s, a New York job, meeting New Orleanians, the French Quarter in the ’50s, Dixie’s Bar, “Suddenly Last Summer,” “A Handmade Wilderness,” the Atchafalaya, higher education, LSUNO, meeting Willie, the Red Carpet, Selma, safaris with Betty Wisdom, an old lion, the UpStairs Lounge, Middle English, Dr. Reinecke, Girod St. Cemetery, longevity, the desert, “Incident At Eagle Ranch,” predators, legacy, a first meeting, and much more. Intro music: "The Trucker Takes A Wife" by Styler/Coman Break and Outro music: "Rosa Parks" and "Royal Street" from "Hope Is Not For The Weak" by the Geraniums Support the podcast: Paypal or Venmo Join the Patreon page here. Shop for Troubled Men’s Wear here. Subscribe, review, and rate (5 stars) on Apple Podcasts or any podcast source. Follow on social media, share with friends, and spread the Troubled Word. Troubled Men Podcast Facebook Troubled Men Podcast Instagram Iguanas Tour Dates René Coman Facebook To Purchase Don Schueler Books ...
November 25, 2021
The guitar wiz with George Porter Jr., Maria Muldaur, and Marc Broussard escaped the cultural void of Florida and found a home in the musical mecca of New Orleans. No matter what the situation, Chris always knows just what to play. Tonight he joins the Troubled Men and figures out what to say. Topics include election results, future candidates, a sand trap, a Brass Against pissing contest, Thanksgiving plans, Taylor Swift on SNL, a booster, shot, a family band, high school, Barry Greene, Bunky Green, Trey Brewer, a broken arm, basketball, Teddy Washington, Steve Masakowski, Ingrid Lucia, Benny Carter, touring, teaching, a Brando story, a Dylan son, a birthday gig, and much more. Intro music: Styler/Coman Break and Outro music: “Want To Get Funky” and “The Ladder” from “Crying for Hope” by George Porter Jr. and Runnin’ Pardners Support the podcast here. Join the Patreon page here. Shop for Troubled Men’s Wear here. Subscribe, review, and rate (5 stars) on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or any podcast source. Follow on social media, share with friends, and spread the Troubled Word. Troubled Men Podcast Facebook Troubled Men Podacst Instagram Chris Adkins Homepage Chris Adkins Facebook ...
June 29, 2018
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. ...