Episode 105

May 21, 2020


TMP 105 Dan Fox Blasts Off

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Manny Chevrolet René Coman
TMP 105 Dan Fox Blasts Off
Troubled Men Podcast
TMP 105 Dan Fox Blasts Off

Show Notes

The Antigravity Magazine editor-in-chief has a resume that includes tour managing Hooray For The Riff Raff and decades in the film biz, as well as masterminding the flagship alternative publication of the city. As a New Orleans native, Dan, along with his cat herd of writers, employs some tough love in an examination of sacred cows of local culture while he casts a hopeful gaze towards the horizon. He loves movie work, but the magazine is his passion. He writes because he has to. His appearance on the podcast was completely voluntary. Topics include Phase 1, appointments, a crisis, a fallen tree, a podcast plug, Danielle Dietze, a childhood home, NOCCA, Scott Plauché, a side job, Stein’s deli, the freeze response, a calling, a Vice submission, a critique, a sponsor, Howard Wetsman, Ending Addiction, a spy case, Ray Nagin, tour management, and much more. Support the podcast [here.](https://www.paypal.me/troubledmenpodcast) Subscribe, review, and rate (5 stars) on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or almost any podcast aggregator. Follow on social media, share with friends, and spread the Troubled Word. Intro music: Styler/Coman Outro music: “Lost It All” by the Lovey Dovies

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