March 26, 2021
The frontman for Stanley & the Undesirables led the legendary punk-country outfit that included, at times, George “the Max” Reinecke, Nicky Sanzenbach, Becky Kury, Alex Chilton, Clark Vreeland, and Pete LeBon. A lifelong Chilton friend and protege, Stanley has stalked the golden Memphis-New Orleans-Pensacola triangle for decades and knows where all the bodies are buried. Tune in as he tells some tales and makes his peace with the Troubled Nation and the world. Topics include an anniversary, live gigs, a 2nd dose, a school bully’s comeuppance, TMP guest sightings, HVAC upgrades, Yo Yo Ma, a 1st rehearsal, an accident, the Rhapsodizers, an arrest, MTV, the Violent Femmes, the methadone clinic, Floribama, Ken Stabler, Guitar Slim Jr., Carlo Ditta, the Colt 38 all-stars, Bobby Rush, the merchant marines, stage politics at Tupelo’s, a lost songbook recovered, and much more. 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 whereever you listen to podcasts. Follow on social media, share with friends, and spread the Troubled Word. Intro music: Styler/Coman Break and outro music: “I Talk To God” and “Rockin’ Man” by Stanley & the Undesirables ...
January 21, 2021
The James Beard Award-winning superstar chef and owner of Bayona, Mondo, and Rosedale restaurants has always followed her heart. Her international navy brat childhood and years as a free-spirited world traveler informed her adventurous palette and fearless creativity. Tonight Susan dishes with the Troubled Men and addresses some culinary queries from the Nation. One bite and you’ll know she’s got good taste. Topics include the coup attempt aftermath, viral predictions, a new “Jeopardy” host, a Broadside gig, a church lawsuit deadline, Helena Moreno, Warehouse days, a move to New Orleans, a first restaurant, kitchen culture, an airport location, cooking abroad, wine pairings, dining attire, dip, fast food, breaking decorum, local favorites, a 4-course fundraiser, the Circle Bar on Mardi Gras, and much more. Support the podcast [here.](https://www.paypal.me/troubledmenpodcast) Shop for Troubled Men’s Wear [here.](https://www.bonfire.com/troubled-mens-wear/) 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 Break and outro music: “Tonight” and “No Newts” from “Little Houses In Space” by the Geraniums ...
June 25, 2020
The veteran guitar master has logged tours of duty with Dr John, Boz Skaggs, Maria Muldaur, and the legendary Wayne Cochran and the C.C. Riders, among others. As a rock and roll animal, Cranston dove into the New Orleans punk scene with his own outlandish offering, Sex Dog, and practiced tone science in the lab with Morgus the Magnificent before delving into the rockabilly world of Joe Clay. Tonight he takes his chances with the Troubled Men. Topics include Phase 2, infection spikes, a new nickname, monuments, a Papa John Gros livestream, a councilman’s arrest, Fathers Day, birthdays, Snake and Jake’s, a covid joke, “Stroking,” a first meeting, Charlie Brent, Kenny Cordray, Jaco Pastorius, “Rice Pudding,” an audition, Jerry Meehan, Jamie Lynn Vessels, David Brouillette, Amanda Shaw, Joan Rivers, Nicky Sazenbach, Scott Goudeau, Rick Wigginton, Bobby Brennan, fan questions, pithy quotes, 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: “Manny Chevrolet for Mayor” by Cranston Clements ...