May 12, 2022
The Troubled Nation gathers at Snake & Jake’s Christmas Club Lounge to celebrate the milestone, as guests and supporters join Manny and René to reminisce about the first 200 episodes and look forward to the future. The Struggle Continues! Topics include a French Quarter Fest recap, Earth Day, the Soul Bowl, Jude Acers, Sidney Smith, the Youngbloods, ‘60s music festivals, Bill Graham, chess with Jamie Foxx, Ouija boards, a ghost story, a favorite episode, Doug Belote, Chris Rose, common sense, Putin, Gina Phillips, new sculptures, Chris Champagne, city politics, Carlo Nuccio, the NFL draft, online gambling, the Saints’ future, John Wayne, big announcements, Dave Clements, Jeff Treffinger, good hair, a patio upgrade, scams, a junior prom, Craig Yokum, Dave Turgeon/Dee Slut, John Swenson, Michael Deas, Natasha Sanchez, art school, Pratt Institute, “Art School Confidential,” starving artists, Renoir, a multimedia world tour, Suzanne Charbonnet, Tony Green, Rob Rothman, a car accident, Charity Hospital, an orchid, Reese’s candy, Malort, and much more. Intro music: Styler/Coman Break music: "Red Cadillac" from "Hope Is Not For The Weak," "This Is About This" and "Orbit Of Blame" from "This Is About This" by the Geraniums Outro music: "Sensible Shoes" from "Little Houses In Space" by the Geraniums Support the podcast: Paypal or Venmo Join the Patreon page here. Shop for Troubled Men’s Shirts 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 Jude Acers Facebook Sidney Smith Facebook Gina Phillips Facebook ...
May 25, 2018
The Troubled Men unearth a gem from a few weeks back. They tell their origin stories and how they met writing and shooting Manny's feature film. Other topics include witnesses, victims, confessions, near misses, and Mardi Gras Indians. Manny gets a Bat Mitzvah invitation. ...
March 10, 2022
A Grammy-winning veteran of Dr. John, Papa Grows Funk, the Nightcrawlers, and Galactic, the saxophone, clarinet, and flute player is a devotee of the New Orleans R&B and jazz canon. Now, as a college instructor, he passes this knowledge on to impressionable young minds. With his first record as a bandleader soon to be released, Jason jumps into the fray with the Troubled Men to recall career highs and lows, while remembering some of the giants who have come before. Topics include the Lenten season, a parade encounter, mistaken identities, Mardi Gras, a senior discount, a group costume, Chris Champagne, Michael Deas, the Ideal Market, a tragic fatality, gospel grandparents, a Disney World gig, a drum major, grad school, moving to New Orleans, Mem Shannon, the blues circuit, June Yamagishi, road food, a new sponsor, a teaching position, Eric Traub, Jerry Jumonville, The Band, Lee Allen, Maceo Parker, a James Brown gig, Sam Butera, jazz education, young musicians, Clint Black, baritone sax, the clarinet, Jon Culbreth, Ian Bowman, becoming a Simpsons character, “Glory Road,” Tony Clifton, Chris Owens, and much more. Intro music: Styler/Coman Break music: “Red Spark” from “Needle in the Groove” by Papa Grows Funk Outro music: “Glass House” from “Atmosphere” by the New Orleans Nightcrawlers 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 Big Island Jazz and Blues Festival René Coman Facebook Jason Mingledorff Facebook ...