March 31, 2022
The accomplished visual artist and former Piety Recording Studio manager has worked with an impressive list of creative superstars and maladjusted misfits during her storied career. Stints as a chimney sweep, absinthe brewer, and crime scene photo tech round out her resume. Tonight Shawn brings her incisive intellect and easy laugh to a meeting of the minds with the Troubled Men. Pearls before swine? You be the judge! Topics include new tenants, sexism, a dog and a cat, a Bob Dylan show, the Geraniums memorial, a new hairdo, a Jeopardy host, Alicia Silverstone, scarves, Michigan, art exposure, a jazz musician, high school trouble, a Florida misadventure, a biker assassin, teachers, cursive, odd jobs, “Educating Rita,” Trey Helliwell, luck, finding New Orleans, the Mermaid Lounge, an artistic dialogue, loft building in Wicker Park, the Warhol Diaries, a new perspective, a return to nature, and much more. Intro music: Styler/Coman Break music: “Try To See It My Way” from “Hope Is Not For The Weak” by the Geraniums Outro music: "Soul Kiss" from "Juarez" by the Iguanas 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 Iguanas Tour Dates René Coman Facebook Shawn Hall Homepage Shawn Hall Instagram ...
September 12, 2019
The rock’n’roll photographer, actor, and Haunted History Tours operator has a new book of photos from his time with the Allman Brothers Band. He’s led a charmed life, including being Paul McCartney’s personal photographer during the famed SeaSaint sessions and appearing in Manny’s mockumentary about his first campaign for mayor. It’s all led up to his moment in the Ring Room. Dreams do come true. Topics include a suspended license, West Virginia, Loose Cattle, corporal punishment, Nicholas Cage, the Lalaurie Mansion, the Warehouse concert venue, the Day of Southern Rock’n’roll, crying with a Beatle, an exorcist’s advice, faking your death, Echo Park, a Popeye’s commercial, a spoiler, fainting, a ghost story, male dancing with the Merry Minstrels, Mick Jagger, Chuck Leavell, Dylan freaking out, shampoo, [70-74 Plus a Little Bit More](https://www.allmanbrothersbookbysidneysmith.com/), Elijah Blue Allman, Balthazar Getty, and much more. Subscribe, review, and rate on Apple Podcasts. Follow and share on social media, and spread the Troubled Word. Music: Styler/Coman ...
July 18, 2019
The photojournalist worked for the Associated Press in New York, Boston, and D.C. for decades before accepting an assignment his hometown of New Orleans. He’s traveled the globe covering the World Trade Center after 9/11, the war in Afghanistan, the Haitian earthquake, and the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Now he reports to the Ring Room and learns what real tragedy is all about. Topics include a middle name, a Midwest tour, a last name, early photo jobs, the D.C. snipers, the White House beat, political pros, Air Force One, magic underwear, a medical procedure, PTSD, American privilege, gratitude, a movie remake, the NBA draft, conflict zones, the Oloffson Hotel, an adopted son, meeting Mother Teresa in Calcutta, civic collapse, smell reports, Rumsfeld in Chinese air space, the known unknown, and much more. Please subscribe, review, and rate on your preferred podcast platform. Follow and share on social media, and spread the Troubled Word. Music: Styler/Coman ...