October 18, 2018
The first hint of autumn is in the air, but the Troubled Men still can't wait to escape the filth of the outdoors for the cool, scrubbed-tile serenity of the Ring Room. They drag superstar music photographer and bandleader Rick Olivier into the fray for a no-holds-barred free-for-all. Topics include top spin, self-sabotage, a PiL field trip, the origin of "Rico," the White Castle accent, Nicholls State alumni, memories of Carl Bennett, spam sushi, the Manny Olympics, gear porn, tragedy porn, altar boy-hood, clerical entrapment, the Rodman effect, the Cold reunion, Russian prison tattoos, a sippy cup blackout, a comfort squirrel, microwave misuse, Hot Springs, kuru, flakka, and much more. ...
June 27, 2019
The country soul singers from Poplarville, Mississippi are moving up fast with the release of their new record, Out The Mud, and an upcoming summertime European festival tour. Danica, Trea, and Devynn have big things in their future, but first they have to make it past the Troubled Men and out the Ring Room. Topics include the outdoors, a curse, a new name, sister cousins, Poplarville, big families, professional drive, moving to New Orleans, busking, paying dues, a new addition, choir directing, Glory Hole, Glory Road, past campaigns, Silent Darrick, corrections work, mental health, a Father’s Day gift, the Dylan documentary, Joan Baez, mortality, Blood on the Tracks, an Austrian festival, Da Library, road dates, bands, the death stare, SportsCenter, and much more. Please subscribe on your favorite podcast platform. Please follow and share with friends. Intro music: Styler/Coman Outro music: Made For Me by HyperPhlyy ...
March 26, 2020
In the wake of the emerging pandemic, the Troubled Men convene from their respective safe houses on a party line with Dick Deluxe, the Zelig of rock and roll, to discuss the new paradigm, possible ways forward, and the loss of Kenny Rodgers. Social distancing may be new to most people, but it’s old hat to Manny Chevrolet. Topics include a prediction come true, a job opening, reduced resources, new methods, contagion, an encore appearance, a last hurrah, a sea change, a porchcast, police action, poetry reading, hoarding, essential business, creative solutions, the gig economy, hand washing, public filth, an unknown threat, a silver lining, alcohol therapy, failed leadership, Mickey Newbury, a bet, Neil Diamond, Diamond Heads, HD streaming, a learning curve, a golden age, a cliffhanger, 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: “I Fail” by Dick Deluxe from the album “Turning 61 on Highway 61” ...