December 13, 2018
The Men square off in the Ring Room for a long overdue double dose of uncut Trouble. The head movement is impressive, but someone still winds up walking into a stiff jab. Topics include Downtown Abbey, Jumanji, pulling a googly, a kink uncovered, the Green Book film, award season, adult book stores, the L.A. Free Press, Eleanor Clift, prison porn, a license plate recall, harassing the natives, a New Mexican passport, a Bush holiday, Ghost Town Venice, Tim Green, condiment problems, anthemic gunplay, a workplace tutorial, a wife campaigns, a Black Friday rampage, a Santa Claus revelation, separation of church and state, and much more. Subscribe, review, and rate on iTunes. Share and spread the Troubled word. ...
February 14, 2019
The poet-warrior, artist, performer, activist, and founder of Taco Truck Theater pulls into the Ring Room and delivers the flavor. It gets a little spicy, and by the end, he wants Manny deported. Topics include an angry dog, a boycott bit, civic civility, the Cone of Uncertainty, restrooms, an award-winning doc, a question from Jude, DMT, performance influence, arrests, cocktail choices, a cultural question, amnesia, a screening, U.S. appetites, regrets, healing, Vida in New Orleans, shutdown repercussions, targeting the New Deal, St. Roch, brutal truth, Lenny Bruce, No Guac T-shirts, and more. Subscribe, review, and rate on podcast platforms including Apple and Spotify. Follow the Facebook page, share with friends, and spread the Troubled word. Intro music:Styler/Coman ...
December 24, 2020
His resume includes the Neville Brothers, Bonnie Raitt, the Rolling Stones, and Keith Richard’s X-Pensive Winos. The keyboard player, singer, and songwriter grew up as r’n’b royalty playing in the Neville Brothers with his father Aaron and his uncles, Art, Charles, and Cyril. Years of solo records and high-profile session work led to ultimate redemption from the pitfalls of rock’n’roll indulgence. His powerhouse band Dumpstaphunk is poised for a 2021 release of their new record. Tonight he joins the Troubled Men, and redemption may be hard to come by. Topics include a road trip recap, the vaccine, Dylan’s catalogue sale, an early case, a last NYC gig, a long recovery, school days, music training, James Booker, influences, early ’70s soul music, meeting Keith Richards, a Steve Jordan/Sammy Davis Jr. bit, a bottom, hanging with Mick and Steve Bing, a landmark set at Bonnaroo, a record deal, new music, the future, a film score, 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 almost any podcast aggregator. Follow on social media, share with friends, and spread the Troubled Word. Intro music: Styler/Coman Break and outro music: “Where Do We Go From Here” and “Justice 2020” ft. Chali 2na & Trombone Shorty from “Where Do We Go From Here” by Dumpstaphunk ...