March 04, 2021
The G. Love & Special Sauce drummer discovered singer and guitarist G. Love in an empty Irish bar in his hometown of Boston. As a duo expanding to a trio, the hip hop/blues group hit with “Cold Beverage” on their first release, and it’s been a wild ride of world tours, records, and TV ever since. A New Orleans residency leading rock steady group 007 and Nashville session work with Dan Auerbach of the Black Keys round out his stellar resume. Jeffrey currently hosts the weekly Atomic Cocktail Hour. Tonight he endures the radioactive fallout with the Troubled Men. Topics include a vaccine, a birthday, the Mars landing, Mt. Rushmore, a sold out gig, dog walkers, Certs, Ramones shows, lessons with Alan Dawson, a bar mitzvah band, Boston rock, Mark Sandman, Sony records, an acoustic approach, space, moving to N.O., Keith Keller, Chez Flames, Katrina flooding, a trio with Kenny Vaughn and Dave Roe, touring plans, a COVID case, a Letterman story, 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: “Cold Beverage” and “Baby’s Got Sauce” from the self-titled album by G. Love & Special Sauce ...
March 14, 2019
The sublime and mysterious cellist checks into the Ring Room in the sweet spot between Ash Wednesday and the Ides of March. The Belgian transplant has a Europian flair and a Renaissance sensibility. Tonight all that goes out the window. Topics include Lent, gluttony, a garbage parade tragedy, road dangers, the pancreas, familial teasing, Singapore, monkeys, a first cello teacher, quitting, a cultural breakdown, WWII memories, a traditional ceremony, party soup, Others' Day, collaborators, dynamics, poise, a celebrity encounter, awards shows, marching cellos, a bulk purchase, cigarettes, paying dues, playing dates, and much more. Subscribe, review, and rate on iTunes, Spotify, or your favorite podcast platform. Follow the podcast on Facebook, share with friends, and spread the word. Intro music by Styler/Coman Outro music: "Vautour" from Helen Gillet's latest record, "Helkiase". ...
August 20, 2020
The designer behind [Gogo Jewelry](http://www.ilovegogojewelry.com) is a New Orleans character through and through. Many know her as an actress in the long-running stage production “And the Ball and All” with Becky Allen and Ricky Graham. From her post-Mercy Academy years as an artisan, to her time studying at the Savannah College of Art and Design, to the establishment of her own store and signature line of jewelry, Gogo has a passion for the craft that has always guided the way forward. Her distinctive cuffs worn by fabulous locals and international superstars are instantly recognizable. Up until now the only cuffs on the Troubled Men have been handcuffs. Maybe it’s time to switch things up. Topics include pain management, school precautions, Wilford Brimley getting physical, a recovery, a sketchy appointment, an assessment, a birthday call, a mystery ailment, Reefer Ridge, a drag version, Y’at culture, jewelry training, Al Scramuzza, Steve Watson, Lusher moms, Bianca Del Rio, Varla Jean Merman, a first piece, the mood ring, collectors, a new studio, the festival season, looky-loos, a new strategy, a bolo tie, the tale of the tape, taxidermy, a death pact, 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. Music: Styler/Coman ...