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 ...
July 28, 2022
The versatile guitarist with fiddle dynamo Amanda Shaw has had his orchestral compositions performed by symphonies around the country. All this is in addition to his day job as one of the hardest working guys playing Bourbon Street. Tim’s work ethic, forged as a high school track star, serves him well as a musician and tonight as he stays a step ahead of the Troubled Men. Topics include a world on fire, a Taco Bell attack, a prison story, the D.A. on trial, John Hinckley on the loose, “Taxi Driver II,” Hanson live, a stalker returns, Istanbul, redheads, judo practice, Arch Manning, Bethlehem Steel, an elevator escort, a track star, starting late, a realization, a pivot to music, the cusp of greatness, Mike Sklar, Mike Darby, learning songs, a Bowie tribute, being Mick Ronson, the Iguanas at the North Star, Mike Barras, stage acumen, differing perspectives, studying composition, Daron Hagen, a tuba glissando, orchestration, and much more. Intro music: "Just Keeps Raining" by Styler/Coman Break and Outro music: "The Lion Sleeps, "Tesh," and "Biggest Freak In The Room" from "Get On Board" by Tim Robertson 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 Tim Robertson Facebook Tim Robertson Music YouTube ...
June 25, 2020
The veteran guitar master has logged tours of duty with Dr John, Boz Skaggs, Maria Muldaur, and the legendary Wayne Cochran and the C.C. Riders, among others. As a rock and roll animal, Cranston dove into the New Orleans punk scene with his own outlandish offering, Sex Dog, and practiced tone science in the lab with Morgus the Magnificent before delving into the rockabilly world of Joe Clay. Tonight he takes his chances with the Troubled Men. Topics include Phase 2, infection spikes, a new nickname, monuments, a Papa John Gros livestream, a councilman’s arrest, Fathers Day, birthdays, Snake and Jake’s, a covid joke, “Stroking,” a first meeting, Charlie Brent, Kenny Cordray, Jaco Pastorius, “Rice Pudding,” an audition, Jerry Meehan, Jamie Lynn Vessels, David Brouillette, Amanda Shaw, Joan Rivers, Nicky Sazenbach, Scott Goudeau, Rick Wigginton, Bobby Brennan, fan questions, pithy quotes, 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: “Manny Chevrolet for Mayor” by Cranston Clements ...