July 22, 2021
The veteran WTIX radio personality behind "News You Need Now" and joke writer for the Tonight Show with Jay Leno and Joan Rivers stumbled into the comedy game while wisecracking during local traffic reports. He wound up writing 40 to 50 jokes a day for a variety of outlets including radio DJ clients across the country. The charm offensive continues as Ben drops in on the Troubled Men to dip his big toe into the podcast whirlpool. Topics include the mayor’s race, Edwin Edwards, David Duke, rally confusion, Bunny Matthews, Ron Cuccia, Brendan Gallagher, a Geraniums release, Reefer Ridge, Walnut Bend, UNO radio, the Jefferson Orleans North, wedding crashing, Dr. George Wallace, a cruise gig, standup comedy, a Manny t-shirt, a hair company, the Vagiplug, Best Life pharmacy restaurant, Captain Humble, modern radio, podcast listeners, Tom Fitzmorris, Ed Tyll, Art Bell, Coast To Coast, favorite comics, David Letterman, staff writers, SNL, 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 music: “My Darlin’ New Orleans” from “Home” by L’il Queenie and the Percolators Outro music: “Sidewalk Chicken” from “Heavy Lifting” by Loose Cattle Troubled Men Podcast Facebook Troubled Men Podacst Instagram Benny the Jokeman Homepage Sgt. T-Ben Boudreaux Facebook ...
June 02, 2022
The conga player and Vietnam veteran has led a life of service both in and out of the military. As a door gunner with the 1st Air Cavalry, he joined those throughout the ages willing to make the ultimate sacrifice. The Troubled Men are awed as Rosie recounts his mythic life. Topics include the Norfolk Bayou Boogaloo, a D.C. gig, Hawaii, cousins, smoking Kools, a George Porter encounter, local stupidity, Zion Williamson, a 2nd booster, Ray Liotta RIP, a pistol whipping, “GoodFellas,” “Something Wild,” DeNiro, a kidnapping, a musician father, a maestro grandfather, a seminary expulsion, the Celebration of Life festival, a draft notice, enlistment, Vietnam deployment, the Easter Offensive of ’72, “The Deer Hunter,” “Apocalypse Now,” “Platoon,” death cards, coming home, troubled vets, Mardi Gras ’73, Professor Longhair, volunteer work, art therapy, and much more. Intro music: Styler/Coman Break music: "Summer Samba" by Walter Wanderley Outro music: "Galveston" by Glen Campbell 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 Rosie Rosato Facebook ...
June 01, 2018
It's Scotch Night in the Ring Room, but the Troubled Men are having the usual. Though Manny is running on fumes, they sit down to recap the 2nd week of Jazz Fest, as well as Ed Sullivan's last show, second generation larceny, Susan Cowsill, the Panther Burns, Cinco di Mayo, Randy, coma kindness, a phone carrier challenge, and cutthroat corporatism . ...