March 03, 2022
The rockabilly and roots guitarist, singer, and bandleader of the Hitmen, O.L.D., and the Blue Vipers has been an intergral part of the New Orleans scene since his arrival in the early ’80s. He’s worked with greats like Alex Chilton, Wayne Bennett, Joe Clay, George the Max, and Dave Turgeon. Tonight Johnny J. Beninati goes on the record with fellow travelers the Troubled Men to illuminate the dark recesses of the rock’n’roll landscape. Topics include a new Troubled Home, Aquarius, the Linda Lindas, self-policing, a horse lover returns, road hazards, curling, Babe Ruth, a first meeting, a working stiff, Bobby Brennan, Ed Sullivan, a contest, hotdog water soup, Jack Clement, Chuck Gwartney, Lalo Schifrin, Murphy “Fluffy” Hines, an Elvis impersonator, a street fight, Dale Hawkins, Radio Shack, Nicky Sanzenbach, Sex Dog, Scott Goudeau, and much more. Intro music: Styler/Coman Break Music: “16 Chicks” from “Louisiana Rockabilly” by Johnny J. and the Hitmen Outro music: “Might As Well Admit It” from “Nuclear Hayride” by Johnny J. and the Hitmen and “4-Legged Lover” from “Nashville Never” by O.L.D. Support the podcast: Paypal or Venmo Join the Patreon page here. Shop for Troubled Men’s Wear 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 René Coman Facebook Johnny J Homepage Johnny J. and the Hitmen Facebook Blue Viper Records ...
January 21, 2021
The James Beard Award-winning superstar chef and owner of Bayona, Mondo, and Rosedale restaurants has always followed her heart. Her international navy brat childhood and years as a free-spirited world traveler informed her adventurous palette and fearless creativity. Tonight Susan dishes with the Troubled Men and addresses some culinary queries from the Nation. One bite and you’ll know she’s got good taste. Topics include the coup attempt aftermath, viral predictions, a new “Jeopardy” host, a Broadside gig, a church lawsuit deadline, Helena Moreno, Warehouse days, a move to New Orleans, a first restaurant, kitchen culture, an airport location, cooking abroad, wine pairings, dining attire, dip, fast food, breaking decorum, local favorites, a 4-course fundraiser, the Circle Bar on Mardi Gras, and much more. Support the podcast [here.](https://www.paypal.me/troubledmenpodcast) Shop for Troubled Men’s Wear [here.](https://www.bonfire.com/troubled-mens-wear/) 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: “Tonight” and “No Newts” from “Little Houses In Space” by the Geraniums ...
November 07, 2019
The reclusive singer has maintained a mystery about him in spite of his prolific recorded output of over fifty albums of original material. He enters the Ring Room as we pull back the veil to reveal the thoughtful and humane soul behind it all. A religious ritual comes up, and it gets a bit graphic. Topics include the return to the Ring Room, a protest, malfeasance, a tender memory, early influences, the creative process, home recording success, lo-fi charm, studio challenges, church experience, loss of faith, ritual circumcision, the mikveh, Rik Slave and the Phantoms, Glyn Styler, a hotel commune, the world’s largest Ouija board, a musical obsession, touring, Peter Daltrey, the unseen world, writer’s block, the Gong Show, the Dream Palace, Pete LaBonne, Manny’s birthday, a Hollywood story, and much more. Subscribe, review, and rate on Apple Podcasts or most podcast aggregators. Follow, like, and share on social media and spread the Troubled Word. Intro music: Styler/Coman Outro music: “Red Ghost Mother” by Damien Youth from his “Phantoms of Fables” album. ...