Episode 202

May 26, 2022

01:18:46

TMP202 RICH COLLINS: THE IMAGINATION MOVERS AND BEYOND

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Manny Chevrolet René Coman
TMP202 RICH COLLINS: THE IMAGINATION MOVERS AND BEYOND
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TMP202 RICH COLLINS: THE IMAGINATION MOVERS AND BEYOND
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Show Notes

The Emmy Award-winning writer, musician, actor, and creator of Disney TV’s “Imagination Movers” series discusses the band’s 20-year history, his formative years, and his solo career. Rich is a relentlessly positive guy with a cheerful demeanor and a smile on his face. Tonight his good nature gets put to the test as he sits down with the Troubled Men.

Topics include a 200th episode party recap, a podcast lost and found, “Ozark,” losing gear, a missing bass, underwear, an empty nest, a New Orleans girl, a 4-track recorder, songwriting, playing drums, Go-Go music, Trouble Funk, straight life, journalism work, Chris Rose, irony, the first show, Disney TV, band drama, Kyle Melancon, mom groupies, a Movers/Slipknot mash up, a lawsuit, Five Happiness restaurant, multigenerational fans, military base tours, a hopeful future, acting, a real hero, a Miley Cyrus moment, and much more.

Intro music: Styler/Coman

Break music: “Zombie Radio” from “That Escalated Quickly” by Rich Collins

Outro music: “All the Pretty Houses” by Rich Collins

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