The screenwriter (“Sid and Nancy”) and director (“Roadside Prophets”) started her career in the hotbed of the L.A. indy scene making “Repo Man” with Alex Cox. She’s known Manny since his earliest days in the movie biz and Too Free Stooges. Abbe has survived both independent filmmaking and a near-fatal fall. Tonight she tests her luck with the Troubled Men.
Topics include a jury deliberation, local politics, a trip to France, dental charts, mystery travel, Roy Cohn, Paul Sorvino RIP, “Goodfellas,” a fist bumper, a correction, UCLA film school, a student film, Dick Rude, Ramón Menéndez, “Repo Man,” Sunset Strip, the Circle Jerks at Tipitina’s, Zander Schloss, a blended family, a big hit, writing “Sid and Nancy,” Gary Oldman, Courtney Love, criticism, Dan Wool, AFI, Brant Reiter, “Roadside Prophets,” a union job, a fall, moving home, smoking, a Vegas trip, Nick Ratner, “Mad God,” Mody Frank, John Doe, leaving L.A. and much more.
Intro music: "Just Keeps Raining" by Styler/Coman
Break Music: "Institutionalized" by Suicidal Tendencies
Outro music: "My Way" by Sid Vicious
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