April 28, 2022
The musician and owner of More Fun Comics, DC Harbold teamed up with artist/animator Carlos Mendieta to create a “Clerks” meets “American Splendor”-style comic book series, “Counter Culture,” based on hilarious customer interactions and goings-on in the store. DC’s been collecting the exchanges on social media for years, and now Carlos has brought them to 2D life, with the first issue soon to be released. Tonight they join the Troubled Men for a four-way on art, commerce, and which shoes to shop in. See you in the funny papers. Topics include festival season, an Easter parade, a Billy Nungesser break-in, “Fat City,” “Under the Volcano,” a time change, comic inspiration, cartoon illustration, Harvey Pekar, Joyce Brabner, Xanadu Comics, Paul Giamatti, Robert Crumb, swinger parents, Ringling College of Art, clown camp, computer animation, Austin, Rio Hackford RIP, Doctor a’ Go-Go, the Matador, following Dave Attell, an impounded car, Gilbert Gottfried RIP, nerd culture, collectors vs. hoarders, sales ESP, rare comics, a Jim Mahfood cover, a first edition, “Suspicious Minds” a la Shatner, and much more. Intro music: Styler/Coman Break music: "Back In the Old Black" by Bipolaroid Outro music: "In My Cave" from "Back In the Old Black" by Bipolaroid 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 Iguanas Tour Dates René Coman Facebook DC Harbold Facebook More Fun Comics Facebook Carlos Mendieta Facebook Carlos ...
May 26, 2022
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 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 Imagination Movers Homepage Imagination Movers Facebook Rich Collins Homepage Rich Collins Facebook ...
May 16, 2019
The Lafayette recording artist and record producer leaves the comfort of Disgraceland to drop some pearls of wisdom in New Orleans' notorious Ring Room. The Troubled Men learn the hard way that silence is golden and duct tape is silver. Post-festival ennui, a No Stones party, a stray dog, a chance encounter, a charmed life, fast talking, Lafayette roots, Li'l Buck Sinegal, Buckwheat Zydeco, Dickie Landry, Bo Diddley, Jack Nitzsche, the Rolling Stones, a fleeting encounter, Cops, Musso & Franks, gunplay in Hollywood, true genius, sandal season, neat drinks, goat yoga, a jumpsuit, new fans, chem players, drag names, Li'l Band of Gold, Plant and Storm, Steve Riley intervenes, duct tape, and much more. Subscribe and review. Share and spread the word. Y'all'd Think She'd Be Good To Me, by CC Adcock from the album Lafayette Marquis ...