June 04, 2020
The retired Florida police chief spent decades on the beat before taking command of his local force. He saw the cocaine cowboys up close and personal, and witnessed the militarization of law enforcement resulting from the war on drugs. As a community gadfly, Mark now takes aim at the Daytona area powers that be, making friends and enemies along the way. The former officer shares his view from behind the badge to the latest horrific realities inflaming the Troubled Nation. Topics include a crime surge, naming rights, a dinner outing, mask innovations, top 10 lists, a benefit, a drill mishap, a delivery, Casey McAllister, shadow forces, the five families of Daytona, pain clinics, Rick Scott, a pivotal event, a youth group, Will Smith, Mardi Gras at the Circle Bar, Chris Rose, “Scarface,” cartel time, the Keys, procedure, riots, due process, a new generation, and much more. Support the podcast [here.](https://www.paypal.me/troubledmenpodcast) 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. Music: Styler/Coman ...
August 26, 2021
A founding member of Louisiana’s LeRoux, the multi-platinum-selling guitarist, songwriter, and singer rode the wave of chart-topping singles (“New Orleans Ladies,” “Nobody Said It Was Easy”) and tours with bands like ZZ Top, the Doobie Bros., Bob Seger, and John Prine. As a songwriter Tony spent 30 years in Nashville writing a string of #1 hits for top-selling country artists like George Strait, Keith Whitley, and Shania Twain. He likes to claim his music biz success has all been by accident. Tonight he joins the Troubled Men and learns just how bad an accident can be. Topics include the return to school, identity theft, “Christine,” campaign questionnaires, vaccine resistance, bilingual instructions, switching from trombone to guitar, joining the band, a new name, the new album, “One of Those Days,” longevity, prostitutes, pressure to repeat, influences, the New Orleans market, touring, perennial openers, Ozzy, Ronnie Milsap’s bus, John Mayer, the Grateful Dead, the state of country music, co-writing, getting a cut, Billy Joe Shaver, radio airplay, 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 any podcast source. Follow on social media, share with friends, and spread the Troubled Word. Intro music: Styler/Coman Break music: “Love Abductor” from Louisiana’s LeRoux Outro music: “One of Those Days” from Louisiana’s LeRoux Troubled Men Podcast Facebook Troubled Men Podacst Instagram LeRoux Homepage LeRoux Facebook ...
February 21, 2019
It's Valentine's Day everywhere else, but it's a dateless night in the Ring Room. The Troubled Men do a postpartum analysis of the previous episode that almost didn't see the light of day. Topics include Hallmark holidays, being alone, a missing ID, a lock thief, fast food mayhem, episode #45 aftermath, the Rock 'n' Roll marathon, tough gigs, vehicle troubles, a recording triumph, a judge on trial, teens on alert, sauna talk, Virginia and the Zulu exception, a mother's college try, the Tao of Steve, summer camps, vaping hazards, favorite cigarettes of yesteryear, and much more. Subscribe, review, and rate on iTunes, Spotify, or your favorite platform. Like, follow, and share with friends and spread the Troubled word. Music: Styler/Coman ...