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2006 Stories by Paul Barman

Archives: 2006
  • Six Originals, Five Parodies, and a Polka

    published October 10, 2006

    Weird Al Yankovic's new parody CD/DVD Straight out of Lynwood debuted last month at number 10—not just top 40, top 10. His... More >>

  • Feeding the Root

    published May 23, 2006

    "I was trapped in a cage and let out by the Main Source," says Nas in his first verse on wax, from 1991's "Live At the BBQ", a Large Professor... More >>

  • Candid Camera

    published February 21, 2006

    An instructor in psychology at Boston University in the early 1950's, Albert Maysles saw his life changed with the invention in 1960 of... More >>

  • Before It Had a Name

    published January 24, 2006

    Dr. Joyce Wallace and her staff were some of the first in the world to study AIDS in women. At her Greenwich Village clinic in early 1981, she... More >>

  • Before MTV

    published January 3, 2006

    As a child, Ralph McDaniels's Trinidadian family played Calypso music and his uncle introduced him to Motown. Now that he is New York City's... More >>

Archives: 2006