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1998 Stories by Mr. P-Body

Archives: 2001 | 1999 | 1998 | 1997
  • Recordings

    published October 1, 1998

    Phunk Junkeez Fear of a Wack Planet (Trauma Records) There's an adage that's oft repeated among those who grow up in... More >>

  • The Manhattan Project

    published September 10, 1998

    When it comes to hip-hop artists, nicknames are the norm, but "Little Boy" and "Fat Man" are not rappers. The Manhattan Project was the... More >>

  • Poetic Justice

    published August 6, 1998

    Poetic Justice, a 1993 film depicting urban poetry and peril, could serve as a metaphor for the current plight of the hip-hop music genre. Behind... More >>

  • Retro Facsimiles

    published August 6, 1998

    With the passing of Frank Sinatra, three generations have felt the passing of an era. Sinatra and "pallies" Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr.... More >>

  • Tomorrow Never Knows

    published July 2, 1998

    How long are you gonna last? Well, you can't say. You can be bigheaded and say, 'Yeah, we're gonna last 10 years,' but you know, we're lucky if we... More >>

  • Risky Business

    published April 16, 1998

    Machines are made by men for man's benefit and progress, but when man ceases to control the products of his ingenuity and imagination, he risks... More >>

  • Recordings

    published April 2, 1998

    The High Llamas Cold and Bouncy (V2 Records) In a 1995 documentary about Brian Wilson, Tom Petty put his finger on what set... More >>

  • Big Night

    published March 19, 1998

    Hey Mikey--pick up the phone. . . . I guess you're not home. Why don't you come out tonight, baby. We're either going to the Lava Lounge for... More >>

  • High Rollers

    published February 19, 1998

    Just a short time ago, Ken Jordan and Scott Kirkland were flat broke. The digital duo had to bum rides to and from work in their hometown of Las... More >>

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