Sup Doc: A Documentary Podcast
49 - BARRY screenwriter Adam Mansbach
Jan 23, 2017 · 55 min
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On this episode of Sup Doc Paco sits down with writer Adam Mansbach who wrote the biopic "Barry" currently available on Netflix.

Barry is set in the year 1981 and focuses on the future president Barack Obama as he struggles to figure out his identity as he moves between various different communities and social circles while attending Columbia University. We also talk about Fab Five Freddy, how Adam's early musical influences shaped his writing, plus why he wrote his best-seller Go The Fuck To Sleep and his method and inspiration to write Barry. Barry is a 2016 American drama film directed by Vikram Gandhi about Barack Obama's life at Columbia University in 1981. The film was released on Netflix on December 16, 2016.

Adam Mansbach is a novelist, screenwriter, cultural critic and humorist. He is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Go the Fuck to Sleep, which has been translated into forty languages, named Time Magazine's 2011 "Thing of the Year," and sold over two million copies worldwide. The 2014 sequel, "You Have to Fucking Eat," is also a New York Times bestseller.

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