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The Wire (tv program)

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  • Taking television show vows

    Taking television show vows
    We are legion! TV fanatics who, after a day mired in social media viral videos and flotsam that calls itself entertainment, opt for shows with character. We're the masses rejecting HBO's "Game of Thrones." Yes, we consider action and story progression...
  • 'Watch Dogs' makes Chicago a digitized surveillance state

    'Watch Dogs' makes Chicago a digitized surveillance state
    Books become TV series. Amusement park rides become movies. Pop songs become Broadway musicals. But how do you adapt a city into a video game? How do you digitize the essence of a major American metropolis within the framework of a playable experience?...
  • An Andy Samberg roll call on 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' cast

    An Andy Samberg roll call on 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' cast
    "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" began life last fall as a fast, funny sitcom about a precinct of New York detectives adjusting to life under a newly appointed, no-nonsense captain. By the time the Fox series won a Golden Globe in January, it had developed into one...
  • The Ravens, 'The Wire,' Ray Lewis and Baltimore's Super Bowl image

    The Ravens, 'The Wire,' Ray Lewis and Baltimore's Super Bowl image
    Minutes after the Baltimore Ravens beat the New England Patriots to advance to the Super Bowl, Seth Meyers, the head writer for “Saturday Night Live,” tweeted: “Baltimore vs. San Francisco! Brother vs. Brother! The Wire vs. Full House!&...
  • David Simon weighs in on NSA surveillance

    David Simon weighs in on NSA surveillance
    David Simon, the former Baltimore Sun crime reporter and creator of television show "The Wire," has weighed in reports of data collection efforts by the National Security Agency, asking, what's the fuss? In a post on his blog, Simon compares the NSA's...
  • TV drama actors talk about the 'Golden Era' and more

    TV drama actors talk about the 'Golden Era' and more
    Television has been proudly brandishing its "Golden Era" calling card of late largely on the merits of the many top dramas being produced on prime time and cable over the last few years. It's a rise in quality such that any demarcation line between film...
  • 'Sopranos' star James Gandolfini dead at 51

    'Sopranos' star James Gandolfini dead at 51
    James Gandolfini, whose remarkable performance as mob boss Tony Soprano in HBO's "The Sopranos" re-imagined the anti-hero for American television, is dead at 51 years of age. The actor, who is believed to have died of a heart attack, was traveling in...
  • 'The Wire' named No. 1 show of all time by Entertainment Weekly

    'The Wire' named No. 1 show of all time by Entertainment Weekly
    We're a bit biased, but the staff at EW are clearly geniuses.  In the magazine's latest issue, out Friday, the writers and editors have named Baltimore-set social tapestry "The Wire" as the No. 1 TV show. Of all time. Here's what they had to say:...
  • Brett Martin and Alan Sepinwall look at the TV revolution

    The unexpected death of James Gandolfini, who was best known for his work on the series "The Sopranos," recently re-ignited the conversation over How Much Television has Changed, which has become so intense and widespread in the last few years that...
  • A caw in 49ers country

    A caw in 49ers country
    When Eastern Shore native Peter Michaels Allen moved to San Francisco two years ago, he made sure he had a way to make money and a place to sleep before getting to the really important stuff — finding a place to watch his Ravens. Though they're...
  • Ravens fans blog their Super Bowl trips

    Ravens fans blog their Super Bowl trips
    Leading up to and after the Super Bowl, we'll be sharing dispatches sent to us by Ravens fans going to New Orleans. We hope that "Super Fans: A fan's-eye view of XLVII" allows the rest of Ravens Nation to share in their experience. Posts will be...