Skip to content, or skip to search.

real talk

David Simon Enjoyed the Wire Musical

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 21:  Creator and executive producer David Simon attends the "Treme" New York Premiere at The Museum of Modern Art on April 21, 2011 in New York City.  (Photo by John W. Ferguson/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** David Simon;

David Simon can be kind of touchy about the ways that his seminal HBO show The Wire has been appropriated since its run, but today's musical spoof? Yeah, even he laughed. "Hilarious. Just great," Simon blogged this morning, after Michael K. Williams e-mailed him the Funny or Die sketch. "Felecia’s turn alone is worth the time. Ya hair look good, Snoop." Added Simon, "Someone hand me a burner and Sondheim’s number."

Photo: John W. Ferguson/Getty Images