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The Wire

  1. vulture lists
    Every Episode of The Wire, RankedWhere’s Wallace?
  2. social media
    David Simon Tells Jack Dorsey to ‘Die of Boils’ Over Twitter LockoutThe Wire creator has been locked out of his Twitter account.
  3. the wire
    What Michael B. Jordan Thinks of His Death Scene on The Wire“My mom gets extremely emotional, and this was kind of too much. I didn’t want her to see it.”
  4. An Oral History of The Wire’s Unforgettable 5-Minute ‘F*ck’ Scene“I think it’s an example of one of the best displays of my acting in the whole series.”
  5. House of Cards and The Wire Actor Reg E. Cathey Dead at 59Cathey won an Emmy in 2015 for his turn on the Netflix political thriller.
  6. vulture lists
    All the Ways The Deuce Will Remind You of The WireIt’s more like The Wire than any TV show made in the last decade.
  7. character study
    A Handy Guide to HBO’s Favorite ActorsSharp-eyed fans of the network may notice certain faces popping up repeatedly.
  8. intergalactic casting couch
    Michael K. Williams Officially Cast in Upcoming Young Han Solo MovieThe Wire alum will reportedly play “a key role.”
  9. The Man Behind Luke Cage Told Us How He Pitched the Show to NetflixThis tells you a lot about how it’s going to go down.
  10. louisiana
    Wendell Pierce Loses Baton Rouge Home to FloodingPreviously, his family home was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina.
  11. last night on late night
    Michael K. Williams Used to Dance for GinuwineHe danced for Missy Elliott, too.
  12. cannes 2016
    Dominic West’s Big Regret From The WireIt involves someone whose name rhymes with Marack Schmobama.
  13. roll clip!
    Toyota Staged a Fun Wire Reunion for YouSobotka alert.
  14. way down in the hole
    Watch an Animated Take on The Wire’s CreditsNot nearly as serious at all.
  15. David Simon on Spotlight and the State of Media“It’s such a great movie, but again, for me it’s probably journalism porn.”
  16. legacies
    The Radical Humanism of David SimonAnd why he’s never been popular.
  17. What If Breaking Bad Were Shot Like The Wire?Everyone’s talking about this show mash-up!
  18. in the picture
    What TV Showrunners’ Cameos Say About Their ShowsDan Harmon on Community, Matt Groening in Futurama, Carl Reiner on The Dick Van Dyke Show, and more.
  19. is this thing on
    Who Else Was Eavesdropping on Carrie and Brody?Turns out it was a party line, with Lester Freamon, the Sneakers gang, and more all giving a listen.
  20. seitz asks
    Seitz Asks: HBO Is Forty. What Are Its Greatest Shows, Movies, and Specials?Upon its 40th anniversary, our TV critic looks back at the cable network’s greatest achievements.
  21. Finally, a The Wire–Inspired Game of Thrones–Style CrestAll hail Omar!
  22. the wire
    What If The Wire Were an 8-Bit RPG Video Game?More importantly, how do you get a 1-up?
  23. a special mix
    Michael K. Williams Reveals His Omar MixIt’s an hour long and he listened to it constantly while filming The Wire.
  24. tv
    Magic Mike: Michael K. Williams’s Disappearing ActThe Boardwalk Empire star’s post-Omar Williamsburg life.
  25. the wire
    Watch a Lego Version of The WireBaltimore looks gorgeous!
  26. emmys 2012
    Showrunner Survey: Homeland’s Alex GansaWho’d make a great Idol judge?
  27. the vulture transcript
    Idris Elba on Prometheus, Learning to Box, and His Party House The address, 7 Wallace, is his D.J. name. How gangster.
  28. real talk
    David Simon Enjoyed the Wire Musical“Someone hand me a burner and Sondheim’s number.”
  29. singing
    The Wire: The Musical Spoof: Michael K. Williams Is Really in ThisAnd Snoop, too.
  30. keeping track
    The Vulture Diaries: George Pelecanos’s Week in CultureThe inaugural edition of an occasional series in which famous people tell us how they spent their week in pop culture.
  31. sunday reads
    Sunday Reads: Talking Heads, Wire, and Sci-FiThings to focus on instead of working off that brunch.
  32. oral histories
    How to Kick Back Like the Cast of The WireIdris Elba knows how to party.
  33. simon says
    David Simon Is Blogging NowDeep breaths, Wire fans.
  34. essays
    The Sum and the Parts: In Defense of TV RecapsIn which our TV critic, Matt Zoller Seitz, tells you why recaps and overnight reviews are essential and good.
  35. simon says
    David Simon Semi-Apologizes for Obnoxious Times InterviewAmerica’s ultimate hipster offers a halfhearted explanation for his churlish remarks.
  36. drama derby
    The Greatest TV Drama of the Past 25 Years, the Finals: The Wire vs. The SopranosNew York Magazine TV critic Matt Zoller Seitz makes the final call.
  37. drama derby
    Finalists Revealed for the Greatest TV Drama Readers Poll: Vote for Breaking Bad vs. BuffyThe winners of the main Drama Derby — The Wire versus The Sopranos — will be announced on Monday.
  38. drama derby
    The Greatest TV Drama of the Past 25 Years, Semifinals: Mad Men vs. The WireAMC’s boxer pitted against HBO’s brawler.
  39. drama derby
    The Greatest TV Drama of the Past 25 Years, Round Two: The X-Files vs. The WireOne resurrected sci-fi TV, the other rewrote cop TV.
  40. drama derby
    The Greatest TV Drama of the Past 25 Years, Round One: The Wire vs. My So-Called Life“You come at the king, you best not miss … “
  41. drama derby
    What’s the Best TV Drama of the Last 25 Years?From Buffy to the Sopranos, sixteen dramas will vie for the title.
  42. the wire
    Hear Celebrated Intellectual Slavoj Žižek Give a Lecture About The WireNo explanation necessary.
  43. politics
    Barack Obama’s Ongoing Omar Little FandomHe is right.
  44. the wire
    See a Series of Windup Toys Based on Characters From The WireBaltimore’s finest, now in Happy Meal form!
  45. The Best Frozen Moments from the 2012 Golden GlobesSofia Vergara making her Modern Family character look restrained, Nicole Kidman giving the stinkeye, and many many more glimpses of the audience.
  46. life imitates art
    A Guy Named Omar Little Was Arrested in Baltimore This WeekendBut not that Omar.
  47. video
    Watch Vulture’s Top 20 Videos of 2011Our Game of Thrones buddy-comedy remake, the Community cast playing pop-culture trivia, every Michael Scott celebrity impression from The Office, and more!
  48. tv
    Salman Rushdie Calls Game of Thrones ‘Well-Produced Trash’And disses ‘The Wire.’
  49. the wire
    Felicia ‘Snoop’ Pearson Pleads Guilty to Drug ChargeLife imitating art imitating life, etc.
  50. clickables
    Read a Smart, Slightly Obsessive Stringer Bell Quora DiscussionJoin them, if you are so inclined.
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