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  1. How a No Reservations Marathon Led to Anthony Bourdain Writing for TremeWriter Laura Lippman on the “ruse” she and her husband David Simon concocted to meet Anthony Bourdain.
  2. legacies
    The Radical Humanism of David SimonAnd why he’s never been popular.
  3. tv review
    Seitz: Treme’s Final Episodes Are Its Most Fully SatisfyingAmong the show’s many sweet ironies is that you don’t appreciate what you had, be it a TV show, a city, or a way of life, until you realize it’s fading away and there’s nothing you can do but say good-bye.
  4. tv
    Treme Star Wendell Pierce Plays Politics Even Better Than the TromboneHe insists he’s “not running for anything,” but you wouldn’t know it from his Twitter feed.
  5. tv review
    Seitz on Treme’s Fourth Season: A Farewell and a BenedictionThe show’s final half-season of five episodes premieres tonight.
  6. returning favorites
    Treme Trailer: A New Orleans Swan SongThe show’s final season starts in December.
  7. trailer mix
    HBO Trailers: Hello Ladies Enters As Treme ExitsOne’s a cringe comedy, one’s a sad-trumpet showcase.
  8. year in culture 2012
    Matt Zoller Seitz’s Favorite Drama Episodes of 2012Now it’s time to get serious.
  9. year of culture 2012
    Matt Zoller Seitz’s Top 10 TV Shows for 2012The best in ambitious drama (Mad Men, Homeland) and fantastical comedy (Louie, Community).
  10. tv review
    TV Review: A Look Back at Treme’s Third SeasonTV critic Matt Zoller Seitz reviews the whole, rather than the parts. What say you, David Simon?
  11. beefs
    What Does Ryan Murphy Have Against Treme?It was a punchline on Glee and The New Normal this week.
  12. renewals
    HBO and Treme Agree on Shortened Final SeasonSomewhere around five episodes.
  13. treme
    Watch a Trailer for the New Season of TremeSound the saxophone!
  14. long breaks
    HBO Finally Schedules Treme’s ReturnIt’ll be back in September.
  15. 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.
  16. kudos
    Homeland, Portlandia, Game of Thrones Win Peabody AwardsJeopardy! also.
  17. vulture lists
    Who Is HBO’s Biggest Asshole?Where does Kenny Powers rank in the network’s echelon of jerks?
  18. talk
    How Long Do You Give Shows to Get Good?An episode? A season?
  19. tv
    Treme Won’t Be Back Until the FallPatience is a virtue.
  20. treme
    Treme To EndThe fourth season will be the show’s last.
  21. tv
    David Simon: ‘You’re Gonna Die, and Everyone You Love and Care About Is Gonna Die’So in the mean time, watch ‘Treme.’
  22. tv
    HBO Renews TremeFor a third season.
  23. ratings
    Game of Thrones Ratings Stay Solid in Week TwoThey didn’t lose audience from last week, but they didn’t gain any either.
  24. chat room
    Wendell Pierce: From Treme to Breaking DawnThe ‘Wire’ alum on his two upcoming projects.
  25. public speaking
    David Simon Realizes That Joe Biden Is a Tough Act to FollowThe creator of ‘The Wire’ is forced to go immediately after the vice-president at a conference, and speaks to an empty room.
  26. the industry
    Kate Beckinsale Back For Underworld 4Plus: Angelina Jolie picks a female lead for her directorial debut.
  27. overnights
    Treme Season-Finale: If You Don’t Know …More plot progression and character resolution in the finale than in the nine preceding episodes combined.
  28. overnights
    Treme: Always for PleasureThe dysfunctional heart of the city has made itself known, and a couple of characters finally crack under the strain.
  29. tv
    See John Goodman’s Impressive Weight LossHe looks great!
  30. overnights
    Treme: Fat Tuesday, Ash WednesdayLet’s survey the damage.
  31. overnights
    Treme Recap: Down Here in the City of MisruleAlbert makes a stand in the projects, and the mystery of David is solved.
  32. overnights
    Treme Recap: The Butt-Slapping Glories of YesteryearThis week, Davis considers running for office (then reconsiders), and Toni comes closer to learning David’s whereabouts.
  33. overnights
    Treme: You Want to Talk About a Trombone?This episode, it’s the little things that really stick.
  34. overnights
    Treme: YouTube Rants and Caves of MysteryEveryone finds something to do, whether it’s road trips, heroin, or that nice lady around the corner.
  35. music
    Hear Songs From TremeClick through for “songs from the show Treme,” and “nothing else.”
  36. overnights
    Treme Recap: I’m Gonna Call It GoodThe show starts to really gel, with cops, corpses, and the accursed National Guard.
  37. overnights
    Treme: What You NeedFor the most part, these New Orleans souls need money.
  38. treme
    Treme Gets a Second Season AlreadyGood news for fans of Steve Zahn’s butt.
  39. overnights
    Treme: Just a Closer Walk With Y’AllIn this world of toil and snares, if I falter, Lord, who cares? Who but Thee my burden shares?
  40. in the magazine
    Nussbaum: David Simon As Irascible As EverJust because critics are throwing out words like “humor” and “uplifting” doesn’t mean the ‘Treme’ creator’s lost his edge.
  41. in memoriam
    Nussbaum’s Conversation with David MillsThe longtime David Simon collaborator recently died after an aneurysm while filming a scene at Cafe du Monde. What follows are excerpts from an interview conducted just two months before his death.
  42. obits
    Wire Writer David Mills DiesHe died yesterday in New Orleans of a brain aneurysm.
  43. tv
    Watch a Fourteen-Minute Behind-the-Scenes Look at TremeAn in-depth look at the making of David Simon’s upcoming HBO show.
  44. treme
    David Simon’s New Show Uplifting?“A show about people, artists for the most part, whose daily lives depend upon the free exercise of their wills to create — out of nothing, out of moments — something beautiful.”
  45. trailer mix
    The New New Treme Trailer: Walter Sobchak Spotted in New OrleansWe hadn’t realized a show by ‘Wire’ creator David Simon set in post-Katrina New Orleans could be this much fun.
  46. trailer mix
    Treme Trailer: New Orleans, Melissa Leo, Sunbathing Trombones — and More!No plot specifics, but lots of shots of things we like.
  47. trailer mix
    Treme Trailer: David Simon Has Done It Again!Just a really solid 47 seconds here.
  48. awesome
    HBO Gives David Simon Another ShotHBO has ordered the first nine episodes of ‘Treme.’
  49. the industry
    Sean Penn Has Some Protecting to DoPlus: ‘The Complete History of My Sexual Failures.’
  50. the industry
    The Hold Steady Prep Their Very Own Rock DocPlus, Pacino does Shakespeare.
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