Sen. Clay Davis has been indicted in Season 5 of The Wire. You know what that means… Oh, David Simon, how I hope you’ve written a few more of these into the remaining episodes.
BQA pointed out this crucial piece of information picked up by TV Guide and publicized in this article. 5) Barack Obama Favorite TV shows of all time: “M*A*S*H and The Wire are my favorites.” The Wire is Obama’s favorite TV show. I knew I liked him for a reason.
You might be sick of hearing from me about The Wire, but it was very hard to not be excited that The New Yorker finally wrote an in-depth article about the show and its creator, David Simon. Enjoy it.
Here’s an excerpt of a great section on The Wire from Bill Simmons’ archive: I’ll go this far: I’d put Season 1 of “The Wire” against anything. The first three seasons of “The Sopranos.” Seasons 1 or 2 of “24.” The first seasons of “NYPD Blue,” “ER” or “Miami Vice.” You name it. I have … [Read more…]
You tube-ing is a way to cheer up your afternoon: Sen. Davis doing what he does best. (I know, I’m like the 1,000,001st person to post this, but it’s funny so like it.) For my musical theatre geek friends. For my novelist friends.
There’s not really anything worth stating before mentioning that The Wire is the best tv show ever. If you agree with me, it’s important to know that Wikipedia has been the most reliable source for reporting when the premiere of Season 5 will be. Currently, they’re saying Jan. 6, 2008. Mark your calendars. And if … [Read more…]