Articles about The Wire: Season 2

Alec Baldwin Interviews David Simon (from 'The Wire')
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This week Alec sits down with David Simon, the creator of The Wire.  Simon talks about his early years as a newspaperman at The Baltimore Sun and how he doesn't "belong" in the world of Hollywood.  "I can't help it," says Simon, "I'm from a different planet, which is journalism."
Source: www.wnyc.org
Added by on 6/24/13
Own The Wide World of "The Wire"
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52 characters from "The Wire," illustrated on one poster by Dennis Culver - for $25, it can be yours (h/t @avkesner)
Added by on 11/27/12
Dominic West on The Hour, John Carter, and yes, The Wire
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Dominic West spent the early years of his career appearing in a decidedly diverse list of films. But he turned a major corner when he pulled the role of Jimmy McNulty on The Wire. Since then, he's continued to keep things interesting as an actor, both on the big screen and the small screen. An interview with him here in @TheAVClub
Source: www.avclub.com
Added by on 11/27/12
'The Wire' Was Really a Victorian Novel
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Most people know McNulty and Bunk as characters in David Simon's acclaimed HBO series—but they were actually players in a 19th-century book by H.B. Ogden. Seriously.
Added by on 9/10/12
The K is for Krushing It
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Michael K. Williams - on Twitter at @BKBMG - discusses life since "The Wire," "Boardwalk Empire" and more in a lengthy @vulture profile
Source: www.vulture.com
Added by on 9/4/12
Random Roles: Clarke Peters on 'Red Hook Summer,' and 'Treme' and performing with a purpose
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Forever known as The Wire's dogged Detective Lester Freamon, Clarke Peters has screen career that spans three decades. He's also a regular in London's West End theater. And since The Wire, he's made his mark on Treme, Damages, and Life On Mars, most recently turning up as the pivotal character in Spike Lee's "Red Hook Summer." He talks about all his roles here.
Source: www.avclub.com
Added by on 8/30/12
Blockhead Bunk, Still Boozing with McNulty
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Video: "The Wire," recreated with LEGOs
Source: www.vulture.com
Added by on 7/20/12
'Girls,' 'Mad Men,' and the Future of TV-as-Literature
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It's become commonplace lately to talk about the serial television show as the novelistic medium of the 21st century—The Wire as a modern-day Dickens novel, Mad Men our Cheever, Friday Night Lights our Steinbeck. Here's how television is struggling—and often succeeding—at becoming a mature literary form.
Added by on 6/15/12
Ten Years Later, 'The Wire' Feels Dated, and That's a Good Thing
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The HBO show, The Wire, is a valuable artifact from the post-9/11, pre-social media revolution era. An article by @JohnHendel
Added by on 6/5/12
The Wire: The Musical. Perfect.
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Michael Kenneth Williams stars alongside Sonja Sohn, Larry Gillard Jr., Andre Royo & Felicia "Snoop" Pearson from The Wire in The Wire: The Musical where they will allow you to experience America's failing drug war through the magic of song!
Added by on 6/5/12
Alec Baldwin Interviews David Simon (from 'The Wire')
Interesting
This week Alec sits down with David Simon, the creator of The Wire.  Simon talks about his early years as a newspaperman at The Baltimore Sun and how he doesn't "belong" in the world of Hollywood.  "I can't help it," says Simon, "I'm from a different planet, which is journalism."
Source: www.wnyc.org
Added by on 6/24/13
Own The Wide World of "The Wire"
Interesting
52 characters from "The Wire," illustrated on one poster by Dennis Culver - for $25, it can be yours (h/t @avkesner)
Added by on 11/27/12
Dominic West on The Hour, John Carter, and yes, The Wire
Interesting
Dominic West spent the early years of his career appearing in a decidedly diverse list of films. But he turned a major corner when he pulled the role of Jimmy McNulty on The Wire. Since then, he's continued to keep things interesting as an actor, both on the big screen and the small screen. An interview with him here in @TheAVClub
Source: www.avclub.com
Added by on 11/27/12
The K is for Krushing It
Interesting
Michael K. Williams - on Twitter at @BKBMG - discusses life since "The Wire," "Boardwalk Empire" and more in a lengthy @vulture profile
Source: www.vulture.com
Added by on 9/4/12
Random Roles: Clarke Peters on 'Red Hook Summer,' and 'Treme' and performing with a purpose
Interesting
Forever known as The Wire's dogged Detective Lester Freamon, Clarke Peters has screen career that spans three decades. He's also a regular in London's West End theater. And since The Wire, he's made his mark on Treme, Damages, and Life On Mars, most recently turning up as the pivotal character in Spike Lee's "Red Hook Summer." He talks about all his roles here.
Source: www.avclub.com
Added by on 8/30/12
'The Wire' Was Really a Victorian Novel
Interesting
Most people know McNulty and Bunk as characters in David Simon's acclaimed HBO series—but they were actually players in a 19th-century book by H.B. Ogden. Seriously.
Added by on 9/10/12
'Girls,' 'Mad Men,' and the Future of TV-as-Literature
Interesting
It's become commonplace lately to talk about the serial television show as the novelistic medium of the 21st century—The Wire as a modern-day Dickens novel, Mad Men our Cheever, Friday Night Lights our Steinbeck. Here's how television is struggling—and often succeeding—at becoming a mature literary form.
Added by on 6/15/12
Ten Years Later, 'The Wire' Feels Dated, and That's a Good Thing
Interesting
The HBO show, The Wire, is a valuable artifact from the post-9/11, pre-social media revolution era. An article by @JohnHendel
Added by on 6/5/12
Blockhead Bunk, Still Boozing with McNulty
Interesting
Video: "The Wire," recreated with LEGOs
Source: www.vulture.com
Added by on 7/20/12
The Wire: The Musical. Perfect.
Interesting
Michael Kenneth Williams stars alongside Sonja Sohn, Larry Gillard Jr., Andre Royo & Felicia "Snoop" Pearson from The Wire in The Wire: The Musical where they will allow you to experience America's failing drug war through the magic of song!
Added by on 6/5/12