Tag Archives: David Simon

Wire 106: S01E01 “The Target”

In preparation for this semester’s wire106, Paul and I started having discussions about the various elements of storytelling in the first three episodes of The Wire. Paul has already blogged his reflections on the first episode of season 1, “The … Continue reading

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David Simon on America as a Horror Show

If I dig myself out anytime soon I have a pretty fun web project centered around David Simon’s brilliant television series The Wire that I want to run sometime this year. In the meantime, here’s a 26-minute video featuring David … Continue reading

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The End of the American Empire

I recently came across three videos on YouTube wherein David Simon (of “The Wire” fame) is speaking at Loyola University about “unencumbered Capitalism” which has resulted in an “existential crisis” of epic proportions, namely the reality that “people matter less.” … Continue reading

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