David Simon, creator of The Wire, is urging calm in Baltimore.
April 28, 2015 In a blog post, Simon added that while there is much to be "argued, debated, addressed ... this moment ... can still, in the end, "prove transformational, if not redemptive for our city."
President Obama talks to David Simon, creator of The Wire.
March 27, 2015 The president called the show "one of the greatest, not just television shows, but pieces of art in the last couple of decades." Their conversation was about the effects of the war on drugs.
Detectives Lester Freamon (Clarke Peters, left) and Jimmy McNulty (Dominic West) kneel beside a body, befuddled.
January 6, 2015 As HBO releases the high-definition version of The Wire, NPR's Eric Deggans says that binge-watching the show feels more like reading today's headlines — especially on issues of race and class.
April 13, 2010 David Simon on pie and drama.
August 10, 2009 Now that News Corporation plans to charge money for its online content, will other media outlets follow suit?
April 6, 2009 Tracking the journalism hidden in fictional series -- a look at David Simon's new venture.
June 24, 2008 From Baltimore to Baghdad, David Simon and Ed Burns' latest project, HBO's seven part miniseries, Generation Kill.
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March 10, 2008 Farewell to The Wire.
March 10, 2008 The Wire goes dead, finally.
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