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The Wire is the Greatest TV Show of All-Time

#TheWire Marathon. Amazing. I reviewed every episode awhile back: http://t.co/h4ioqsQ6IP This is the best #TVshow of all-time.

— Matthew Toffolo (@matthewtoffolo) December 27, 2014

The marathon continues.

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The Wire

The God Particle to Miami Marlins fans

Gary Nelson’s question to Jeffrey Loria properly identified what truly binds Miami Marlins fans, he asked:

Your organization and you are, quite frankly, much despised among many in this community….

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Marlins Ballpark & Finances

Pawn with a Conscience

So listen: I’ve been sick, okay? I need a short, lazy post to get me back into the swing of things. Now, since 3 of my favorite shows are back in full swing (Community, Park and Rec, and Shameless) I should easily be able to post about any of them. 1,142 more words

Breaking Bad getting The Wire treatment

Every time I’d watch Breaking Bad, I would say to myself, “Sure, it’s good. But it’s not as good as The Wire“. Oh man, it’s barely close.  178 more words


Winning the Game

Season one of The Wire has one central piece of dialogue that runs throughout the season. “The game,” in one form or another, is mentioned in eleven of the first thirteen episodes of the series. 444 more words


Chilean Chronicles, Part 82: Marjorie Agosin's wisdom, SIGAChile.cl and Dan Middleton

In one of her many wise comments, made during a conversation we had about 15 years ago, poet, human rights activist, and dear friend Marjorie Agosin… 968 more words

Current Books

The Wire - Season One

In contemporary terms, I am late to The Wire as it was first shown on HBO in 2002. But just yesterday I listened to a piece by Mozart for the first time that was written 230 years ago, so perhaps not that late. 192 more words

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