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How "The Wire" Frames My Career Perspective

I watched “The Wire” recently and was completely hooked for two reasons. First, it is a well-written, well-performed, and extremely compelling television series. Secondly, it helped me gain some cognitive tools for how to optimize my life and career aspirations by helping me process my environment differently. 580 more words

Lifestuff

Business As Usual in The Deuce

“We’re interested in what it means when profit is the primary metric for what we call society. In that sense, this story is intended as neither prurient nor puritan.

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Entertainment

Aphex Twin on harnessing the power of dreams… [April 1995]

Aphex Twin, aka Richard D James, has been behind some of the most dramatic soundscapes and piercing noise of the past 25 years, and as the Limerick-born impresario’s interview with… 261 more words

UK

Everything You Need to Know About HBO’s The Deuce

David Simon knows you loved The Wire. He also knows you probably didn’t watch The Wire when it was actually on TV, i.e., when your patronage and fandom would have actually helped him. 1,776 more words

TV News

Greetings and Salutations

Hi Everyone,

MET AD 648 is my introductory course for the M.S. International Marketing Management degree and I’m very excited to share it with all of you! 461 more words

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Bodie and Jimmy Are Back

Here’s some of the dialogue I plan to include in my talk on Saturday for Mencken Day. Its title is “When America Was Great and Baltimore Knew Better.” 458 more words

Being Human

Boyz n the Hood (USA, 1991)

Directed by: John Singleton. This is obviously one of the towering films of the “new American indie” movement of the 1990’s, and a major entry in any consideration of African American film as a distinct movement, or even as a distinct national cinema. 338 more words