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David Simon Penned A Moving Essay Explaining How His Obsession With Anthony Bourdain Led To Their Collaboration

Millions were touched by Anthony Bourdain’s life and legacy, and although his shows will continued to be enjoyed for many years to come, his passing has left a massive void that shall not be filled. 402 more words

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David Simon, Creator Of 'The Wire,' Has Some Thoughts On Why He's Banned From Twitter

David Simon, the creator of The Wire and before that a well-known hard-bitten journalist, has never been shy about his thoughts. One can argue it comes with the territory of writing work about everyday people so close to the ground, whether they’re longshoremen or his fellow journalists. 441 more words

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'The Wire' Creator David Simon Lashes Out Against Twitter After Service Blocks Him

“The Wire” creator David Simon lashed out against Twitter Friday after the service apparently blocked him over some heated exchanges with other Twitter users. On his blog, … 493 more words


Music to Write By #3 - Assume the Position/(Don't Worry) If There's A Hell Below, We're All Going To Go

Writing in the last week has had a different sort of soundtrack, there hasn’t been much in the way of music coming through my speakers, as I have been following all manner of different paths from; film analysis, to the situation with the Italian government, and the bad news of the EU trying to pass Article 13, scientific testing of free will, and the wacky world of Flat Earthers.  340 more words


All The Pieces Matter: The Inside Story of The Wire by Jonathan Abrams

David Simon loves to argue.  His best arguments were for this little show called The Wire, that ran for five seasons from 2002 to 2008. 445 more words


DI Harry Virdee, Remember the name

Detective Inspector Hardeep “Harry” Virdee. A detective in tune with his darkside taking on Bradford’s underworld with maverick methods.

It’s a recipe for success and A. 768 more words