“Over the last couple of weeks, I’ve been binge-watching one of the most innovative series on television. Like many of the gems of the current TV renaissance, it features extended narratives with complex plots, intricate backstories, and layered characters. Its approach to storytelling is remarkably adventurous, shattering television, […]
“The Wire, he said, was essentially a Greek tragedy.” More on that and on the way the story bled into reality at Slate.
David Simon shares the best deleted scene from the fifth season of The Wire. (via @pornokitsch)
The television show, The Wire, as a videogame.
Michelle Kuo and Albert Wu compare Breaking Bad with The Sopranos, The Wire and Mad Men before examining its approach to evil: “Within this quartet, Breaking Bad is most similar to The Wire, and indeed is its twin and mirror image….David Simon likened The Wire to a Greek […]