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  • David Simon, Wire veterans go to New Orleans

    Wendell Pierce   According to this Aug. 7 Zap2it news brief, David Simon's latest HBO project, the New Orleans-based Treme about the city's musicians post-Katrina, will co-star some familiar face from The Wire: Clarke Peters, who played the Det....
  • Generation Kill: Premieres 9 p.m., Sunday, July 13, on HBO

    Oorah: (left to right) James Ransone, Lee Tergesen, Stark Sands, Alexander Skarsgard, Billy Lush. On the surface, you've seen everything here before, thanks to 50 years of war movies and, especially, the glut of Iraq war stories that have permeated both...
  • Generation Kill: Did Anybody Tune In?

    James Ransone | Image by "borrowed" from http://www.20minutes.fr Media outlets all over the country spilled gallons of ink (and buckets of pixels and ions) singing the praises of David Simon and Ed Burns' The Wire during its five-season run, City Paper...
  • Laura Lippman: That Other Baltimore Crime Writer

    | Image by Sam Holden As the Sun's Baltimore Crime Beat blog noted Sept. 19, Baltimore crime is "huge in the UK", thanks to the final season of The Wire recently concluding its British TV run on FX. In fact, it's been great fun to watch the British...
  • Kerry Says Newspapers "Endangered"

    Huffington Post has this dispatch on Sen. John Kerry (D-Ma.)'s Senate hearing on the future of newspapers, scheduled for 2:30 p.m. today. Our own Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md.) suggests that newspapers go non-profit, like NPR. But, he says, that's only for...
  • Marlow Bates, Son of a Famous Gangster, Sentenced in Prison-Gang Conspiracy Case

    Bates | Image by Booking photo Editor's Note: An updated version of this story appears in Mobtown Beat, Nov. 25, 2009 Marlow Bates' stint in prison, where he's been detained since his April arrest for aiding an alleged drug-dealing conspiracy by the...
  • Teaser Trailer for David Simon's Treme Debuts

    Wire nerds all over the internet have been abuzz the past 24 hours or so thanks to the release of the first teaser trailer for Treme, David Simon's new series for HBO. The series focuses on musicians in post-Katrina New Orleans, and "New Orleans" and...
  • RIP Homicide/The Corner Screenwriter David Mills

    As The Sun and other outlets are reporting, David Mills has died. A reporter with The Washington Post, Mills moved from journalism into television as a writer for Homicide: Life on the Streets, the series based on his college friend David Simon's book. He...
  • David Simon on the Times Pic, Paywalls, Ad Hominem

    [caption id="attachment_13702" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Simon photo ripped from CJR, which apparently got it from (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)"][/caption] The Columbia Journalism Review's website has a heated (and cooled) exchange between David...
  • CRIME FAMILY

    CRIME FAMILY
    When numbers man, sports book, and strip club owner Julius “The Lord” Salsbury disappeared in 1970, he left behind one of Baltimore’s most abiding mysteries. His life up until then is the backdrop for Barry Levinson’sLiberty...
  • Local film crew vets question their future as House of Cards and Annapolis battle over tax credits

    The drama in Annapolis over legislation to add $11 million in tax credits for film and television productions like House of Cards has produced lots of entertainment: the "cough up the dough or your economy gets it" letter from House of Cards' production...
  • Urged by husband David Simon, Laura Lippman takes on a real-life Mobtown mystery

    When numbers man, sports book, and strip club owner Julius "The Lord" Salsbury disappeared in 1970, he left behind one of Baltimore's most abiding mysteries. His life up until then is the backdrop for Barry Levinson's Liberty Heights, but what happened...