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  • Dave Eggers and Robert Pinsky feted by PEN Center USA

     
    One minute people were milling around the silent auction with pre-event drinks, the next author Robert Pinsky was getting a laurel wreath on his head with his lifetime achievement award and reading a Czesław Miłosz poem to send us on our way...
  • Anthony Bourdain dishes on 'The Layover' and life as a TV foodie

     
    Anthony Bourdain, the chef-turned-writer-turned-gonzo-television host, has judged “Top Chef,” hosted “No Reservations” and written for “Treme.” He talked over lunch in New York (sausage baguette and beer) and later...
  • 'Treme' creator David Simon starts bloging

     
    David Simon, creator of "The Wire" and "Treme," has started blogging on his own website, davidsimon.com. David Simon has been reluctant to blog before, but relishes the chance to speak directly to the public....
  • David Simon: 'The Wire: The Musical' is 'hilarious'

     
    "Someone hand me a burner and Sondheim's number," David Simon writes....
  • Bill Maher welcomes Christine O’Donnell, Steve Schmidt

     
    Former U.S. Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell and TV producer David Simon will be the guests this week on “Real Time With Bill Maher.” Simon is the force behind two HBO series; he created “The Wire” and co-created “Treme.&...
  • HBO’s Treme Season 3 recap of premiere, Episode 1

     
    HBO’s Treme season 3 premiere opens at night, a redlining neighborhood, a crowd forming at an intersection, “25 months after the storm.” Struggling, cab-fare-haggling onetime bandleader and freelance trombonist Antoine Batiste (Wendell...
  • “Treme” Season 3 preview

     
    Perhaps the most pointed scene in the final episode of Treme’s second season saw Young Turk Texas real estate developer Nelson Hidalgo (Jon Seda) stewing in a bar with his blue-collar cousin Arnie. Hidalgo came to New Orleans because, subscribing to...
  • "The Shield:" Farewell

     
    Before I get too far away from the actual event - and now that the hugely disappointing seventh season of "DWTS" has been washed from my memory cells - one last tribute to "The Shield." It ended the other......
  • Why did 'Date Night's' Tina Fey and Steve Carell go from great TV to a bad movie?

     
    Going to the movies always involves a little disappointment, since what is promised is rarely what is delivered. But in terms of depressing experiences, it would be hard to top going to see Tina Fey and Steve Carell, the stars......
  • 'Treme' premiere offers less blood, and way more music, than 'The Wire'

     
    If you’ve heard or seen anything at all about David Simon’s lauded new series "Treme," which premiered last night on HBO, chances are you’ve been told that “music is a main character,” which is true in the same basic way......
  • HBO picks up ‘Treme’ for second season

     
    “Treme” just premiered Sunday night, but HBO announced today that the New Orleans drama will have a second season. Michael Lombardo, president of HBO Programming, raved about the new series from David Simon, creator of “The Wire.”...
  • HBO renews 'Treme' for second season

     
    “Treme,” HBO’s new drama about a community of musicians in post-Katrina New Orleans, has already gotten the go-ahead for a second season. The network announced Tuesday that it was renewing the series, which debuted Sunday to widespread acc...