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  • Wandering Eye: A look at David Simon's new series, why the IRS doesn't go after nonprofits, and more

    Wandering Eye: A look at David Simon's new series, why the IRS doesn't go after nonprofits, and more
    Law enforcers' proclivity to deploy their service weapons on young African-American men is now a matter of widespread outrage, due to how often such situations end in killings, even though it's a long-established phenomenon that's prompted one of the fundamentals of black parenting: how to act around cops so that you don't get shot or falsely arrested. But here's another measure of how common the problem is: Even on campus at Yale University, young black male students are not immune from this paradox of public safety. The son of New York Times op-ed columnist Charles Blow was held at gunpoint after he'd left the library while security officers made sure he wasn't the robbery suspect they were looking for, according to the elder Blow's account, a circumstance that prompted the columnist to conclude that "there is no amount of respectability that can bend a gun's barrel." (Van Smith)
  • Wandering Eye: Troubles for the Red Cross, perception vs. reality, and David Simon reveals details of his next miniseries

    Wandering Eye: Troubles for the Red Cross, perception vs. reality, and David Simon reveals details of his next miniseries
    Is America's best-known relief agency a disaster pimp? Some of the Red Cross' employees are saying so, with documentation to back it up, according to a joint investigation by NPR and ProPublica. During the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, "40 percent of...

    Winter TCA Tour HBO

    David Simon, creator and executive producer of the HBO series "Treme," participates in a panel discussion at the HBO Television Critics Association winter press tour in Pasadena, Calif., Thursday, Jan. 14, 2010. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

    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...

    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...