Posts Tagged: The Wire

brett martin

Bubbles From ‘The Wire’ Once Brought A Limo Full Of Strippers To A Cast Softball Game

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In an excerpt from his new book, 'Difficult Men,' Brett Martin reveals some very cool behind-the-scenes stories from "The Wire."

GREATEST SHOWS OF ALL-TIME

Guess Which HBO Drama 'Entertainment Weekly' Named The Greatest Show Of All-Time

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EW's list of the greatest TV shows of all time has a predictable, though not undeserving number one.

BOARDWALK EMPIRE

What Could’ve Been: Early Casting Considerations For 20 Of TV’s Best Dramas

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Who might have been Stringer Bell? Or Claire Fisher? Or Walter White? Answers to these and many more.

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UFC + The Wire Opening Credits + ??? = Profit

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<a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2013/05/ufc-the-wire-opening-credits-video/ufc-the-wire" rel="attachment wp-att-111890"></a>UFC has evolved a lot over the last 20 years, but the game stay the game.

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The Lannister Plotline From This Week's 'Game Of Thrones' Perfectly Encapsulated In A Single Text

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The best summary of last week's 'Game of Thrones' Lannister plotline from an unusual source.

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Wendell ‘The Bunk’ Pierce Tried To Make A ‘Wire’ Prequel Starring Samuel L. Jackson

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The world almost got a prequel to "The Wire" written by Wendell Pierce and starring Samuel L. Jackson.

Larry Gilliard Jr.

‘The Walking Dead’ Is About To Get A New Black Guy, So R.I.P. Tyreese

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Larry Gilliard Jr., who played D’Angelo on "The Wire," is in talks to join the cast of "The Walking Dead," signaling the end of Tyreese's run, probably.

DOMINIC WEST

How To Spend St. Patrick’s Day Like The Ultimate Irishman, Jimmy McNulty

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Learn how to celebrate St. Patrick's Day like the ultimate Irishman, Jimmy McNulty from "The Wire,"

BASKETBALL

If You Only Watch One Streetball Video Today, Make It ‘This Is My Court’

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When I eventually pass away in several hundred years at the hands of my Highlander trainee, I hope to have secured a recording of one of several people reading my eulogy.

R.I.P.

‘The Wire’ Star Robert ‘Prop Joe’ Chew Has Passed Away, According To Michael K. Williams

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The actor who played Prop Joe on HBO's "The Wire," Robert Chew, has passed away, according to his former co-star Michael K. Williams.

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Two ‘Wire’ Alums Join Cast Of Matthew McConaughey’s Insane HBO Series (And The Morning Links)

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Brother Mouzone and Avon Barksdale from HBO's "The Wire" have joined the cast of "True Detective," and the rest of the Morning Links.

Mashups

Each Season Of ‘Breaking Bad’ Opening Credits Redone In The Style Of ‘The Wire’

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If you're reading this website, odds are that you like Breaking Bad. And if you're reading this website, odds are that you like The Wire. Given these two things, odds are you will like this mashup.

AMC

An Actor From 'The Wire' May Be Joining 'The Walking Dead' Cast

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For the sake of spoilers, let's just say he's an NFL linebacker in the comics.

ANTHONY BOURDAIN: NO RESERVATIONS

What’s On Tonight: ‘No Reservations’ Series Finale, With Special Guests Omar Little And Marlo Stanfield

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The best (and worst) of what's on TV tonight, including new episodes of "No Reservations" and "How I Met Your Mother."

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Michael K. Williams Posts A ‘The Wire’ Mini-Reunion Photo On His Instagram

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A group of "The Wire" cast members, including Snoop and Marlo, reunited recently. This is cause for celebration.

JAMIE HECTOR

Anthony Bourdain Sat Down For A Nice Meal With Omar And Marlo From ‘The Wire’

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No big deal, just Anthony Bourdain eating dinner with Omar from 'The Wire' and Marlo Stanfield dropping in unexpectedly to join them. How's your day?

BALTIMORE ORIOLES

SI Celebrates Baltimore’s Two Best Things: The Orioles And ‘The Wire’ Jokes

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Yes, the latest issue of Sports Illustrated will feature a cover story on the (at the time of this post) wildcard-hopeful Orioles and the unlikely sports capital of Bodymore, Murderland.

BREAKING BAD

Just The Brutal Parts: TV’s 10 Most Violent Deaths

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A collection of the 10 most brutal murders on TV, including selections from "Deadwood," "The Wire," and "Sons of Anarchy."

david simon

HBO Turned Down A Spin-Off Of ‘The Wire’

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David Simon talks about the spin-off of 'The Wire' that HBO turned down that would've centered on Tommy Carcetti's character.


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