#AMAZON

10 Great TV Seasons That Received Tragically Negative Amazon Reviews

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"I highly recommend you do not buy this collection, and I highly recommend you do not ever watch the Simpsons, because it is awful."

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On Marlo Stanfield, A Heartless Takeover & The “Price Of The Brick Goin’ Up….”

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Season 5 may not have been The Wire's greatest season, but don't blame Marlo Stanfield for that.

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Sir Ian McKellen Is Out There On The Streets Posing As A Homeless Person

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Sir Ian McKellen can add 'homeless' to his resume after several mistook him for a vagrant during a break from rehearsal in Melbourne, Australia.

#BREAKING BAD

‘The Wire: Jay Z; Breaking Bad: Nas’ — Phonte’s Rapper/TV Show Comparisons Are Spot On

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Phone has been comparing various TV shows to all-time great rappers. It's a very good use of Twitter.

#BREAKING BAD

For Debate: Let’s Rank Every Season Of ‘Breaking Bad,’ ‘Sopranos’ And ‘The Wire’

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Words by Alec Bojalad Breaking Bad just finished the best final season of any classic TV drama ever.

WHITE MEN CAN'T JUMP

UNDRCRWN’s ‘Hoops On Film Collection’ Is For People Who Love The ’90s

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UNDRCRWN had me at "hello" the moment their press e-mail said they were merging basketball, classic hoop film moments and fashion.

#music videos

Where The F*ck Is Haim? Huh? They’re In Their Music Video For ‘The Wire’.

Haim's "The Wire" music video has nothing to do with HBO's "The Wire." But it could!

#BOARDWALK EMPIRE

The Most Unexpected, WTF! Did-Not-See-That-Coming Deaths In Modern Television Drama History

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A look back at the most shocking deaths in television drama over the last 15 years.

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Rehabilitating the Murder Series with FX’s New Show ‘The Bridge’

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Words by Alec Bojalad After two-plus seasons of murder mystery disappointment from AMC's The Killing*, other networks have perked up and realized "hey, it shouldn't be too hard to do this better.

#BREAKING BAD

Brett Martin Knows How ‘Breaking Bad’ Will End (Or At Least That’s What He Wants You To Think)

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With "Difficult Men" Brett Martin has written perhaps the definitive account of the new Golden Age of television. He was nice enough to talk to us recently.

#BOARDWALK EMPIRE

Video: Michael K. Williams Discovers His African Ancestry

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Michael K. Williams of The Wire and Boardwalk Empire fame was the latest subject on Okay Africa's incredible "The Roots Of..." series.

#arrested development

Ten Of Television’s Finest Examples Of Chekhov’s Gun

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An investigation of ten of the best uses of Chekhov's gun on television.

#comic con

‘The Walking Dead’ Season 4 First Trailer Brings It Hard

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The season four trailer for 'The Walking Dead' is simply outstanding.

TRAYVON MARTIN

‘The Wire’ Creator David Simon Is Understandably Pissed Off About The Trayvon Martin Verdict

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"The Wire" creator David Simon wrote a blog post about the Trayvon Martin/George Zimmerman verdict. He is not very happy.

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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."

The Wire

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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