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.


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.

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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.

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‘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.


‘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."

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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.


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.


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


<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.


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.

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‘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.

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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,"


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


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.

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‘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.


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


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


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.

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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.

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