Wire: Seasons 1 & 2 (Walmart Exclusive)

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Season 1" - From David Simon, creator and co-writer of HBO's triple Emmy-winning mini-series The Corner, this unvarnished, highly realistic HBO series follows a single sprawling drug and murder investigation in Baltimore. Told from the point of view of both the police and their targets, the series captures a universe of subterfuge and surveillance, where easy distinctions between good and evil,...

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The Wire Season 1 Recap

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Latest News

  • Watch: Exclusive clip from the second episode of Midnight, Texas

    07/31/17 ,via SYFY WIRE (blog)

    Psychic Manfred Bernardo (François Arnaud) is now a resident of Midnight, Texas, but that doesn't mean he's even scratched the surface of discovering all the secrets of the town, or its residents. Case in point, this exclusive clip from tonight's

  • Wire ranked among the best prospects in Louisiana

    08/02/17 ,via Weekly Citizen

    Heading into the 2017 high-school football season, East Ascension offensive tackle Cameron Wire was already being mentioned among the best football players in the state. Now, the . 1, when they visit two-time defending Class 3A state champion Lutcher.

  • Mendoza leads State College to 4-1 win over West Virginia

    08/02/17 ,via SCNow

    had three hits as the State College Spikes topped the West Virginia Black Bears 4-1 in the first game of a doubleheader on Wednesday. Spencer Trayner got Bligh Madris to ground out with the bases loaded to end the game for his third save of the season.

  • Jets' Claiborne looks to stay healthy, be No. 1 cornerback

    08/02/17 ,via SCNow

    18, 2016, file photo, Dallas Cowboys cornerback Morris Claiborne (24) breaks up a pass in the end zone intended for Washington Redskins wide receiver Josh Doctson (18) during the second half of an NFL football game in Landover, Md. After five seasons

  • Patriots training camp: Top Stories from Week 1

    08/02/17 ,via Patriots Wire

    The New England Patriots have had an eventful offseason, and they are starting a new season with big headlines. Let's take a look Thanks to the 15,349 fans who came out to Day 1 of #PatsCamp! Let

Books

  • The Wire Re-up

    Random House. 2018. ISBN: 9780852652213,0852652216. 296 pages.

    Epic, multi-layered, morally challenging and action-packed - The Wire is everything a TV programme should be and more. A cult hit in the US and Britain, it has thousands of committed fans willing to engage in endless debates. Once you've watched it, you'll be drawn in, too: Is Omar Little the coolest criminal since Robin Hood? Which series has the best theme tune? Will Bubbles survive Baltimore? Avon or Stringer? This book collects the thoughts of Guardian journalists and the readers of the...

  • The Politics of HBO’s The Wire

    Routledge. 2014. ISBN: 9781136025921,1136025928. 192 pages.

    This innovative new work suggests that The Wire reflects, not simply a cultural take on contemporary America, but a structural critique of the conditions of late-modernity and global capitalism. As such, it is a visual text worth investigating and exploring for its nuanced examination of power, difference and inequality. Deylami & Havercroft bring together nine essays addressing issues of interest to a range of academic fields in order to engage with this important cultural intervention that...

  • The Wire

    Simon and Schuster. 2009. ISBN: 1439184526,9781439184523. 288 pages.

    Welcome to the critically acclaimed HBO drama series The Wire, hailed as "the best show on television, period" by the San Francisco Chronicle. The New York Times calls it "a vital part of the television landscape...unvarnished realism." Time declares that The Wire, "like its underfunded, workaday cops, just plugged away until it outshone everything else on TV." The Wire stands not only as riveting drama but also as a sociopolitical treatise with ambitions beyond any television serial. The...

  • Homicide

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. 1991. 599 pages.

    An account of a year inside a city homicide unit focuses on three detectives investigating murders in Baltimore--a city torn by racial tensions and plagued by drugs and crime

  • The Wire

    Wayne State University Press. 2013. ISBN: 9780814335932,0814335934. 136 pages.

    Frequently described by creator David Simon as a novel for television, The Wire redefined the police serial format by unfolding its narrative across many episodes, constructing themes for each of its seasons, and refusing to portray individual crimes outside of their social context. While it never achieved spectacular ratings or won an Emmy during its 2002-2008 run on HBO, the show was honored with several awards and has been described by critics as the best show on television. In this...

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