The Wire


Melvin Williams, The Inspiration Behind ‘The Wire,’ Dies At 73

The man who influenced one of the best series of all-time, The Wire, has passed away at the age of 73.


‘The Wire’ Creator Talks New Show Detailing New York’s 1970’s Porn Industry

If this show gets greenlit by HBO, we'll most likely all be borrowing someone's HBO Go password, too!


‘The Wire’ Creator David Simon Pleads For Peace In Baltimore

'The Wire' creator David Simon calls for peace in Baltimore amidst rioting.

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What Does The Cast Of ‘The Wire’ And ‘Finding Nemo 2′ Have In Common?

If you said absolutely nothing, well you're wrong.


‘The Wire’ Actor Anwan Glover Stabbed In D.C. Nightclub

Anwan Glover, famous for his role as Slim Charles on the HBO hit "The Wire" was involved in a nightclub brawl, Sunday night.


11 Things to Know About Birthday Boy Mack Wilds

  Mack Wilds turned 25 yesterday and we want to wish the cute crooner a very happy birthday! This past year for the actor/singer…


Senate Candidate Says Rap Is To Blame For Gun Violence

The dumbass pictured above is Chris McDaniel, and he thinks hip-hop culture is to blame for the rise of gun violence in Canada (why is…


Vixen Boombox: Jermaine Crawford’s “Janet”

HBO's The Wire is resurrecting itself through the musical talents of its former cast members. Jermaine Crawford who played Dukie on the hit series…

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Michael K. Williams Talks “Snitch,” Life After “The Wire” & Acting Advice From 2 Pac

ELEVEN YEARS AGO, Michael K. Williams, an actor whose roiling menace has infused every kind of cutthroat character, thought his role of a lifetime might…


Actor Robert Chew Dies

Actor Robert Chew, best known for his work on "The Wire," has died. The 52-year-old Baltimore native suffered a heart attack in his home Thursday,…

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Michael K. Williams Admits Cocaine Usage On “The Wire”

After the jump, find out how one of HBO's scariest characters did so while under the influence.

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The Wire’s Felicia ‘Snoop’ Pearson Pleads Not Guilty To Drug Charges

In March, The Wire's Felicia 'Snoop' Pearson was arrested as part of a large DEA raid targeting a heroin and marijuana operation centered in Baltimore.

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The Wire’s Felicia Snoop Pearson Arrested In Drug Conspiracy Sweep

You already knew she was a thug in real life. But check out the details... Via Huffington Post: [Felicia "Snoop" Pearson] has been charged with…


V Exclusive: Behind The Scenes Of Raphael Saadiq’s ‘Good Man’ Video

Retro singer Raphael Saadiq takes a behind-the-scenes look at his new cinematic video for "Good Man," which stars America's Next Top Model winner Yaya DeCosta…

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From HBO to Showtime: Idris Elba to Guest Star on “The Big C”

  After recently completing a hilarious, multi-episode stint on NBC’s The Office, Idris Elba is returning to his pay cable roots as a guest star…


The Goods: HBO Is Gunning For Hulu

Still haven't seen the last episode of The Sopranos? Itching the see Season 3 of The Wire? Wish HBO On-Demand let you do it? Your…


Harvard Gets Wired

Apparently, Harvard University is a huge fan of the hit HBO drama, The Wire-so much so they've turned it into a course.


10 Things Shyne Missed While In Prison

After serving nine years on assault and attempted murder charges, former Bad Boy rapper Shyne was set to be released from prison today [Ed Note:…