Roughly Speaking podcast: A spy plane over Baltimore, and a hack at NSA (episode 141)
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What if 'The Wire' were set in Brooklyn?

What if 'The Wire' were set in Brooklyn?

What if "The Wire" had been set in increasingly gentrified Brooklyn? "Saturday Night Live" examined such a cross-cultural mutation on Saturday's show, with a short film starring Kenan Thompson, Jay Pharoah and host Kevin Hart as three corner boys bragging about their exploits -- with a deliciously upscale, gentrified twist. Artisanal mayonnaise and dog-walking never sounded so street.

Check out the film here.

Could this be where Baltimore's headed?

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