David Simon, the former Baltimore Sun crime reporter and creator of the television show The Wire, has weighed in reports of data collection efforts by the National Security Agency, asking, what's the fuss?Creator of The Wire describes 1980s data collection by Baltimore police in blog post
Minutes after the Baltimore Ravens beat the New England Patriots to advance to the Super Bowl, Seth Meyers, the head writer for ¿Saturday Night Live,¿ tweeted: ¿Baltimore vs. San Francisco! Brother vs. Brother! The Wire vs. Full House!¿
Check out the trailer of the new Netflix series "House of Cards" and in it you'll see the fictional President of the United States and his two children. In real life, the children are Forest Hill residents Kyle and Kirsten Johnson. "They're not huge parts," as Kirsten, a sophomore at Bel Air High, says, but "we can definitely see ourselves."
Fans of Robert Francell Chew, known around the world as Proposition Joe of "The Wire," can take comfort in knowing that friends, family and admirers said goodbye Thursday with a spirited and moving celebration of life ceremony at the Calvin B. Scruggs Funeral Home in east Baltimore.
As a media critic, I will limit myself to the disingenuous attack on the media from Wayne LaPierre, chief executive of the organization. Of course, it's a shameless attempt to avoid accepting any responsibility by his organization.
It¿s not often that a sequel is better than the original, especially when the original is as dazzling as BBC America¿s miniseries ¿The Hour¿ was last year.But that¿s the case with the intoxicating mix of lust, longing, superb acting and a little bit of 1950s Brit journalism that debuts Wednesday night at 9 on BBC America.
"Blue Bell Boy" is a stripped-down, brilliant episode of "Boardwalk Empire." Outside of Nucky's immediate world, things move along incrementally, but ultimately the meat of the episode is a spectacular one-act play featuring three great performances.
HBO's Baltimore productions "VEEP" and "Game Change" got solid Emmy notice with the comedy earning a best actress nomination for Julia Louis-Dreyfus and the made-for-TV movie about the 2008 presidential election picking up best actor and actress nominations for Julianne Moore and Woody Harrelson.
A large sign at the crossroads of Washington and Congress Avenue welcomed visitors, or at least the "House of Cards" film crew, to Gaffney, South Carolina, population 13,126. At least one sign, at St. John and Green streets, directed traffic to the South Carolina Route 120.