Have you ever wondered what’s left of Cutty’s boxing gym from “The Wire,” or even what it may have been before it was a training ground for fictional West Baltimore youngsters? A recent tour of the building by filmmaker and YouTuber Dan Bell offers some insight.
The story of The Wire actor Wendell Pierce’s arrest for simple battery has accrued more details as well as more dispute. Read More →
There are conflicting reports from TMZ and The Daily Beast, but sources say the alleged altercation came after an argument over the Democratic presidential primary. Read More →
You may remember Wendell Pierce from his memorable turn as Bunk Moreland, The Wire‘s gruff homicide detective with a strong moral sense and a weakness for whiskey.
Not every viewer was lucky enough to see the Mike Tyson ad during last weekend’s Super Bowl game. Read More →
Omar Little, Bubbles, Bunk and Slim Charles will be back in Baltimore this weekend. The cast of The Wire is set for a reunion on Saturday afternoon in the midst of Artscape. Read More →
In Rolling Stone this week, Matt Taibbi profiles Kato Simeto, a man he calls “the mad scientist of Baltimore.” Simeto, a former extra on The Wire, has dreams of becoming the first African-American automaker and has devoted years of his life to designing a car that is both ultra-fuel efficient and cool looking. Read More →
You’ve probably heard about the recent revelations that Baltimore Police has used a high-tech form of cell phone surveillance thousands of times over the past eight years. The story was all over the news last week. But it seems as though the creators of The Wire knew about it more than a decade ago.
The Wire has been off the air for seven years now, but judging from the number of thinkpieces, nostalgiapieces, and regular old pieces devoted to it, devoted viewers still miss it acutely. Read More →
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