Archive for: The Wire Roundtable

The Wire Roundtable: Not Anti-Cop

But, there was one area of real policing where The Wire’s normally unflinching gaze pulled back.

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The Wire Roundtable: Cherchez la femme

The Wire is singularly unconcerned with how women fare in these institutions, the fates they face, the options open to them.

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The Wire Roundtable: Conclusion

Prez, Wallace, Zach Snyder’s translations, and as much traffic as we usually get in two months.

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The Wire Roundtable: What’s Missing From This Picture?

The use of parallel montage gives the impression of a kaleidoscopic and complex view of the city. But what really affects these people’s lives is happening elsewhere.

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Stan the Man

And it was then that I discovered my admiration for southeastern district commander (and later commissioner) Stan Valchek.

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The Wire Roundtable: Getting Away From It All

The roundtable isn’t over for another day or so, but let’s go ahead and talk about endings.

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“When It’s Not Your Turn”: The Quintessentially Victorian Vision of Ogden’s “The Wire”

There are few works of greater scope or structural genius than the series of fiction pieces by Horatio Bucklesby Ogden, collectively known as The Wire; yet for the most part, this Victorian masterpiece has been forgotten and ignored by scholars and popular culture alike.

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