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‘The Wire’ Creator Made a Powerful Plea for Baltimore Rioters to “Go Home”
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There are few names more synonymous with Baltimore than David Simon. He covered crime for the Baltimore Sun for thirteen years, literally wrote the book about murder in the city, and created the HBO series The Wire.

Simon spoke out on his blog yesterday regarding the Baltimore riots, saying “changes are necessary and voices need to be heard,” but nonviolently. More

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‘Treme’ is over. Will it now gain fans like ‘The Wire’ did?
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The confetti fell one last time this past weekend, the skronk of the saxophone faded into the distance and a scattershot of broken, colored beads rattled to the ground. David Simon’s post-Katrina drama “Treme” wrapped up its abbreviated fourth season on Sunday, closing the book on a show that some fans feel spent most of its four year-run as an underdog; woefully unappreciated, especially alongside HBO Sunday night darlings like “Game of Thrones” and “Girls.” More

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Worlds collide: Lorde, Haim team up to cover Sheryl Crow
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Two of everyone’s biggest musical crushes of 2013 (strictly musical) united to cover famed ’90s non-musical crush Sheryl Crow (strictly non-musical). Yes, this happened at a VH1 “You Oughta Know” concert when Lorde (of “Royals” fame) and the oft-mispronounced Haim (the sisters behind “The Wire,” this website’s unofficial anthem, according to our pals at RadioBDC) collaborated on Crow’s “Strong Enough.” Watch this magical musical union below. More