“Dope on the damn table.”

The cold open of episode 11 of The Wire picks up almost exactly where episode 10 left off. It is perhaps the first time we see such direct linear continuity between episodes, and there is good reason for this. Whereas episode 10 spent most of its run-time building towards the climactic shooting of Shakima Greggs, … Continue reading

“The king stay the king.”

Note: These posts are not meant to be plot summaries, but commentaries (for a more in-depth description of what we’re aiming at, go here: The Wire). While we will make every effort to avoid including spoilers about later episodes, do not read this post unless you have watched the episode we are discussing. Chess: As … Continue reading

“You cannot lose, if you do not play.”

Note: These posts are not meant to be plot summaries, but commentaries (for a more in-depth description of what we’re aiming at, go here: The Wire). While we will make every effort to avoid including spoilers about later episodes, do not read this post unless you have watched the episode we are discussing. Chicken Nuggets … Continue reading

“…when it’s not your turn.”

Note: These posts are not meant to be plot summaries, but commentaries (for a more in-depth description of what we’re aiming at, go here: The Wire). While we will make every effort to avoid including spoilers about later episodes, do not read this post unless you have watched the episode we are discussing. Snot Boogie … Continue reading