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“Drugs, Inc.” looks at Baltimore in “The High Wire”

By Tom Warner (Baltimore Or Less, August 29, 2014) This week, National Geographic Channel‘s Drugs, Inc. television series aired its Baltimore episode, “The High Wire.” The show characterized Baltimore as the heroin capital of America, with its ever-growing drug problems … Continue reading

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Five Years after The Wire… Baltimore is still Poverty-Plagued City

Five years after The Wire left screens, the TV set remains… how the real Baltimore is still poverty-plagued city of series By Katie Davies (The Daily Mail, 4/10/2013) They are images which wouldn’t be out of place in the opening … Continue reading

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Omar Little “King of Baltimore” print by Tim Doyle

“The King of Baltimore” Omar Little print by Tim Doyle. Part of the MORE THAN YOU IMAGINED TV Art show at the Bottleneck gallery, Brooklyn.

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The 25 Best Food Moments in The Wire

From pit beef to lake trout sandwiches, the beloved HBO series delves deep into the guts of Baltimore. By Hannah Norwick (First We Feast, 2/14/2013) It’s often said the most compelling character in HBO’s The Wire isn’t Jimmy McNulty, Avon … Continue reading

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