David Simon: Showing Us the Ins and Outs

David Simon was born in Washington D.C. in the year 1960, his birth date for some reason being kept anonymous. He attended Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School in Bethesda, Maryland where he wrote for the school newspaper, The Tattler. While attending the University of Maryland, College Park, he also wrote for their independent student newspaper, The … Continue reading

The Wire and Baltimore

      David Simon’s masterpiece “The Wire” remains a fascinating cultural phenomenon.  Much to the chagrin of many city officials, the HBO show has become quite synonymous with the city.  Often it is people’s first impression of Baltimore itself.  Interestingly though, very few people have actually seen it.  David Simon in a recent interview … Continue reading