Tag Archives: The Wire

Hello ocean my old friend

It’s always been this way. The ocean has always been magical for me. First Hammonasset State Park on the Connecticut shore, then Revere beach north of Boston as a young professional in my 20s, and the one time we visited … Continue reading

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The inconvenient truth about education

I needed a large iced coffee to head to the Loft Cinema on a sunshiny Saturday morning  a movie, a documentary at that.  “The Inconvenient Truth behind Waiting for Superman” was too New Yorky, but that doesn’t mean there wasn’t some … Continue reading

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Quickie on context

The story’s in the details, says Gus, city editor at the Baltimore Sun in the last season of “The Wire.” We’re doing an all-day watch of the last 10 episodes so no spoiler alerts please! Wish I could start all … Continue reading

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Un-Soprano-ed but Wired for Homeland

I’ve never been one for television. When the kids were little I complained about the evils, the passivity, of television. Five years ago, when I first met Dan, he insisted there were better TV shows than movies. I found that … Continue reading

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