Mon, 09 Dec 2013 08:52:36 -0800
The Wire creator David Simon slammed America's poverty gap and called the country a "horror show" in an impromptu speech delivered at the Festival of Dangerous Ideas in Sydney, Australia, this weekend. How are the new shows doing? Since the end of World War II, Simon says the way of thinking in the West has been on a downward spiral. Simon evoked the principles of Karl Marx in his argument, and ...
Watch: 'The Wire' Creator David Simon Talks About the Costs of Unchecked Capitalism and There Being 'Two Americas'
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 08:42:46 -0800
"The Wire" and "Treme" creator David Simon has never been reluctant to express his views about politics, policies and capitalism, either in his (urgent, deeply socially relevant) work or in his personal writing. Speaking at Australia's Festival of Dangerous Ideas last month, journalist turned TV producer Simon participated in a panel called "It's Time to Get Soft on Crime" and gave a talk ...
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 08:41:37 -0800
It's December, which means it's year-end list season when it comes to music sites and magazines. SPIN set off its 2013 coverage by naming producer Mike WiLL Made It its 2013 Artist of the Yea r.
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