The Audience Network will re-air “The Wire,” the greatest TV show ever, beginning Sunday, Oct. 30. So, if you subscribe to DirecTV, there’s no excuse – you must watch the acclaimed series, which focuses on the Baltimore drug trade and the city’s ineffective bureaucracies.
Of course, even if you don’t have DirecTV, you can always catch the show on Netflix, buy all five seasons or “borrow” them from a friend. Before you know it, you’ll think of 40-degree days and WMDs differently, visit exotic locales like Hamsterdam and wish the husky-voiced Slim Charles were reading bedtime stories to you. You’ll also meet a host of intriguing characters, Slim Charles included. Allow me to introduce a few more. Continue reading