David Simon

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2013

    Looks Like Dallas Police Will Soon Have the Power to Perform Wiretaps

    The Wire, David Simon's epic examination of power, corruption and narcotics in a major American city, was not set in Texas. It couldn't have been. Not because cities here don't have those things (they do) but because local police departments aren't allowed to go around wiretapping drug dealers. Und ... More >>

  • Music

    July 7, 2011
  • Film

    November 18, 2010
  • News

    April 1, 2010

    Wired into New Orleans

    David Simon’s new HBO series uses fiction to honor The Crescent City’s surreal, heart-breaking reality

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2009

    "Content Matters."

    David Simon, sitting to the left of Dallas Morning News publisher Jim Moroney at today's Senate subcommittee hearing on "The Future of Journalism," edited his prepared testimony. The creator of The Wire left out the part about how, when a newspaper exec complains about how technology is the sole rea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2009

    Jim Moroney's Clearly No Edgar Winter Fan

    Oooooh, can't wait: We're about 15 minutes away from the Senate Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, and the Internet "Future of Journalism" hearing, where, as we noted yesterday, Dallas Morning News publisher and CEO Jim Moroney will testify alongside The Wire creator David Simon and Arianna ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2009

    Mr. Moroney Goes to Washington

    James Moroney IIIDallas Morning News publisher and CEO Jim Moroney will be in D.C. tomorrow for a hearing on "The Future of Journalism," scheduled to kick off at 1:30 p.m. C.S.T. in front of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee's Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, and t ... More >>

  • Home Entertainment

    January 4, 2007
  • Home Entertainment

    November 16, 2006
  • Home Entertainment

    August 10, 2006
  • News

    May 27, 1999

    Gold gamble

    Voters would decide if Olympic efforts get up to $100 million in state subsidies