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HBO’s ‘Treme’ Shows New Orleans Keeping Head Above Waternew

Where David Simon's The Wire showed a city in the midst of a slow-motion collapse, Treme finds post-Katrina New Orleans at the bottom, trying to get back up.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Curt Holman  |  04-13-2010  |  TV

Crescent City Rising: David Simon Takes on Post-Katrina New Orleansnew

How will critics, bloggers and discriminating fans judge Treme, coming from the creators of The Wire, which some of us consider the greatest TV drama of all time?
INDY Week  |  Danny Hooley  |  04-12-2010  |  TV

'Treme': Do You Know What It Means?new

Treme is David Simon's first ongoing dramatic series since Wire ended in 2008, and from the first episode, it's got the potential to be another sweeping look at the struggles of a community that's been left behind by the rest of the world.
Houston Press  |  Daniel Carlson  |  04-12-2010  |  TV


New Orleans could get a proper prime-time spotlight with David Simon's Treme, whose pilot shoot wrapped earlier this month. Now all HBO needs to say is "go."
Gambit  |  Noah Bonaparte Pais  |  04-14-2009  |  Movies

'Generation Kill' Author Evan Wright Talks Ass Time, Crack Highs and Why Roadblocks Killnew

Wright, who wrote parts of the script and was involved in other aspects of the production, has invited me over before the series debut for a private screening. But though we started the show more than a half-hour ago, we haven't gotten very far -- five minutes in at best. Despite apologetically promising to let me watch, Wright keeps pausing the DVD to offer behind-the-scenes tidbits that suddenly evolve into fascinating non sequiturs and counterintuitive spiels about the war. I'm not complaining.
L.A. Weekly  |  Matthew Fleischer  |  07-11-2008  |  TV

The Creators of 'The Wire' Take on Iraq in 'Generation Kill'new

Generation Kill transforms Iraq from a theoretical problem into something you feel in your gut. Plus, an interview with the HBO series creators Dave Simon and Ed Burns.
Boston Phoenix  |  Adam Reilly  |  07-10-2008  |  TV

A New HBO Series Puts the War into Perspectivenew

After HBO snatched up the rights to Evan Wright's best-selling 2004 book about his experiences embedded with a squad of First Recon Marines during the early weeks of the Iraq War, he met with The Wire's David Simon and Ed Burns. The resulting seven-part miniseries, says Wright, is very similar to his own experiences.
San Diego CityBeat  |  Anders Wright  |  07-09-2008  |  TV

David Simon: 'The Wire' Exit Interviewnew

The Baltimore-set and -shot series that debuted in 2002 is officially over following this past Sunday night's series finale. It's over. Finished. Kaput. Long live The Wire.
Baltimore City Paper  |  Bret McCabe  |  03-12-2008  |  TV

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