The Wire at 20

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Publisher:
Campside Media, HBO Max

The Wire at 20

4.6/5

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Few shows are as beloved as the HBO Original Series The Wire. In honor of its 20th anniversary, HBO is releasing a brand new podcast hosted by musician and actor Method Man and featuring revealing interviews with the show’s most memorable voices. Over eight episodes, the podcast will look back at David Simon’s sprawling five-season drama and unpack its complex themes, cultural influence, and ongoing legacy. The Wire at 20 podcast is produced by HBO and Campside Media.   Stream all five seasons of The Wire now on HBO Max.


Critic Reviews

Score: 5

Michael Walsh • Yonkers Public Library Jul 8, 2022

"The Wire at 20 is the perfect companion to the show. Method Man is a great host and conducts insightful interviews with creators of The Wire and actors who were on the show. Fans of the show will enjoy hearing the creative process that made it successful and how Burns and Simon included what they experienced in the streets of Baltimore into The Wire."

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Score: 4.25

Jay Shifman • Jay Shifman Blog Jun 24, 2022

"Method Man is FUN. this podcast will give you what you want; the behind the scenes looks and details that make you want to go back and rewatch the show and then go to the next bar trivia night and clean up. And for that, I’ll be listening until the end. The show is a bit disjointed at times and bumps around. But it’s enjoyable... …"

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