infovore + thewire   6

The Wire Magazine on the Disquiet Junto
"He writes reviews of music that doesn’t exist yet and then gets internet strangers to make it." (disclaimer: I am one of those Internet Strangers).
thewire  wire  disquietjunto  marcweidenbaum  music  composition 
june 2016 by infovore
It's not a race (Phil Gyford’s website)
"Sheeeeeeeeeeeeit! BBC, you just don’t deserve to get your hands on these shows." Yes - whilst we all binged on the Wire when we had it on DVD, that doesn't mean that the "binge" is the correct method of consumption. 60 episodes across 12 weeks? Madness, and I say that as a Wire fan.
tv  thewire  bbc  scheduling  madness 
march 2009 by infovore
Film Studies
"What's So Great About The Wire?", a course at UC Berkley. Given the comparisons they suggest, to leave out any of Series 2 from their studies is, frankly, criminal.
education  tv  thewire  davidsimon  filmstudies  wotnosobotka 
february 2009 by infovore
“The words should roll out of the mouth” - On the dubbing of “The Wire” in German | The Babbel Blog
The Wire has started airing on German TV, in a dubbed version; fascinating interview on how to translate it whilst keep the flavour of the original show.
wire  dubbing  translation  german  tv  thewire  language  slang 
december 2008 by infovore
Bring the Noise
"All of sudden, I realized that the grime pirates had become a niche thing, a micro-culture that probably wasn’t that much bigger than the anti-pop vanguards that populated the pages of The Wire." Simon Reynolds on grime for The Wire.
simonreynolds  music  writing  grime  london  thewire 
july 2008 by infovore
David Simon - ::thisismattfractiondotcom::
"He knows nothing and he needs everything explained to him right away, so that exposition becomes this incredible, story-killing burden".
writing  storytelling  davidsimon  thewire 
august 2007 by infovore

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