Posts tagged "the wire"

Leave Tyrion Alone! Plus, 8 TV Character Deaths That Crushed Me

Warning: This post contains spoilers about the most recent episodes of "Game of Thrones." Uh oh, y'all. I'm worried. After last week's gruesome conclusion to "Game of Thrones," in which Oberyn was defeated by Gregor Clegan in the battle to the death that determined Tyrion Lannister's eventual fate, I've started to get really, really concerned that the Im…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 6, 2014

Hump Day Hottie: Michael B. Jordan

The cold winter months have arrived, which means it’s time to heat things up. Our new newsletter, Hump Day Hotties, will bring our favorite eye candy directly into your inbox every Wednesday. (Subscribe here!) Feel free to drool. We won’t judge. One of the breakout stars of this year's Sundance Film Festival is an actor…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 6, 2013

Presenting “The Wire: The Musical”!

Oh my god, file this one under "Spoof Videos That I Wish Would Become Real Life" -- it's "The Wire: The Musical," featuring original cast members  Michael K. Williams as "Omar," Andre Royo as "Bubbles," and Sonja Sohn as "Kimma," singing and dancing about drug dealing, shooting heroin, and busting caps! Seriously, why can't thi…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 5, 2012

Anthony Bourdain Takes “The Wire”‘s Marlo And Omar Out For Milk Shakes

Anthony Bourdain really knows how to bring people together. It's nice to see Marlo and Omar put aside any leftover grievances from their Baltimore days and focus on their mutual love of ice cream-based drinks. [via Twitter]…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 31, 2012

“The Wire” Monopoly Board Game Needs To Become A Reality

To Whom It May Concern At Parker Brothers: Please make this "Wire"-inspired mockup of Monopoly a reality. I need it. I need it the way Bubbles needs smack. Speaking of which, I would also like to humbly suggest the addition of Omar Little, Stringer Bell, Marlo Stanfield, Avon Barksdale, and Prop Joe game pieces. (I…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 30, 2011

Get Wired

This past weekend, as I was conducting an experiment to find out how many hours I could spend on my couch before developing sofa sores, I finally decided to watch a show called "The Wire." Perhaps you've heard of it. The critically acclaimed show aired on HBO for five seasons and ended its run i…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 27, 2011

The Not-So Secret Life Of Tristan Wilds

I first noticed Tristan Wilds when he starred in "The Wire" as Michael Lee. He was one cold-blooded drug dealer and killer on the hit HBO show, but he also had a soft spot for his younger brother and friend Dookie. Most recently, Tristan has been showing more of his soft side and sexy side…

By: Annika Harris / October 11, 2008

The Daily Hotness: Idris Elba

Idris Elba is probably most famous for his role as "Stringer" Bell on HBO's The Wire. I remember wanting more after watching a really brief intimate scene with this Brit and an actress on that show, but the producers didn't answer my prayers. I'm hoping Obsessed, which he stars in opposite Beyonce in 2009, will…

By: Annika Harris / August 11, 2008