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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… READ MORE »


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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… READ MORE »


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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 this… READ MORE »


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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] … READ MORE »


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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… READ MORE »


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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 in… READ MORE »


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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 andREAD MORE »


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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… READ MORE »