“Bright Lights, Big City” was a literary Bat-signal, and the rungs on the ladder seemed to be stepping stones; I was on my way to challenging Pete Hamill.
Never mind that The Wire is more than 10 years old. With time, David Simon’s pièce de résistance has become a mirror of life — past, present, and future.
After 15 years it is time to bid adieu to the last place I thought I’d ever leave. I have no idea where the road leads, but I made the right decision.