Bright Lights, Big City

Bright Lights, Big City

“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.

‘The Wire’ as a newsroom

‘The Wire’ as a newsroom

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.

Look, mom, no hands!

Look, mom, no hands!

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.