Posts Tagged ‘The Wire’

Monday Medley

What we read while disqualifying ourselves from the Masters…

Monday Medley

What we read after knocking out Manny Pacquiao…

Monday Medley

What we read while we all just got along…

Monday Medley

What we read after Carlos Beltran’s “foul ball”…

Monday Medley

What we read while Mike Wallace didn’t throw out the first pitch…

Monday Medley

What we read while debating the merits of Spandau Ballet…

Against Brackets

There is nothing better than March Madness. But like all great things, March Madness gets exploited in the name of some stupid shit. And the ubiquity of various pop culture brackets every March is one of the most annoying trends.

This year’s bracket du jour is Grandland’s “tournament” of characters from The Wire. On paper, I should love this, as it combines two of my favorite things: March Madness and The Wire. And while I’m always in favor of conversations about the greatest television show of all-time, I was only mildly pleased by Grandland’s bracket—and not just because of the huge flaws made by the committee.

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