My Television Project for the Summer
My Christmas present to myself was the entire boxed set of The Wire, reputed to be the best show on television. I just started watching it, and it is riveting–grim but riveting.
Here’s a clip from the third episode, where D’Angelo Barksdale, a lieutenant in his uncle’s West Baltimore drug trade, explains the business to two of his underlings–using the game of chess. Warning: tough language.