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In the drug-ridden streets of West Baltimore, there are good guys and there are bad guys. Sometimes you need more than a badge to tell them apart.

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David Simon and His Crew Celebrate 20 Years of Storytelling

Simon and some of his favorite collaborators were at ATX Festival to share insight into the production company behind The Wire, The Deuce and more.

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Alexa Fogel Talks Casting Oz, The Wire and Other HBO Favorites

The casting director looks back on memorable auditions, and reveals which role was the toughest to fill.

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What David Simon and George Pelecanos Want You to Know About Their Shows

For stories about real cities and people, look no further than these series from the team behind The Wire.

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