David Simon

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NJ.com
Philip Roth calls Trump 'a massive fraud,' sounds off on sexual assault, Springsteencommedia dell'arte figure of the boastful buffoon." There was also a little ti
NJ.com / Posted yesterday
commedia dell'arte figure of the boastful buffoon." There was also a little tidbit of news he let drop in his email: David Simon, creator of "The Wire," is adapting Roth's 2004 Newark-set novel "The Plot Against America" for TV in the form of... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
David Simon says no complaints about James Franco in connection with 'The Deuce'Echoing what HBO told The Baltimore Sun on Wednesday, David Simon, co-creator a
Baltimore Sun / Posted 6 days ago
Echoing what HBO told The Baltimore Sun on Wednesday, David Simon, co-creator and executive producer of “The Deuce,” said there were no complaints about James Franco in connection with that series. Allegations of sexual misconduct in Franco’s past... Read more
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New York Daily News
‘The Deuce’ creator says James Franco was ‘entirely professional'as twins — is speaking out after the actor was accused by five women of inappro
New York Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
as twins — is speaking out after the actor was accused by five women of inappropriate or sexually exploitative behavior. David Simon said in a statement to Variety that Franco, who also served as an executive producer on the series, was "entirely... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
HBO says there were no complaints about James Franco from 'The Deuce' productiondirector and executive producer. The show about the porn industry in New York i
Baltimore Sun / Posted 7 days ago
director and executive producer. The show about the porn industry in New York in the 1970s is created by “The Wire” creator David Simon and George Pelecanos, who are also executive producers. The allegations, which Franco has denied, appeared on... Read more
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Daily Mail
Peak TV era continues with 487 scripted shows in 2017Franco- and Maggie Gyllenhaal-starring The Deuce, aired its first season in 201
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
Franco- and Maggie Gyllenhaal-starring The Deuce, aired its first season in 2017. The series penned by The Wire-creator David Simon details the rise of the pornographic film industry in and around Times Square, New York in the 1970s Examples... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Showtime's compelling 'The Chi' looks deeper, but perhaps not deep enough, into the South Side"The Chi" seems set to present a mosaic, a wide-ranging group portrait that wou
Los Angeles Times / Posted 11 days ago
"The Chi" seems set to present a mosaic, a wide-ranging group portrait that would do for the South Side something like what David Simon and Eric Overmyer did for New Orleans in their late HBO series "Treme" — to show the variety of life in a place... Read more
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The Hill
Social media mocks Trump for bragging about size of his nuclear buttonmen in key positions of authority could be so small, empty and stupid as to ris
The Hill / Posted 15 days ago
men in key positions of authority could be so small, empty and stupid as to risk the mass immolation of tens of millions in an adolescent dick-measuring contest, well, dream on, rubes. https://t.co/NTozS0zJZ9— David Simon (@AoDespair) January 3,... Read more
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Gulf News
James Franco is no ‘Disaster Artist’I’ll be OK.”But it’s all change now. Although Franco is now promoting The Disas
Gulf News / Posted 18 days ago
I’ll be OK.”But it’s all change now. Although Franco is now promoting The Disaster Artist, appearing in and directing the David Simon series The Deuce and has, by my count, about eight movies in post-production, this is downright slacking off... Read more
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WA Today
The best TV of 2017 featured women Krack!n apart convention and traditionkiller drama Mindhunter, where the violence was off-screen but the words had a
WA Today / Posted 20 days ago
killer drama Mindhunter, where the violence was off-screen but the words had a destructive weight, and The Deuce, which saw David Simon dissect the New York sex trade in the 1970s, unfolded without easy antagonists or obvious goals. Both titles... Read more
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New York Daily News
The best new shows of 2017, from ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ to ‘GLOW’involve X actor or director doing what he or she does best. “The Deuce” falls i
New York Daily News / Posted 20 days ago
involve X actor or director doing what he or she does best. “The Deuce” falls into that category, with creator and writer David Simon (“The Wire,” “Treme”) digging into 1971 Times Square, with its sex workers (Maggie Gyllenhaal), mobsters (James... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
TV shows that top a long listpushers to mobsters and dirty cops, and even a college-dropout-turned-barmaid)
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 21 days ago
pushers to mobsters and dirty cops, and even a college-dropout-turned-barmaid) explore the modern evolution of pornography. David Simon (“The Wire”) is a writer-creator, and the spectacular cast includes Maggie Gyllenhaal and James Franco. A... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Loads of TV shows were great in 2017; here are the 10 bestpushers to mobsters and dirty cops, and even a college-dropout-turned-barmaid)
Northwest Herald / Posted 21 days ago
pushers to mobsters and dirty cops, and even a college-dropout-turned-barmaid) explore the modern evolution of pornography. David Simon (“The Wire”) is a writer-creator, and the spectacular cast includes Maggie Gyllenhaal and James Franco. A... Read more
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Finance and Commerce
Mall-owner Simon looking beyond retailthe 17-acre site of the J.C. Penney and its parking lot, part of an eventual tr
Finance and Commerce / Posted 22 days ago
the 17-acre site of the J.C. Penney and its parking lot, part of an eventual transformation that Chief Executive Officer David Simon has likened to a suburban version of Hudson Yards, the massive complex of offices, shops and residences on... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Baltimore scrapyard fined $50K for releasing oil, toxic metals into Patapsco Rivernot contaminate the harbor,” said Angela Haren, the Baltimore Harbor Waterkeepe
Baltimore Sun / Posted 22 days ago
not contaminate the harbor,” said Angela Haren, the Baltimore Harbor Waterkeeper and director of advocacy for Blue Water. David Simon, president of Baltimore Scrap, said the company’s low-lying property can be inundated with stormwater from across... Read more
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TribLIVE
Loads of TV shows were great in 2017; here are the 10 bestpushers to mobsters and dirty cops, and even a college-dropout-turned-barmaid)
TribLIVE / Posted 23 days ago
pushers to mobsters and dirty cops, and even a college-dropout-turned-barmaid) explore the modern evolution of pornography. David Simon (“The Wire”) is a writer-creator, and the spectacular cast includes Maggie Gyllenhaal and James Franco. A... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Loads of shows were great in 2017; here are the 10 bestre-created Big Apple of circa 1970s. The rich spectrum of characters explore th
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 24 days ago
re-created Big Apple of circa 1970s. The rich spectrum of characters explore the modern evolution of pornography. David Simon (“The Wire”) is a writer-creator, and the spectacular cast includes Maggie Gyllenhaal and James Franco. “Feud:... Read more
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Variety
TV Shows We Quit in 2017your lineup has to be a vigilante origin story, CW. — Jacob Bryant “The Deuce”
Variety / Posted 27 days ago
your lineup has to be a vigilante origin story, CW. — Jacob Bryant “The Deuce” (HBO) The prospect of another series from David Simon, creator of what many critics consider the greatest TV show of all time with “The Wire,” had many salivating long... Read more
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Variety
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Vetoes TV Diversity BillMarcos Crespo sponsored the bill. The legislation had the support of prominent
Variety / Posted 29 days ago
Marcos Crespo sponsored the bill. The legislation had the support of prominent filmmakers such as Tina Fey, Sarah Treem, David Simon, and Beau Willimon, who is also president of WGA East. It was also supported by the New York State AFL-CIO, IATSE... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Loads of TV shows were great in 2017pushers to mobsters and dirty cops, and even a college-dropout-turned-barmaid)
Lowell Sun / Posted a month ago
pushers to mobsters and dirty cops, and even a college-dropout-turned-barmaid) explore the modern evolution of pornography. David Simon ("The Wire") is a writer-creator, and the spectacular cast includes Maggie Gyllenhaal and James Franco. A... Read more
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The Columbian
10 shows that rose to the top of watch listpushers to mobsters and dirty cops, and even a college-dropout-turned-barmaid)
The Columbian / Posted a month ago
pushers to mobsters and dirty cops, and even a college-dropout-turned-barmaid) explore the modern evolution of pornography. David Simon (“The Wire”) is a writer-creator, and the spectacular cast includes Maggie Gyllenhaal and James Franco. A... Read more
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Fortune
Apple Orders New Series from Battlestar Galactica Mastermindfans of high-end TV, Ronald D. Moore might not quite rank alongside creators li
Fortune / Posted 1 months ago
fans of high-end TV, Ronald D. Moore might not quite rank alongside creators like Mad Men’s Matthew Wiener or The Wire‘s David Simon – but he should. Moore was the mastermind behind 2004’s very serious, very good reboot of Battlestar Galactica, a... Read more
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Boston Globe
Matthew Gilbert’s favorite TV shows of 2017early 1970s is miraculous and transporting. You are there. With the same intens
Boston Globe / Posted 1 months ago
early 1970s is miraculous and transporting. You are there. With the same intensity and detail they brought to “The Wire,” David Simon and George Pelecanos take us into the lives of the pimps and hookers working the streets just as the age of porn... Read more

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