David Simon, the creator of “Wire,” “Homicide: Life on the Street,” “The Corner” and, most recently, “The Deuce,” has thrown his hat into the primary election for the Maryland State Senate seat in District 11, endorsing Democratic challenger Sheldon H. Laskin over the incumbent Sen. Bobby Zirkin.
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By Aliza Friedlander
David Simon doesn’t mince words when discussing President Donald Trump’s disdain for the media. He calls it “the rhetoric of straight-up fascism.”
A lot has changed in the two yeas since David Simon sat down with the president to discuss drug policy, but the writer and producer’s message remains the same.
An array of local celebrities, public officials, religious leaders, attorneys, prominent activists and others touched the hearts of around 1,000 people who packed into Beth Am Synagogue in Reservoir Hill on Monday for an evening of solidarity with immigrants.
Baltimoreans will get to hear local activist leaders and experts share their thoughts on Donald Trump’s new immigration orders early next week at a rally organized by hometown hero and Baltimore writer and producer David Simon and a D.C.-based tech activist group.
David Simon has produced a number of shows and miniseries for HBO since The Wire made critics swoon a decade ago — but none of them have been set in Simon’s beloved Baltimore.