In This Issue
The Common Verse
- William Boggs, “It’s Them Robots“
- Shelton Stromquist, “Going Global“
Arts and Media
- Joshua Brown, “Introduction to TV’s The Wire”
Joshua Brown introduces a critical retrospective on creator David Simon’s five-season (2002–8) HBO series, The Wire, with its riveting portrayal of blue-collar life in postindustrial Baltimore.