Essays on the Game


With contemporary postcolonial critique, Darkmatter offers a series of papers discussing HBO’s The Wire.

With titles including:

– “The Wire: Investigating the use of a Neoliberal Institutional Apparatus and a ‘New Humanist’ Philosophical Apparatus,”

– “The Politics of Brisket: Jews and The Wire,”

– “The Life and Times of Fuzzy Dunlop: Herc and the Modern Urban Crime Environment.”

These papers will help all you David Simon fanatics expand your Wire water cooler repartee beyond “Who’s cooler: Slim Charles or Stringer Bell?” and “Who’s dumber: Ziggy or Herc?” because the answers are totally Slim Charles and Herc.