The most touching tributes to Roth came from those who learned their crafts from him.
In David Simon’s ‘The Wire,’ Jewish lawyer Maurice Levy stood out as an odious figure. Could the sympathetic portrayal of the lawyer on HBO’s ‘Show Me a Hero’ indicate that Simon has reformed?
Good storytelling, like good comedy, often draws from real life. HBO’s ‘Show Me a Hero,’ based on Lisa Belkin’s 1999 book, combines that true-to-life drama with impeccable timing.
It’s no secret that Jewish television writer David Simon is adored at HBO, but still. The network ordered two new shows from the celebrated creator of ‘The Wire.’
As protestors continue to demonstrate against police brutality in Baltimore, David Simon, creator of HBO’s “The Wire,” took to his personal website to try to diffuse the tension.