Yes, There Are Bad Seasons of The Wire (Relatively Speaking)

HBO has digitally remastered The Wire and is re-airing it in marathon format as of midnight Thursday, December 26. The Wire, if you recall, was one of the first entries in the so-called "television renaissance"—that crucial moment in American history when HBO brought complex, intricately crafted, film-quality… » 12/26/14 4:50pm 12/26/14 4:50pm

Dominic West Is Pretty Sure That Was Idris Elba's Penis in That Photo

Dominic West is just as curious about Idris Elba’s maybe it is, maybe it isn't penis photo as we are. He even talked about it at great length (heh … ) in an interview. Of course Elba says the bump in the photo is just a microphone cord. OK, Idris. » 8/29/14 2:30pm 8/29/14 2:30pm

Idris Elba Gets Emotional About the Kid Who Was Not His Son

Idris Elba is looking goooooood on the October cover of GQ, and inside, he talks about the incident in which he fell in love with a woman in Florida, she became pregnant and they had a child, and he was thrilled to have a son… Until a paternity test revealed Elba was not the father. » 9/19/13 5:10pm 9/19/13 5:10pm

Is Lady Gaga Scared of Cameron Diaz 'Stealing' Her Boyfriend? (Um, No)

We are supposed to believe that Lady Gaga is not thrilled that her fiance Taylor Kinney has been getting close to Cameron Diaz on the set of... wait for it... The Other Woman. Way to be on the nose, "reality!" According to a source: » 6/11/13 9:00am 6/11/13 9:00am

Is Madonna a Saintly Third-World School Builder or a Nefarious…

She's the latter, according to Malawi's Education Minister Eunice Kazembe. Kazembe says that Madonna claims she built ten schools for the children of Malawi, when the actual number of schools built by Madonna was zero schools. I don't completely understand why our gal Madge—who is clearly dedicated to philanthropy… » 1/18/13 8:00pm 1/18/13 8:00pm

Christian Bale Visits Aurora Shooting Victims

For days, a Facebook campaign has been asking Dark Knight Rises star Christian Bale to visit the Aurora shooting victims in the wake of last Friday's massacre ("I propose we should make enough noise asking Christian Bale to visit these kids in the hospital dressed in the real Batman outfit. They need to know Heroes… » 7/24/12 8:00pm 7/24/12 8:00pm

Art Imitates Life: The Wire Actress Was Scandalized By Sex Scenes With…

In this excellent oral history of HBO's beloved seriesThe Wire, which premiered ten years ago this month, actress Deirdre Lovejoy, who played lawyer Rhonda Perlman, a high-ranking narcotics division attorney who slept with Detective Jimmy McNulty (Dominic West) a bunch, looked back fondly at the pair's first sex scene: » 6/02/12 5:30pm 6/02/12 5:30pm

Following Snoop's Arrest, Creator Of The Wire Discusses "Other America"

In a meta turn of events, Felicia Pearson, who played the hitwoman Snoop on The Wire was arrested today on drug charges. While Pearson's journey from a murder conviction at 14 to starring in what's often described as the greatest American television series was often painted as a happy ending, the charges reinforce the… » 3/10/11 11:11pm 3/10/11 11:11pm

We'd Break The Law To Get The Wire Monopoly

We have no idea why this fake The Wire-inspired Monopoly board isn't for sale—especially when it "reflects the chance element of life on the streets." » 10/07/10 6:50pm 10/07/10 6:50pm

Chanel Couture Inspires Witty Celebrity Banter

Sadly, We Are Not Dancers In Stringer Bell's Music Video

Idris Elba, a.k.a. King Driis, is clearly a man of many talents — including accents! He traded British for American in The Wire, and in this video, he raps with a hint of island patois. Where's Omar? [New York] » 5/18/10 3:30pm 5/18/10 3:30pm

Angelina's Old Modeling Pictures For Sale; Media Piles Onto Richardson…

Alexa Chung's Least Favorite Things; CFDA Nominees Announced

On The Road: Michael Kenneth Williams On The Wire, Omar, Eating

Michael Kenneth Williams, who played Omar, the gay robber/moral heart of The Wire, is in the just-released film The Road. But back to The Wire: did you know Williams was broke and living in the projects right through season two? » 11/30/09 4:20pm 11/30/09 4:20pm

Chris Brown Won't Sing On GMA; Britney Proposed & Got Rejected

Teens Sue Over Fallout From Sexy Pics • Harvard To Offer Class On The…

• Two teens from Indiana have brought a lawsuit against their school after they were barred from participating in school activities following the discovery of some racy pictures they posted on MySpace. • » 11/02/09 5:40pm 11/02/09 5:40pm