The Wire fans are constantly asking Isiah Whitlock Jr. to say “sheeeeeeeeeit”

Isiah Whitlock Jr.’s career in Hollywood spans four decades, with over 100 IMDB credits including roles in Spike Lee’s 25th Hour, HBO’s Veep, Chappelle’s Show, and playing 11 different characters across the Law & Order franchise. But he’s undeniably most recognized for portraying Clay Davis in The Wire and his…

What’s a great TV show with a terrible theme song?

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What non-2016 pop culture did you finally get around to this year?

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What TV series did you love but will never revisit?

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What’s your favorite character name?

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Killing above your weight class: 26 unexpected assassins

The Wire’s Omar Little (Michael K. Williams) earned his status as a fan favorite for his unique mix of competence and bravado, which allowed him to make a very successful living robbing Baltimore’s most dangerous drug dealers. Despite numerous attempts on his life, he survives until the fifth season when he goes to…

“Omar(s) comin’!”: 18 hyper-masculine gun-toting gay guys

Gay characters haven’t had a visibility problem in pop culture in years. But when it comes to minority representation, quality is more important than quantity, and there was a time when most gay male characters were portrayed as stereotypically effeminate nellies. If they weren’t obsessively coordinating weddings,…