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David Simon

Author, journalist, and television producer

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David Simon & Beau Willimon on Big Data TV

Friday, April 25, 2014

Beau Willimon, screenwriter and show runner of the American "House of Cards," and David Simon, creator and writer of "The Wire" and "Treme," discuss the benefits and drawbacks of data-driven entertainment, and the evolving field of television.

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'Treme' Enters Third Season, Continues the Story of New Orleans

Friday, September 21, 2012

David Simon and Eric Overmeyer, co-creators of "Treme," have been working for years now to figure out how to tell the story of New Orleans in a way that isn't voyeuristic or cliched. The HBO series begins its third season this Sunday, and the show is evolving in its portrayal of post-Katrina New Orleans.

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David Simon's Treme

Friday, May 27, 2011

The recent flooding in Louisiana put New Orleans back on alert — but this time, the levees held, its rural neighbors were flooded, and the city was spared. The HBO drama Treme is set in post-Katrina New Orleans as the city’s people weather the aftermath of the storm. It’s the latest series from David Simon, best known for...

Slideshow: Scenes from Treme

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David Simon on Paths of Glory

Thursday, November 25, 2010

David Simon, creator of the HBO series The Wire and Treme, has written the foreward to the new Penguin Classics edition of Paths of Glory. He discusses the tension between the individual and the institutions they serve, and how that plays out in politics, war, and everyday life.

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David Simon on Paths of Glory

Monday, September 20, 2010

David Simon, creator of the HBO series The Wire and Treme, has written the foreward to the new Penguin Classics edition of Paths of Glory.  He discusses the tension between the individual and the institutions they serve and how that plays out in politics, war, and everyday life.

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Treme

Friday, April 16, 2010

Following his acclaimed series, "The Wire," TV writer David Simon returns to HBO with "Treme," a show about New Orleanians rebuilding their lives after Hurricane Katrina. Simon and his co-creator Eric Overmyer tell Kurt that even with their close attention to ...

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The Revolution Will Be Televised

Friday, October 05, 2007

If you watch a program from David Simon or Jenji Kohan, you'll never think of television as "the boob tube" again. She's the creator and executive producer of the Showtime series "Weeds" about a suburban widow who becomes a pot dealer, and he's the creator of the HBO's "The Wire", ...

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