‘The Wire’ As 19th Century Literature

Brilliant.

A pair of writers at Hooded Utilitarian wrote an epic literary criticism about “The Wire,” reimagining the lauded HBO show as a series of fiction pamphlets written in the 1840s by a contemporary of Charles Dickens named “Horatio Ogden.”

 
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