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The Wire Everywhere

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Submitted by: Jim Groom

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After watching The Wire you'll beging seeing visuals from it everywhere in the real world. For this assignment, capture a visual in the real world from The Wire and juxtapose it with the corresponding image from the HBO series. The examples shown here is a rug that has the same soundwaves of the iconic image from the show. It truly is everywhere.

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Calling all angels

 

I decided to do the “Wire everywhere” visual assignment where I had to capture a visual from the real world that is recurring in the Wire. At the beginning of episode 7 we see an angel in the flower shop and in that same episode there is …

The Wire Everywhere: What is that thing?

A payphone

I was at Westmoreland State Park with my family today and I saw a payphone by the visitor’s center and immediately thought of The Wire Everywhere assignment for ds106. It’s interesting how the payphone is becoming a vestigial technology in a society where the majority of folks carry …

World of Wires

For my last DS106 assignment this week I decided to do the Visual assignment called The Wire Everywhere, in which we’d have to capture a prevalent image from The Wire and show a real world example.

In Week 1, I recall taking a screenshot of the beginning scene of …

Shameless Plug or Visual Assignment?

Well, I may or may not use this as one of my visual assignments because for one, I kind of feel like I’m copying Groom’s idea, and for two this scene isn’t specific to any of the particular episodes, but it looked fun and I saw something that made …

The Wire Everywhere

While walking around the new building I now work in at UMW—I realized I was seeing The Wire everywhere. Specifically, in the carpet.

The carpet is a constant reminder, at least for me, of the iconic image that is associated with the series on its main Wikipedia page.

So …

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