S2 Ep1: Ebb Tide
"Ain't never gonna be what it was." - Little Big RoyThis episode features the voices of:Chris Bauer (Frank Sobotka) - on playing Frank and his head to head with ValcheckAl Brown (Stan Valcheck) on Valchek's son in law, PrezJohn Doman (Major Bill Rawls) - on conflict in the systemJill Redding (Delores) on running a bar on "The Wire"Jeffrey Pratt Gordon (Johnny Fifty) - on Frank SobotkaDamond Gordon (Production Assistant on "The Wire") on coming back for Season 2James Dyer (Empire Magazine and Pilot TV Magazine) on the transition from season 1 to season 2Chris Hewitt (Empire Magazine) on the new theme tune and Tom Waits as Frank SobotkaJoe Kiely (Dave’s co-host on Shitegeist) on this season's new catchphraseAndrew Johnstone (Podcaster and Marylander) on stained glass windows and the fate of the guys on the docksThanks to Sonix for helping transcribe all these interviews. Get your 100 free minutes of transcription with Sonix using this link https://sonix.ai/invite/strippedBurnerOur burner message this week is from Brendan - who was liberal with the "C-bomb" and unsure about the state of his marriage! If you want to leave us a burner message use Whatsapp voice memo on our burner phone 📞 +447534 831 658Episode SynopsisMcNulty "went where he didn't want to go" aka harbor patrol with Diggsy. He discovers a corpse "floater" in the harbor and pays back Colonel Rawls by proving City Homicide are responsible for the investigation.Major Valchek is pissed off when the boss of a local stevedore union named Frank Sobotka donates a more impressive gift to a local church. Sobotka meets with other union leaders and learns that a crucial pier is still in a state of disrepair. Sobotka instructs his nephew Nick to see The Greek regarding payment for a unknown container that he is smuggling through the port.Later, Port Police Officer "Beadie" Russell stumbles across The Greek's container and discovers the bodies of over a dozen young women inside.ThankyouTheme tune by Sam and Martin from Song by Song Podcast: www.songbysongpodcast.comSeason 2 Images from Cris Sutera: www.crissutera.co.ukFollow Us OnlineWebsite: www.TheWireStripped.comEmail: Burner@TheWireStripped.comTwitter: @TheWireStrippedFacebook: www.facebook.com/TheWireStrippedInstagram: @TheWireStrippedLeave a Whatsapp voice memo on our burner phone 📞 +447534 831 658 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.