S2 Ep12: Port in a Storm
"Business. Always business." – The Greek This episode features the voices of:Chris Bauer (Frank Sobotka) on how Season 2 is the MacBeth of The WireRobert Hogan (Louis Sobotka) on how classy The Wire wasAlexa Fogel (Casting Director - The Wire) on casting people whose characters are going to dieJoe Kiely (Podcaster - Shitegeist) on bodies in the water bookending the seasonChris Hewitt (Empire magazine) on Chris Bauer's performanceKelly and Bailey (ReWired podcast) on the elusiveness of the GreekDamond Gordon (Production Assistant - The Wire) on not liking Season 2 the first time roundAndrew Johnstone (Podcaster) on Valchek's reaction to Frank's deathHannah and Jen (Standard Issue podcast) on how Season 2 is a WesternJesse Thorn (Maximum Fun podcast network) on how The Wire broke away from cop show tropesThanks to Sonix for helping transcribe all these interviews. Get your 100 free minutes of transcription with Sonix using this link https://sonix.ai/invite/stripped Kobi and DaveKobi's other podcast is FlixwatcherDave's other podcasts are The Cinemile and ShitegeistBurnerIf you want to leave us a 60 seconds or less burner message, record using your favourite voice recorder app and email it to burner@theWireStripped.com or Whatsapp voice memo on our burner phone 📞+447534 831 658 Episode SynopsisThe stevedores gather for work as a floating corpse is pulled from the water. Once it is ashore, they all recognize the body as Frank Sobotka.The Greek stops pursuing Nick because the police are on his heels, and walks away from Baltimore. Nick talks to the police and positively identifies The Greek. Sergei sings and the police solve the Jane Does.The FBI visits the union hall and tells them that they need to change their leadership or face decertification. The union remains loyal and seals the destruction of their future. Urban reform begins to hit Baltimore as the docks undergo construction.Omar vows revenge against Stringer. Stringer cements his deal with Proposition Joe now that Mouzone is out of the way.Bubbles is arrested and alerts Greggs and McNulty to the relationship between Proposition Joe and Stringer Bell in exchange for his release.ThankyouTheme tune by Sam and Martin from Song bySong Podcast: www.songbysongpodcast.comSeason 2 Images from Cris Sutera:www.crissutera.co.uk Follow 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.