That’s a Wrap….

HBO closed out the season of “Treme” with a special tribute to producer/writer David Eugene Mills, aka “Undercover Blackman” who passed away at the end of March of this year. Hat tip Camille Mosley-Pasley. Note: “Treme” received two Emmy nominations: Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series and Outstanding Original Music and Lyric for Steve Earle […]

Eclectique News

CAN, DO, TEACH, READ The Big Read cranks up in DC this week. Under the chairmanship of Dana Gioia, the National Endowment for the Arts decided to launch an initiative to support local efforts to present community reads and address what they sited as a declining readership among American adults. D.C.’s been hosting Big Read […]

Eclectique Interview: David Mills

Before there was an “Undercover Black Man,” David Mills was a somewhat mild mannered reporter for The Washington Post who was invited to share in the good fortune of his college friend David Simon on a new television series based on Simon’s book “Homocide.” “Homocide” jump started a new writing career for Mills with several […]