Emily Meade

How ‘The Deuce’ Premiere Uses Nudity to Make a Statement
The Deuce landed on HBO last night with a special 90-minute premiere of the seedy new drama from the great David Simon (creator of The Wire) and frequent collaborator George Pelecanos. Featuring a beautifully reimagined ’70s New York, the first episode immerses us in the state of the sex indu…
'The Deuce' Trailer Plays 'The Wire' of the Sex Trade
It’s easy to gawk at HBO’s The Deuce dropping a double-dose of James Franco, but the new series from The Wire creator David Simon is worthy of the legacy. See the ins and outs of the ‘70s New York City sex trade, from the streets, to the cameras and the precincts in a full trail…