Tuesday, Sep. 28, 2010
I was wondering, was it something about any book or show I'd written? Or had I run over someone's dog and didn't know it?
- DAVID SIMON,
- creator of The Wire, who got a call from a lawyer and braced for bad news before learning that he had been awarded a MacArthur Fellowship, or a "genius grant," which is a $500,000 prize with no strings attached