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The Audacity of Despair

Collected prose, links and occasional venting from David Simon.

  • By David Simon
  • Based in United States of America
  • Roughly one post per year

Posts per year

Data for this chart is available in the table below
Posts per year
Year starting Posts
2016 2
2017 3
2018 9
2019 1
2020 1
2021 0
2022 2
2023 2
2024 0

Any gaps could be due to errors when fetching the blog’s feed.

Most recent posts

A letter for leniency
This is the full text of a letter written on behalf of one of the defendants charged with narcotics violations in conjunction with the death of my friend and collaborator Michael K. Williams. It was …
On , by David Simon, 60 words
Mr. Belafonte, sir.
There will be better and more substantive testimonials and remembrances of this great, great man published this week. I met him briefly, on limited terms, but on news of his death, I found myself reliving …
On , by David Simon, 59 words
Die Of Boils, Mr. Sparky Car.
Leaving this up for a week as a pinned tweet before locking the account. It’s been a lovely little war, folks, and some good fun was had, But until this platform gets better and more …
On , by David Simon, 62 words