Matthew Yglesias made sure nobody lost sight of Simon's fellow nominees
MacArthur Grants to David Simon, Emmanuel Saez, people I've never heard of: http://is.gd/fxoum
James Poulos reminded his followers that the people behind other HBO cult favorites weren't nearly so lucky
In this world, until MacArthur funds a 2-hour series finale for Deadwood, there is NO JUSTICE
David Carr congratulated Simon on an honorary title a long time in the making
So what if he never won a Pulitzer. David Simon is a certified genius now. http://bit.ly/aEylbO
The National Review's Dan Foster pointed out Tuesday's announcement was hardly news to Simon
RT @The_AV_Club David Simon is a genius, according to the MacArthur Foundation. | I think Simon really needed a boost to his self-regard.
The Washington City Paper's Michael Schaffer delivered his 'Wire' pitch two years too late
How bout I stage elaborate armed robbery of David Simon's house, steal MacArthur award, sell back to him at a mark-up? It's all in the game!
Kurt Andersen didn't begrudge Simon his rich-guy fame
Surprised, not displeased showbiz millionaire David Simon got a MacArthur grant. (BTW: 2 of the new geniuses were on @Studio360show in '09.)
Ben Schwartz found himself wondering what went down behind-the-scenes
I wonder if David Simon's agent told the MacArthur Foundation it's $1 million or Simon walks?