Weekend Reads: The Wire, Wired, Edmund de Waal and Memes

Each weekend we round up some of the best articles or features that you may have missed during the week. Sit down with a coffee (other beverages are available) and enjoy.

The Makers and Stars of The Wire are Interrogated – (Maxim)

Maxim question the makers and stars of the show about its enduring appeal.

Wired’s first ever issue and 12,000 word history – (Wired)

Wired magazine have reproduced their first ever issue from 1993 on the iPad, along with a 12,000 oral history of the magazine itself.

Edmund de Waal on Inspiration for Writing and Art – (The Browser)

The author of The Hare with Amber Eyes, who is also a ceramic artist, talks about the books that have influenced his career.

The Meme Generation – (Weekly Standard)

Inside the third biennial ROFL conference.