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Play paintball with the cast of The Wire this Saturday

It gives us warm, fuzzy feelings to imagine kids whiling away the summer days playing an updated version of “Cops and Robbers” based on The Wire—bingeing on pretend Jameson, creating miniature Hamsterdams in the park, fighting over who gets to be Omar—but what about us grown-ups? Well, if you live in New York, you could be among the lucky few who gets to play The Wire: Paintball Edition: Jamie Hector (Marlo) has organized a paintball tournament for this Saturday to benefit his non-profit youth organization Moving Mountains, pitting fellow cast members against each other as “The Streets Vs. The Law”—including Michael K. Williams (Omar), Sonia Sohn (Kima), Snoop Pearson, Anwan Glover (Slim Charles), and more. Those who have always dreamed of popping a paint-cap in Omar or Snoop’s ass without fear of violent retribution can sign up for one of three team packages ranging from $750 to $2500, the latter of which includes a special meet-and-greet. The game’s out there, and it’s play or get played—that simple. To play, sign up here.


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