Great Job, Internet!: Let The Wire’s Clay Davis teach you how to say “sheeeeeeeeeit”

According to a recent Reddit AMA, actor Michael K. Williams can’t whistle; every time his character Omar Little whistled “The Farmer In The Dell” on The Wire to send the message that Omar comin’, it was actually dubbed in by John Waters’ personal assistant. But as for corrupt state senator Clay Davis, a new video makes it abundantly clear that every single “sheeeeeeeeeit” out of his lips was the real thing. Along with his appearances in a ton of commercials (like this one), character actor and Clay Davis portrayer Isiah Whitlock, Jr. is best known as a guy who says “shit” in a super drawn-out way in The Wire and several Spike Lee movies.

Now, Whitlock has teamed up with a social media marketing firm to launch the first in a series of sketches in which he teaches aspiring actors how to deliver a Clay Davis-worthy “sheeeeeeeeeit” (the nine …

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