CRIMESPREE ISSUE 57 Oct05

CRIMESPREE ISSUE 57

Issue 57 of Crimespree featuring a cover story with Chelsea Cain is shipping the first week of November.   If you need to subscribe or renew information is RIGHT HERE   Below is a sample of the interior  

QUIZ: How Much Free Time Do You Have? Nov28

QUIZ: How Much Free Time Do You Have?

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Film Review: WHIPLASH Nov28

Film Review: WHIPLASH

WHIPLASH Directed by Damien Chazelle Written by Damien Chazelle Starring Miles Teller, J.K. Simmons, Paul Reiser, Melissa Benoist WHIPLASH tells the story of Andrew Neyman, (Teller) an 18 year old jazz drummer studying at a prestigious music academy and the teacher (Simmons) that discovers him, mentors him, and nearly drives him out of music as well as his mind. Although there are scenes with his father (Reiser) and a potential love interest (Benoist) the film is largely a pas de deux between student and teacher. What might seem to be a traditional coach/student plot was elevated by a number of things. The student ‘s obsession for his art,...

WHAT THE DINOSAURS DID LAST NIGHT featured in this week’s giveaway Nov28

WHAT THE DINOSAURS DID LAST NIGHT featured in this...

Crimespree magazine, in conjunction with Friday Reads Facebook page, is offering you a chance to win a copy of WHAT THE DINOSAURS DID LAST NIGHT by Refe and Susan Tuma WHAT THE DINOSAURS DID LAST NIGHT From the parents who brought us the web sensation “Dinovember” comes photographic proof of what toys do at night. Since Toy Story (and maybe since the very first toys!) children and their parents have wondered what it would be like if toys came to life. Refe and Susan Tuma take this wonder several steps further in WHAT THE DINOSAURS DID LAST NIGHT. Every November, writer and social media master Refe Tuma and his wife, Susan, work...

HAPPY THANKSGIVING Nov27

HAPPY THANKSGIVING

Each year, we are asked to give thanks on this special day. Just what one should be giving thanks for is really an individual choice. The most obvious is that people came to the new world and established what would ultimately become the United States of America. This year, I find myself thinking about the people in my life and the experiences that have shaped my perception of the world around me. Last Sunday, I lost a dear friend in Lee Crawford. At age 45, I certainly have experienced my share of loss, but this was the first of my close adult friends to pass away. After the pain of loss, I found myself recalling experiences we shared: the...

THE BURNING ROOM by Michael Connelly

THE BURNING ROOM Michael Connelly Publisher: Little, Brown and Company Publication date: November 3rd, 2014 Harry Bosch is back with Michael Connelly’s novel, The Burning Room. Readers will not be disappointed in this thrilling story that has Bosch at the twilight of his LAPD career mentoring a “mod squad” cop, full of ambition, vim, and vigor. As with his previous novels Connelly has Bosch being the victim’s advocate and always thinking “Everybody counts or nobody counts.” This book differs a bit in that Connelly has Bosch attempting to solve not one, but two cold cases as he works in the LAPD’s Open-Unsolved Unit. Because the murder...

Doctor Who: Prisoners of Time the Complete Series Nov26

Doctor Who: Prisoners of Time the Complete Series

Doctor Who: Prisoners of Time the Complete Series IDW Publishing Story: Scott Tipton, David Tipton Art by: Simon Fraser, Lee Sullivan, Mike Collins, Gary Erskine , Philip Bond , John Ridgway , Kev Hopgood , Roger Langridge , David Messina , Elena Casagrande , Matthew Dow Smith , Kelly Yates Some things in life will never happen. I’ll never get to see Queen, and I mean REAL Queen, live. The new Fantastic Four movie will never be good. And we will never get a Doctor Who episode where all the Doctors meet. And I don’t mean previously recorded footage and sound. I mean a real gathering of the hopes and dreams that fans have been...

Ch Ch Ch Changes Nov26

Ch Ch Ch Changes

Editorial from issue 57 As a kid I always dreaded the fall, it meant going back to school, colder weather and less free time. As an adult I love the fall, I enjoy the cooler weather, I love the kids being in school all day. And now it also means a load of new books coming out, fall author tours, all my TV shows are coming out on DVD and I actually have more free time in the fall to watch and read. In years past fall also meant Murder and Mayhem in Muskego. Earlier this year we lost or sponsorship from the friends of the Muskego Library and we were a bit flummoxed about what to do. After exploring a number of possibilities we are back! We’re...

James Duff Interview

Major Crimes is one of the most popular crime drama shows on television, portraying a special squad within the LAPD that deals with high-profile or particularly sensitive crimes. It has taken the already rich and developed characters of The Closer and endowed them with more back story and more emotional depth. This show explores how these law enforcement officers work together as a special squad within the LAPD. After capturing the perpetrator, they work with prosecutors to ensure a conviction. James Duff is the creator , a writer, and a producer for the TV series The Closer and Major...