Monday, November 25, 2013


Crime Writers and the Movies That Inspired Them

On Tuesday evening, TCM is showing several notable crime films, along with an hour long special featuring crime writers who were inspired by classic film noir. The guests include crime writers like James Ellroy, Joseph Wambaugh and Otto Penzler. Tess Gerritsen also appears with commentary on the role of the femme fatale in crime movies.

After the hour long special, TCM is serving up several classic films of crime, such as The Asphalt Jungle, Bonnie and Clyde, and The Taking of Pelham One, Two, Three.

The special airs at 8 PM EST and again at 11 PM. Check the link on TCM for more information and to see the full schedule.

Linda Rodriguez Interview on KCUR Radio

Linda Rodriguez is appearing on the Kansas City radio talk show, Central Standard today. The program airs on  KCUR at 10 AM CST. You can listen live, or check out the interview later on the show archives. Linda, President of the local Border Chapter of Sisters In Crime will discuss the organization and its role in supporting crime writers.

Linda publishes a popular mystery series, which started with Every Last Secret, winner of the Malice Domestic Award for Best First Traditional Mystery Novel in 2011.

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