Overall feedback for the CrimeWAV site
This is where you should put your comments regarding what's what (or not enough of what) so far with the site. Let us know what you think, want, need.
First of all I love the name "CRIME WAV" no E needed! WAV is a sound file!!! Enough said on that!!! Seth you knock my socks off... Only you could have brought this together... Thanks Bro The first story... Hot, Hot, Hot... Keep them coming... Please come and visit www.truckerrich.com Thanks
I completely agree with Trucker on this one. Seth is rockin my socks off too. I guess that be a load of rockin :-)
A very cool initiative.
I like it a lot.
The stories so fare has been great, keep it up and I'll become a regular....
I kicked my heroin habit eight years ago, but I seam to be unable to kick my podcast/audiobook/crimCast habits.
At least now I've found a new place to score....:-)
I'm not sure if or how many old hard boiled short stories are floating out there that have hit "public domain" status, but if there are any of note (or at least of quality), maybe once in a while a guest reader could recite something from times past, when a hood was a hood and a dame was a dame.
Yeah, I like this idea too. How far back do we have to go to hit public domain? Would anyone have an interest in picking some stories? Or nominating them? I'll be willing to do the reading!
I recently subscribed to the Crime Wav pod cast and just got done listening to my first story from it. [Cut Men "by Krista Faust" (sorry if I missed spelled your name) ]If this story expresses the quality of writing and delivery a subscriber should expect from crime wav you might want to upgrade your site... I think crime wav is going to be extremely popular!"Cut Men" was a VERY well written story and I've already begun sharing it. I thoroughly enjoyed this work and I look forward to more content from this author.
Thank you (both? all?) for sharing it.
Thanks for checking out the WAV and for your appreciation. I'm psyched you found us and liked "Cut Man." Don't worry, we've got many more great authors coming up and lots more super stories. Have a look on Amazon for some of our authors and try some of their books. My guess is you'll like what you get.
I agree with Ashland. In addition to listening to weekly podcasts from CRIMEWAV,YOUNG JULIUS, and a few other sources, I'm listening to a reading of the classic, Double Indemnity, which, in addition to being a great tale and great writing, makes me appreciate contempory crime fiction even more because of its relevance. Characters in the older stories may sometimes talk and behave differently than we do, but their motives are the same: greed, sex, love, loyalty, ambition, and a personal set of ethics. Some things never change, fortunately.
As far as Public Domain, you could go *real* old school crime with Sherlock Holmes, but the more research I do, it seems unlikely that anything that falls within the 'hard boiled' theme of CW.com is many years away from public domain status. The "golden age" of the 20's - 40's still falls inside copyright. Maybe one of the other members knows better than I, though...?
I love Crime Wav and no matter what people said about episode two [you know the one] I thought the "nasty" scene fit well with the story and made sense in moving the plot along. Of course, the ratings aren't bad either. I get a kick out of the fact that you say "...all kinds of SHIT" in the beginning of every episode to punctuate the fact that there may be some of it in the episode.
The only negative feedback I have is that it takes quite a bit of time to get to the story sometimes. If you could put more of the business of running a podcast after the story I'd still listen to it, just with a smile on my face...
Thanks for Crime Wav. Great Stuff.
The story was really different and exciting
I feel like we are on the ground floor of something that is going to be HUGE. I definitely think this is the answer to my prayers as a former avid reader. Right now the majority of what is out there is fantasy fiction which is just about the only novel I don't much care for, although as far as I'm concerned if I never see a romance novel podcast I would think we were evolving as a race. With free time growing scarcer and commutes growing longer, this is much more satisfying than listening to the same 10 songs every day. We get to actually live another life while toiling away at our own. I am currently listening to 4 audiobooks and can't wait for the next episode of each and every one. It's like Christmas on a weekly basis. When I first started this 3 months ago, I had a hard time finding acceptable material, but there seems to be more every day. I am hooked, it's the new crack and I can't get enough. Thank you Seth, it's fun to see you grow, and how excited you are about promoting this new literary wave. Rock on, Daddy!
THis is awesome!! I love this comment!
And yes, we're gong onward and upward baby (babies)!!! No stopping this train thing from rising to the top like a pimp and his... like a pimp in a glass elevator!!
Word to the goldfish-bowl knee-high boots!
Stay tuned... there's lots more to come!
not sure this is the right place, but i would like to see you guys have some reading or another from Will Christopher Baer. hes got a book coming out this year some time, also. but thats here nor there, i guess.
I have I suggestion.
Search, find, dig up, and package a story from Sara Gran, loved her story Dope, and I think she would fit perfectly in this dark corner of the internet
I just sent Sara an email. We'll see what she says...
I'm glad you're back from Africa, can't wait for the wav to pick back up! Meanwhile, thid time's a charm for Jack Palms baby!
I am back. And soon the CW will be back. Just getting my a** in gear. But soon...
and someone see if they can wake that Aldo guy. That dude's totally MIA!
Seth, I'm happy to report my story, "A Stab in the Heart" (my reading of which you were nice enough to post on CW: Episode 51) won the Thriller Award for Best Short Story of the Year from the ITWA (International Thriller Writers Association). Cheers! Twist
In no particular order my favorite shorts from the WAV are:
Allan Guthrie, "The Turnip Farm"
Anthony Neil Smith, "Psycho Redneck Pick-up Truck Killing Spree"
Bill Crider, "Cranked"
Christa Faust, "Cutman"
Craige Clevenger, "The Numbers Game"
Eddie Muller, "Last Call"
Scott Philips, "Ten Gallons of Infected Saliva"
Wow, you put "Turnip Farm" at the top of your list? OK. But that means you're a wild one, ya know?