Thursday, March 28, 2013

Criminal Minds Sneak Peek of episode 8.18 'Restoration'

"Criminal Minds" star Vangsness tops with church-going Americans

(Reuters) - "Criminal Minds" star Kirsten Vangsness topped a list on Thursday of the most appealing TV actors among faith-based audiences, while Sandra Bullock was the most popular movie star among that group.

Vangsness, 40, who plays fun-loving FBI technical analyst Penelope Garcia on the CBS show "Criminal Minds, is openly gay and announced her engagement to her longtime girlfriend in 2009.

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Tuesday, March 26, 2013

I Interview Playwrights Part 565: Kirsten Vangsness

Kirsten Vangsness
Porterville & Pasadena CA
Current Town: Los Angeles, CA

by Adam Szymkowicz

Q: Congrats on the LA Weekly nomination. Tell me about the show you were nominated for.

A: I was Nom. for best play of the year for the play I wrote, Potential Space.

Q: What are you working on now?

A: Right now, I am finishing up the season of CM (where I play Garcia, and I also help write her lines), and I working on a one person show I am doing at the Hollywood Fringe Festival and also rewrites on Potential Space which I will be re-mounting in the fall.

Q: How would you characterize the LA theater scene?

A: The L.A. theater scene is a vibrant, quirky, wonderland. It's almost like a magical city within the city that you have to KNOW about to know it's there, folks sometimes think L.A. is a vat of TV Shows and people wanting on TMZ, but in reality there is this vibrant world of creatives making new...

Sunday, March 24, 2013

CRIMINAL MINDS: The Replicator's Game. Part II

Once more we found ourselves with a week with no new Criminal Minds episode to look for!

That's the reason we postponed posting the second part of our little game until today; these waiting weeks feel too long, and we all can use something to amuse ourselves for the duration.

After getting so many and thoughtful answers to the question posed in the first part of the game, here is the second chance to play with us: again, easy, with just a few rules, and our wish to entertain all.


  1. Write in this post comments why do you think the guesses about who "The Replicator" is given in the 1st part of this game are wrong (list below).
  2. You can give reasons for some, or for all; REASONS, nothing derogatory about the fans that gave those guesses will be tolerated.
  3. If you post as an Anonymous, please sign with a name or nick your post/s.
  4. Do NOT reply to other posts; this is a game, not a debate, everybody is entitled to their opinion, and nobody is more right than the rest... except the writers.

  • Frank Breitkopf - "No Way Out" and "No Way Out II: The Evilution of Frank" unsub.
  • Agent Anderson - FBI agent working as support staff for the BAU.
  • Elle Greenaway - Ex-FBI agent, worked for the BAU during a year and half.
  • Marcus Talbot - Photography teacher, accomplice to the unsub in "Out Of The Light".
  • Kevin Lynch - A/V Teach working for the FBI, and Garcia's ex-boyfriend.
  • Karl Arnold - "The Fox" unsub, and Foyet's messenger in "Outfoxed".
  • Stephen Gideon - Jason Gideon's son.
  • Jason Gideon - Ex-FBI agent, former Senior SSA, and founder of the BAU.
  • Sean Hotchner - Aaron Hotchner's younger brother.
  • Spencer Reid - FBI Supervisory Special Agent working for at BAU.
  • William LaMontagne Jr - Jennifer Jareau's husband.
  • Mr. Cavanaugh - Husband of Reid's thieving neighbor, Mrs. Cavanaugh.
  • Seattle SWAT agent - Agent that took the killing shot on "Empty Planet".
  • Wrongly accused suspect - By Erin Strauss and Alex Blake during the 'Antrax Case'.
  • Erin Strauss - BAU Section Chief.
  • Sam - Garcia's new boyfriend.
Have fun, put your neurones to work and spread the word!