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CREEMCentre de Recherche et d'Expérimentation pour l'Enseignement des Mathématiques (French: Center for Research and Experimentation in Teaching Mathematics)
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But faith and bluster were exactly what was needed to break CREEM from the tabloid mold in 1970 to reach a wider audience.
Kramer stood by the irreverence of the writing, saying that CREEM both informed and entertained in a language that communicated to modern American teens and reflected real rock 'n' roll.
The reason CREEM was based in Birmingham rather than New York or Los Angeles was a combination of his own self-doubt and his desire to be a big fish in a little pond.
Journalist Lester Bangs wrote his first review for CREEM in 1970, and has been hailed as "America's Greatest Rock Critic" almost ever since.
By contrast, CREEM welcomed the free-form, stream-of-consciousness, epithet-ridden pieces he wrote.
CREEM allowed him to hone his unique style over the next six years, during which he became editor and guided other young writers.
When Bangs first came to Detroit to join CREEM in 1970, he was excited; he loved the streets, the grime, urban life, and the music that grew out of it.
He wrote a few more pieces for CREEM, the last appearing in December 1977.
The editorial staff helped her work through the debt, until it looked like CREEM would become profitable again.
CREEM lives on in the fascination it holds for rock historians, collectors, and pop culture geeks alike.
In its glory days, CREEMs distinctive style prevailed despite internal pressures that threatened implosion.