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THE RAVEN (1963)

 Greetings again from the darkness. It’s been more than 50 years since this one was released, so it seems a good time to offer up some thoughts and observations. 385 more words

Comedy

Guest Post: Three Dystopias that influenced The Detainee by Peter Liney

There are probably numerous books that unknowingly influenced The Detainee Trilogy, but here are three I’m absolutely certain left their mark:

New Release

RIP Richard Matheson, Author of "I Am Legend"

From the NY Times:

Richard Matheson, whose novels, short stories, screenplays and teleplays drew the blueprints for dozens of science fiction and horror movies and television shows, died on Sunday at his home in Calabasas, Calif.

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Everything Else

On This Day Richard Matheson Found What Dreams May Come

Today is the first anniversary of the day one of my five favorite writers of all time passed away.

My first exposure to Richard Matheson was undoubtedly the Twilight Zone, where he delivered such classic episodes as the Nightmare At 20,000 Feet, Steel, Death Ship, and for me, the unforgettable Little Girl Lost, about a girl who tumbles through a spot in her bedroom wall into a pocket dimension. 397 more words

Writing

The Case of the Missing Twilight Zone Season

“This is the way the world ends,” T.S. Eliot wrote in his poem The Hollow Men. “Not with a bang but a whimper.” Surely, though, the same fate should not befall… 654 more words

Twilight Zone

Penny For Your Thoughts? My Mystic Seer Review

Ah. At long last. I’m writing this blog post. The wait is finally over. It’s here.

On January 13, 2014, my childhood dream of owning my own Twilight Zone Mystic Seer came true.

From My Perspective

I Ain't Afraid of No Zuni Doll...

Who among us out there will remember Karen Black? Last night 10-strong of us at our Classic Horror Film Club gathered to watch a little-known film from the heyday of the made-for-TV era called Trilogy of Terror. 476 more words

Random Meditations