They were caught in a time warp, a celluloid zone of contradiction and gothic, macabre and colorful, sinister and patriotic, forever repeating themselves, over and over, vote after vote after vote, the sound, loud and insistent, hard to distinguish whole words, or sentences, while others, more distillate, viewed the tape with alarm, and sneering and jeering and shock, feinted or otherwise. 86 more words
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Well… So far so good… So far the original, ‘Twilight Zone’ series is proving itself to be a pretty fun series, with some mostly good episodes… As a matter of fact, I think I am beginning to see a common theme to this series (well at least to season 1 so far anyway…) 434 more words
My kids don’t like The Twilight Zone.
During my 1970s kidhood, this show was one of my favorite gems of syndicated television. I loved to come across it, especially late at night, and enjoy its tales of science fiction and fantasy, of warped human nature, and of dystopia. 395 more words
“I want to be big!” thunders Michael Grady in Rod Serling’s “The Last Night of a Jockey.”
An ironic line, as it turns out. Grady, a horse jockey who’s been blackballed for a variety of racing infractions, is a small man who, by the episode’s end, gets his wish in the most literal way. 940 more words