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Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)

Directed by Don Siegel.  Written by Daniel Mainwaring, based on the novel by Jack Finney. Starring Kevin McCarthy and Carolyn Jones.

Plot: A doctor learns that his small town is being taken over by pod people… 371 more words


No Futurama Drama or Star Trekky hardware.

1n 1970, San Francisco’s Jack Finney published his best seller,  Time and Again. The best-seller flew off the bookshelves like a rocket ship.

The story about an artist – bored and frustrated –who signs on to explore travelling back in time -using real-life science as a springboard- to New York, circa 1882. 95 more words

Two Bricks

5 Against the House (1955, from a Jack Finney story published a year earlier) wasn’t that much of a flick, but it does have a cool gnarly macho cynical smart assed brain damaged guy named Brick (Brian Keith). 273 more words

Movies And Television

Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Author: Jack Finney

Type: Fiction, novel

Published: 1955, 1978 (revised edition)

I read it: October 2015

“It’s like something out of… 642 more words


The October Country: Oct. 6: "I'm Scared" by Jack Finney

In celebration of the month of October, I’ll be sharing 31 of my favorite spooky, eerie and creepy stories, one per day. The stories will range over an array of genres: horror, suspense, science fiction, mysteries and dark fantasy. 895 more words

Short Stories

By the Seaside: Discovery

By the Seaside: Discovery

By Cathleen Elise Rossiter

“The ocean stirs the heart, inspires the imagination and brings eternal joy to the soul.”

Robert Wyland…

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