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Jaws by Peter Benchley


First I want to thank Steven Spielberg for ruining the fun with swimming in lakes as a child. because of course there could be sharks in lakes…in Sweden. 302 more words

Book Review

Hail to the King

“The golden age of science fiction,” the fan editor Peter Graham once wrote, “is twelve.” And it seems fair to say that the golden age of horror fiction comes shortly thereafter. 1,009 more words


The Deep, by Peter Benchley

Peter Benchley is the guy you have to thank for Jaws, which is considered one of the greatest horror movies of all time. He wrote the… 304 more words


On the Vancouver set of Peter Benchley's Creature with a shark that can walk

By Steve Newton

Back in 1997 I did a set-visit piece for Fangoria on the local filming of Peter Benchley’s Creature, a TV-movie based on the… 1,472 more words


Sex and the single shark

A few weeks ago, I picked up a used copy of the original hardcover edition of Peter Benchley’s Jaws. It caught my eye in part because of the iconic cover art, designed by the legendary… 1,004 more words


Retro Review--The Jaws Log, Carl Gottlieb's firsthand account of the making of the film

Review by C.J. Bunce

A feat of Carl Gottlieb’s contemporary, firsthand account of the making of the movie Jaws, called The Jaws Log, is that the author had not planned on writing the book during the production and yet his resulting work is a modern classic.  596 more words