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Nimona, Jaws, and Mental Vomit

This one time, back when I was a kid, I ate a metric shit ton of Oreos, followed by some sauteed asparagus. I threw up. 817 more words

The Present Never Looks as Good...

Friends at Padre Steve’s World

I tend to become somewhat reflective as the New Year approaches. I am reminded of Peter Benchley, who wrote, “The past always seems better when you look back on it than it did at the time. 653 more words


The Truth Behind "Jaws"

Peter Benchley’s “Jaws” quickly became a literary sensation, followed by a collaborative franchise with Steven Spielberg that resulted in one of the most successful screenplays in history. 135 more words

Animal Tales

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