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Teamwork at 20,000 Feet

“There! On the wing!” He points
and she starts to say she doesn’t see
but then she does, and the wing jumper
like a man stumbles before it leaps… 560 more words


Book Talk: March 2017

We have a saying in my hometown for this past month: Mad March. Usually it refers to our numerous festivals, but that’s what it’s been like for me as well. 957 more words


From Tombstones to Extra-Terrestrials: A Closer Look at TZ's Montgomery Pittman

I’ve written about Twilight Zone’s writers. I’ve written about its directors. So how about TZ’s only writer-director?

I’m referring to Montgomery Pittman. Don’t know him? 1,055 more words

Twilight Zone


Shock III by Richard Matheson

Dell Publishing (1966)

Do you know his name,

The Prince of modern horror?

His legend lives on.


Beyond that which is known to man...

The Twilight Zone episode Nightmare at 20,000 Feet is one I felt I knew really well, except I don’t know that I’d ever watched it all — I’d seen clips and I’d seen George Miller’s reworking of it in TWILIGHT ZONE: THE MOVIE, but had I actually watched the whole thing? 741 more words


The Book was Better (or was it): I Am Legend

I nearly chose I Am Legend for a Confession, but I’ve read it before – however little I remembered beyond the ending. Instead, I’m going to take another look at it side by side with the Will Smith adaptation (as a Bad SF Fan, I haven’t seen the Vincent Price and Charlton Heston versions). 2,124 more words


I am Legend - Richard Matheson

At University I had a bit of a reputation for reading vampire novels, and I am not sure why. Potentially because of my love for ‘Interview with the Vampire’, and ‘The Vampire Lestat’. 273 more words