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I Am Legend

I Am Legend, Richard Matheson; 1954

A friend agreed to read Station Eleven on my recommendation if I read I Am Legend in exchange. Otherwise, I probably never would have approached this one, if only because of lingering trauma from the dog in the Will Smith movie version. 282 more words

Stephen King

Stephen King compares Donald Trump to his demagogue villain from The Dead Zone

By Steve Newton

Stephen King is not only one of my fave alltime writers–right up there with Richard Matheson, Robert Bloch, and Joe R. Lansdale–he’s also a fun guy to follow on Twitter. 222 more words

Stephen King

The Night Stalker (1972 USA)

(This review is dedicated to Jeff Rice, who came up with such a great book idea originally) There’s more than one kind of blood sucker in the neon-drenched city of Lost Wages. 509 more words


Book review: I Am Legend - By Richard Matheson

Title: I Am Legend
Author: Richard Matheson
Publishing Date: January 21st 1999 – Millenium (first published 1954)
Pages: 160
Genre: Sci-Fi, Horror 

Links to purchase:  475 more words

Stir of Echoes - Richard Matheson (1958)

Richard Matheson not only established himself as one of the greatest writers of horror fiction with his seminal novel “I am Legend” (adapted to screen in three distinctly different, yet entertaining movies) but also cemented his stature as one of the greatest genre television writers having scripted many classic episodes for the original The Twilight Zone, The Alfred Hitchcock Hour, Night Gallery, his own series, Circle of Fear and even wrote Steven Spielberg’s TV movie Duel  about the ghostly 18 wheeler menacing a man driving a car on a desolate highway. 458 more words

Book Review (Non SF)

Week 27: Even Darker Shadows - Dan Curtis in the 70's

Coming off of his hit transformation of gothic soap opera Dark Shadows from a vaguely Rebecca-esque turn of the century gothic into an all-out monsterfest, Dan Curtis proceeded to both theatrical release (House/Night of Dark Shadows) and a decade long run as the king of TV movie horror! 100 more words

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Looking for Racism in 'I Am Legend'

Now for a topic that’s neither divisive nor prone to eliciting irrational anger and awkward discomfort: Racism in our favorite novels!

Namely, Richard Matheson’s classic, … 944 more words

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