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What Started It All?

So…what started it all? How and why had I begun to write?

I’d asked my mom that question a few years ago when I’d begun to write my bios. 670 more words

To Be Human

Coming Face to Face With Richard Ramirez (The Night Stalker)

I moved to LA on New Year’s Eve, 1984. In mid-1985, I rented a house in Echo Park with some good friends. This was a time before cell phones and while my buddies moved our stuff into the house, I was tasked with going down to the corner with a fist full of quarters and a piece of paper with phone numbers scrawled on it looking for a payphone to use to get the utilities turned on. 924 more words

Writing

Wicked Wednesday: The Night Stalker (1972)

If there is a MVP of made-for-TV horror movies, it’s probably The Night Stalker. It spawned a sequel, a TV series, and even a remake of said TV series several decades later. 745 more words

Wicked Wendesday

The Night Stalker (1972, John Llewellyn Moxey)

The Night Stalker moves with ruthless efficiency. It’s a TV movie, so it’s got a mandated short runtime–seventy-four minutes; Richard Matheson’s teleplay has a brisk pace, something director Moxey embraces. 1,002 more words

★★★

The Legend of the Night Stalker

I was in New Orleans in 1955. My father had been serving in the French Army 122 years. By now even with as careful as my father is his legend has grown. 254 more words

Fiction

THE MOVIE CHALLENGES

TRILOGY OF TERROR

USA, 1975

 

Dan Curtis must have had strong teeth. No one in authority in 70s American television programming would have encouraged him to make… 1,542 more words