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Vienna This Halloween Weekend!

| October 23, 2017

Virginia’s, New Vienna Community Center will help light up their 2017-2018 season with an evening of live radio dramas “In Living Sound – Back Home” for the end of October. Check out the Connection article on the upcoming performance: In its first show of the 2017-2018 season in the newly renovated Vienna Community Center, the […]

Tour the Zone

| March 19, 2017

This week on the Twilight Zone Podcast, host Tom Elliot begins his review of season three of the Twilight Zone with the episode Two starring Charles Bronson and Elizabeth Montgomery. Our Jack chimes in with his favourite memories of Rod Serling and the zone in a little audio feedback. Fascinating when you consider how similar […]

You Unlock this Door…

| February 26, 2017

Long time listeners of the Sonic Society (and a fair number of new listeners) will recognize that if there’s one spiritual mentor that guides my writing, it’s Rod Serling. Thanks to a society fan I’ve discovered and have been catching up on Tom Elliot’s excellent Twilight Zone Podcast. Tom’s dedication to the show and Mr. Serling’s […]

Adapting a Classic

| November 7, 2016

Long time listeners of the Sonic Society will know that I’m a fan of many writers, but specific writers have always driven me to be a better writer- Rod Serling, Robert E. Howard, J. Michael Straczynski, Alan Moore, Neil Gaiman, David Milch, Chuck Dixon, Steven Moffat, Alan Dean Foster, Dash Hammett as just some that […]

Twilight Zone Appears Over England

| February 22, 2016

The BBC has made arrangements to carry the famous Twilight Zone Radio Dramas from producer Carl Amari. For those of us familiar, Stacy Keach’s rich voice fills the role of narrator once held by the iconic Rod Serling for the original television series. In an io9 article, we discover that ten episodes will be released featuring the […]

Golden Twilight

| January 17, 2010

I challenge anyone to come up with an anthology series on television that was more influential, creative, and important than Rod Serling‘s Twilight Zone. Personally, no writer has ever influenced my scripts than Mr. Serling’s clever tales of suspense and social commentary. So it was with an absolute thrill when I was able to speak […]

You’re Travelling Through Another Dimension…

| October 2, 2009

50 years ago this week, Rod Serling a former paratrooper, boxer, and three time Emmy Award winning writer from the experimental live drama series Playhouse 90 had attempted to  escape controversy as a social/political critic in creating a “fantasy” series. His now famous interview with Mike Wallace in which he claims he’s no longer interested […]