Rod Serling’s “The Twilight Zone”: 60 years of “shadow and substance”, Part 1…

In The Zone. The hardest part about revisiting Rod Serling’s classic series, “The Twilight Zone”, was deciding where to start. There have been books (see: Marc Zicree’s brilliant “The Twilight Zone Companion”, now in its 3rd edition, which I’ll cover in part 2) and videos (as well as DVD/blu-ray bonus features) chronicling how Rod Serling…

Finding “Lost in Space”…

Past Prologue. When I was a kid, “Lost in Space” was one of those shows that I watched in afternoon reruns in the mid-1970s (I was a few years too young to have watched it in first-run from 1965-1968).  My earliest impression was that it felt like a wonderfully goofy hybrid of “Star Trek” and…