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In the Zone: The Twilight World of Rod Serling

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The classic television show The Twilight Zone explored the possibilities inhering in the ordinary. A Twilight Zone episode moved us by being poignant and intimate, rambunctious or thought provoking. But whether it takes place on an asteroid, in a city pool room, or in the backwoods, it will usually convey both a folklorist’s eye for detail and the born raconteur’s sense of ...more
Paperback, 228 pages
Published June 1st 1997 by Popular Press 1
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Kevin
Dec 23, 2015 rated it did not like it
An exercise in pedantry, this book is an exhaustive examination of Rod Serling’s use of the Twilight Zone as a vehicle of social criticism and existential philosophy. Each and every paragraph mentions some peeve or pickable bone of Serling’s then proceeds to describe an episode or two in detail while mentioning several others to provide evidential support for the original supposition. Each and every paragraph.

Was this the author’s dissertation or the underwriting for a legal treatment of Twiligh
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Pedro
Jun 04, 2012 rated it really liked it
One of the most comprehensive books about this show. Honest and thoroughly researched. Highly recommended for people that love - as I do - this television show.
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