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RIP Richard Matheson

The legend of horror and science fiction writing, Richard Matheson, has passed away. Matheson's work included I Am Legend, The Shrinking Man, Hell House, and several of the most memorable episodes of The Twilight Zone. Arlen Schumer provided his own eulogy on the TheoFantastique Facebook page: R.I.P. RICHARD MATHESON--the Lou Gherig of The Twilight Zone […]

Joseph Laycock: The Omega Man and Sociophobics of Cults

Joseph Laycock, an up and coming scholar of religion and popular culture, has an article in the International Journal for the Study of New Religions Volume 1, No. 2 (2010), titled "Conversion by Infection: The Sociophobic of Cults in the Omega Man." The abstract: The Omega Man (1971), starring Charlton Heston, is a film adaptation […]

Richard Matheson on Screen

Richard Matheson is one of the great writers of the fantastic who has provided countless hours of enjoyment through his writing, as well as through adaptations of his stories for television and film. Now his work is explored in a new book by Matthew Bradley titled Richard Matheson on Screen (McFarland, 2010). Richard Matheson on […]

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