Rod Serling Memorial Foundation



Rod Serling Memorial Foundation
Binghamton, New York, U.S.A.
  "No one could know Serling, or view or read his work, without recognizing his deep affection for humanity ... and his
determination to enlarge our horizons by giving us a better understanding of ourselves."  
Gene Roddenberry

Rod Serling event in Binghamton July 15 20917!

Speak Your Mind [ ]

  "Everybody has to have a hometown, Binghamton's mine. When I dig back through memory... I get one particularly distinctive feeling ...of warmth, comfort and well-being."

Rod Serling Conference at Ithaca College
Proceedings: 2006, 2008, 2009

Writer of eight classic Twilight Zone episodes,
including "The Hunt," and creator of The Waltons.
 New York Times obituary

Earl Hamner, Jr.

George Clayton Johnson, 1929—2015
 Member of California Sorcerers
Twilight Zone writers

Jack Klugman honors Rod Serling in 1988

Jack Klugman, 1922—2012
NY Times:
Tony Albarella:

Jack Klugman honors Rod Serling in 1988

Klugman helps dedicate
Rod's Hollywood star, 1988

Richard Matheson, 1926—2013

Richard Matheson and son
Southern California Sorcerers pillar
NPR obit includes videos of movies and "Nightmare at 20,000 Feet"
Matheson discusses his Twilight Zone scripts on YouTube
 Author and son share a
1980s magazine cover

Don Keefer, memorable in "It's a Good Life," dies at 98.

John Tomerlin, member of the California Sorcerers,
writer of "Number 12 Looks Just Like You"
and other TV series episodes and SF novels, dies at 84.

Podcasts, news and more at Twilight Zone Network

Visit the Twilight Zone Cafe message board

Anne Serling's book

Anne Serling's excellent
book is out!

As I Knew Him:
My Dad, Rod Serling

Read an Excerpt aims to republish out-of-print works,
and new work in the genre and spirit of Rod's work.

Cleveland Plain Dealer TV critic Mark Dawidziak shares life lessons in Everything I Need to Know I Learned in the Twilight Zone : USA Today review

Fritz Weaver, memorable in Third from the Sun and The Obsolete Man, Dies at 90. New York Times biography
Fritz Weaver in The Obsolete Man 

Ithaca College presented the second Rod Serling Award for Advancing Social Justice Through Popular Media to Kenya Barris, executive producer and co-showrunner on Black-ish as well as the co-creator and executive producer of the upcoming series Unit Zero and Libby & Malcolm.

Eileen Haley, an RSMF founder and board member for many years, passed away September 29. Rod bless you, Eileen.

Meet the 2016 Winners of The Serling Award, given by the Foundation to artists honoring Rod's legacy.
The 2016 Serling Award

RSMF member Chris Conlon and artist Joe Bucciano honor Night Gallery with an impressive, ongoing collaboration of art and fiction.

More on the coming interactive Twilight Zone:
The original series is featured.

Rod's "existential westerm" series The Loner is out on DVD! RSMF Board member and Loner fan Tony Albarella wrote a review of the release. At last: episodes with watchable video!

The new anthology Another Dimension offers macabre, mysterious, and just-plain-strange tales—online and on paper. In the 1st issue: 22 scary, thought-provoking stories, essays on Rod Serling and George Clayton Johnson, and an introduction by our own Tony Albarella. Look for it September 1, 2016 at and other locations listed at

Rod Serling Memorial Foundation Scholarship
Congratulations to the 2016 winner Connor Carangelo!
Connor will go to Sierra College in the Fall.

Jonathan Napolitano's documentary "The Carousel" about Courtland Hull's artwork and the restoration of Rod's beloved childhood inspiration, at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival

Fantastic animated 1963 interview of Rod Serling

Newest Twilight Zone reboot will be online and interactive.

Rolling Stone magazine interviews Alex Lifeson of the band Rush—includes talk about their song "The Twilight Zone" on their 2112 album, and his admiration for Rod Serling.

The Twilight Zone Vortex, a blog by Jordan Prejean and Brian Durant, interviews novelist, poet, and RSMF member Chris Conlon, who chronicled the Southern California Sorcerers, writers of many TZ episodes.

Remember that Kickstarter campaign to make a documentary about the Binghamton carousel? Watch the trailer! Then support a new campaign to market the film.

Martin Grams, Jr.'s The Radio Career of Rod Serling

Stephen Colbert's hilarious tribute to the Twilight Zone

UNKNOWN SERLING: An Episodic History
is a painstakingly researched, well-written and respectful look at Rod Serling and his legacy.
The first portion is out as an e-book:
The Bradbury, Kennedy, Pentagon and WWII stories.

Excellent, inexpensive, and available at Amazon;
for their Kindle reader, or for the free
Kindle reader app on IOS and Android

Radio interview of author Amy Boyle Johnston

David Rose's DVD Shelf Movie Reviews podcast reviews the 1983 Twilight Zone Movie, including what led up to it and how the tragedy during filming affected its very nature. Respectful, fun and informative!

Lakita Edwards's wonderful article on how Rod Serling and others contributed to her education features artwork by RSMF founding member Bob Keller.

Binghamton TV Station WSKG takes over
Rod Serling Video Film Festival

Channel Rod Serling on Twitter!
just read, or tweet your own episode pitch...

RSMF board member and editor Tony Albarella calls it his "nightcap to the As Timeless as Infinity series" — we call The Best of Rod Serling's Twilight Zone Scripts ten masterworks!

Requiem for Rod Serling:
Nice article about the recurring and intertwining
Twilight Zone themes of boxing, men, robots.

Jon Stewart does 40 funny seconds of Rod Serling,
ending an 8+ minute feature mocking New York's panicky reaction to Ebola. Starts at 7:45 in the playback.

A Halloween treat! Tour Binghamton's haunts, enjoy its magnificent 19th Century architecture, and hear how Rod's ghost may frequent his beloved Recreation Park.

Now this is ART! Ed Montalvo burns TZ scenes into
found wood
. View the art, and artist commentary.

Washington State ecology project promotes
the interest that it shares with Rod Serling.'s article on
Binghamton homages to Rod Serling

FOUND! 1957 audio recording of Sean Connery as Mountain McClintock in Requiem for a Heavyweight stage play

University of Cincinnati Professor shows historic trove of scripts from Rod's early Fifties career at WKRC-TV

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