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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 screens Twilight Zone dailies
Rod Serling screens Twilight Zone dailies

Rod Serling Film Festival Christmas tree at the
Roberson Center "Home for the Holidays" exhibit
Decorated by WSKG-TV, Binghamton
Christmas Tree at the Roberson Center, decorated by WSKG-TV, Binghamton

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

Podcasts, news and more at Twilight Zone Network

Visit the Twilight Zone Cafe message board

Twilight Zone Alumnae
Gone, but never forgotten...

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

 New York Times biography

Earl Hamner, Jr.

George Clayton Johnson, 1929—2015

George Clayton Johnson Twilight Zone writer
Author of early & seminal
Twilight Zone episodes

Member of California Sorcerers
Twilight Zone

Jack Klugman, 1922—2012
NY Times:
Tony Albarella:
Jack Klugman honors Rod Serling in 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.
Don Keefer, moments away from the cornfield.

John Tomerlin
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.
2003 Filmfax Interview

on Rod Serling's birthday (Christmas Day)

A short film will announce the
winners of the 2017 competition
Narrate Your Own Twilight Zone winners 2017
Watch for it!

Speaking With Serling
Science Fiction Grandmaster James Gunn discusses
his unfinished interview with the creator of The Twilight Zone

WICZ-TV Rod Serling's Binghamton 2017
WICZ-TV series Rod Serling's Binghamton

From the Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin:
Rod Serling deserves permanent honor in Binghamton

Hollywood Reporter: New Twilight Zone Play
will premiere in London, December 2017

Watch Stephen Colbert’s hilarious homage
Twilight Zone: Just The Twists

The Facebook page Dimensions of Imagination has a wonderful timeline full of Serling pictures.

Binghamton Rumble Ponies game shirts      Binghamton Rumble Ponies game shirts
Binghamton's own minor league team The Rumble Ponies, are selling their Twilight Zone themed jerseys—autographed by the team's stars. Buy one for yourself!

Rod Serling Memorial Foundation Scholarship
Congratulations to 2017 winner Emma Scheneman!
2017 RSMF Scholarship winner Emma Scheneman
Emma will study at the Ithaca College School of Music.

The Carousel - a film by Jonathan Napolitano
is now online! Watch it here.
The documentary features Cortlandt Hull's painted
vignettes of Twilight Zone episodes
and was honored at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival.
Cortlandt Hull's Binghamton Carousel Painting

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

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.

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

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.

The Loner - Llyod Bridges, Rod Serling Rod's "existential western" 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. Buy it at and other locations listed at

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!

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