the latest News and Articles about Rod Serling, events and awards

Mike Pipher

Rod Serling Memorial Foundation Member/President 1986-1995 July 25, 1952 --- March 23, 2024 Video: REMEMBERING ROD SERLING of Twilight Zone-MIKE PIPHER Lecture - Sept [...]

  • RSMF NL Summer 2023 cover

Newsletter Summer 2023

Serling statue progress, Narration contest returns, Serling Honeymoon, Night Gallery's 50th, Time Travel in the Zone and elsewhere, Serving Man, Maple Street comic review, more

Newsletter Winter 2022

New Binghamton statue Kickstarter, Rod's most non-political speech, requiem for The Loner, Walking Distance on stage, Looney Tunes in the TZ, and more!

  • SerlingFest 2022

Newsletter Fall 2022

Serlingfest 2022 news, Serling Center for Media & Arts in Binghamton, “Growing Up Serling” by nephew Jeff Serling, The Simpsons TZ, original cartoon and fiction.  

  • Jennifer Zhang

2022 Scholarship Winner

Jennifer Zhang, 2022 Binghamton High School graduate and winner of the Rod Serling Memorial Foundation scholarship, shares Rod’s faith in the goodness of people and [...]

Newsletter Summer 2022

SerlingFest/Cocktail from the Zone, Rod and Me, rare photos, obscure productions, Beaver Cleaver & Tom Cruise in the Zone, favorite episodes, Christian fans, and more! [...]

  • Newsletter spring 2022

Newsletter Spring 2022

Cover by Scott Morse, profile of Gail Flug, In Memoriam, TZ clickbait, Serling Fest 2021/2022, Canadian Fandom, Fan memorabilia, rare photos, ten best episodes lists, [...]

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SerlingFest 2022

The crew that put on SerlingFest 2022: RSMF Board members (except Zicree) Mark Dawidziak, Andy Polak, Jeff Serling, Mark Olshaker, Nick Parisi, Anne Serling-Sutton, [...]

Newsletter Summer 2021

Zicree to guest at SerlingFest 2021, R.I.P. director Richard Donner, Rod's activist passion, Beyond the Zone review of "Slow Fade To Black" and MUCH MORE

Newsletter Spring 2021

Cover: Interview and new edition of As I Knew Him by Anne Serling! Profile of Board member Mark Dawidziak. Rod's Ithaca College commencement address. Rod's [...]

Newsletter Winter 2021

Cover by Mike deCarlo. Letters to Rod 1959; RSMF President Nick Parisi profiled; Rod's personalized pen set; In Memoriam for ten; how to build your [...]

Newsletter Autumn 2020

New design and frequency, artwork by Twilight Man author, 2020 scholarship winner, Virtual SerlingFest 2020 report, Night Gallery art book review, Twilight Zone script books review, [...]

O’Toole From Moscow

WVXU and the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music will present Rod Serling's 1955 baseball /red scare comedy "O'Toole From Moscow" in a radio adaptation.

Newsletter Winter 2020

Remembering Carol Serling, from the RSMF archives, Serling Fest 2019, classic Twilight Zone episodes shown at theaters, scriptwriting competition, Navigating our new website. [...]

  • Carol Serling

Carol Serling 1929-2020

Carol Serling, widow of Rod Serling, faithful defender and steward of his work, passed away on January 9, 2020, at age 90. Many [...]

Kassan to speak at Conference

Lawrence Kassan will speak at New York State Retired Teachers Association Conference. Kassan is Coordinator of Special Events and Theatre at the Rod Serling School [...]

  • Photo of Rod Serling

Thank You!

Welcome to our new website! We won a contest for website redesign because of your persistent voting and your passion for all things Serling. The [...]

Newsletter Spring 2019

Serling Fest, Narrations contest, Nick Parisi's book, Rod Serling Film Festival, Rod's First Rejection Letter, Anticipating the New TZ, "Time Element" radio performance [...]

2018 Scholarship Winner

Congratulations to Baiyina Richardson, 2018 winner of the Rod Serling Memorial Foundation scholarship! Baiyina will study Mechanical Engineering at SUNY Binghamton. Photo by Emmet Chilton-Sugerman [...]

Newsletter Spring 2018

Twilight Zone turns 50, Celebrations in Binghamton and Ithaca, Serling stamp, Paley Center stages "The Mask," WSKG stages two live TZ episodes [...]

Newsletter Summer 2017

Twilight Zone Comes Home: two pages of photos, Albarella on Night Gallery, touring Binghamton, Italian TZ graphic novels, Narrate Your Own Twilight Zone [...]

Newsletter Winter 2016/2017

RSMF's Serling Award, Teach-Activist-Friend, 2016 Wrap-up, Paley Center's Rod Serling Award, Rod's Dr. Christian scripts, Rod the Unitarian, treats from the photo archive [...]

Newsletter Summer 2016

Robercon 2016, Another Dimension anthology, Rod the human icon, Carousel paintings, Ithaca College's Rod Serling Award, Unknown Serling published, The Loner DVD out [...]

Newsletter December 2010

Screenings of "The Man," Twilight Zone readings, wrapped busses, As Timeless As Infinity Vol. 8, Paley Center for Media, Binghamton Bus station that [...]

Newsletter Spring 2010

"Forbidden Area," R.I.P. Robert Serling, new Charles Beaumont documentary, Vol, 7 of As Timeless As Infinity, Beyond the Zone reviews Rod's lesser-known works [...]

The Twilight Zone Live

As part of the 50th Anniversary of The Twilight Zone in Rod Serling's hometown Binghamton, NY, WSKG-TV staged two beloved Twilight Zone episodes live, [...]

Newsletter Spring 2009

Through this publication, we 'll keep members informed about what your Foundation is up to... as well as what's happening in the "Zone." [...]

Felicity Does the Twilight Zone

It's Sunday night, and you’re settled in to watch Felicity. You wonder what lies ahead for the show's sensitive heroine, played by Keri Russell. Will [...]

  • Rod Serling 1969 Moon Landing

When Science Fiction Became History

July 21, 1969: Rod Serling celebrates the Moon landing with SF authors and futurists Frederick Pohl, John R. Pierce, and Isaac Asimov. Watch:  

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