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Rod the Gentleman

My Mother loved Rod Serling. My father was director of Public Relations for Emerson College when Mr. Serling received his honorary degree in 1971. There [...]

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Serling Fest Limericks

The Twilight Zone's 60th fest: is my stamina up to the test? Three days to explore all things Serling, and more. I'll play 'till [...]

Looking Off the Beaten Path

Rod Serling's stories were full of deep-thought subjects. They helped me look for explanations off the beaten path concerning the unexplained. Frank Mento

Masters of Our Own Destiny

Rod Serling helped me realize there is a lot of injustice in the world, and weirdly enough, at the same time people are basically good [...]

A Modern Day Aesop

Rod Serling helped bridge the gaps between age, gender, nationality, religion, and geographic location with his tales of caution and wisdom    Rod Serling was a [...]

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Meeting Rod Serling

by Bruce Kirschner It was the winter of 1974 and my junior year at the State University of New York at Buffalo. The student-run speaker's [...]

Ode to Rod Serling

by Rich DiSilvio Rod, a humble soul with a mind as deep as the universe Titillated, shocked, and inspired us all with his moving verse [...]

Ohio River Blues

by Steve Troyanovich Published in Goose River Anthology, 2013 (Goose River Press: Waldoboro, Maine) for Rod Serling the next exit takes you to a twilight [...]

Rod the Teacher

by Elliot Becker I was lucky enough to have met Rod Serling as my professor in Broadcast Writing as a TV/Radio Major at Ithaca College [...]

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Road Trip to Binghamton

"All his life he remained upfront about the feeling of well-being that he associated with Binghamton. The city is warm and fuzzy right back at [...]

A Most Unusual Camera

by Charles Bey "All good books are alike in that they are truer than if they had really happened and after you are finished [...]

Ithaca Memories of Rod

by Dennis Maddox I came across the Rod Serling Memorial Foundation web site today whlle reminiscing about Rod Serling and my memories of him [...]

Poem: Rod Serling

by Barbara A. Murphy Of all that we look forward to When New Year's Eve arrives The marathon of Twilight Zone Is utmost in our [...]

Basic Training Bunkmates

I was privileged to go through basic training in 1943 with Rod at Camp McCall in North Carolina. (11th Airborne - 511 Parachute Infantry.) It [...]

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TZ, My Father, and Me

by Scott Sommer Murray Hamilton and Ed Wynn in "One for the Angels" It is hard for me to pinpoint exactly when [...]

Burgers with Rod Serling

In the 1960s, I was an entertainer working in the lounge of the old Daytona Inn in Dayton, Ohio. Mr. Serling had come into town [...]

Living in the Zone

by Barbara A. Murphy I love to watch the "Twilight Zone" These marathons are great! Been watching since I was a child, Would always stay [...]

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Fifth-Graders Visit the Twilight Zone

by Doug Sutton On December 13, 2010, my wife Anne Serling brought another dimension to the Binghamton School District's "5th Dimension," an innovative program [...]

A Rave for Rod Serling

From: Vanna Bonta To: RSMF Subject: Thank you and best wishes Dear Rod Serling Memorial Foundation: I'm writing to thank and commend the Rod Serling [...]

Twilight Zone

by Barbara A. Murphy His stories never tire us We watch, then watch again. His futuristic thoughts amazed Tapped in the minds of men. Each [...]

BHS Awards Dinner 2010

RSMF President Andy Polak is a Recipient Andy blogs about the event: I had an enjoyable evening at tonight's award dinner at the High [...]

An Evening at the Paley Center

by Andrew M. Polak On Wednesday, October 28, 2009, the Paley Center in New York City presented a celebrity reading of The Twilight Zone [...]

Anne Serling Reads

by Doug Sutton Andy, Jeff, Larry, Anne & I were invited to attend the Paley Center's (original Museum of Broadcast) presentation of the reading of [...]

Talking Distance

I tell Binghamton High students about their own hometown by Tony Albarella On June 5, 2009, at the gracious invite of Larry Kassan, Director [...]

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Will YOU be the Next Rod Serling?

My First Rod Serling Day Experience by Andy Polak I arrived at Binghamton High School and entered the building as the 5th grade students [...]

More About That Stamp

by Laurie Kelley In response to Stephen Schlich's editorial entitled "About That Stamp," I would like to add that I am of the same [...]

About That Stamp…

by Steve Schlich Getting the United States Postal Service to honor our hero with a postage stamp was one of the Rod Serling Memorial [...]

Election Day

by Tony Albarella As I watch the late coverage of this unprecedented election night, as the historical import of President-elect Obama's victory becomes tangible [...]

Happy Serling Day

May Rod bless and keep you always, may your plotlines all run true, may you always cue for others and let others cue for you. [...]

Teaching in the Twilight Zone

Showing movie clips or short television episodes to reinforce a concept is effective in helping students remember and understand what they are studying. by Chad [...]

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Tales Told Twice

I never saw even one episode of The Twilight Zone during its first three years in Prime Time. The show was on at ten o'clock, [...]

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Rod Serling, Master Pitchman

When a Golden-Age Writer Decided to Go Commercial After countless battles with advertisers, Rod Serling showed them How It Was Done. THE television writer and [...]

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OUTTAKES: That Serling Stamp

"If they can have a stamp for W.C. Fields, that drunken old sozzler, they can have one for Rod Serling." —Helen Foley From somewhere in the [...]

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