Orson Welles

Horror on the radio: the BBC broadcasts The Omen and Hammer’s The Unquenchable Thirst of Dracula 

Horror on the radio: the BBC broadcasts The Omen and Hammer’s The Unquenchable Thirst of Dracula 

Seventy-nine years after Orson Welles terrified America with The War of the Worlds, BBC Radio productions of The Omen and The Unquenchable Thirst of Dracula prove that the medium retains its power to chill. Read More »

Teatro de ciencia ficción en Ecuador

Teatro de ciencia ficción en Ecuador

An overview of Spanish language science fiction theatre, starting with a Spanish language adaptation of Orson Well's War of the Worlds. Read More »

RAMBLIN’ ROWS (OF TEXT) and ROD SERLING’S NIGHT GALLERY

RAMBLIN’ ROWS (OF TEXT) and ROD SERLING’S NIGHT GALLERY

Steve serves up some commentary on modern readin' & writin'; then he goes and reviews a few episodes of an old TV show by Rod Serling. He's somewhat long-winded, but often worth reading! (Steve, not Rod Serling.) Okay, Serling's worth reading too... Read More »

2016 su Amazing Stories: I piu’ letti

2016 su Amazing Stories: I piu’ letti

An overview of some of 2016's most popular articles in Amazing Stories for Italian speaking readers. Read More »

Things that Never Were

Things that Never Were

Hoaxes - from fakecons to television series - are a staple of the fannish world. Read More »

The War Of the Worlds 115th & 75th Anniversary

The War Of the Worlds 115th & 75th Anniversary

It's been 115 years since Wells unleashed the Martian invasion on us, and 75 years since Orson Welles made us take to the streets in panic. Read More »

Clemente Palma, el Hugo Gernsback peruano

Clemente Palma, el Hugo Gernsback peruano

Clemente Palma, el Hugo Gernsback peruano Si hay un autor injustamente maltratado en el Perú es Clemente Palma (1872-1946). Dos hechos de su prolífica carrera intelectual fueron escogidos por sus enemigos para desacreditarlo ante las generaciones pos... Read More »

No. 4 – H. G. Wells, The Time Machine, War of the Worlds, and the Social Impacts of Science

I suspect what most people remember most about H. G. Wells gets confused with Orson Welles, the actor. You know, that infamous radio announcement? When the radio started blaring out reports on Halloween, 1938, that New Jersey was being invaded by ali... Read More »