Tales from the Darkside Episode 79: Payment Overdue

Tales from the Darkside Payment Overdue

General Information Director: John Drury Writer: Dick Benner Cast: Maura Swanson, Lewis Arlt, Wanda DeJesus, and Paul Sparer Composer: Pat Irwin Air Date: 2/14/1988   Overview Heartless collection agent Jeanette Simpson (Maura Swanson) receives a phone call from deceased client Rita Valdez (Wanda DeJesus), who committed suicide as a result of her deplorable living conditions. […]

Night Gallery Episode 11: The Phantom Farmhouse/Silent Snow, Secret Snow

Night Gallery The Phantom Farmhouse

General Information Directors: Jeannot Szwarc and Gene Kearney Writers: Halsted Welles and Gene Kearney Cast: David McCallum, Linda Marsh, David Carradine, Orson Welles, Ivor Francis, Ford Rainey, Trina Parks, Bill Quinn, Gail Bonney, Martin Ashe, Ray Ballard, Frank Arnold, Lonny Chapman, Lisabeth Hush, Radames Pera, Jason Wingreen, Frances Spanier, and Patti Cohoon Composers: Oliver Nelson […]

The Twilight Zone Episode 141: Spur of the Moment

The Twilight Zone Spur of the Moment

General Information Director: Elliot Silverstein Writer: Richard Matheson Cast: Diana Hyland, Marsha Hunt, Philip Ober, Roger Davis, and Robert Hogan Composer: Rene Garriguenc Air Date: 2/21/1964 Production Code: 2608   Overview Hours before her engagement party, heiress Anne Henderson (Diana Hyland) encounters a black-clad woman riding a horse. Returning home in a distraught state, Anne […]

Chris Sarandon Autographed 8×10 (Jerry Dandrige from Fright Night)

Chris Sarandon Autographed 8x10

While attending Comic Con, a friend was nice enough to get me an autographed 8×10 from Chris Sarandon’s table. As a vampire enthusiast and 80s movie buff, I requested a photo of Jerry Dandrige from the original Fright Night—a horror/comedy cult classic and the main inspiration for my upcoming series of tongue-in-cheek monster novels.

Tales from the Darkside Episode 78: Sorry, Right Number

Tales from the Darkside Sorry Right Number

General Information Director: John Sutherland Writer: Stephen King Cast: Deborah Harmon, Arthur Taxier, Rhonda Dotson, Katherine Britton, Brandon Stewart, Nicole Huntington, Catherine Battistone, and Paul Sparer Composer: Ken Lauber Air Date: 11/22/1987   Overview Late one evening, a woman named Katie (Deborah Harmon)—wife of horror novelist Bill Weiderman (Arthur Taxier)—receives a disturbing phone call from […]

Tales from the Darkside Episode 77: Seymourlama

Tales from the Darkside Seymourlama

General Information Director: Bruce Dolin Writers: Harvey Jacobs and Donald Wollner Cast: Divine, J.D. Roth, Kathleen Doyle, David Gale, Cathy Lipinski, and Paul Sparer Composer: Michael Gibbs Air Date: 11/15/1987   Overview On a cold winter evening, Henry and Ellen Strand (David Gale and Kathleen Doyle) are visited by Ambassador Chia Fung (Divine) and Madame […]

Tales from the Darkside Episode 76: The Yattering and Jack

Tales from the Darkside The Yattering and Jack

General Information Director: David Odell Writer: Clive Barker Cast: Phil Fondacaro, Tony Carbone, Thomas Newman, Danielle Brisebois, Barbara Shapiro, and Paul Sparer Composer: Ken Lauber Air Date: 11/8/1987   Overview On a mission from Beelzebub (Thomas Newman), a midget demon known as the Yattering (Phil Fondacaro) pays a yuletide visit to pickle salesman Jack Polo […]

The Twilight Zone Episode 140: From Agnes – With Love

The Twilight Zone From Agnes With Love

General Information Director: Richard Donner Writer: Bernard C. Schoenfeld Cast: Wally Cox, Ralph Taeger, Sue Randall, Raymond Bailey, and Don Keefer Composer: Van Cleave Air Date: 2/14/1964 Production Code: 2629   Overview Placed in charge of a powerful computer known as Agnes, James Elwood (Wally Cox)—emboldened by his new position—begins advancing on a coworker named […]