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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 event in Binghamton July 15 20917!

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  "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

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

Earl Hamner, Jr.

George Clayton Johnson, 1929—2015
 Member of California Sorcerers
Twilight Zone writers

Jack Klugman honors Rod Serling in 1988

Jack Klugman, 1922—2012
NY Times:
Tony Albarella:

Jack Klugman honors Rod Serling in 1988

Klugman helps dedicate
Rod's Hollywood star, 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.

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.

Podcasts, news and more at Twilight Zone Network

Visit the Twilight Zone Cafe message board

Anne Serling's book

Anne Serling's excellent
book is out!

As I Knew Him:
My Dad, Rod Serling

Read an Excerpt aims to republish out-of-print works,
and new work in the genre and spirit of Rod's work.

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 Cortland Hull's painted
vignettes of Twilight Zone episodes
and was honored at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival.

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

Fritz Weaver, memorable in Third from the Sun and The Obsolete Man, Dies at 90. New York Times biography

Fritz Weaver in The Obsolete Man 

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.

Eileen Haley, an RSMF founder and board member for many years, passed away September 29. Rod bless you, Eileen.

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.

More on the coming interactive Twilight Zone:
The original series is featured.

Rod's "existential westerm" 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

Binghamton TV Station WSKG takes over
Rod Serling Video Film Festival

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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