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Between Light and Shadow: A Twilight Zone Podcast

Craig Beam (My Life in the Shadow of The Twilight Zone) jumps into the Twilight Zone podcast fray with his own unique and sometimes confusing take on the show. There will be swears, and lots of 'ums' and 'uhs.'
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Now displaying: July, 2017
Jul 30, 2017

So much awesomeness on deck! The wonderful Tom Elliott (The Twilight Zone Podcast) gives a dramatic reading of Richard Matheson’s “Disappearing Act,” the genesis for the classic Twilight Zone episode we’re focusing on this week, “And When the Sky was Opened.” We’ve also got Dr. Reba Wissner on speed dial to school us on the musical stylings of Leonard Rosenman. Somehow this week’s episode ended up almost two hours long, so… sorry in advance.

Opening theme: “Neither Here Nor There (rare 3rd Variation)” by Twin Loops

“Smooth Operator” performed by Sade (from the album Diamond Life, © 1984 by Epic Records)

Radiohead’s “How to Disappear Completely” performed by Made of Wood (from the album Narcotherapy Hypnosis, ©2017 by Made of Wood)

 

The Twilight Zone is a trademark of CBS, Inc.

Between Light and a Shadow: A Twilight Zone Podcast is a nonprofit podcast. Music clips and dialogue excerpts used herein are the property of their respective copyright owners; we claim no ownership of these materials. Their use is strictly for illustrative purposes and should be considered Fair Use as stated in the Copyright Act of 1976, 17 U.S.C. section 107.

 

Jul 23, 2017

Witness a boy, a girl, a department store at night… and a whole lotta creepiness. Craig celebrates vintage radio with a special look at “Evening Primrose,” a 1947 episode of Escape based on the classic John Collier short story…. Which kinda maybe sorta inspired Rod Serling’s “The After Hours.”

Opening theme: “Neither Here Nor There (3rd Revision)” by Twin Loops

“Take Me to the World” (from Stephen Sondheim’s Evening Primrose; performed by Neil Patrick Harris and Theresa McCarthy; copyright 2001 by Nonesuch Records)

The Twilight Zone is a trademark of CBS, Inc.

Between Light and a Shadow: A Twilight Zone Podcast is a nonprofit podcast. Music clips and dialogue excerpts used herein are the property of their respective copyright owners; we claim no ownership of these materials. Their use is strictly for illustrative purposes and should be considered Fair Use as stated in the Copyright Act of 1976, 17 U.S.C. section 107.

Jul 23, 2017

Two words: MANNEQUIN CHALLENGE. ‘Nuff said.

 

The notorious “eye intro” saga:

http://mylifeintheshadowofthetwilightzone.blogspot.com/2010/06/tz-spotlight-alternate-season-one.html

 

William Tuttle’s “The King of the Duplicators” short (MGM, 1960):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LH0JgLTDeR0

 

Opening theme: “Neither Here nor There (3.3)” by Twin Loops (from the forthcoming album Between Light and Shadow: The Official Soundtrack, copyright 2017 by Butterscotch Eclipse Productions)

“Short Skirt/Long Jacket” by Cake (from the album Comfort Eagle, copyright 2011 by Columbia Records)

“Possession” by Harry Revel and Dr. Samuel J. Hoffman (from the album Perfume Set to Music, copyright 1948 by RCA/Victor)

“Black Beatles” by Rae Sremmurd featuring Gucci Mane (from the album SremmLife 2, copyright 2016 by Interscope Records)

“Showroom Dummies” by Kraftwerk (from the album Trans-Europe Express, copyright 1977 by Kling Klang Schallplatten)

 

The Twilight Zone is a trademark of CBS, Inc.

Between Light and a Shadow: A Twilight Zone Podcast is a nonprofit podcast. Music clips and dialogue excerpts used herein are the property of their respective copyright owners; we claim no ownership of these materials. Their use is strictly for illustrative purposes and should be considered Fair Use as stated in the Copyright Act of 1976, 17 U.S.C. section 107.

 

Jul 16, 2017

Our pal Dr. Reba Wissner returns to further educate us on All Things Twilight Zone Music. The focus here is Bernard Herrmann’s chilling score for the classic radio drama “The Moat Farm Murder,” which would go on to appear in several Twilight Zone episodes. After the chat, stick around for the radio drama itself, an unsettling account of a murder that takes place, if the title is to be believed, on a farm of the moat variety.

Opening theme: “Neither Here Nor There (3.3)” by Twin Loops.

The Twilight Zone is a trademark of CBS, Inc.

Between Light and a Shadow: A Twilight Zone Podcast is a nonprofit podcast. Music clips and dialogue excerpts used herein are the property of their respective copyright owners; we claim no ownership of these materials. Their use is strictly for illustrative purposes and should be considered Fair Use as stated in the Copyright Act of 1976, 17 U.S.C. section 107.

Jul 16, 2017

This week Craig (finally) kicks off a new batch of episodes with “I Shot an Arrow into the Air” and “The Rip Van Winkle Caper,” two classic Twilight Zones in which Rod Serling doles out cosmic justice like a true karmic badass. And make no mistake, there will be blood: casualties include a few bottles of water and a small watermelon (don’t worry, it’ll make sense when you listen).

 

Roger Alford’s Twilight Zone/Planet of the Apes fan edit:

http://theforbidden-zone.com/media/tzone.shtml

 

Sal Capirchio’s Twilight Zone on Location (Death Valley) article/slideshow:

http://www.lightpainter.us/2012/11/twilight-zone-on-location-part-1/

 

Direct link to Paul Giammarco’s related video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0dDK1T3ScTg

 

My appearance on That Twilighty Show About That Zone, discussing “The Rip Van Winkle Caper”:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Tf_1qlj2Pg&list=PLzvprwjzdCs7R4DBWBxUgsKhPft-5lxk8&index=12

 

Opening theme: “Neither Here Nor There (3.3)” by Twin Loops.

 

The Twilight Zone is a trademark of CBS, Inc.

Between Light and a Shadow: A Twilight Zone Podcast is a nonprofit podcast. Music clips and dialogue excerpts used herein are the property of their respective copyright owners; we claim no ownership of these materials. Their use is strictly for illustrative purposes and should be considered Fair Use as stated in the Copyright Act of 1976, 17 U.S.C. section 107.

 

Jul 1, 2017

Jesus, does every single episode need show notes? I say no. Morrissey also says no.

Theme music: “Neither Here nor There (3.1)” by Twin Loops

“You Just Haven’t Earned It Yet, Baby” by The Smiths (from the album The World Won’t Listen, copyright 1987 by Rough Trade Records)

The Twilight Zone is a trademark of CBS, Inc.

Between Light and a Shadow: A Twilight Zone Podcast is a nonprofit podcast. Music clips and dialogue excerpts used herein are the property of their respective copyright owners; we claim no ownership of these materials. Their use is strictly for illustrative purposes and should be considered Fair Use as stated in the Copyright Act of 1976, 17 U.S.C. section 107.

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