The Binge Watcher's Guide to The Twilight Zone: An Unofficial Journeybuy ebook for $9.99buy printbook for $16.99
"Youunlock this door with the key of imagination. Beyond it is another dimension—adimension of sound, a dimension of sight, a dimension of mind.”
There are a lot of compendiums on The Twilight Zone out there, mostoffering a backstage peek at the ins and outs of producing this seminal genreseries. The Binge Watcher’s Guide to TheTwilight Zone will offer you something these other books do not: a microscopiclook into the themes and ideas that Rod Serling weaved into his landmark showto give you a deeper understanding of why TheTwilight Zone still resonates with audiences over 60 years later.
This guide will examine how thesocio-political turmoil of the early 1960s, the global anxiety over nuclearpower, and the looming specter of trauma in post-war America influenced Serlingto use The Twilight Zone as a bullypulpit, pushing back against social ills, from racism and censorship toMcCarthyism and totalitarianism.
Whether this is your first trip tothe Zone or you’re an old fan returning for one more round, this retrospectiveis an opportunity to engage with the timeless classic in a way that can helpyou make sense of our here and now.
"You'removing into a land of both shadow and substance, of things and ideas. You'vejust crossed over into the Twilight Zone.”