richard matheson

Suvudu

‘I AM REBOOT’: Hollywood Reboots Rebooted Reboot ‘I Am Legend’


I loved Richard Matheson’s I Am legend, the story of the last human in a world where a plague has turned everyone into a vampire. Protagonist Neville lost everyone he ever loved to the disease and now spends precious daylight hours ferreting the vampires out of their hiding places and staking them in their hearts.
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Cage Match 2014: Round 2: Leia Organa vs Robert Neville: Screen


Princess Leia faces off against Robert Neville in Round 2 of Cage Match!

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Suvudu

RIP Richard Matheson (1926 – 2013)


Legendary author of science fiction and horror Richard Matheson died today. He was 87 years-old. Matheson leaves behind an incredible legacy of short stories and novels, many of which became the basis of television programs of movies. I am Legend, What Dreams May Come, The Shrinking Man, Hell House and A Stir of Echoes are just a handful of movies that were based on Matheson’s work. Matheson wrote for many television programs, including Star Trek, The Twilight Zone, Amazing Stories and Night Gallery among many others. Stephen King, Anne Rice and George A. Romero all cite Matheson as an influence on their own work.

Matheson is survived by four children, three of whom are writers of fiction and screenplays, and his wife Ruth Ann.

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Suvudu

Suvudu On Air: The Jeff VanderMeer Interview Edition


On-Air_100.gifWe have TWO host and twice the show! Matt Staggs joins as co-host and talks with Kyle M about AMC’s The Walking Dead, analyzes Kyle’s fear of zombies, and previews some cool upcoming books before diving in to an interview with Jeff Vandermeer. Then we talk a bit about Jeff Smith’s Bone and Richard Matheson’s I Am Legend and Vampire Forensics. How does it all tie together? You’ll have to listen to find out.

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