The Trek BBS

The Trek BBS (http://www.trekbbs.com/index.php)
-   General Trek Discussion (http://www.trekbbs.com/forumdisplay.php?f=44)
-   -   Writer Richard Matheson Dies (http://www.trekbbs.com/showthread.php?t=217816)

Plum June 25 2013 04:42 AM

Writer Richard Matheson Dies
 
Sad to report that Richard Matheson has died at 81 years of age.

Trekkies know him for writing 'The Enemy Within'. He was famous and loved in Sci-Fi circles as a novelist and screenwriter working on The Twilight Zone, etc. He also wrote the novel I Am Legend.

http://variety.com/2013/film/news/ri...87-1200501399/

Greg Cox June 25 2013 04:45 AM

Re: Writer Richard Matheson Dies
 
And The Incredible Shrinking Man, and Somewhere in Time, and The Night Stalker, and "Nightmare at 20,000 Feet," and Duel, and What Dreams May Come, and A Stir of Echoes, and Hell House, and . . . .

Gov Kodos June 25 2013 05:31 AM

Re: Writer Richard Matheson Dies
 
And Trilogy of Terror, so much Sci Fi and pure fun on TV was from the mind of that man. So long, sir!

http://i1108.photobucket.com/albums/...psda754d58.jpg

Greg Cox June 25 2013 04:16 PM

Re: Writer Richard Matheson Dies
 
Heck, one of his stories, "The Splendid Source," was even turned into an episode of Family Guy. Really.

If you have any interest in science fiction, fantasy, or horror, you have been exposed to his work, even if you've never read any of his books or stories.

CaptPapa June 25 2013 06:39 PM

Re: Writer Richard Matheson Dies
 
I very much enjoyed his work - he will be greatly missed.


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 09:16 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
FireFox 2+ or Internet Explorer 7+ highly recommended.