With George Noory
Live Nightly 1am - 5am EST / 10pm - 2am PST
Twilight Zone & Great Stories - Shows

Coast Insider

Listen with Windows Player
High  Low
NOTE: We'll discontinue our Windows Media Audio in August 2015. Subscribers will still be able to listen to the show through our Coast Player in the link above.
Not a member? Become a Coast Insider and listen to the show 24/7
Advertisement

Coast Insider

Listen with Windows Player
High  Low
NOTE: We'll discontinue our Windows Media Audio in August 2015. Subscribers will still be able to listen to the show through our Coast Player in the link above.
Not a member? Become a Coast Insider and listen to the show 24/7
Advertisement

Last Show Recap

Twilight Zone & Great Stories

Bruce Lipton, Ph.D., an authority in bridging science and spirit, and a leading voice in new biology, discussed his belief that that if we use the 50 trillion cells that live harmoniously in every healthy human body as a model, we can create a new "super organism" called humanity, as well as how cellular studies point to such concepts as immortality, spirituality and mind over genes.

First hour guest, college instructor Mitchel Townsend reported on his research paper which he believes proves that a Bigfoot-like creature resides in the Mount St. Helens area of Washington state.

Upcoming Shows

Wed 07-08  The Light Alliance Thu 07-09  Space News/ Cryptid Sightings Fri 07-10  Witchcraft & Steampunk/ Open Lines

CoastZone

Sign up for our free CoastZone e-newsletter to receive exclusive daily articles.

Twilight Zone & Great Stories

Show Archive
Date: Friday - February 19, 2010
Host: George Noory
Guests: Marc Zicree, Open Lines

In the first half of the program, George was joined by sci fi writer Marc Zicree for a discussion on the 1960s anthology series, The Twilight Zone. According to Zicree, creator Rod Serling originally wanted to call the show "Odd Street." Serling eventually settled upon -- and coined the term -- "Twilight Zone," he added. Zicree said Twilight Zone endures to this day because it was done "superlatively well" and presented "great truths" over the course of its 156-episode run.

Serling, who wrote ninety-two episodes himself, often focused on the nature of identity, Zicree continued. Serling believed the greatest fear of all was "fear of the unknown working on you, which you cannot share with others," he explained. Zicree also shared the story of finding un-filmed Twilight Zone scripts in Serling's attic, as well as talked about his work recording commentaries for the upcoming Blu-ray release of the series.

Throughout the interview, George played audio clips from various episodes (A Kind of a Stopwatch, The After Hours, And When the Sky Was Opened, and Eye of the Beholder) to test Zicree's knowledge of the series. Zicree passed with flying colors.

---------------------------------------

The latter half of the show was devoted to Open Lines. George offered a special hotline for callers to share the greatest stories they've ever heard or experienced. Star in California recounted a creepy Ouija Board experience. Star said she and her friends made their own board from instructions contained within a spell book. Using a coin as their planchette, which Star maintained "moved on its own," the board revealed letter-by-letter the entity with whom they were communicating: D-E-V-I-L. Star admitted to playing the board by herself with similar eerie results.

Mike in Livermore, California, recalled a time from his "misspent youth" when he jumped a Honda 175 motorcycle off the steep incline leading up to a railroad crossing. As he soared fifteen feet into the air, Mike discovered a line of traffic was stopped immediately on the other side of the tracks, where he needed to land. Mike said he narrowly avoided crashing, maneuvered around some cars, and came to a sudden stop next to a sheriff's car. Astonished onlookers cheered his Evel Knievel like stunt, Mike added, noting that he quickly took off and got into an accident just two blocks down the road.

Brook from Newport, Rhode Island, told George he used to live around the corner from the house of the late Ozzie Nelson, star of The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet and father of singer-actor Ricky Nelson. "The whole area seemed extremely haunted," Brook disclosed, pointing out some of the weird goings-on that have occurred in the neighborhood. According to Brook, Ozzie Nelson's ghost has been seen in his old home by family members. A mansion that once housed legendary film actor Errol Flynn and the notorious Charles Manson Family, but which now lies in ruin, reappears on some summer nights, he said. In addition, Brook claimed that on certain full moon nights several hundred people would be engaged in Satanic rites in the park.

Related Articles

Dolphins Surf the Waves

Photographer Greg Huglin captured this stunning photo of dolphins surfing a giant wave off the coast of South Africa. The dolphins, which turned out in pods of up to 400, crowded into waves, some as high as 25 feet. "Getting shots of them surfing waves is really difficult but I love it," Huglin said. More photos at Daily Mail.

Bumper Music

Bumper music from Friday February 19, 2010

Advertisement