Land of Shadow & Substance - Twilight Zone Column

Land of Shadow and Substance: The Lonely

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Land of Shadow and Substance – The Lonely– (11/13/59)

There is a fifth dimension beyond that which is known to man. It is a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity. It is the middle ground between light and shadow, between science and superstition, and it lies between the pit of man’s fears and the summit of his knowledge. This is the dimension of imagination. … Continue reading

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Land of Shadow and Substance: Escape Clause

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Land of Shadow and Substance – Escape Clause– (11/06/59)

There is a fifth dimension beyond that which is known to man. It is a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity. It is the middle ground between light and shadow, between science and superstition, and it lies between the pit of man’s fears and the summit of his knowledge. This is the dimension of imagination. … Continue reading

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Land of Shadow and Substance: Walking Distance

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Land of Shadow and Substance – Walking Distance– (10/30/59)

There is a fifth dimension beyond that which is known to man. It is a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity. It is the middle ground between light and shadow, between science and superstition, and it lies between the pit of man’s fears and the summit of his knowledge. This is the dimension of … Continue reading

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Land of Shadow and Substance: Sixteen Millimeter Shrine

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Land of Shadow and Substance – Sixteen Millimeter Shrine – (10/23/59)

There is a fifth dimension beyond that which is known to man. It is a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity. It is the middle ground between light and shadow, between science and superstition, and it lies between the pit of man’s fears and the summit of his knowledge. This is the … Continue reading

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Land of Shadow and Substance: Mr. Denton On Doomsday

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Land of Shadow and Substance – Mr. Denton On Doomsday- (10/16/59)

There is a fifth dimension beyond that which is known to man. It is a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity. It is the middle ground between light and shadow, between science and superstition, and it lies between the pit of man’s fears and the summit of his knowledge. This is the … Continue reading

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Land of Shadow and Substance: And When the Sky Was Opened

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Land of Shadow and Substance – And When the Sky Was Opened – (12/11/59)

There is a fifth dimension beyond that which is known to man. It is a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity. It is the middle ground between light and shadow, between science and superstition, and it lies between the pit of man’s fears and the summit of his knowledge. … Continue reading

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Land of Shadow and Substance: Judgment Night

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Land of Shadow and Substance – Judgment Night – (12/04/59)

There is a fifth dimension beyond that which is known to man. It is a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity. It is the middle ground between light and shadow, between science and superstition, and it lies between the pit of man’s fears and the summit of his knowledge. This is the dimension … Continue reading

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Land of Shadow and Substance: One for the Angels

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Land of Shadow and Substance – One for the Angels – Episode 2 – (10/09/59)

There is a fifth dimension beyond that which is known to man. It is a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity. It is the middle ground between light and shadow, between science and superstition, and it lies between the pit of man’s fears and the summit of his knowledge. This … Continue reading

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Land of Shadow and Substance: Where is Everybody?

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The Land of Shadow and Substance – The premiere episode – “Where is Everybody?”

On October 2, 1959, America had the opportunity to view a brand new television show from CBS that eventually proved to be a classic. However, this very first show was different than the rest of the series, with only the story tale type and filming style staying consistent.

While the name Twilight Zone remained the same, … Continue reading

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Land of Shadow and Substance: Inaugural Article

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The Land of both Shadow and Substance with Thomas Scopel Inaugural Article

The date, January 13th, 2013. The place…somewhere nestled in a small beachside cottage along the mid-eastern seaboard of Florida. Now usually, going as far back as Christ’s disciples, including Judas, which was the thirteenth, to the more recent popular slasher horror film franchise, the number thirteen is primarily viewed as an unlucky number, often associated with negativity, wickedness and evil. … Continue reading

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