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Rod and his family, Jody, Anne and wife, Carol and Michael.

As I Knew Him–My Dad, Rod Serling

Written by his Daughter, Anne Serling

review by VJ Miller, Sr.

Cover of book, As I Knew Him--My Dad, Rod Serling, by Anne SerlingAs I Knew Him is not the biography of a man, rather, it is a Daughters vivid memories of a beloved Father. But for a fateful intervention during WWII in the South Pacific: the man would have ceased to exist, the daughter would not exist, this book would not exist, and the Twilight Zone would never have been.

As I Knew Him–My Dad, Rod Serling was published in 2013 but only came to my attention in the past few months. An oversight I regret because it delayed my learning so much.

 

“You’re traveling through a dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind; a journey into a wondrous land whose boundaries are that of imagination. That’s the signpost up ahead—your next stop, The Twilight Zone.”

–Rod Serling

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Tainted Cure, by: Ashley Fontainne

review by VJ Miller, Sr.

Tainted CureTainted Cure by Ashley Fontainne is like any book you might select and should not be judged by its cover. Simply reading just the title could be easily misunderstood. What kind of cure should we expect? One for cancer, or heart disease or possibly mental illness; maybe even one of the most virulent sexual diseases. A closer inspection of the subtitle tells us exactly what to expect from the pages inside. Scientists Attempted to Cure Addiction – They Failed. Those words never conveyed the pages of unrelenting action that lay between the covers.

 Dr Everett Berning had been working on a cure for drug addiction for ten years and was nearing a breakthrough. He was a civilian scientist working at a secret government facility; an underground testing site that he had no idea where. His aim, along with his colleagues, was to not only cure addiction but remove all cravings forever. Continue reading Tainted Cure, by: Ashley Fontainne