Television and Cinema Verities # 19

“The occult is very attractive to young people – probably because it is such complete escapism.  Thanks to a daily bombardment of bad news they get through the media, real life can be pretty scary…By contrast, vampires and ghosts don’t seem so bad.”
– Rod Serling, in Senior Scholastic, November 25, 1972, discussing Rod Serling’s Night Gallery.
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