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Episode 153 – “The Brain Center at Whipples”

Serling describes “The Brain Center at Whipples”  as “a tale of oddness and obsolescence.” Extreme automation and the wholesale replacement of human labor by computers and robots may have seemed odd to Serling, but it is something with which we … Continue reading

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Episode 105 – “Valley of the Shadow”

Philip Redfield misses a turn and winds up in the town of Peaceful Valley.  Serling describes Redfield’s experience as one many of us have had when we’ve made a wrong turn and find ourselves in some isolated small town, seemingly disconnected … Continue reading

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Episode 70 – “A Game of Pool”

Woody Allen once said that he didn’t want to become immortal through his works. He wanted to become immortal by not dying.  It’s hard to get much distance from Skakespeare’s puzzle about our posture towards death,  but this episode is … Continue reading

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