From the Desk of Mr. Zissman

The musings of an over-stimulated mind

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Awesome entry about growing up addicted to horror and monster movies.

Films etc.

I’ve often wondered how and why my interests developed as they did. I grew up on a small farm in Iowa in the 50s, and experienced all that went with that. So maybe it’s odd – or maybe it makes perfect sense – that from an early age, as early as I can remember, I was totally in love with science fiction and horror (monsters!) via all their delivery systems; i.e.  books, magazines, comics, TV, and movies. Mainly movies, probably because films are so immediate.

I was an only child, and with no kids in my age range nearby, I was basically by myself until I started grade school. I developed an elaborate fantasy life, which fed directly off of all this stuff. My head was working overtime, mainlining every film and comic that crossed my path. My mother loved movies, so we went a lot. There was a glut…

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Written by MrZissman

05/18/2012 at 3:25 PM

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  1. Fantastic!


    05/19/2012 at 1:02 AM

    • Isn’t it? Dude writes an awesome article and his story is fantastic.


      05/19/2012 at 1:17 AM

      • You Said it!


        05/19/2012 at 1:57 AM

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