• Paul (@princejvstin) June 6, 2012 at 7:59 am

    Yeah. One of my first visits to genre was The Martian Chronicles, more than 30 years ago.

    Obviously, I stuck around and have him to thank.

    And “The Veldt” still scares me.

  • Locusmortis June 6, 2012 at 8:52 am

    I remember the Martian Chronicles scaring me when the tv series was on when I was a young kid. Then of course when I was older I watched Fahrenheit 451 many times when it was shown on tv. I’ve only read a few of his short stories, I’ve been meaning to do something about that.

    I saw a brilliant video on youtube recently of him being interviewed in the 1970’s, he was fiercely intelligent and charismatic