Ray Bradbury on December 5, 2009

The great writer Ray Bradbury died last nigh. Ray Douglas Bradbury was born on August 22, 1920 in Waukegan, Illinois. He was particularly famous for the stories of the “Martian Chronicles” and the novel “Fahrenheit 451” but he wrote a lot of science fiction, fantasy and horror stories.

Christopher Lee at the 62nd Berlin International Film Festival on February 9, 2012

Christopher Frank Carandini Lee was born May 27, 1922 in London, England. He became famous for his roles in horror movies, particularly as Dracula. However, in decades of career, he had roles in move and TV productions of all kinds. In recent years, he had roles in the Lord of the Rings trilogy and the Star Wars prequels.

Psychlone by Greg Bear

The novel “Psychlone” by Greg Bear was published for the first time in 1979. Larry Fowler is invited by his old friend Henry Taggart to try to make objective measurements of strange poltergeist phenomena. Fowler is skeptical but he sees really extraordinary phenomena. Some days later, Taggart and his father die in a homicide-suicide case and Fowler thinks there’s a connection with the poltergeist phenomena so he goes back to investigate.

Sarah Wayne Callies, who plays Lori Grimes, and Andrew Lincoln, who plays Rick Grimes, with executive producer Robert Kirkman in the background in 2010

“The Walking Dead” is a story set in a post-apocalyptic world where an infection turns corpses into zombies, causing the collapse of civilization. The only way to permanently kill a zombie is to hit its brain. This is my review of its second season.

Andrew Robinson at the ExpoTrek in Hanover in 2000

Andrew Jordt Robinson was born on February 14, 1942 in New York City. He’s famous for his roles as a serial killer, particularly in the movie “Dirty Harry”, but also for his role as the Cardassian Elim Garak in the TV show “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine”.