Stephen Schochet

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Remembering 'Planet of the Apes' (1968)

“It is a story, and science fiction is only the pretext. I wouldn’t even know how to define SF…I think it’s the genre where you can deal with and imagine unhuman characters, but in my book my apes are men,

40 Years: Remembering 'All In the Family'

Mike Stivik: You know, you are totally incomprehensible. Archie Bunker: Maybe so, but I make a lot of sense. In 1972, one year after the premiere of the TV comedy All in the Family (1971-1979) there was a national campaign

Exclusive Excerpt: 'Hollywood Short Stories' — Part 1

Some light-hearted vignettes from my new book: Hollywood Stories: Short, Entertaining Anecdotes About the Stars and Legends of the Movies! Hope and Roosevelt Democrat Franklin Roosevelt was the first of eleven presidents Republican Bob Hope entertained. The commander-in-chief loved the