What if your life had a narrator – who would be yours and why?
I’ve been having strange dreams lately where my life is narrated and such. Either by a single person or a band playing my life’s soundtrack. So I thought it would be interesting to hear what other people have to say about this question.
My answer would have to be either Christopher Lee or Rod Serling or possibly Vincent Price. As you can see I’m quite indecisive about this. I think if there was some Lee-Serling-Price hyrbid that would be the individual. I like the strong tone of Sir Lee, the calm yet strange tone of Mr. Serling and the unique and eerie tone of Mr. Price. But if I can only choose one – Most likely Mr. Vincent Price. Because as I’m writing this I can hear him narrate my actions in his voice so he wins.
Now, it’s your turn. If you’re someone that happens to stumble upon this post – Who would you want to narrate your life?
I must share with you my obsession with Night Gallery. This sequel to the television series, Twilight Zone (although not as epic as Twilight Zone), has always been one of my personal favorites. I’ve always been a fan of all vintage horror television series. It’s so interesting how the tales of horror and such pertain to certain aspects of current living.
It’s as if in mysterious tales they predicted the future. It’s quite uncanny and makes you think. That’s one thing I love in this world. If a film or t.v. series can really put your brain to work — it’s worth it. That is what we’re missing in today’s television and films.
Enough about that, into the review. I must say I enjoy the narration of Rod Serling:
He comes along after the theme song walking along a bunch of unusual paintings. The paintings usually have part of what the short story will be about. Serling’s introductions are quite intriguing and get you interested in the tales for the evening. My favorite episode would have to be from Season 2 — The episode entitled: Question of Fear and also the Class of ’99 which stars my ever so favorite, Vincent Price.
Although these tales are of horror, mystery, uncertainty and more… it gets deep within your soul and triggers deep thought. I’ve always been inspired by shows like Night Gallery, Twilight Zone, Outer Limits etc. Always peaked my interest as a child and even more so now as a young adult. Although, Twilight Zone the Original Series will always be my favorite — the cheesiness of Night Gallery holds a special place within my heart. I thank these shows for inspiration for my writing, my confidence in being the twisted individual I am, and my music.
Blood & Guts,