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The Unofficial Robert Bloch Website
The following is a reverse chronological list of the changes to The Unofficial Robert Bloch Website.
- August 6, 2007 -- Added Robert Bloch's first known interview, Milwaukee Youth Writes Horror Tales, Sells 'Em and Randall D. Larson's Fandom Unlimited interview with Robert Bloch. Also updated the News section.
- April 4, 2007 -- Added Sprague Vonier's poem Robert Bloch Remembered.
- March 28, 2007 -- Added Frank M. Robinson's remembrance of Robert Bloch, published on the occasion of Bloch's death in 1994.
- March 25, 2007-- Added an interview with Robert Bloch by Paul Walker from 1974.
- March 19, 2007 -- Added a new memoir by Steve Vertlieb on Elly Bloch and updated the News section.
- February 18, 2007 -- Added a new interview by Rich Lynch with Wilson Tucker: The Two Bobs; a new essay by Leigh Blackmore: Writer's Bloch; a new essay by Mikal Trimm: "The Beautiful People" by Robert Bloch: An Appreciation; a new essay by Randall Larson: The Wonderful Thrill; and updated the News section.
- November 12, 2004 -- Added a new essay by Mark Russell: Psycho on Audiocassette.
- June 3, 2004 -- Added a new interview with Randall Larson and a listing of the contents of the first volume of The Reader's Bloch.
- February 26, 2004 -- Added a new interview with Harold Gauer discussing his early life and his relationship with Robert Bloch.
- February 1, 2004 -- Added a new subpage: Oddities.
- January 7, 2004 -- Added a new essay by Stefan Dziemianowicz discussing his new Subterranean Press series The Reader's Bloch.
- August 23, 2003 -- Added a new essay by Steve Vertlieb entitled A Bloch Off The Old Chip.
- August 18, 2003 -- Updated the News section.
- May 31, 2002 -- Added a new interview with Lee Prosser, about his long-time friend and correspondent, Robert Bloch.
- May 30, 2002 -- Added two new interviews with Robert Bloch: one by Bradley H. Sinor and one by
- April 11, 2002 -- Added a new essay by Esther Cole: Robert Bloch; updated the Links.
- April 9, 2002 -- Added a new essay by Mike Glicksohn:
GoHst Writer In The Sky.
- November 10, 2001 -- Added a new essay by Hugh B. Cave: Robert Bloch: Writer and Gentleman.
- November 8, 2001 -- Added a new essay by James P. Roberts: Robert Bloch: The Creator of Psycho.
- November 6, 2001 -- Added a new essay by Yuri Rasovsky: The Radio Built Bloch by Bloch; fixed broken Links.
- February 20, 2001 -- Added a new interview by Graeme Flanagan; added more story details; updated the Links section.
- January 4, 2001 -- Updated the News and Links sections; closed the Bookshop section.
- September 19, 2000 -- Completed the notes on the stories contained in Volume One of The Complete Stories of Robert Bloch. Please note that while all three volumes show links to story notes, only the notes for the first volume are active. The others will be added as time permits. Please also note that you must be using later versions of Netscape or Internet Explorer for these to work properly. Finally, please note that the Stories section is not functional at this time.
- September 18, 2000 -- Corrected numerous errors in the Television section (special thanks to Matthew Bradley) and updated the News and Links sections.
- September 8, 2000 -- Added a new essay by Harold Gauer on his and Bloch's novel "In the Land of Sky-Blue Ointments" and a new essay by Ron Waite.
- August 24, 2000 -- Added a new interview with Robert Bloch conducted by Ron Leming.
- August 20, 2000 -- Updated the News section, added a new essay by Earl Kemp on his relationship with Robert Bloch.
- June 3, 2000 -- Updated the News section, and added a 1976 interview with Robert Bloch conducted by Otto Penzler, an essay by Fritz Leiber, an essay by Robert Weinberg, a short story tribute to Robert Bloch by Randall D. Larson, and several new scans courtesy of Garth Hill (see especially his scan of The Lost Bloch Volume One).
- May 20, 2000 -- Added Robert M. Price's essay Off Their Rocker: The Many Faces of Psycho's Mrs. Bates.
- May 11, 2000 -- Added pages on Biographical Materials, Comic Books, and Books Edited by Robert Bloch to the Other Efforts section; also updated the Links section.
- May 7, 2000 -- Added an interview with Robert Bloch by Randy and Jean-Marc Lofficier.
- May 5, 2000 -- Added more listings to the Collections and the Other Works sections.
- May 1, 2000 -- Added an interview with Wilson Tucker on Robert Bloch; added numerous listings to the Collections section.
- April 30, 2000 -- Added Beth Gwinn's portrait of Robert Bloch to the main page.
- March 1, 2000 -- Added Will Murray's Interview with Robert Bloch.
- February 29, 2000 -- Added Randall D. Larson's essay Precursors of Psycho.
- February 11, 2000 -- Added Randall D. Larson's essay Paperblochs.
- February 8, 2000 -- Added Randall D. Larson's essay Robert Bloch -- A Personal Remembrance.
- February 3, 2000 -- Added Bobby Bickert's essay on Robert Bloch and EC Comics; updated the News and Links sections.
- August 11, 1999 -- Added John Edmund Nolan's article on Bloch's television work to the Television section. Established a mailing list for discussions related to Robert Bloch; see the Main Page for information.
- June 27, 1999 -- Added new Bloch related links to the Links section.
- June 17, 1999 -- Updated News and Links Section, began overall revisions to the site. Added Forrest Jackson's review of "The Opener of the the Way" (1945) to the Collections section.
- November 24, 1998 -- Updated News and Links Sections.
- November 4, 1998 -- Updated News Section.
- October 22, 1998 -- Completed the "It's All In Your Mind" page in the Novels section.
- October 15, 1998 -- Completed the "Cat Creature" page and the How Can I Help page.
- October 12, 1998 -- Began to build a "Cat Creature" page in the Movies Section; updated News Section.
- October 7, 1998 -- Updated News Section and Links Section.
- August 23, 1998 -- Biography finished.
- August 21, 1998 -- More revisions; news updated; Biography continued.
- August 14, 1998 -- More revisions.
- August 13, 1998 -- Other Efforts page added; all other pages revised.
- August 12, 1998 -- Bookshop, Links, News and Movies pages added; FAQ revised.
- August 5, 1998 -- Biography continued; Novels and Collections pages added.
- July 30, 1998 -- Biography added.
- July 23, 1998 -- The site goes on line in a skeletal form.