Requiescat in pace, Richard Matheson.
You may not know his name, but you probably know many of his stories. The article says that I Am Legend has been adapted for film three times, but that’s wrong. They’re leaving out the original with Vincent Price.
In addition to probably being the most influential Sci-Fi television writer, ever, he wrote some darn good books. Check out his bibliography some time to see the footprint of a true giant.
Here’s a two-minute version of Twilight Zone at its best: