I am a Trekkie. Getting me to admit this fact when I was in my 20s—even my 30s—would have been like pulling teeth. And, not those easy teeth along the front that everyone can see when you have a huge cheese-eating grin, either. I’m talking about one of those back teeth that have roots which […]Read more "Star Trek: Discovery: Season 3 — a review"
I still listen to Matt Mira and Andy Secunda’s podcast, Star Trek: The Next Conversation. At least, I listen to whatever’s on this side of the paywall; my entertainment funds are stretched a little too thin for me to be a huge Patreon contributor. I first heard about Star Trek: Lower Decks on this podcast. […]Read more "Star Trek: Lower Decks: Season 1 — a review"
This post wasn’t on the schedule of things I wanted to write. It just happened. Mere days apart, the Internet—which is both my tutor and babysitter during these trying times—informed me of a couple of Star Trek news items. The first story was that the United States had unveiled a new Space Force insignia. When […]Read more "Gimme More Trek: Captain Pike, the Pride of the Space Force"
First seasons are difficult. If you’re a Star Trek: The Next Generation fan, go back and watch its first season again. It is what those of us in the business call cringeworthy. The “business” I’m referring to, of course, is the guild of US postal clerks who write anonymous online reviews without any financial remuneration. […]Read more "Star Trek: Picard: Season 1 — a review"