Welcome to my rewatching of the original 79 episodes of the series that launched the franchise. Below are the bulletpointed notes I jotted down while watching “The City on the Edge of Forever.” The Turtles are still “Happy Together” on top of the Billboard singles chart. Two days prior to this day, on Tuesday, April […]Read more "|||[Boldly Going]||| Star Trek: The Original Series—Season One: Ep. 1.28 “The City on the Edge of Forever” – (Original air date: Thursday, April 6, 1967)"
The subtitle of this post came from one of Ellison’s many quotes: “I usually say I write for the smartest, cleverest, wittiest audience I know, and that’s me.” A lot of things could be said about Harlan Ellison, and I said a few of them in an earlier post. But, whether he’s hated or revered, […]Read more "Harlan Ellison (1934-2018): The Smartest, Cleverest, Wittiest Audience He Knew"
I watched the documentary Dreams with Sharp Teeth (2008) way back in 2010, and even wrote a review of it that I posted on Netflix. I’m going to repeat that review in its entirety here, but then will elaborate further on the man and author, and my own personal experience with his work. Without further […]Read more "Dreams with Sharp Teeth: a documentary review (with additional commentary about Harlan Ellison)"