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"
Star Trek: Discovery: Desperate Hours, by David Mack, was the first original novel for the television series. It was published in September 2017, the same month the series premiered on the CBS All Access streaming platform. I purchased this novel, and three other Star Trek: DSC novels, for my Kindle Fire before taking a recent […]Read more "Star Trek: Discovery: Desperate Hours, by David Mack — a book review"
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 “Journey to Babel.” On this date in history, the song “To Sir with Love,” by Lulu, still rules the US charts. Over in the UK, The Foundations’ “Baby, Now […]Read more "|||[Boldly Going]||| Star Trek: The Original Series—Season Two: Ep. 2.10 “Journey to Babel” – (Original air date: Friday, November 17, 1967)"
In my review of Season 1 of Star Trek: Discovery, I discussed my ambivalence towards the series. Even after watching the first fifteen episodes of the show, I wasn’t sure how I felt about it. I understand that first seasons can be problematic. Star Trek: DSC suffered from the same first-season woes as every Trek […]Read more "|||[Boldly Going]||| Star Trek: Discovery: Season 2 — a review"
00:45:01 – 01:00:00 Captain James “Claudius” Firewater briefly called a red alert earlier today when Communications Officer Lt. O’Hara (who got the job because his name most closely resembled Uhura’s) spilled his pumpkin spice latte on the communications station board. There were a few sparks and O’Hara dropped the stainless steel honey spoon he keeps […]Read more "//\\ 15-Minute Federation //\\ presents . . . Star Trek: The Motion Picture — Chapter 4: Hey, Look Who’s Back, Y’all! (Oh, Spoilers . . .Spock Joins the Party and He’s a Pooper)"