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"
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"
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"
I don’t think I know anyone locally who is watching Star Trek: Discovery (DSC). I had a former co-worker who would have loved this show, but he passed away a year or so ago. This is the type of series that needs to be discussed with close friends, over coffee, or perhaps even over […]Read more "|||[Boldly Going]||| Star Trek: Discovery: Season 1 – a review"
Wow. The first nine episodes of Star Trek: Discovery went by at warp speed. It’s hard to believe we’re already at the midseason break, and more than halfway through the season. It may seem premature, but I’m going to go ahead and proclaim that ST:DSC (this is the preferred abbreviation; not STD, as I had […]Read more "|||[Boldly Going]||| Star Trek: Discovery: Season 1 – midseason review"
A new television series set in the Star Trek universe is cause for celebration among those of us who consider ourselves Trekkies. As difficult as it is for me to fathom, the last Trek series, Star Trek: Enterprise, went off the air in 2005, twelve years ago as I write this. The gap between Star […]Read more "||[Boldly Going]|| Star Trek: Discovery: Episodes 1 & 2: a review and a celebration"