|||[Boldly Going]||| Star Trek: The Original Series—Season Two: Ep. 2.10 “Journey to Babel” – (Original air date: Friday, November 17, 1967)

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 […]

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|||[Boldly Going]|||Star Trek: The Original Series – Season 1: Ep. 1.3 “Where No Man Has Gone Before” – (original air date 9/22/1966)

  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 “Where No Man Has Gone Before.” The Enterprise picks up the distress signal of an Earth vessel that’s been missing for two centuries. Kirk and Spock are playing […]

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The Orville: Season 1: a review

Finally. After writing three midseason reviews in a row about shows that have disappointed me this year, I get to write about the first season of The Orville, which was a series—frankly—that I didn’t expect to like before I began watching it. I’m not burying the lead here: I actually love this series, and am […]

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Dreams with Sharp Teeth: a documentary review (with additional commentary about Harlan Ellison)

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 […]

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