Not so very long ago—on January 29, 2017, in fact—I began a new project that I pompously called Boldly Going (after the now famous Trek preamble, with the split infinitive that’s become accepted usage, “to boldly go”). The goal of this project involves my watching every episode of Star Trek-related television that currently exists. Initially, […]Read more "Boldly Going: Season One Roundup"
This review of Enterprise (which only became Star Trek: Enterprise in season 3) is based on the first six episodes of the first season. This is my second viewing of these. I made it this far before, and one more episode, if I’m remembering correctly, before abandoning the series. I’m soldiering through this time. […]Read more "Boldly Going: Enterprise"
Star Trek: Deep Space 9 was always, to me, “that Star Trek about the space truck stop.” Like a cosmic Stuckey’s. But, I’m watching it now, and it has merit. While watching the first two-part episode, “Emissary,” I was initially distracted by Avery Brooks’s head. Brooks plays the role of Commander Benjamin Sisko, the new […]Read more "Boldly Going: Deep Space 9"
Today I embarked on an incredible new voyage, one where few men and women have gone before… Okay, that was a bit over-dramatic. However, I did begin a new project today, one which will take me years to complete. If I can ever complete it, given that my lifetime is finite, of course. Here’s my […]Read more "Boldly Going: Firewater’s Star Trek project"