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STAR TREK and Me (a repost)

I first wrote this on the old blog six years ago, on the 50th anniversary of STAR TREK’s first airing. Today that anniversary rolls around again, now the 56th, and all these words still apply, so here they are! And … Continue reading

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Farewell, Vonda N. McIntyre (From the Books)

Science fiction and fantasy author Vonda N. McIntyre has died. I feel that I’ve done McIntyre a disservice all these years. I’ve read a lot of her work, but none beyond her well-known tie-in books in the Star Trek and … Continue reading

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At least THAT happened in 2017!

Mark Hamill, Luke Skywalker himself, tweeted my name. Here’s how it happened. It began with, surprisingly enough, William Shatner: I think @starwars has officially jumped the shark. 😳🙄 Wasn’t @HamillHimself supposed to be in this movie? 🤔 pic.twitter.com/HFiA56hlS3 — William … Continue reading

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“Let me help” (Thoughts on “The City on the Edge of Forever”, on its 50th anniversary)

Edith Keeler: And you, um, don’t want to talk about it? Why? Oh. Did you… did you do something wrong? Are you afraid of something? Whatever it is, let me help. Capt. Kirk: “Let me help.” A hundred years or … Continue reading

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STAR TREK and me

And you people, you’re all astronauts on…some kind of star trek? –Zefram Cochrane, Star Trek First Contact Wow. Star Trek made its official US debut fifty years ago today. That’s…amazing. (The show aired for the first time anywhere on September … Continue reading

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Love, Logic, and Why I Don’t Write Dystopia: Some Rambling Thoughts on the Occasion of Leonard Nimoy’s Passing

When The Wife and I were on our honeymoon, one of the stops was the Boston Museum of Science. I’m always a fan of science museums. During our visit, we saw a movie in their OmniMax theater. I don’t remember … Continue reading

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Where no cookie has gone before!

The Great Bird herself, the mighty starship Enterprise. Made of gingerbread and stuff. This is the handiwork of a place called the Blackmarket Bakery. And it is awesome. Share This Post

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If at first you Khan’t succeed….

Over at Tor.com, Emily Asher-Perrin suggests a way to make Khan’s presence in Star Trek Into Darkness make more sense. There are 72 other super humans who Khan calls “family.” They were of all backgrounds and talents, an entire pantheon … Continue reading

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Rule of Acquisition #109

Playing with the new app and filters III, originally uploaded by Jaquandor. On Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, the Ferengi are established as having a culture so built around business and the pursuit of wealth that they are governed by … Continue reading

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