Starlog Cover Circle Blues

You can’t tell a book by its cover, the whole adage goes. That’s particularly true of Strlog where the articles, interviews, photos and cartoons inside the magazine (or "book" in publishi...

October 25, 2015

Life, Death, & Tasha Yar

Weeks before the fall 1987 premiere of Star Trek: The Next Generation, one of its publicists assuredme as to just who t...

August 13, 2015

No Tribble at All: My Many Interactions with David Gerrold

On my very first day at Starlog in October 1982, I had to make some daunting phone calls. Editor Howrd Zimmerman delega...

July 17, 2015

Kirk vs. Picard: An Enduring Debate

It’s a fannish heroic tradition dating back millennia.In Ancient Rome, I’d bet toga-cladcitizen nerds playe...

June 09, 2015

A Bad Beginning with Walter Koenig

Walter Koenig wasn’t happy with me. And who could blame him? He was calling from the set of Str Trek IV: The Voya...

May 07, 2015

Happy Hour At Quark's

The invitation came in a blizzard. A severe snowstorm had suffocated the East Coast, halted all publc transit and, incidentally, closed Starlog’s Manhattan offices. Stranded home in New Jersey ...

April 15, 2015

John Colicos: "Full Expression"

John Colicos was a "Slightly Hammy, Overblown Actor." Let us pause to see if the Internet erupts in ismay over the char...

March 10, 2015

Brief Encounters of the Trekster Kind

No matter what you or I do, we can’t meet them all. It’s just unrealistic. Impossible. Udoable. Star Trek i...

February 11, 2015

The 9 Deepest Deep Space Nine Magazine Covers

Out beyond the Wormhole, they’re probably still selling the Starlog Group’s Official Magzine at the Promena...

January 14, 2015

The TV & Radio Shows That Weren't, And Other Near Misses

We’re all fascinated with what might have been. If we had just made another choice or events hd come to some othe...

December 18, 2014