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 Howard Zimmerman delegated to me, the magazine’s new Managing Editor, the task of dealing with S...

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-clad citizen nerds play...

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 Star Trek IV: The Voy...

May 07, 2015

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Happy Hour At Quark's

The invitation came in a blizzard. A severe snowstorm had suffocated the East Coast, halted all public transit and, inc...

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 dismay over the cha...

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. Undoable. Star Trek is a 50-year phenomena with literally hundreds of actors, writers, directors, pr...

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 Magazine at the Promenade comic book store on Deep Space Nine. Mint condition. In Special Collectors&r...

January 14, 2015

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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 had come to some oth...

December 18, 2014

You're A Good Man, Clancy Brown!

It was May 1982 and in Chicago, they were spitting on Sean Penn. They had good reason. He was acting up and, between ta...

December 04, 2014