Ten For Ward: 10 Star Trek Episodes As Movies

One of the most oft-repeated criticisms of Star Trek Into Darkness is that “it’s a remake of Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan.” I don’t actually agree with that assessment. Now, no spoilers for ...

November 25, 2013

Ten For Ward: Ten Star Trek Novels for the New Star Trek Novel Reader

It’s happened to most of us at one time or another: You and your friends are sitting around, watching Star Trek and maybe discussing this or that character, or perhaps you’re comparing the story to other e...

September 16, 2013

Ten For Ward: 10 Favorite Kirk Fight Scenes

Ten for Ward #8 – Ten Favorite Kirk Fight ScenesBy Dayton Ward Is there anyone across the vast tapestry of the Star Trek mythos with a fighting style as unique as that of James Tiberius Kirk? I don’t beli...

June 29, 2013

Ten For Ward #7: 10 Favorite Star Trek Audionovels

I’m something of a “spoken word junkie.” Radio dramas, podcasts, stand-up comedy, and audiobooks, for example. I think I have more of that sort of thing on my iPod than I do music. Audiobooks are gre...

April 11, 2013

Ten for Ward #6: Favorite Trek Gifts From Holidays Past

As a kid and budding Star Trek fan growing up in the 1970s, I used to watch the reruns on a little black and white TV, moving the antenna around in order to get the channel to come in, and sometimes the signal was so ...

December 11, 2012

Ten for Ward #5 – 10 Trek Novels "the Canon" Passed Over

You know, Star Trek used to be pretty simple. Back when I was a kid, there was Star Trek: The Original Series, and the cartoon, and... well, that was pretty much it. Okay, not really. After all, there were toys, and ...

August 04, 2012

Dayton Ward By... Dayton Ward

What happens when you learn about a mysterious spatial energy field surrounding a small planet, except for a brief period every three years? If you’re the civilization on the neighboring planet, you try to have ...

February 25, 2012

Ten for Ward #4 – Star Trek Events Which Should’ve Happened By Now

The original Star Trek, like most science fiction from decades ago, often postulated a variety of technological advances and milestones as occurring in our “the far off future” of the 1990s or early 2000s....

February 18, 2012

Ten For Ward #3: 10 Favorite Star Trek Games

I like games, all sorts of games—board games, video games, whatever. I always have, and since I’m also a Star Trek fan, those two hobbies have crossed paths many times over the years. While there are a goo...

November 04, 2011

Ten For Ward #2: Ten Favorite "Classic" Trek Comics

Since obtaining the license to create official Star Trek comic books in 2006, IDW Publishing had largely been content to produce a succession of mini-series and one-shot issues in order to bring us new stories from th...

September 26, 2011

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