With blockbuster movies and their big-budget special effects spectacle that threatens to overwhelm every other aspect of their production, and Star Trek getting some of that attention in recent years, we Trekkies rema...
July 10, 2014
Crossovers are one of the more entertaining (and sometimes “combative”) topics discussed by fans of a particular franchise. Mixing up characters and other elements of one “universe” with those ...
May 22, 2014
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
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 #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
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
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
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
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
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
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