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Ten For Ward: 10 Favorite Star Trek "Behind the Scenes" Books

For as long as I can remember, I’ve been fascinated by the process of making films and television. This, despite my utter lack of desire to actually be involved in that process. In particular, I enjoy reading or...

November 20, 2014

Ten For Ward: 10 Star Trek Episodes That Can Work As Stage Plays

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

Ten For Ward: 10 Insane Star Trek Crossovers That Would Still Be Awesome

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

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

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