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One Trek Mind: Top 10 Uses of the Vulcan Nerve Pinch

On the last episode of One Trek Mind we took a look [http://www.startrek.com/article/one-trek-mind-could-the-vulcan-nerve-pinch-really-work] at one of the key things that made Star Trek so appealing to me as a young l...

December 19, 2013

One Trek Mind: Could The Vulcan Nerve Pinch Really Work?

As a very small child first becoming aware of Star Trek there were only a few things I knew about Mr. Spock: he had pointy ears, he had green blood and he could zap you unconscious just by pinching your neck. I didn't...

December 06, 2013

One Trek Mind: Deciphering "Darmok"

Arguments about what is the best Star Trek episode can get heated and go on late into the night - I should know, I've been there. Moreover, I can be easily swayed. “The City on the Edge of Forever?” &ldquo...

November 20, 2013

One Trek Mind: A Look Back At Voyager's Journey To Hell

When I meet a dismissive jerk who learns that I write a column about Star Trek called One Trek Mind they always ask “do you speak Klingon?” This is the socially acceptable way for an adult to give me a wed...

November 06, 2013

StarTrek.com Checks Out The Stewart-McKellen Times Talk

The setting was noticeably different from Comic-Con. Sir Patrick Stewart and Sir Ian McKellen, the septuagenerian bro-mancers of Shakespeare and science fiction, stepped away from taking TwitPics for a few minutes to...

October 31, 2013

One Trek Mind: When The Niners Played Ball

I don't watch much baseball, but next time I'm at a game and someone does some showboating I'm going to call that player a “Fancy Ezri” instead of a “Fancy Dan.” If anyone gets the reference I'...

October 23, 2013

One Trek Mind: Celebrating Persis Khambatta

At every Las Vegas Star Trek convention I've been to there's always one woman (the same woman?) who goes for broke, shaves her head and knocks 'em all dead as Lt. Ilia. This week would have marked the 65th birthday of...

October 02, 2013

One Trek Mind: 5 Reasons To Stop Worrying And Love "Spock's Brain"

“Brain and brain! What is brain?!?” This week marks the 45th anniversary of one of Star Trek's not-exactly-sharpest moments. As TOS fans gathered around their color Zeniths and tuned into NBC (at the new ...

September 18, 2013

One Trek Mind: 5 Working Stiffs of the Federation

Labor Day is more than just the weekend to get your fantasy football teams in order or to start clucking your tongues at someone who'd be so gauche as to where white to a dinner party. It came into being as working pe...

September 04, 2013

Getting My Mind Around One Trek Mind Live 2013

My journey to Creation Entertainment's Official Star Trek Convention included a tacked-on trip to Sherman's Pleasure Planet (a/k/a the Carolina Coast for a week's stay with family), but now I'm back and ready to give ...

August 21, 2013

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