Trekland, Supplemental #8: Is TNG Due For Its "Comeback"

By: Larry NemecekIs another pendulum swing about to hit?I’m talking about the whole Star Trek pendulum thing. You know—that big sucker, the one that takes a new, loping swing every 8-10 years or so over al...

October 06, 2011

Trekland, Supplemental #7: Make History—Record It!

Remember our last log entry, and exploring the meaning of what it means to be a fan? Well, disputed definitions aside, here’s one sure way to tell if fandom is in your DNA: history. History! What I mean is, yo...

July 07, 2011

Trekland, Supplemental #6 - When Is a Fan Not a Fan?

Can there be such a thing as a fan who’s not “fan” enough? Or better yet, to steal an old philosophical poser: “If a fan fell in the forest and there was no one to hear it, would he/she still ...

May 19, 2011

Trekland, Supplemental #5 - Birthdays: Don't Forget 1986!

As Star Trek fans, we luv us some anniversaries. Of course, the immortal date of Sept. 8, 1966, has long been accepted and used as “the” anniversary of all things Trek—since that’s the airdate...

March 03, 2011

Trekland, Supplemental: Just for the ‘Newbies'

Trekland, Supplemental:  Just for the ‘Newbies' If you remember Star Trek before it grew lens flares, this might not be the read for you this week. But you’re welcome to tag along. Now, in line with...

January 13, 2011

Trekland, Supplemental #3

Everything old is new again.Somewhere along the way, it all sneaked up on me.Or was it really all that sneaky? I mean, I did train in journalism. There was a time when I had a true sense of what was cool for being hot...

November 12, 2010

Trekland, Supplemental #2

The changing face of mainstream: who’da thunk it? In which we try to step back, get a big picture, and realize how much things have changed in just 10 years. Well, it’s October. This is supposed to be fo...

October 15, 2010

Trekland, Supplemental #1

Long-range sensors, Mr. Spock! In which we get acquainted, and I ask the question that determines the fate of our universe. Or at least measures it. First off, it’s a treat—and a relief—to say in 2...

August 06, 2010

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