The Game Is Afoot

General Chang: I can see you, Kirk. Captain James T. Kirk: Chang. General Chang: Can you see me? Oh, now be honest, Captain, warrior to warrior. You do prefer it this way, don’t you, as it was meant to be? No peace in our time. “Once more unto the breach, dear friends.” I guess we’re […]

Spock and the 1964 Buick Riviera

Logic

SPOCK: You’ve done well, Valeris. As your sponsor at the Academy I’ve followed your career with satisfaction. And as a Vulcan, you have exceeded my expectations. VALERIS: I do not understand this representation. (referring to a painting on the wall) SPOCK: It’s a depiction from ancient Earth mythology. ‘The Expulsion from Paradise.’ VALERIS: Why keep […]

Star trek mad magazine

Top ten? Only 10?

The Star Trek website/Facebook is running a contest to name the top 10 episodes of the original series. Sounds good, but it’s 10 from a preselected 30.  We agree on 15 of their 30.  We just think they zigged when they should have zagged on 35 others (15 of theirs; 20 of ours that don’t […]

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Spectre of “the Bodyguard”

So last night I watched Wyatt Earp, the 1994 Kevin Costner flick.  I never intended to watch this movie, as it was one of those copycat releases that were so popular in the 1990s: Tombstone (1993)/Wyatt Earp (1994) (the Earp story) Braveheart (1995)/Rob Roy (1995) (crazy Scots who live in mud and fight those damn […]

Sparkle painted awesome-mobile

Dear @WilliamShatner

I enjoyed being invited to join you at the awards dinner.  I expected to be pushed around by the tv crews as someone of lesser importance.  I did not expect to be included in the nomination for my stellar (hah!) inspirational work on Star Trek.  I hate tuxedos; the only thing worse would be the […]