I was so looking forward to the new 4th season of now Netflix series., Black Mirror. If you’re unfamiliar with the series, it’s somewhat in the spirt of all the incarnations of Twilight Zone and Outer Limits, but for many of the episodes, such as “National Anthem” and “Nosedive” there was an element of high […]Read more "Black Mirror: Look Ma, I’ve Got a Chip in my Head!"
Ok, first of all, if you are going to bring back an ST:TOS character, do you really want it to be Harry Mudd? Khan made sense.He was cool. But Mudd was a goofball. Going back to the Mirror Universe (a few too many times , probably) was cool. HFM can be forgotten. At least Rain […]Read more "Discovery’s Time Travel Mud(d)"
While it was nice to see Star Trek: Discovery pass another milestone, I just didn’t think it would be the “F-bomb” milestone. A couple of weeks ago, Discovery became the first Star Trek television show (and perhaps any official creation of the franchise?) to use the dreaded “F-word.” Now, don’t worry. As Sheldon Cooper would […]Read more "Star Trek F-Bomb"
At the end of Star Trek: The Original Series episode “The Ultimate Computer” the M5 computer effectively kills itself when Captain Kirk convinces it that it has committed murder and that the proper punishment for murder is death. But times have changed since we got out first view of the 23rd century. Since Star Trek: […]Read more "This Unit Must be Imprisoned for Life"
Just a shout out to Facebook and Linkedin…my last couple of posts didn’t get announced there as per normal connection…so please go back and read about Star Trek Discovery! see ya!Read more "Read my previous Discovery post!"
With no new “television” series since 2005, the last 12 years or so have witnessed the longest “series drought” since the time between the Star Trek animated series in 1973 and The Next Generation which started in 1987 (though both periods saw Star Trek films of varying quality). Though I was hopeful about this series […]Read more "Discovering Discovery: The Most O.K. Star Trek Series Ever?"
So, I noticed the other day that there’s a company that makes coffee flavorings (I believe they are soy milk based) and the product is named “Soylent.” I just had to wonder whether or not, if I look at the “Ingredients” label on back I will see “Ingredients: People, ….”Read more "Soylent Never Dies!"