Is discounting a piece of the Trek franchise for not following in the direct footsteps of TOS tantamount to gatekeeping? That’s a question that immediately popped into my head when I saw a podcast title from Mission Log, “But, Is It Star Trek?”. I find Mission Log (and similar podcasts) extremely entertaining to listen to, […]
Black Mirror’s season 4 was recently made available on Netflix. This is a show I’ve been meaning to watch for a long time, but haven’t gotten around to. Peak TV, everyone. Anyway, I heard a bit about the first episode of the season, USS Callister, and decided to at least check out that one episode. […]
I think this is probably the best opening sequence of any Star Trek show. It would be cool if they made versions for all of the other shows that look like this. My current desktop wallpaper is a screenshot of the Discovery from this sequence. It looks really great.
I finally finished watching the final bits of “The Battle at the Binary Stars”, the second episode of Star Trek: Discovery. Here’s my quick review of the show! Overall impressions I thought the premiere episodes were great. In Canada, Discovery is being released on Space, the Canadian version of the SyFy channel. I’m incredibly thankful […]
Other Space is a 2015 sci-fi comedy show produced by Paul Feig, and is available online at http://www.shareotherspace.com. I first heard about it from Engage, The Official Star Trek Podcast. It was originally released on Yahoo! Screen, a service I’ve actually never heard of before until today. Other Space stars Karan Soni, Bess Rous, Eugene […]
I was listening to the official Star Trek podcast (as you do) the other day, and there was an episode that featured Morgan Gendel, the writer of The Next Generation classic episode The Inner Light, to discuss the episode and various topics. The whole episode was interesting, but he was particularly focused on what’s known […]
This is going to be largely another podcast recommendation, but if I’m ever asked what celebrity I’d most like to meet, it’d be Robert Picardo and Ethan Phillips, together in the same room. Those two are downright funny, and also (mostly) down to earth. Apparently they know each other quite well since starring together on […]
I mentioned in a previous post the Mission Log Podcast; currently they’re covering THE NEXT GENERATION (and in a recent episode, indicated they should be getting to the movies in about a year). It got me thinking about the episodes I remember most fondly compared to the episodes that I appreciate today. I don’t clearly remember […]