Tag Archives: Star Trek

Join Starfleet! It’s not just an adventure…it’s a job!

I know this is just a set worker cleaning the bridge but it reminded me of a rare, funny SNL fake ad mocking the US Navy’s campaign to get people to join with their new catchphrase, it’s not just a job…it’s an adventure. … Continue reading

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RIP Christopher Plummer

To the world, he was immortalized as Captain von Trapp from The Sound of Music yet he appeared in a ka-jillion things, most recently he was the cunning author who baffled his family, police and a silly detective in Knives Out. I … Continue reading

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Picard: one season

It took JJ Abrams’ cabal of mediocrity to get Patrick Stewart to play one Jean-Luc Picard again. They surprisingly pulled it off too by utilizing the power of streaming as per Discovery: more violence and swearing than allowed on the broadcast … Continue reading

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RIP René Auberjonois

Sad to hear this great character actor passing away but he brought scores of great memories for his comedic and dramatic acting. On the comedic side, my generation mostly knew him for being the foil on Benson, the guy advising the … Continue reading

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RIP D.C. Fontana

Growing up with reruns of Star Trek like most of Gen X, you’d see D.C.’s name often in the credits. What you didn’t often know was that D.C. was a woman which was a rarity with TV writing, especially it was Sci-Fi! … Continue reading

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RIP Aron Eisenberg

Saw the sad news this morning on IMDB and a couple Twitter accounts of Star Trek actors. I had no idea he was around my age but then again, he was rather short like all the people cast to play Ferengi. … Continue reading

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A mash-up of THREE things!

First funny shirt spotted this weekend at Brick Fiesta Austin. It’s so hilarious at numerous levels given how sweet LeVar Burton/Geordi LaForge are.

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Doug Jones

My final GACC Brush that I’m finally getting done because I’m going to Wizard World next week and I really, really don’t need the backlog in this department. I did save the best for last, Doug Jones! You won’t recognize him … Continue reading

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Tony Todd

Next up from my fun time at GACC, meeting actor Tony Todd! Tony is a staple in numerous Sci-Fi TV shows (Stargate, Babylon 5, The Flash) but he’s probably best known to the general public as titular character in the Candyman … Continue reading

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Patrick Stewart is returning to Star Trek

This was an awesome surprise to see from the updates regarding the annual Star Trek convention in Vegas; held at Rio now, the LVH hasn’t had the Star Trek Experience in over a decade. At age 78, I’m not sure what they … Continue reading

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For the Love of Spock

Adam Nimoy’s loving tribute to his father was thankfully on Netflix since I don’t think this was distributed through any theaters in my area. The documentary covers the life and career of Leonard Nimoy with a big portion dedicated to … Continue reading

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Final Star Trek header for the anniversary

The last televised version of Star Trek, Enterprise gets an unfair shake. Despite it being filled with continuity holes unlike all the other shows, I felt Captain Archer and the crew really got rolling some time in the second season. The whole space … Continue reading

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1966: Star Trek debuts on NBC

“The Man Trap” wasn’t exactly a great start but more memorable episodes came along to define the show later in the season: “Errand of Mercy,” “Balance of Terror,” and “A Taste of Armageddon.” Star Trek was the first Sci-Fi program to demonstrate … Continue reading

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Alright September!

This month it’s the show which helped launch the short-lived UPN (Paramount Nnetwork I know a lot of people like to dump on Star Trek Voyager but it was a difficult premise to maintain, namely over how do you replace lost … Continue reading

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Star Trek Beyond: Rental at best

I lifted my boycott on the “new” Star Trek after a good friend top me I didn’t need to see the previous turd…Star Trek Into Explosions to understand Beyond. This shouldn’t be a surprise, the franchise has gone with shallowness and characters … Continue reading

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