It all started with this innocent statement from my father: “We got Mike tickets to see Star Trek: The Ultimate Voyage for his birthday.” I’m sure you’re wondering who Mike is, but does that really matter? (He’s my brother-in-law, if you must know.) What was truly important and offensive about that one sentence is […]
Engineers Wanted: Human Females Need Not Apply?
I own two copies of the epic sci-fi western television series Firefly. (Because for a true fan, one copy just isn’t enough.) With my regular viewings and Browncoat t-shirt fashions, you could say that I think about this one-season wonder quite often. However, it’s been on my mind even more lately – because last week […]
What Star Trek Predicts About Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Do not force me to choose between Star Wars and Star Trek because, unlike Sophie, I do not have to make a choice. And I thank my lucky Alpha Quadrant because had I not been a huge fan of both, I never would have stumbled upon a prediction for the upcoming J.J. Abrams-helmed Star Wars: […]