There have been a couple of major family events in the last couple of weeks. My wife had surgery–nothing too dire, but still something that she is not fully recovered from. And my youngest daughter is celebrating her 16th birthday!
This is her at about one month.
Continue reading Stuff I’ve Read, Watched, Done – April 18, 2022
Doctor Who has been on (and off) the air since 1963, with a myriad of adventures showing the Doctor and his companions traveling to endless corners of the universe.
(Daily Doctor Who #57)
Continue reading Doctor Who & Star Trek–Non-Existent Crossovers (Second Doctor)
Every week in 2018, the plan is that my friend Rod is going to ask me some geeky question that will answer in a post. This week is Week #13, and this week’s questions is…
Who is on my All-Star Enterprise crew?
Continue reading Weekly Geeky Question #13: All-Star Enterprise Crew
Continuing with this series of 47 moments in film that I love (Why 47?), today we hit #11 with a 1980’s geeky classic!
Continue reading 47 Great Movie Moments #11 – Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
The title is a bit of a joke, of course. There are only 13 Star Trek films. At least, if you only count the official films produced by the rights-holders, and not fan works. Then there’s lots more.
Continue reading 47 Movie Blogs #8 – Thirteen Best Star Trek Movies
There is a lot to like in Season Five of Next Generation, including some of the series’ very best episodes. At the same time, you can sense that we’re moving past the show’s “golden age”. With the Klingon Civil War plot coming to an end, and the Borg in the background for the moment, there’s no real sense of a forward-moving storyline. Continue reading Star Trek: The Next Generation – Season Five Summary
Picard discovers that Spock has moved to Romulus in an attempt to support an underground movement in favor of reunification between Romulus and Vulcan. Continue reading Star Trek: The Next Generation – Unification II [5.8]
Picard is informed that the famed Ambassador Spock has abruptly and mysteriously left Vulcan to go to Romulus. Concerned that he may have defected, Picard and Data go after him. Continue reading Star Trek: The Next Generation – Unification I [5.7]
On my latest flight to the United States I fell into my standard trap for selecting what movies to watch on the airplane. As I flicked through the options that Delta made available, I found myself inexorably drawn to a movie that I’d been curious about, but never wanted to spend any money or even quality time on to watch. It was Transformers: Dark of the Moon, and I sat and watched it for its entire 2 1/2 hours of over-the-top length, eschewing other potentially more interesting films that I also wanted to see, such as The Help, The Adventures of Tin-Tin, and, er, Real Steel. Continue reading Transformers: Dark of the Moon