February 7 to October 17 – according to Google, that’s 252 days. That’s how many days since I wrote #19 in this series. So, let’s get started catching up…here are 252 things I’ve read, watched or done lately!
Just kidding. We’re not going to attempt to catch up, just cutting our losses and moving on, and looking back at the week that was.
Mid-last year, I turned 50 years old! And to add to all the real life goals and challenges that that brings, I’ve created at least one as it relates to movies and this blog–watch a film I’ve never seen before which came out in each year of my life (thus the “Old-New” terminology), and then write a bit about it. This is Post #23. Spoilers ahead.
A couple of months ago, I turned 50 years old! And to add to all the real life goals and challenges that that brings, I’ve created at least one as it relates to movies and this blog–watch a film I’ve never seen before which cam out in each year of my life (thus the “Old-New” terminology), and then write a bit about it. This is Post #9. Spoilers ahead.
In the wake of the whole COVID-19 pandemic, Big Finish–most famous for their original and licensed Doctor Who audios–began to release a variety of projects for free on a weekly basis. Some of these were related to Doctor Who but many others were based on different licensed properties or even completely original series. tried to snatch up a bunch of the stuff when it was available, and have just recently gotten around to checking a bunch of it out.
Big Finish has been pretty generous with all this free product, but each one also serves as a sampler to tempt me to buy other material. Do they work?
And the countdown to my favorite fictional hero continues. In today’s post, we have 10 characters who are all male. Oh dear. Amongst them, are four Americans, three Englishmen, two aliens and one Frenchman!
The Moriarity-hologram program from Elementary, Dear Data is accidentally re-activated, and amazes everyone when he is able to leave the holodeck and continue to exist. He is able to take control of the ship in an attempt to force Picard to find a way to allow his beloved Countess Barthalomew to also leave the holodeck. Picard, Data, and Barclay eventually figure out that they are still on the holodeck, trapped in an elaborate simulation created by Moriarity to make him believe that he has left the holodeck. Continue reading Star Trek: The Next Generation – Ship in a Bottle [6.12]