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SIX OF THE WORST… Enterprise design problems

Matt Jefferies should be a household name to Star Trek fans. As art director of the Original Series, he's the one who came up with the general look of the USS Enterprise -- and that [...]

By |February 1st, 2017|Six of the Best/Worst|0 Comments

SIX OF THE BEST… things about business travel

Even with all the headaches it entails, I still enjoy traveling. But it's expensive, and I don't have a lot of money. Fortunately, this year at work we had enough money in the budget for [...]

By |May 18th, 2016|Six of the Best/Worst|0 Comments

SIX OF THE BEST… French people in genre TV and film

As you may or may not know, yesterday was Bastille Day, celebrated around the world with the commemorative listening-to of the Rush song of the same name. And, in honor of the storming of the [...]

By |July 15th, 2015|Six of the Best/Worst|0 Comments
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SIX OF THE BEST… Star Trek series finales

Did you know there have been six total Star Trek serieses? Did you know this column has lists of six things in it? It's like a match made in heaven! Warning -- this column will [...]

By |June 10th, 2015|Six of the Best/Worst|0 Comments

SIX OF THE WORST… even-numbered Star Trek films

It's generally accepted that the even-numbered Star Trek films are the best of the bunch. But as we approach Star Trek 13*, I've been staring at my two-disc DVD versions of each of the first [...]

By |February 4th, 2015|Six of the Best/Worst|0 Comments

Fact, fiction and fan fiction

I recently saw someone online talking about how they'd written a Doctor Who fan fiction story. Of course, they're a “real” writer (or so they claim) and made a huge deal that fan fiction was [...]

By |November 3rd, 2014|Nerdery Publications|0 Comments

SIX OF THE BEST… odd-numbered Star Trek films

It's taken as gospel, more-or-less, that even-numbered Star Trek films are better than odd-numbered ones. And I think in general that's true, with one glaring exception (~coughcoughINTODARKNESScoughcough~). But I also think people throw far too [...]

By |October 29th, 2014|Six of the Best/Worst|1 Comment

SIX OF THE BEST… Star Trek AU beards

Okay, let me explain how I came up with this: back on September 4, I tweeted a link to Dion Beary playing every Mumford And Sons song. Mr. Beary has a beard. There's a band [...]

By |September 24th, 2014|Six of the Best/Worst|0 Comments

Review: The Brady Bunch – Season 1

As any connoisseur of B-grade (or Z-grade) sci-fi and horror movies will tell you, there's a huge difference between a bad movie and a movie so bad it's brilliant (but in an awful way). The [...]

By |July 7th, 2014|Nerdery Publications|0 Comments

SIX OF THE BEST… secret sex scenes in Star Trek novels

I started reading Star Trek tie-in novels in the mid-80s. My dad hurt his foot badly and was in the hospital; my mom picked me and my sister up from camp and took us to [...]

By |May 28th, 2014|Six of the Best/Worst|0 Comments