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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… Cardassian philosophies

Cardassians started out as reptilian bad guys on Star Trek: the Next Generation. All we knew about them was that they had no honor (per Worf) and that there had been a long conflict between [...]

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SIX OF THE BEST… reasons to show fewer movie commercials

You may be aware that a little movie called Rogue One is coming out on Friday. I'm certainly going to see it -- it looks great. Especially because of all the work I did to [...]

By |December 14th, 2016|Six of the Best/Worst|0 Comments

SIX OF THE WORST… things about the Abramsverse

If you didn't know there was a Star Trek reboot series, helmed (for lack of a better word) by JJ Abrams, then you probably don't live on the planet Earth. And even though the latest [...]

By |July 6th, 2016|Six of the Best/Worst|0 Comments

SIX OF THE BEST… reasons for giving up on a story

I love to read. This is known. I read very quickly -- I can get through most normal-sized novels (350-400 pages) in a little over four hours -- and I read a lot of different [...]

By |November 11th, 2015|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

SIX OF THE BEST… reasons I keep coming back to the Anita Blake novels

My first exposure to Laurell K. Hamilton's Anita Blake series was with the fourth novel, The Lunatic Cafe. I found it in a bookstore in Georgetown, while on a trip with a bunch of high [...]

By |June 17th, 2015|Six of the Best/Worst|1 Comment
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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 BEST… animated Star Trek episodes

I love Star Trek. As a (hopefully) regular reader of this column, you know that already. And today I'd like to shine a little light on the only Trek TV series not considered canon. That's [...]

By |April 8th, 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