Five Brilliant Odo Moments in Deep Space Nine

I always find it a bit weird to be so saddened by the death of someone I don't know, even though it makes perfect sense: just because you don't know someone doesn't mean they can't affect your life, bring you joy, inspire you, give you comfort. They're still a part of your life, and when…

How To Tell If You Are In Star Trek The Next Generation

An Admiral hails you. They're probably going to betray you and Starfleet principles. Half of the senior staff are giving acting lessons. Half of the senior staff play a musical instrument. None of them offer music lessons. The Captain is wearing a red shirt. The walls are beige. They are closing in. Beigely. The holodeck…

5 Favs of Star Trek The Original Series

For my blogathon month, and not such a cheating post as yesterday, here's a beautiful listicle of entirely sensible opinions. So, the Original Series. Now, much as I wouldn’t call myself a Trek fan, mostly cause I can’t stomach the idea of being called a fan of TNG (I’m sorry, it’s a great show! Many…

The 100 Greatest Starfleet Characters in Star Trek

This year is Star Trek’s fiftieth anniversary, and what better way to celebrate than with a helping of good old-fashioned nerd-rage at an Internet list you don’t agree with? After reading a list of the 100 Most Important Members of Starfleet on Wired, I was cool and collected despite the many egregious errors, not least…