Holodeck Stories of Win!

This week’s Trek post (it’ll stop soon, it will) is about the most reviled genre of Trek story: the Holodeck episode. after copious and diligent research,* there are three main reasons I’ve found that makes this Trek genre beat out even the dreaded One Episode Romance as Worst Trek Genre: 1) It’s considered lazy writing…

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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…

Trek movie rewatch: Star Trek The Motion Picture

The recent passing of the rather wonderful Leonard Nimoy had prompted me to do a Trek movie rewatch. I've never actually watched them all in order before, I suspect because it's quite a tricky thing - once you've seen it and know what's about to happen - to make yourself sit through The Motion Picture.…