Here’s a funny one from my past. The pic was taken sometime in the 1970s. I used to ski at this place almost every winter weekend, and during March Break. I was also a huge Trek fan, back when there was only one Trek, and maybe the cartoon. So here’s my childhood attempt to add […]Read More Analog Phasers
Caught season 1 episode 3 of the new Star Trek TV series last night. I felt this one would indicate if the show was heading somewhere or just going to fizzle, as did Star Trek Enterprise. Pleasantly surprised again. The best part, I thought, was how the quirky Captain of Discovery tells Michael Burnham that […]Read More Another great Trek episode… (slight spoiler alert)
Managed to catch the first two episodes without ads, thanks to our PVR. It took a little juggling because the show started late. Luckily I taped every instance on every channel.. So how was it? Good. I was pleasantly surprised. I like female lead characters and Michael Burnham is stellar. “Michael” is a woman, btw. […]Read More Star Trek Discovery seems on track
Years ago I went through a major J. S. Bach phase. Especially Bach harpsichord. There was something trippy about those tinkly keys. They literally transported me back into some Gothic drawing room. (Even as a kid I loved the Star Trek TOS episode with Trelane, a spoiled brat alien harpsichordist who had to grow up […]Read More Getting Back to Bach
Born in 1962, I was almost too young to really appreciate Star Trek by the time it had run its course from 1966-69. Seven years old, and Star Trek had been cancelled. My first memories of watching Star Trek are in the basement on Saturdays. It might have been a black and white or maybe […]Read More Star Trek Memories – Thanks Spock!
Star Trek, to boldly go where no “one” has gone before…, Photo copyright © hilllisa23, 2009. All rights reserved. The New Star Trek movie is on it’s way… warp factor 8 ! Thanks to hilllisa23 for permission to post photo.Read More Star Trek, to boldly go where no “one” has gone before…
Star Wars according to a 3 year old. I recently watched the original Star Wars (1977, enhanced edition) for the umpteenth time and was struck by two things–first how groundbreaking it was and, second, how some of the inside sets/scenes seemed to be influenced by Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey and to some degree Roddenberry’s Star […]Read More Star Wars according to a 3 year old
Remember Sargon? He was that disembodied consciousness in Star Trek who resided in a glowing orb and decided to enter into Kirk’s body. Well, now it looks like our very thoughts can influence a video game… http://technology.sympatico.msn.cbc.ca/Mind+games+headset+lets+brain+control+action+firm+says/News/ContentPosting.aspx?isfa=1&newsitemid=headset-control&feedname=CBC-TECH-SCIENCE&show=False&number=0&showbyline=True&subtitle=&detect=&abc=abc&date=True Call me “old school” if you like. But I don’t think I’ll be rushing out to buy the headset.Read More Sargon would like it…