Steve rewrites one of his earlier columns for Amazing (again!) just in case you want to know how he started in this whole “fannish” business. Do you care? Did you read it before?
Steve rewrites and repeats one of his earlier columns for Amazing just in case you want to know how he started in this whole “fannish” business. Do you care?
Did you think that Star Trek: Discovery was irredeemable? After episode nine, do you still think that?
Cuban science fiction writers talk about what Star Trek meant to them.
I was a Trekkie before I was a Fan
A British science fiction fan remembers what an American TV show meant to him.
Star Trek was the first science fiction television show to deal seriously with multiculturalism and the “other.”
You don’t have to be a fanatic Star Trek follower to become a Klingon…
Darren Slade was drawn in by Star Trek’s physical universe, but stayed for the ideas.
Ed Wood: No one would know who he was if were making films today.
Weird Space: Baba Yaga by Eric Brown and Una McCormack is a fast paced space opera filled with colorful characters, intense suspense, and thought provoking drama.
In Star Trek: TOS, the episode Mirror, Mirror introduced us to an alternate universe featuring an Earth dominated empire. Star Trek ‘the Franchise’ has managed to pull that same feat off in the real world.
Are Trekkies (‘ers) real science fiction fans or something else? R. Graeme Cameron takes us on a tour of the first ever Trek fanzine.
Just in time for the holidays, the Star Trek fan on your shopping list will find Star Trek Federation: The First 150 Years by David A. Goodman a pleasant addition to their personal library. The book is a documentation of the background and rich history of the United Federation of Planets and the characters that made it come to life.
It sure does to me. It’s the reason I worked on Apollo. When President John F. Kennedy gave his “We choose to go to the Moon” speech at Rice University in Houston, Texas in September of 1962, he offered us a reason: “Because that goal will serve to organize and measure the best of our energies and skills”. […]
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I’ll start this week’s thought-provoking commentary with a statement: I like Star Trek. Mostly. I’m no Trekkie/Trekker, but I greatly enjoyed TOS and TNG. DS9 had a few good moments. I refused to watch Voyager, and I thought Enterprise was well made but it lost my viewership after about six episodes. I love the JJ […]
Quoting lines from science fiction can be expected amongst the members of fandom. But getting it right is vital to your nerd credibility.
2013Feb24 Isaac Asimov, Psychohistory, Robot Crimes, and Positronic Brains. Isaac Asimov, aka: Isaak Yudovich Ozimov, aka: Исаак Юдович Озимов, is another member of the Big Four of the Golden Age of Science Fiction. Isaac Asimov drawing In a sense, I think of Asimov as the Grandmaster of Science in Science Fiction. He has the science […]