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Captain James T. Kirk

Solving a Murder Mystery in Batman: Gotham by Gaslight

Batman vs. Jack the Ripper. Bruce Wayne in the Victorian Era of Sherlock Holmes. A blimp coasting across the Gotham skyline. Steampunk style gadgets like a gas-powered grappling hook or Bat-motorcycle. Fans are in for a real treat when Batman:… Continue Reading →

A Darker Mirror — Star Trek: Discovery’s Mid-Season Return

I’ve developed a real love-hate relationship with Star Trek: Discovery since it began this fall and it’s only become more nebulous as the series progresses. I am a huge Trekkie and I’ll even be the first to admit that I’ve… Continue Reading →

Discovering the Star Trek Connection

The final frontier seems to be the focus of a variety of entertainment options right now. First and foremost being Star Trek: Discovery, which is coming to CBS this Fall.

Thanksgeeking: Fandom’s Family Legacy

Fandoms can create a legacy, one that literally spans generations. Many families from around the United States gather on Thanksgiving to celebrate their gratitude for the many blessings they have. In my family, three generations of geeks are coming together… Continue Reading →

Happy Anniversary Dragon Con and Star Trek

I experienced my first Dragon*Con Labor Day weekend in 2006, and stayed in downtown Atlanta in the midst of the phenomenal annual event that attracts tens of thousands from across the universe, or at least from the planet Earth. Attendance… Continue Reading →

Star Trek Keeps on Trekkin’

Star Trek had a big week.

New Trek Takes Us Well Beyond the Previous Sequel

This summer is just littered with gifts of good geeky movies rising above the cynicism and low expectations. Star Trek Beyond is the latest to do just that. It’s not perfect, of course, but it certainly tops the prior installment’s… Continue Reading →

I Hate Star Trek Into Darkness, But Can’t Wait for Beyond

When the first entry in the new series of Star Trek films hit theaters in 2009, it was was a much-needed breath of fresh air. By simultaneously serving as a sequel, prequel and reboot to the franchise, it made Trek… Continue Reading →

Series Completions: Binge Watching Star Wars vs. Star Trek

How long would it take to become a master of a fandom? By mastery, I mean the basic pursuit of watching every officially sanctioned episode and/or movie within that fandom’s universe. Get your calendars ready, we’re about to tell you… Continue Reading →

Social Reflections of The Force Awakens

It has often been said of the Star Wars films that they tend to reflect the times, to some extent. Volumes have already been written on the topic, so we won’t rehash here why the cautious optimism and sticking-it-to-the-man motif… Continue Reading →

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