Finding Balance 2020, General

TV review: Star Trek Picard

Since we’re in Stay-at-Home lockdown, we picked up a subscription to CBS All Access for a couple months to catch up on some shows that we have been wanting to see. In particular, Star Trek Picard. We finished watching it last week and so I thought I’d share a few thoughts. I’ll be getting in […]

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General, Share-topia 2018

Black Mirror: USS Callister

Black Mirror is a science fiction show on Netflix that explores the darker side of technology and science. Many of the plot lines are dark and disturbing, with unsettling endings. One recent episode has been called out for being a fun homage to Star Trek, and so last night we sat down and watched it. […]

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General, Write-a-palooza 2017

Quick Review: The Orville

The other night we started watching the new series The Orville. I am a huge fan of the movie Galaxy Quest, and this show seemed to be another lampooning of the whole Star Trek-style genre. It stars Seth McFarlane of Family Guy fame, so I went into this assuming a lot of laughs. I’m not […]

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General, Write-a-palooza 2017

Star Wars vs Trek reboots

As a child of science fiction of the 80s and 90s, I’m a huge fan of both Star Trek and Star Wars. I vividly remember seeing A New Hope at a drive-in theater when I was very, very young, and waiting in line outside Har Mar Mall to see Empire Strikes Back on opening weekend. […]

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Blog-o-rama 2016, General

50 years of Star Trek

Earlier this week the beloved show Star Trek celebrated it’s 50th anniversary. I’ve been a trekkie since middle school. I remember that one of the ways that I met one of my good high school friends was when the two of us started to try and stump each other with Star Trek trivia on the […]

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