Tagged with Star Trek

10 Things I Hate about Star Trek

10 Things I Hate about Star Trek

Maybe “hate” is too strong a word, but there is no way an over-analytical mind like mine can watch as much Star Trek as I have without developing some pet peeves. “Pet Peeves” just doesn’t sound as good in a blog post title, so I’m going to stick with 10 things I hate about Star Trek. Enjoy. … Continue reading

Is Gene Roddenberry Overrated?

I am sensitive to the fact that it sounds like sci-fi sacrilege to ask if Gene Roddenberry is overrated. I hate to sound disrespectful or indelicate, but I am convinced it is a fair question. RON MOORE INTERVIEW In researching the Top 10 Star Trek Voyager episodes, I stumbled across this excerpt from a StarTrek.com interview with Ron Moore: Thane … Continue reading

Top 10 Star Trek Voyager Episodes

Top 10 Star Trek Voyager Episodes

Today I will present the Top 10 Star Trek Voyager episodes. I was denied the ability to watch the Star Trek Voyager consistently when it originally aired. Luckily, glorious streaming media on Roku and Amazon Prime has allowed me to catch up on the series all these years later. Due to Admiral Janeway’s brief appearance in Star Trek Nemesis, I assumed … Continue reading

Star Trek: Evening the Odds

Star Trek: Evening the Odds

For over 20 years Star Trek fans could count on a consistent trend holding true: Even numbered Star Trek movies would be high quality, and odd numbered Star Trek movies would suck. In 2002 this trend was broken when an even numbered movie sucked; namely, Star Trek: Nemesis. Star Trek: Nemesis’s poor quality caused much … Continue reading

Onion News Takes Aim At Smooth / Trekkers

Yesterday I was critical of 2009’s Star Trek reboot movie, calling it too hokey. In the spirit of making fun of myself, I share with you this bit of sarcasm, aimed squarely at Trekkies and Trekkers like me, courtesy of Onion News. At least they agree with me that 2009’s Star Trek isn’t going to hold up … Continue reading

Star Trek: Odds on Even

Star Trek: Odds on Even

There is a frequently observed phenomenon in the Star Trek universe known as the Odd Numbered Curse. The Curse states that even numbered movies are good, and odd numbered movies suck. This phenomenon held true for over 20 years before it was called into question. In order to facilitate discussion, I will rank the Star … Continue reading

Star Trek: Male Bondings and Curses

Star Trek: Male Bondings and Curses

Thank You The Big Bang Theory! Thanks to your Star Trek references, my son has finally developed an interest in the Star Trek franchise. I am particularly pleased that the show encourages the proper amount of reverence for the Spock character, and The Wrath of Khan movie, as this reverence backs up what I have been trying to teach the … Continue reading

Trekkie vs Trekker: A Brief History

Trekkie vs Trekker: A Brief History

What is the difference between a Trekkie and Trekker? I wrote about this subject previously as it applies to dating, but today I want to clearly set the record straight for everyone. Here are the facts: The terms Trekkie and Trekker both refer to serious Star Trek fans.  Trekkie is derogatory, Trekker is not derogatory. A … Continue reading

Star Trek: Shows LGBT don’t Belong in Military

Star Trek: Shows LGBT don’t Belong in Military

Before I explain my assertion that Star Trek is illustrating why women and homosexuals don’t belong in active military combat, please allow me to set the stage with background information. PHASE II — There is a web series of Star Trek fan films called Phase II. As a fan of The Original Series (TOS), I have to admit … Continue reading

Worst Star Trek Episode Ever

Have you seen this video? This is the video the IRS spent $60,000 to make, supposedly in the interest of saving $1.5 million. Read more here. They have a long way to go before I’ll believe this thing saved anyone money! This is video is bad, but it might be better than Star Trek V…Umm…no, … Continue reading

How to Date a Trekker Survival Guide

Yesterday we discussed the difference between a Trekker and a Trekkie. Today I will share some pointers on how to date a Star Trek fan. This article assumes you want to know enough to hold his or her interest, and want to have some social grace around this group. But I am also assuming that … Continue reading

Trekker vs Trekkie

See Also: Trekkie vs Trekker: A Brief History This post is in response to a young lady who asked to be educated on the difference between a “Trekker” and a “Trekkie”. If you are not a science fiction fan and have, for example, been known to confuse Star Wars and Star Trek, then this post … Continue reading

What’s Going On with All The Siren Stuff?

When I think of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) women, I think of Sirens. That is what’s going on with all the siren stuff. I was perusing this site called Gettinbetter.com. It is maintained by a lady named Shari Shreiber, M.A. –I’m not sure what the “M.A.” stands for, but the stuff she is writing about … Continue reading

Bane of the Nerds

This Post reminds me of this YouTube clip. The Dating a Star Trek Nerd post is tastefully done. This Youtube video is not. You can’t help but laugh out loud even as you feel sorry for the nerds having to suffer through such an huge jerk crash their nerd party. Triumph has no empathy. It … Continue reading

Originally posted on LifeBytes…Real Stories:
I have dated the bad guy, the good guy, and pretty much every type in between. OK, so I go for the nice guy, but that won’t be news to our readers. But, I think my new year’s resolution is going to date more geeks. Geeks are a bit…