Being Shy on the Enterprise

Season 3, Episode 21 – “Hollow Pursuits” I loved this episode. It’s a character-driven short story with a protagonist we’ve never seen before – some shy guy who everyone (even Wesley Crutcher) calls “Broccoli.” Lieutenant Barclay pisses Geordi and Riker off by being late to his post, and delivering his engineering analysis in stumbling sentences. […]

Have a Geeky Holiday!

I love my library. Definitely for the books, where would I be without them? But also for all of the awesome events and programs that the library organizes to make me feel more connected with my community. Right now the library is decorated with about thirty Christmas trees, all sponsored by community organizations. These organizations […]

Lessons Learned from Star Trek: Replacing Your Characters

Here at the little apartment in north Alabama, we’re done with our viewings of Star Trek: The Next Generation Season One, and are well into Season Two. The second season began with a horrible mindscrew for Deanna Troi, where she was forcefully impregnated by an alien life form. The next episodes began to get better […]