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Book Review: Star Trek: A Cultural History

Cover of Star Trek: A Cultural History by M. Keith Booker

From the publisher: “First airing in 1966, with a promise to ‘boldly go where no man has gone before,’ Star Trek would eventually become a bona fide phenomenon. Week after week, viewers of the series tuned in to watch Captain Kirk, Spock,…

Discovery Recap: Brother (Episode 1)

“This is the power of math, people!” -Tilly Previously on Star Trek: Discovery: A load of stuff happens. Seriously, there’s an outrageous amount of stuff involved. Burnham (Sonequa Martin-Green) reminds everyone that even though she is the infamous Mutineer, she has spent an entire season of…

Comic Review: IDW’s Star Trek vs. Transformers

Back in April, IDW announced that Transformers writer and Hasbro property head John Barber had been named Editor-in-Chief. Soon after, “Star Trek vs. Transformers” was announced. Hand to God, I really hope that this was Barber’s long-term childhood dream. Mostly…

Short Treks Recap: The Escape Artist

“If I had any money, I’d be sipping jippers on a beach somewhere.” -Harry Mudd Previously, on Star Trek: Discovery: Captain Lorca (Jason Isaacs) and Lieutenant Ash Tyler (Shazad Latif) met smarmy conman Harcourt Fenton Mudd (Rainn Wilson) in Klingon…

Short Treks Recap: The Brightest Star

“Since I was a boy, whenever I looked up, I saw hope.” -Saru Previously on Short Treks: Far in the future, Craft (Aldis Hodge) was rescued by the USS Discovery’s computer, now calling herself Zora (Annabelle Wallis). To repay her,…