TV REVIEW: Star Trek: Discovery, Season 4

Four seasons in, Discovery has finally settled on the show it wants to be. After the production chaos of the first two seasons (there are twenty-three producers credited with the show at this point) and the soft reboot of the third, the fourth season finally stands confidently on its own two feet. It acknowledges thatContinue reading “TV REVIEW: Star Trek: Discovery, Season 4”

BOOK REVIEW: Wonderlands, by Una McCormack

A standalone novel Features the characters of Discovery Published by Pocket Books in 2021 Space Opera 333 pages ⭐⭐⭐ Michael Burnham has travelled to the distant future. Not knowing when her crew will arrive, Burnham must adapt to this strange new world. But with uncertain alliances, no Federation, and danger at every turn, the futureContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Wonderlands, by Una McCormack”

BOOK REVIEW: Dead Endless, by Dave Galanter

A standalone novel Features the characters of Discovery Published by Pocket Books in 2019 Space Opera 339 pages ⭐⭐ Paul Stamets steers the USS Discovery through the mycelial network, but is this network a simple series of passageways, or something more complex? And just who is the man calling himself Hugh, who seems to knowContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Dead Endless, by Dave Galanter”

Star Trek Crew Builder: Captains

Welcome to the last in a series of articles wherein I attempt to build the ideal crew for a ship, using characters from the many variations of Star Trek. To be a candidate, all you need is to be a series regular on one of Star Trek‘s TV incarnations, from The Original Series onwards. Now that we’veContinue reading “Star Trek Crew Builder: Captains”

Star Trek Crew Builder: First Officers

Welcome to the second in a series of articles wherein I attempt to build the ideal crew for a ship, using characters from the many variations of Star Trek. To be a candidate, all you need is to be a series regular on one of Star Trek‘s TV incarnations, from The Original Series onwards. Out here inContinue reading “Star Trek Crew Builder: First Officers”

Star Trek Crew Builder: Security

Welcome to the fifth in a series of articles wherein I attempt to build the ideal crew for a ship, using characters from the many variations of Star Trek. To be a candidate, all you need is to be a series regular on one of Star Trek‘s TV incarnations, from The Original Series onwards. We’ve already assembledContinue reading “Star Trek Crew Builder: Security”

Star Trek Crew Builder: At The Helm

Welcome to the third in a series of articles wherein I attempt to build the ideal crew for a ship, using characters from the many variations of Star Trek. To be a candidate, all you need is to be a series regular on one of Star Trek‘s TV incarnations, from The Original Series onwards. Every good shipContinue reading “Star Trek Crew Builder: At The Helm”

Star Trek Crew Builder: Engineers

Welcome to the second in a series of articles wherein I attempt to build the ideal crew for a ship, using characters from the many variations of Star Trek. To be a candidate, all you need is to be a series regular on one of Star Trek‘s TV incarnations, from The Original Series onwards. Whether you’re onContinue reading “Star Trek Crew Builder: Engineers”

STAR TREK: The Top 1%

With the completion of Discovery‘s third season, Star Trek as a franchise now has a whopping 801 episodes of television and film. That’s a number that takes into account, The Original Series, The Animated Series, The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine, Voyager, Enterprise, Discovery, Short Treks, Picard, Lower Decks, and every film from The Motion PictureContinue reading “STAR TREK: The Top 1%”

TV REVIEW: Star Trek: Discovery, Season 3

Starring: Sonequa Martin-Green, Doug Jones, Anthony Rapp,  Mary Wiseman, David Ajala, Michelle Yeoh, Wilson Cruz, Emily Coutts, Patrick Kwok-Choon, Oyin Oladejo, Ronnie Rowe Jr., Sara Mitch, Blue del Bario Episodes: 13 Genre: Social SF, Space Opera Broadcaster: Netflix (UK) First Aired: 15/10/2020 – 08/01/2021 Verdict: 4/5 It’s no secret that the first two seasons of DiscoveryContinue reading “TV REVIEW: Star Trek: Discovery, Season 3”