books, scifi October 1, 2014 Jack One comment

On ‘Consider Phlebas’

I’ve read my fair share of science fiction. I wouldn’t consider myself an expert, but when it comes to sci-fi (and most fiction for that matter) I’ve realized there are two major components. There are the ideas and the execution of them. For example, Asimov was prolific and his stories were very good, but Asimov […]

b5, scifi, trek October 19, 2012 Jack 13 comments

On the DS9 / Babylon 5 Controversy

Note: It’s been a long time since I’ve watched B5, and I’m keeping an open mind. If you want to nitpick or bring up new evidence, please do so in the comments, I’d be happy to edit and expand the discussion. On Reddit recently, I was defending my favorite of the Treks, DS9, against a […]

scifi, trek July 23, 2012 Jack No comments

On TNG 25th Anniversary

There’s an event tonight that I’m looking forward to in the utmost: TNG 25th Anniversary in theaters. It’s a couple of episodes, some behind the scenes footage, a sneak peak, and most importantly the chance to geek out to some classic TNG on the big screen in newly remastered high def. The event, and the […]

gaming, scifi, trek March 16, 2012 Jack No comments

On Star Trek Online

I’m a huge Trek fan, if you didn’t know. I’ve watched every episode and movie. I know trivia. I have posters in my office, models, and even toys. Yep, I’m a trekkie and proud of it. I’m also a gamer, but I’m resistant to the idea of playing an MMORPG. I played WoW back in […]