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9 09, 2015

6 Observations about The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

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In April of 2014, right after it was announced that Stephen Colbert would be taking over CBS's Late Show from retiring David Letterman, I made a few predictions. So far, five of the six have come true. I didn't correctly pick the band leader, however Ben Folds did appear on the first episode. Now that [...]

29 04, 2015

Countdown to Avengers 2: Guardians of the Galaxy

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Well, we've reached the final movie before Avengers: Age of Ultron. We do have a couple other countdown posts planned, but this is it for the movies. GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Guardians of the Galaxy (GotG) is the 10th Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) movie and shows us that Marvel can yet again tell a story [...]

16 03, 2015

The 5 Wonder Woman Movie Actresses We Deserved

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We're still waiting on seeing some moving picture footage of Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman. Her casting announcement and subsequent image as Wonder Woman have been met with mixed reactions. While this article is not going to delve into whether or not I think she'll do a good job, I will state that I think [...]

12 02, 2015

My 10-Year-Old Daughter Reviews ‘Pix: One Weirdest Weekend’ by Gregg Schigiel

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I was recently contacted by Gregg Schigiel, someone I worked with during my brief stint at Marvel, to see if I was interested in taking a look at his new comic book, Pix. Targeted towards an audience that my daughter fits in, I decided to let Annaliese handle the reviewing duties on this book. Below [...]

30 01, 2015

Countdown to Avengers 2: Iron Man 3

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The time of the second Avengers movie is upon us. The first Avengers was an unprecedented film. It was historic in how it brought multiple movie franchises together in one team up film. And most importantly, it was a satisfying film that appeased almost every fan. Our excitement for the film inspired three blogs to [...]

31 12, 2014

Back of the Bridge: The Emergency Operations Officer

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Two weeks of Christmas vacation means more time to think about Star Trek.  Today, we’re following up our recent discussion of one of the unsung heroes of the Enterprise-D, the Environmental Systems Officer, with a purely fanon creation: the Emergency Operations Officer.As with many of our Back of the Bridge articles, we start with a [...]

29 12, 2014

Back of the Bridge: The Relief Bridge Officer

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We’ve been talking about some of the less celebrated position in Starfleet, specifically the consoles along the back of the bridge on the Enterprise-D — two Science stations, Environmental Systems, Mission Operations, and Engineering.  Although there are some good reasons to make some permanent assignments to these positions, even on a big ship like the [...]

27 12, 2014

Back of the Bridge: The Environmental Systems Officer

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We’re taking a look at the back of the bridge on the Enterprise-D and the brave young men / women / others who perform semi-critical duties and throw their bodies between exploding work stations and the senior staff.  Let’s talk about Starfleet’s most consistent performers: the Environmental Systems Officers.Fun fact: that first season of ST: [...]

20 12, 2014

Back of the Bridge: The Mission Operations Officer

By | December 20th, 2014|Categories: Article|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Star Trek fandom comes in many different varieties.  Me, I’ve never learned Klingon or dressed up as Kirk or played three-dimensional chess, but I’ve done a lot of digging into various semi-canonical sources just to try to get a better understanding of how life works in the 24th century, particularly ife in Starfleet.  Some out-of-print [...]

13 11, 2014

The (Non-Sinister) 6 Things Sony Should Do with the Spider-Man Movie Franchise

By | November 13th, 2014|Categories: Article|Tags: , |0 Comments

I was a huge fan of the Sam Raimi Spider-Man film even before it came out. After it came out, I was overjoyed with what it was and what they were able to accomplish...despite its flaws. Then Spider-Man 2 came out and it was even better. While Spider-Man 3 had a lot of flaws, it [...]