Star Trek is NOT Space Opera.

October 17, 2015 Josh Young 6

I’m not typically inclined to get terribly pedantic like this, but I’ve gotta say it, guys. Despite what I hear people saying constantly, Star Trek is not a space opera. I don’t like to get […]


Is Khan a Villain?

September 12, 2015 Ray Blank 20

The morality of the film Star Trek: Into Darkness has provoked some conversation recently. I would like to add to that conversation by analyzing one character in that film: Khan, as played by Benedict Cumberbatch. […]


Why Spock mattered

March 6, 2015 sciphi 0

The National Catholic Register has an article up called Why ‘Star Trek’ — and Mr. Spock — Matters and it is an interesting read. I think my earliest memory of Star Trek is of an […]


Who Leonard Nimoy was to Me.

February 28, 2015 Ben Zwycky 0

Others have written many things about the great man, I can only add what he and his artistry meant to me: For me, Leonard Nimoy always embodied the wise and self-controlled paternal figure, whose gentleness […]

Philosophy & Theology

Star Trek, Sociology and Bad Ideas

February 28, 2015 sciphi 0

Other Where Gazette has an interesting article up about why the technology of [easyazon_link asin=”B000RZIGVS” locale=”US” new_window=”default” nofollow=”default” tag=”superversivesf-20″ add_to_cart=”default” cloaking=”default” localization=”default” popups=”default”]Star Trek[/easyazon_link] is so beloved but nobody really takes the Sociology of the […]


Who we lost today

February 28, 2015 David Hallquist 0

Today, we lost a true artist. Leonard Nimoy, in his portrayal of Spock, did break a new frontier. We have seen actors in roles as aliens, of course. In such cases they were either sinister […]