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Spike, Captain Kirk & Me at Dragon Con!

By C. Michael Forsyth

For the first time, last weekend I attended Dragon Con, the nation’s premier science fiction and fantasy convention, in costume – decked out in a Zorro outfit. 1,143 more words

To Boldly Go for 50 Years!

My father was obsessed with television sets. During the football season, he would have three televisions going at the same time and be listening to a game on his transistor radio. 1,229 more words

Breaking News

"Star Trek" Turns 50

One of the most influential franchises of all time, cancelled initially after only three season but proving the power of the fandom. 97 more words


Happy 50th Birthday Star Trek!!

Today is the 50th anniversary of the beginning of Star Trek. The first episode, “The Man Trap” aired on this date, September 8, 1966. I was barely 3 years old at the time, wouldn’t actually turn 3 until that next month, so I never saw the original series in its original run. 264 more words

Captain's Log...


I have used a lot of digital ink in this blog over the years on Star Trek, so there is little I could add, but that will not stop me. 319 more words


Why 'Star Trek' Matters

Spoiler Alert: This isn’t a unique or new thought. But on the 50th anniversary of Star Trek, I thought it was appropriate to reiterate exactly why Star Trek is important (at least in my eyes). 523 more words

Happy 50th Birthday Star Trek

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the airing of the first ever Star Trek episode on television, September 8th 1966.   Star Trek was and remains one of the most beloved television shows in history and has influenced television and culture generally perhaps more ways than any other. 2,522 more words