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Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982) Nicholas Meyer

Watch this iconic scene from this sci-fi movie Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan. In this scene, Captain Kirk (played by William Shatner) rushes down to see if Spock (Leonard Nimoy) is okay after sacrificing himself to radiation poisoning to save the ship, the U.S.S. 681 more words

Redskins Rehash- Rollercoaster Ride...

After nine games, there are minimal surprises with one’s NFL team.  What you see is what you get…barring difference-making players coming back from or going out thanks to injury.  664 more words

The Fall Of Captain Kirk: A Cynical Look @ Admiral James T. Kirk (Part 1)

From his very first appearance in Star Trek: The Motion Picture (TMP), it was evident that Admiral James T. Kirk of the film-verse of Star Trek was going to be a nearly different character. 1,329 more words

Cynical Fandom


What happened to civility in our political discourse?

On Sunday a spiffy Cadillac pulled up next to me at a stoplight.  As a tinted window buzzed down, I thought, “what have I done wrong?” But the well-heeled lady waved and said, “my husband and I want to thank you!   1,077 more words


My undergraduate degree is in English Literature. So, as far as Star Trek movies go, Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country holds a special place in my heart. 666 more words

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Thanks to Bill Carito for letting us use this Star Trek themed photo!

Jessie: Cynthia paced nervously as she waited for the number 49 bus. Every morning the twins at the house across the street made her wish the bus stop was further down the block. 135 more words

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Redskins Rehash-Lion Eyes...

Sixty-five seconds in pro football can sometimes last an eternity…especially when you’re clinging to a four point lead and Matthew Stafford (69% completion rate entering the game) is on the other team.  867 more words