Entries by Michael Foy

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The New Cold War Influences Fictional Thrillers

Ongoing tensions among the major world powers have once again brought the concept of a Cold War to the forefront of the public consciousness. This New Cold War has had a significant impact on the world of fiction — particularly in the realm of thrillers. How the New Cold War Influences Fictional Thrillers The current […]

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Tombstone Arizona Hotels for Sci-Fi?

A hotel stay in Tombstone, Arizona brings alive a legendary Wild West town experience. No surprise there. But did you also know of an iconic Sci-Fi connection? Tombstone, Arizona, hotels attract tourists from all over the world. The town is popular for its rich history and numerous outdoor activities. From touring the famous site of […]

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Star Trek Movies Take You on a Star Journey

That quote by Zefram Cochrane came from one of the best Star Trek movies in the franchise: Star Trek: First Contact. The heroic crew of the Enterprise had to travel back in time to meet the venerated inventor of warp drive: Dr. Cochrane. The clever plot necessitated the meeting to secure humanity’s place in the […]

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National Security Agency: Extraterrestrial Division

By Cord Devlin As a proud asset of the National Security Agency (NSA), I am privileged to serve my country and protect its citizens. From terrorism and cyberattacks to foreign espionage and even extraterrestrial threats, the NSA is on the front lines. I’ve been privileged to serve the NSA for many years, and I can […]

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Captain’s Log: Gunfight at the O.K. Corral

Star Date Unknown: Gunfight at the O.K. Corral! The landing party and I have apparently beamed into an Old West replica of Tombstone, Arizona. According to a posted notice, the date is October 26, 1881. It’s the day of the famous Gunfight at the O.K. Corral. Spock is the first one to notice that our […]

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Alien Invasion: Plausibility Study

The topic of alien invasion has long been a source of fascination and speculation for many people. Stories of extraterrestrial beings coming to Earth to conquer or colonize have been enjoyed in books, movies, and video games. However, planning at the highest levels for a real-life alien invasion is far from being a fantasy. Congress […]

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“Absolute Power Corrupts Absolutely!”

The phrase absolute power corrupts absolutely is a popular proverb that has been around for centuries. Its powerful message speaks to the dangers of giving one person too much power and control. The origin of this phrase is not clear, but it has been attributed to several historical figures, including Sir John Dalberg-Acton and Lord […]

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United Federation of Planets

The United Federation of Planets (UFP) is a fictional interstellar republic in the Star Trek universe. It is composed of numerous planetary systems and intelligent species. The Federation’s collective civilizations work together for peace and mutual prosperity. History The United Federation of Planets came about in 2161 when several alien civilizations signed the Federation Charter. […]

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Save the World: Someone’s Gotta Do It

Are you tired of feeling helpless in the face of global crises? Are you tired of watching the news and feeling like there’s nothing you can do to save the world? Well, have no fear, my fellow dreamers — for I have discovered the ultimate solution to all of our problems: fictional heroes. That’s right, […]

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Ancient Artifacts Suspected of Otherworldly Origins

Ancient artifacts have long captivated people with their mystery and beauty. But what if they have even more intriguing origins? The theory of ancient aliens posits that some of the most iconic ancient artifacts were created by extraterrestrial beings. But that doesn’t give a lot of credit to our ancestors, does it? In this article, […]