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Star Trek 1979

In 1979 I graduated college, so to all outward appearances I was an adult. However, seething under the surface of this grownup was a rabid Star Trek fan who had closely followed the rumors of a big-screen production of the old show. Several…

The Joy of Reading Science Fiction

In college, I rediscovered recreational reading when I learned to buy books that appealed to me instead of my English teachers. A friend suggested the book that kicked off this newfound hobby: War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy. No, wait; that’s…

Want To Get Away … From People?

Anyone see the movie Watchmen? I thought it was a great treatment of the what if superheroes were real? premise. The film was better than most at shedding light on how these real people handled the trials of their everyday lives while balancing…