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What Impacted You Most in Blade Runner?

The movie Blade Runner was based on the short story Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, published in 1968 by important science-fiction author Philip K. Dick. The film deviated from the original story, but even if you hadn’t read it, the…

Naughty Star Fleet Captains!

At Star Trek’s military service Star Fleet Command, there’s a strict code of conduct. Officers have to play nice with others, no matter how many ridges or spots or off-putting facial features other Federation of Planets species may have.…

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn … And falls in my neighborhood

If a tree falls in the forest, does it have to block my driveway … or knock out my power? About a week ago, my wife and I were minding our own business, happily reconnecting over a board game. Every now and then we make it a point to ask…