Last night I finished rewatching all 29 episodes of Star Trek – The Original Series Season One. Earlier this year a good friend of mine told me about a set of books, “These Are The Voyages – TOS”, covering the three seasons that comprised Star Trek – The Original Series. I was, to say the […]
I just finished watching Apollo 18 on Netflix while doing some research. I’m glad I had the research to keep my mind occupied because I would have been bored out of my skull otherwise. Extremely predictable story, poor execution, and a bad imitation of “The Blair Witch Project” style of “found footage” camera shots. Anyone […]
After work this afternoon I rushed to the closest theater showing X-Men: Days Of Future Past, got my ticket and settled in with about 150 other movie-goers to watch the latest incarnation of the mutant franchise on the silver screen. I was and am a huge fan of the original comic book storyline that took […]
Over at Mental Floss, they have a post up about “50 Things That Turn 50 in 2014” and there are some really cool things listed that are turning 50 this year. I turned 9 years old in 1964, so I remember most of these (obviously NOT things like who was born that year) and thought […]
Look what arrived in the mail today! You may recall my post about winning this Advance Reader (or Review) Copy of The Time Traveler’s Almanac a few days ago. Now it is here and I’m looking forward to diving into it as soon as I finish my current book.
I had a pleasant surprise last week when I found out I had won a free copy of the $60 MacKeeper program for my MacBook Pro from the Make Use Of website. This software is almost like a Swiss Army Knife for your Mac. I have only run 4 of its components so far, and […]
The Internet is now complete! Michael Lyingling has opened the Calvin & Hobbes Search Engine, making it possible to look up everything available on everyone’s favorite little boy and his tiger buddy. When I was 6 and 7, I discovered some books in my school library that put me on the road to my love […]
It was on this date in 1966 that the first prime time episode of “Star Trek” aired on NBC. I was 11 years old. I watched it, I loved it. I still do.