While my alter ego is a super-powerful molecule, I am a few other things IRL
- I'm a Trekkie, obviously (friends got me into VOY, then DS9, and it just went on from there)
- Favorite show remains DS9, though I enjoy certain aspects of each one
- Technologist and writer by trade, and Star Trek is an inspiration for both
- Seeking to connect with like-minded Trek fans who continue to find great meaning in its message
New Discovery and Picard trailers from Comic-Con
It’s not my birthday, but it sure feels like it is. They dropped new trailers for Discovery and Picard 🤓🖖📺🍿 https://www.cnet.com/google-amp/news/star-trek-picard-discovery-season-3-trailers-get-ny-comic-con-reveals/
The Space Shuttle and Star Trek: Discovery
I’m watching Secrets of the Space Shuttle on Hulu tonight and in Part 2, they mention a Soviet shuttle that was modeled on NASA’s fleet. The name? The Buran, which apparently means Blizzard In Russian. How much do you want to bet Lorca’s ship was named after it? Here’s the link to the TV special if anyone’s interested: https://www.nationalgeographic.com/tv/shows/secrets-of-the-space-shuttle
Anxiety, childhood abuse, and relating to Star Trek
I’ve been listening to the Discovering Trek podcast for some time now and in their latest episode, one of the hosts is sharing his very raw and personal experiences of anxiety and childhood abuse. Although he’s a lifelong Trek fan, Saru makes him feel seen for the first time. Having loved ones and close family members who have had similar experiences, my heart is going out to him so much right now. ❤️
Speculation about the new BSG reboot
I'm up for the new BSG show. I even have a soft spot in my heart for Caprica, flawed though it was. It does feel like my wallet is experiencing death by a thousand cuts with all of these individual streaming services. That said, it's exciting to contemplate all the new Trek and the new BSG we've got on the way.
Star Trek: Picard speculation, being a gift horse
Hahaha. I'm not the only one who wants to see Q back!
This article lists some great Trek characters who would be fun to see in Star Trek: Picard. I'm now pulling for @guinan to make an appearance, too. Sela could be an intriguing addition with the Romulans rumored to have a strong presence in this show...
TNG and Disco link
Re-watching TNG “The Emissary” because I’m kind of a sucker for the Worf-K’Ehleyr love affair. I forgot the Klingon War is referenced in this episode. It’s a little different hearing K’Ehleyr talk about how Klingons were so hostile to humans back then now that I’ve actually seen it on Disco. Pretty neat to have the tie-in.
🖖 "‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Season 3 Details"
[...] "They are jumping 930 years and not planning to come back."
[...] "They’re Still Coordinating With 'Star Trek: Picard'"
Well hey, Star Trek: The Motion Picture is showing in theaters on September 15. V’ger is back! https://wegotthiscovered.com/movies/star-trek-motion-picture-returning-theaters-40th-anniversary/
Ok everyone, my people, my tribe...we're going to talk about this Great Day. Not right now, but soon. I'm sure you've watched The Trailer. whew.
I also just watch this interview with Stewart and some of the cast of #Picard. If you don't want spoilers don't watch it, but there is a lot more information there on who's in it, what kind of stories will be in it.
We'll talk soon.
Spoilers for Star Trek: Picard, Disco, Lower Decks, Short Treks
Lots of intriguing tidbits about the upcoming Star Trek shows coming out of SDCC: https://www.startrek.com/news/star-trek-universe-panel-hall-h-sdcc-recap
When you’re a nerd in the art museum
@Omega_Molecule The doors are jaw-droppingly gorgeous, by the way.
Just a molecule hanging around the galaxy. Also considered the most powerful substance known to exist or, as the Borg call me, perfection. Howdy.
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