• Entertainment Rants

    Picard’s Big 3 Issues

    Credit to Star Trek: Picard (2020 – ). I went in expecting nothing. They’ve delivered less. This is such badly constructed storytelling – objectively bad storytelling – that it’s hard to believe anybody could think it’s good. There is no way anybody should be taught to tell story this way, should…

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    Star Trekking: Part 1 of 3

    I’m a Trekker. Reruns of Star Trek: The Original Series captured my imagination when I was just a kid in the 1970s. Space, aliens, adventure – what isn’t there to love? The effects are obviously dated now, but the storytelling was paramount. I had an argument with somebody once about…

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    Star Trek: Voyager

    Star Trek: Voyager is the worst Star Trek show. And by that I don’t mean it’s the fifth-best Star Trek show. I mean it’s just a bad show. And, yes, it’s worse than Star Trek: Enterprise, which wasn’t very good either. But at least Enterprise had some interesting crew and…

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