My Trekcore interview with Rekha Sharma…

On my recent pilgrima–er, visit to the annual Star Trek Convention in Las Vegas, I was asked by my friend Bob Stutzman to do an interview for Trekcore.com with Rekha Sharma, who played “Commander Ellen Landry” (both Prime and Mirror Universe incarnations) in the first season of “Star Trek: Discovery,” as well as President Laura…

Deep Space Nog: Another conversation with Aron Eisenberg…

Last year at the annual Star Trek convention in Las Vegas, I had the privilege of interviewing Aron Eisenberg, the “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine” (DS9) actor who played the Ferengi character “Nog.” Over the course of 7 seasons, Nog went from a petty thief to a decorated Starfleet officer… arguably the single greatest character…

Star Trek Las Vegas, 2019: Reverse angle on the viewer…

My wife and I spent much of last week (July 31st-August 4th) attending the “Star Trek Las Vegas” convention. My friends Nick and George were there this time (flying in from all over the country) as well as my wife, who couldn’t accompany me on the previous two Star Trek Las Vegas conventions, so I…

“Star Trek: Picard” trailer and the First Duty Starfleet Museum…

****BORG-CUBE SIZED SPOILERS!!!**** Last week, the new CBS-All Access Star Trek series “Picard” (streaming in “early 2020”) debuted a new trailer at San Diego Comic Con that promised a few more familiar faces than previously hinted. Some of those familiar faces include Star Trek: Voyager alum “Seven of Nine” (played by a seemingly ageless Jeri…

San Diego Comic Con 2019 MegaPost: Preview Night and Cosplay…

San Diego Comic Con 2019 (the 50th anniversary) is once again upon us, and the crowds (limited to around 130,000 now) once again make this glorious, wildly over-the-top celebration of pop culture feel like a curious mix of “The Wizard Of Oz” and “Soylent Green.” Preview Night. Cosplay. Cosplay is the soul of these conventions….

40 years of “Moonraker”; my first Bond movie…

Summer of 1979. It was the summer of 1979, and I was a 12-year old sci-fi junkie. I was deep into “Star Wars,” “The Twilight Zone”, “The Outer Limits,” “Close Encounters of the Third Kind,” “Star Trek,” “Battlestar Galactica” and I caught occasional late night syndicated airings of “Space: 1999” whenever I could. I’d also…