Forever the “Commander”; Joanne Linville (1928-2021)…

You know her face. Long a mainstay of 1950s-1980s television, actress Joanne Linville passed away yesterday at age 93. She was one of those faces you’d recognize if you grew up plastered to the cathode ray tube, as so many of my generation were back in the day. While appearing on many mainstream TV series…

Why Mr. Spock truly is the center of the Star Trek universe…

“Spock, Serial number S179-276SP. Verified.” The following is not just the opinion of a huge fan of the character of Mr. Spock (I am, but that’s another story). It is intended to be a quite logical analysis of Mr. Spock’s very central role in the Star Trek universe, and how he has a splay-fingered hand…