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Staff

Brian Wilkins

Founder/Editor

Brian is a Boston-based UX/Visual designer, photographer, Apple enthusiast, sci-fi, 80s action and horror movie fan, and of course, a lover of all things Star Trek.
@brianwilkins


Kyle Hadyniak

Assistant Editor

Kyle is been a lifelong Star Trek fan. A graduate student at the University of Maine, Kyle spends his time either doing school work, playing music, reading history, or studying a replica of the Enterprise-E he has above his desk.
@khady93


Michelle Toven

Contributor

Michelle lives in northern Minnesota, where she does normal things by day and nerdy things by weekend and night. Her interests range from Star Trek, to history, archaeology, languages, fantasy and sci-fi, politics, and cats.
@mtoven


Andrew Cardinale

Contributor

Andrew is from a Boston suburb where he works in IT. When he’s not doing something Star Trek related, he writes, follows local sports and listens to far too many podcasts.
@acardi


Will Stape

Contributor

Will is an Emmy Award nominated screenwriter, book author and content producer. He’s written for magazines, the web and for several highly respected TV shows, most notably for the Star Trek franchise. Will penned episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation and Deep Space Nine, and he was one of the few freelancers to work on episodes for both landmark Hollywood series, born of visionary Gene Roddenberry.
@willstape


Will Nguyen

Contributor

Will lives in the Boston area. He is an avowed Star Trek cosplayer and fan.
@BoomerNiner


Carlos Miranda

Contributor

When not drinking coffee or watching Star Trek (or other sci-fi), Carlos spends his time running around London working on several projects. He has incredibly rambunctious boy-girl twins (his wife foolishly did not let him name them Luke and Leia).
@doublemacc


Brad Gullickson

Contributor

Brad is a proud #TSSOFM member, and co-host of the In The Mouth of Dorkness podcast. He can be found online tweeting about Star Trek V and other unhealthy obsessions.
@mouthdork


Stephen Sommers

Contributor

Stephen is a southern gentleman with a mildly unhealthy obsession with American muscle cars, biking and of course Star Trek.


Past Contributors

Dan Levitt

Contributor

Dan is a co-host of the Ten Forward Podcast, a weekly Star Trek variety show featuring discussion & debate, book reviews, and the infamous “Desert Island Trek.” Dan lives on Long Island, and has worked in book publishing, corporate training and operations management. In addition to loving Trek, he is an avid Star Wars fan, film score lover, movie poster collector and home theater enthusiast.
@dlevitt79


John Tenuto

Contributor

John is a Sociology Professor who studies Star Trek fans and its cultural effects. He and his wife, fellow sociology professor Maria Jose, have written for Star Trek: The Official Magazine and they have contributed to the recent Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan Expanded Soundtrack release. John, his wife, and son Nicky enjoy collecting Star Trek and sharing news of new items with fellow fans.


Alexandra Grashkina

Contributor

Alex works as a tax attorney advising non-profit organizations and, as a hobby, directs theater plays with the Bulgarian Amateur Theater in Boston. Like many performance art lovers, Alex enjoys writing reviews for plays, dance performances, and movies. She became an avid Star Trek fan in the ’90s, when she first watched TNG in her native country of Bulgaria. Alex is fluent in Bulgarian, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian and French.
@grashkina


Alton Carswell

Contributor

Alton is a Marriage and Family Therapist, Media Psychologist, Singer, Sci-Fi fan, Techie and Politico who has loved Star Trek in all it’s incarnations, since the early 1980’s. Born abroad, when Alton first arrived in the United States, he found The Wrath of Khan playing at the San Francisco Airport, planting seeds for his lifelong love of the franchise.
@acarswell


Willie Laundrie

Contributor

Willie is a long-time aficionado of cartoons, comic book superheroes, games, and science fiction. He’s a big fan of Stark Trek in general and the 24th Century in particular, and plans to move there as soon as he can afford to slingshot himself around the sun. In the meantime, he spends his time drawing comics and cartoons.


Victoria Wright

Contributor

Victoria is a lifelong Star Trek fan and a Las Vegas local born and raised. She is married, loves big dogs, punk rock, hippie music, and collecting sci-fi memorabilia from yard sales.
@trekette