Author: Michelle

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.

About Michelle

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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.

Who Is The Best Starfleet Captain?

A few weeks ago, I finished watching all of the Star Trek series and movies. (Finally, after about 4 years!) Now that I’m done, I find myself wondering a lot how I would rank the series or captains from best to worst, favorite to least favorite. When it...

President Obama Talks the Importance of Star Trek

President Barack Obama recently spoke about his love for Star Trek. The president was Wired’s guest editor for the month of November, and chose to center the theme around “frontiers.” In the video clip, Wired editor in chief Scott Dadich and MIT Media Lab director Joi Ito interview...

[REVIEW] STAR TREK: RENEGADES: Hits and Misses

“Star Trek: Renegades” Review The fan-produced film “Star Trek: Renegades” makes a valiant effort to be a good movie. In some aspects it works, and in others it really doesn’t. Full disclosure: I went into the movie almost blind, having only watched the trailer and done minimal research,...

Happy Birthday, Jonathan Frakes

Happy birthday to Jonathan Frakes, who celebrates his 63rd birthday today. Frakes, of course, is best known for his role of Commander William T. Riker in “Star Trek: The Next Generation.” He spent seven seasons playing the beloved Riker, who we see go from a brash, bold young...