Category: Op-Ed

The Challenge of Recasting Spock

The word icon is used ubiquitously today, sometimes to describe characters or symbols that are actually transitory or niche in nature and for which that moniker does not arguably apply. There is little doubt, however, that word icon applies to the character of Spock. There are few characters...

The Next Golden Age of Star Trek May Be Upon Us

We’ve long bonded over Star Trek. As you’d expect, my friend Stephen and I have spent hours… probably more like years, dissecting every detail of the Trek universe. Given that a new series premieres in a few weeks (!!!), we’re completely caught up in the excitement of the moment. As part of the Star Trek: Discovery publicity onslaught –...