Star Trek tie-in novels have a gender problem.
Decade by decade, series by series, there has been a steady decline in the number of women writing Trek tie-ins. The percentage has dropped from a remarkable 60% in the 1980s to just 12% in the 2010s.
As the television series advances — and the Discovery writers room has the highest percentage of women of any Trek series — the tie-in novels are going backwards.
Continue reading “Infinite Dudes in Infinite Combinations: A very long post about Star Trek novels”
Maybe Neelix and Tuvok aren’t such a great team after all.
Continue reading “Voyager rewatch 4.24 – “Tuvix””
Space millennial is menaced by an evil clown and Cirque du Soleil; still not his worst day at work ever.
Continue reading “Voyager rewatch 2.23 – “The Thaw””
“Investigations” is late because I’ve been sick all week — I made it to work on Wednesday, then passed out on the couch on Wednesday night — and didn’t have the energy for my usual pre-post proofreading yesterday.
BUT FIRST: my intrepid co-podcaster, Anika, and I had the pleasure of appearing on the podcast Enterprising Individuals, discussing (in a roundabout way) the third season TNG episode “Sarek”. It was a lot of fun! Check it out!
And now, “Investigations”. Neelix’s bid for YouTube stardom ends in death.
Continue reading “Voyager rewatch 2.20 – “Investigations””
The Doctor falls in love with a patient, but for once it’s not creepy?
Continue reading “Voyager rewatch 2.19 – “Lifesigns””
It’s a very special crossover event.
[Note: this post includes discussion of suicide.]
[Far less solemn note: I am temporarily using Microsoft Edge because my work computer is too old to tolerate Chrome, and I cannot for the life of me get it to stop autocorrecting my spelling to the US style. Please forgive any inconsistencies.]
Continue reading “Voyager rewatch 2.18 – “Death Wish””