• Reading,  Review

    Book Review: Star Trek Movie Memories

    by Having read Star Trek Memories, I almost immediately moved to its sequel, published the following year, which I suddenly realized was more than twenty years in the past. Movie Memories, written just a couple of years after Star Trek VI finished production, would have covered a longer time period, at least calendrically if not in terms of actual production time, but most of it would certainly have been fresher in Shatner’s mind. I say almost because I decided I didn’t want to overdose, so I let a couple of months go by before picking up the sequel volume. A couple like nine or ten. This isn’t the same kind…

  • Days of Geek,  Podcast

    DoG Ep 08: William Shatner and Patrick Stewart at MCC 2012

    by 0:00 Episode ID Days of Geek, Episode 8: William Shatner and Patrick Steward share the stage at MCC. Plus, and Forgotten Geek Cinema of 1980. 00:11 Music Instead of the normal “Split In Synapse” (courtesy of Kevin McCleod at incompetch.com), I’m using the traditiona l“Space, the Final Frontier” speech from Star Trek, but split between Captains Kik and Picard. 00:47 Intro And with good reason: the celebrity Q&A is none other than Captains Kirk and Picard, together on stage at Montreal Comic Con September 2012. In front of it, I make note of remembering the fist time I saw TNG. 01:53Main Noting that the Captains were a bonus event…

  • Days of Geek,  Podcast

    DoG Ep 07: William Shatner at MCC 2012

    by 00:00 Episode ID Days of Geek, Episode 7: Captain Kirk on stage from Montreal Comic Con 2012. Plus Geek Holidays and “The Man Trap”. 00:11 Music “Split In Synapse”, courtesy of Kevin McCleod at incompetch.com. 00:21 Intro Intro quote is from Star Trek, The Original Series because the celebrity Q&A is none other than Captain Kirk, seen at Montreal Comic Con 2012. 02:14 Q&A Yes, I said Captain Kirk. My son and I spent one day at Montreal Comic Con 2012, and it was the day William Shatner was on stage in the afternoon, then joined by Patrick Stewart in the evening, but that will be for next episode. 1:07:53…