Author Archives: Jessica Carter

Essay: Star Trek: TNG “The Measure of a Man”

Based on my interpretation of Hasker, the viewpoint of the body or mind issue that was shown by Piccard in the synopsis from Star Trek: The Next Generation was the Dualism view. Picard said, “Data has rights, amongst them the … Continue reading

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Gender Roles In Star Trek Next Generation

In ‘66 a series “Star Trek” was crafted. It’s author, Gene Roddenberry, didn’t create the show to be a science fiction show. The show was much intense than that. It wasn’t just about finding new planets and people. It was … Continue reading

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Best Star Trek Books (Part V)

Ishmael by Barbara Hambly Barbara Hambly takes Star Trek for a comedy spin with western flavor in this ‘85 novel. It’s inspired by the television program, Here Come the Brides which was on from ’68 to ’70. The story also contains several funny … Continue reading

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Best Star Trek Books (Part IV)

How Much for Just the Planet? by John M. Ford This Star Trek book from ‘87 is an unique work of comic mastermind. It’s similar in tone to some of the timeless comedy episodes. If you are a Star Trek fan, especially … Continue reading

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Best Star Trek Books (Part III)

Enterprise: The First Adventure by Vonda N. McIntyre James T. Kirk is the youngest man to be put into the rank of captain in the history of the Federation. His crew is comprised of a first officer who sees him … Continue reading

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Best Star Trek Books (Part II)

The Romulan Way by Diane Duane & Peter Morwood Federation Agent LoBrutto has been hiding among the Romulans for a long time. When a Starfleet officer is captured, she is forced to decide between keeping her cover or save Dr. … Continue reading

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Best Star Trek Books (Part I)

Boldly go where no man has gone before….Truthfully, plenty of folks have gone to the bookstore to purchase the best Star Trek books. In case you don’t want to leave the comfort of your home, we have put together a list. From … Continue reading

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Diamond Select Expanded Star Trek License speculated

It was recently said that McFarlane Toys had inked a deal to create Star Trek figures, accessories and weapon, as well as those from Star Trek: Discovery. Some folks wondered what this new deal implied for Diamond Select, who has been producing … Continue reading

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Star Trek: Discovery Season Two…It’s On!

Star Trek: Discovery Season Two has the green light! CBS has regenerated this Trek series for a 2nd season. This is fabulous news for all who are Star Trek fans. As long as Star Trek is on television, there’s hopefulness. A few changes are … Continue reading

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The Future of Star Trek

For a little while, the future of Star Trek has been unclear. But could new announcements give the franchise a much-needed boost? After the update that longtime writer Alex Kurtzman is going to be the showrunner for Star Trek: Discovery, reports state that he has also gotten a new contract … Continue reading

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