In my endless quest to review Star Trek V: The Final Frontier into a respectable place in the franchise, I realized something. Our introduction to Sybok, Spock’s estranged half-brother long ago banished for eschewing logic to pursue emotional enlightenment, enhances a pivotal moment in its predecessor. In fact, it enhances Spock’s entire arc in Star […]Read more "How Star Trek V Enhances Star Trek IV"
As we continue ramping up to the release of Episode VII in 2015, there’s going to be no shortage of these sorts of posts. I’m anticipating it as much as I can, given the paucity of information out there. Arguably, I’m in a different place with my fandom now. I enjoy the entire body of […]Read more "My Greatest Fear for Episode VII"
Recently more eyes came to this blog, my twitter account (@kesseljunkie) and the bad–ass podcast known as Words With Nerds. Then I realized I’ve been so busy I’ve once more let my blog lapse. It happens. As usual, mea culpa in extremis. But since my last post, I’ve moved, traveled to Colorado to participate in […]Read more "A kessel korner Imprimatur"
Well, it’s back to work, so I wanted to use this time to try to download the thoughts from my brain that usually distract me while I’m at my desk. Many of them occurred to me while away from the house, some of them occurred to me while in the bathroom and a few occurred […]Read more "More Random Thoughts"
While cruising The Tweeter yesterday, I came across a link that someone had RT’d, showing that the ice is thawing and that I’m not nuts, I’m avant garde. That’s right, kiddies, pay attention here for what opinions will be the norm not today…but tomorrow. 5 reasons 'Star Trek V' isn't as terrible as you remember […]Read more "Nerdvana just posted: “5 reasons ‘Star Trek V’ isn’t as terrible as you remember”"
Recently, frequent blog contributor and bon vivant Frylock observed about my purchase and musings on the Star Trek V soundtrack (which is freaking terrific, by the way), Geez. You’re really going all in on this one, aren’t you? Which prompted me to think, when has anyone ever known me to be otherwise? Hint: no. It’s […]Read more "I Don’t Know Any Other Way to Be!"
I have a sickness. When I love someone or something, I love it with all my heart. To that end, and with the assistance of PMT, I have tracked down the soundtrack to the immortal film, Star Trek V: The Final Frontier. I paid real money to have it shipped to my door, a two-disc […]Read more "Well, I Went Ahead and Ordered the Limited Edition Soundtrack of Star Trek V"