If the premiere of Star Trek: Discovery has taught me anything, it's that expectations do a lot more harm than good. The new Star Trek series had its two-episode pilot (sort of a double feature) this past weekend, and I was dying to see it. I had high hopes that it would stay true to what I consider… Continue reading Letting Go of Expectations with “Star Trek: Discovery”
Aliens are all over science fiction, and many of them I adore. Characters such as Spock and Kira from Star Trek, Neytiri from Avatar, and most of the Mass Effect crew are some of my favorite characters from any fiction in any genre, ever. But all of these characters I've just mentioned are distinctly humanoid, and I wonder if that's… Continue reading How Realistic Are Humanoid Aliens?