TV

Characters Who Inspire Me: Kira Nerys

Kira Nerys, the fiery officer from Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, is one of the my favorite characters of all time. I think it's because she has so much going on -- so many interesting contradictions within herself, which actually fit together to create someone totally unique and realistic. We're all just a big old bag… Continue reading Characters Who Inspire Me: Kira Nerys

TV

Why “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine” is so Wonderful

Happy birthday to Star Trek! Today is the 50th anniversary of Star Trek’s first episode airing, and to that, I'd like to talk about the show and the specific series that made me a Star Trek fan for life. =) If you haven’t watched Star Trek for some awful reason (it's okay), it has aired a number of series… Continue reading Why “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine” is so Wonderful

Games, TV

Video Games, Holodecks, and Playing the Hero

Lately I've been trying to pinpoint exactly why I game. Some people play for the challenge, but that's not the draw for me. I think the reason I keep returning to games is that there are few things in life quite as satisfying as spending time in a fictional world where we are able to… Continue reading Video Games, Holodecks, and Playing the Hero