This entry was written during the 2023 SAG-AFTRA strike. Without the labor of the actors currently on strike, this television series wouldn’t exist. To learn more, visit the SAG-AFTRA strike site. “Different, certainly; but certainly not better.” Almost thirty years ago, CityTV in Toronto books out the SkyDome (back when it was called that), and shows… Continue reading Blogging the Next Generation: Picard — “The Last Generation”
This entry was written during the 2023 SAG-AFTRA strike. Without the labor of the actors currently on strike, this television series wouldn’t exist. To learn more, visit the SAG-AFTRA strike site. “We’ve been here before.” I’ve used the phrase “creative project” a lot while rewatching Star Trek: Picard. Many of my entries have gone to trying… Continue reading Blogging the Next Generation: Picard — “Vox”
“It seems as though we are truly sailing into the unknown.” What, then, of Data? The reason I needed to hit both First Contact and Nemesis on my way into Star Trek: Picard‘s first season was that while the modern incarnation of the captain began in the former, everything else about the Picard series, for… Continue reading Blogging the Next Generation: Picard — NEMESIS rewatch
We’ve been here before. Quite literally in this case — I covered Star Trek: First Contact, the second Next Generation feature film, as part of Blogging the Next Generation. More broadly, I started, and finished, that project a decade ago: a three-year tour through the episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation, then on Tumblr,… Continue reading Blogging the Next Generation: Picard — FIRST CONTACT rewatch
Like many from the TNG Generation, I’m enjoying the third season of Star Trek: Picard, although — like, I’m hoping, at least a few of us — I feel a bit silly about it. I’m aware that, for example, my visceral glee at the prologue of the first episode was largely due to the fact… Continue reading What Star Trek isn’t
Hello, it’s me, the madwoman of Chateau Picard.
In today’s gobsmacking episode, NOT ONLY do we talk about that episode where Angela and Jordan were making out in the boiler room, I also read my diary entry from the day I saw STAR TREK: GENERATIONS. Hilar.
“And the sky’s the limit.” There’s that shot at the end of “All Good Things…,” the last episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation, where Captain Picard starts dealing a poker hand to his crew – he’s never, in seven years, sat at that table, though he was always welcome – and as the cards… Continue reading Blogging the Next Generation: “All Good Things…”
“You stay on in this house, and you keep that damn candle, I’ll not be responsible for what happens!” Of all the crazy shit Star Trek: The Next Generation ever attempted, “Sub Rosa” might well be remembered as the craziest: the Gothic ghost story-cum-Harlequin romance novel in which Dr. Beverly Crusher – scientist, mother, and… Continue reading Blogging the Next Generation: “Sub Rosa”
“You know, there was a time when I wouldn’t hurt a fly. Then the Borg came… and they showed me that if there’s one constant in this whole universe, it’s death.”