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On my mind #1: The Orville’s first episode, Star Trek: Discovery trailer

  Last night, I watched the first episode of the Orville. Here’s what I thought: The Good • It’s colorful: The Orville is a colorful…

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Midnight Art #4 — Star Trek Brawl

Captain James T. Kirk fights the Gorn in the classic episode “Arena.” [amazon_link asins=’B00E7RZMJQ,B00DP36WF6,B01CETNNM6,B000IAW2IA,B00MFPXPEG’ template=’ProductCarousel’ store=’zoom08a-20′ marketplace=’US’ link_id=’5489fe55-94c4-11e7-95cb-a996b64eba25′]

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Tuesday tune at noon: William Shatner and Brad Paisley perform “Real”

Country music isn’t what jumps to mind when you think Star Trek. But, even in that group, it has its fans. Here is the tune Real…

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Midnight Art #3: Star Trek Pop Art

Found this little Andy Warhol meats Star Trek online. [amazon_link asins=’B01MDRS7KJ,B016OE0MM6,B01L25NJGI,B0183SH7GU’ template=’ProductCarousel’ store=’zoom08a-20′ marketplace=’US’ link_id=’f3032656-94c4-11e7-850f-4f4818678ee7′]

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What is fascism anyway?

Over August, one word was thrust back into the spotlight: Fascist. Much of it had to do with the political-ideological violence we saw play out…

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Midnight art #2 — “The needs of the many” from Star Trek

In honor of Star Trek month, I will be posting photos and art every night at midnight for the rest of the month. From Star…

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Midnight art #1 — Le Robot qui Revait

The piece of art above is by Philippe Caza. It is the cover artwork for “Le Robot qui revait,” which is the 1988 French edition…

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Listening to Viking jazz from Moondog

So Lyon College, which is local to here, made note that Louis Thomas Hardin Jr. attended it while it was still called Arkansas College for one…

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Voyager mission: Forty years to forever

September 1, 2017 Man, August 2017 is not going to be remembered as a particularly good month for the U.S. We had ideological violence, a…

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Flat Earth believers: Are they for real?

Did you know that some people think the Earth is flat? Apparently there are, but I still have trouble believing it. Why? Because I just…

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