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World’s Worst Trekkie: Carlie Takes On “Mudd’s Women”

Ah, Harry Mudd, that old rascal I’ve heard so much about. I’ve seen a version of the man, of course–Rainn Wilson in Discovery–but not Classic Harry Mudd, not until now. I’ve got to admit, I wasn’t exactly expecting the hat. Or … Continue reading

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World’s Worst Trekkie: Carlie Takes On “The Enemy Within”

Considering how much I enjoyed “The Naked Time,” I was really looking forward to sitting down and watching “The Enemy Within.” So, we did, and . . . well . . . Boy. Talk about an episode you like in … Continue reading

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“We’re A Very Odd Family, Charles. There’s Lots of Ruthlessness in Us.”

Lately, Mek and I have been on something of an Agatha Christie kick, so recently we checked out an adaptation of one of her novels–a novel, coincidentally, that neither of us have read: Crooked House. There’s potential here. But there … Continue reading

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World’s Worst Trekkie: Carlie Takes On “The Naked Time”

Well, after four episodes of gloom and doom, we get to the episode of TOS where everyone just gets space drunk. I’m sure this says something deeply unflattering about me, but this is easily my favorite episode so far.

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Genderbent Wednesdays Presents DIE HARD

So, last month. Mekaela and I are doing our annual Christmas viewing of Die Hard, and we begin–not for the first time–talking about what a genderbent remake of the movie might look like. Not so much from a “let’s cast this” … Continue reading

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World’s Worst Trekkie: Carlie Takes On “Where No Man Has Gone Before”

So, okay. After “The Man Trap” and “Charlie X”–an episode which was obviously supposed to air around Thanksgiving, a holiday that I’m kinda surprised to discover we still apparently celebrate in the future, albeit with synthetic meat loaf–we’re now circling … Continue reading

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World’s Worst Trekkie: Carlie Takes on “Charlie X”

. . . you know, I’m starting to think that nothing good ever happens to sole survivors in Star Trek. Like, where are my aspirational stories, man? Where are the happy endings for these castaways?

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