Star Trek: Picard~ UK Premiere

WARNING: - There are NO spoilers or any plot details below! The UK premiere of Star Trek: Picard took place on Wednesday 15th January at the Odeon Luxe in Leicester Square. I took a day off from my depression and decided to go along and watch the red white carpet. As with most premieres, if... Continue Reading →

Rey~ Mary Sue or not?

Mary Sue noun (originally in fan fiction) a type of female character who is depicted as unrealistically lacking in flaws or weaknesses. "she was not a ‘strong woman’ so much as an insufferable Mary Sue" Since 'The Force Awakens was released, there has been a lot of people (mostly insecure men) who claim that Rey... Continue Reading →

What makes a Star Wars fan?

In the mid-1970s, George Lucas set to work on his 'space opera'. His original story plan was too big for one film so he broke it into three instalments, with the fate of instalment two and three being dependent on the success of the first. Luckily for us fans, Star Wars was a hit. In... Continue Reading →

Memories of past Cons…..

Whilst having a sort out I came across a box full of old Con passes which triggered lots of (mostly) good memories. I don't have all my passes as some were nothing more than a paper band. I think the earliest one pictured is bottom left. Its for Rising Star #1 which was in either... Continue Reading →

Forrest J Ackerman

I'm sure some of you have heard of Forrest J "Forry" Ackerman. If not, here is a very brief description. I'm sure you have heard the term 'sci-fi'. Well, it was Forrest who first coined the term. He was born in LA in 1916 and a child read and saw lots of what we ow... Continue Reading →

Toxic Fandom Part 2

24 hours after my first post on Toxic Fandom, one of the main antagonists in all this is at it again. Below is a screenshot and transcription of one of her recent videos on 'The Rise of Skywalker' trailer. It's about time that YouTube and Twitter did something about this. Kelly Marie Tran faced hate... Continue Reading →

Toxic Fandom

There has always been trouble within the various fandoms. For example, I remember reading letters and articles in Starburst and Starlog whenever the Doctor was replaced in Doctor Who. When Star Trek: The Next Generation was announced it generated a great deal of hate. Something that still goes on today. First let me say that... Continue Reading →

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