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How Deep Space Nine Inspired Me to Become a Writer

I was a Niner growing up, before the term “Niner” was even coined to describe a fan of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. The series profoundly shaped who I’d become

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Star Trek Reboot: The Perfect First Installment

With the 55th anniversary of the launch of the Star Trek franchise, it had me thinking about one of the most important questions that harkens back to the original series.

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Designing DS9’s Main Titles

Great title sequences are a symbiotic relationship between visuals and music. That’s what gives them emotional power. The title sequence for Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, of which there were a

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“The Way of the Warrior”: DS9’s Turning Point

Though it’s hard to believe, “The Way of the Warrior” is now twenty-six years old and originally wasn’t even supposed to happen. Late in the third season of Star Trek:

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Star Trek: Deep Space Nine review

Throughout the 1990s, the Star Trek franchise grew in leaps and bounds with the success of The Next Generation and its subsequent films; the launch of Voyager; and the proliferation

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DS9: “Emissary” review

When I first heard about a new spinoff Star Trek show that was scheduled to premiere in January of 1993, I really didn’t think much of it. With The Next Generation still going strong

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The Importance of Star Trek: Insurrection in 2021

Star Trek: Insurrection is a movie that exists. It’s not disliked on the same level of other Star Trek movies like The Final Frontier or Nemesis, but it’s also not

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Star Trek: Enterprise Had Faith of the Heart

It’s Been a Long Road, Getting from There to Here… Twenty years ago, Star Trek: Enterprise made its debut on UPN. The fifth live-action incarnation of the franchise, it starred

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Almost Human

On Star Trek: The Next Generation, android Data aspired to be more human. Star Trek: Voyager featured three characters who wrestled with their humanity: B’Elanna Torres, Seven of Nine, and

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Writing TNG: “Checkmate”

Some of my memories related to Star Trek: The Next Generation came as a result of my love of writing. In 1990, the film The Hunt for Red October hit

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