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An Interview with Picard Art Director Kit Stølen, Part I: Reflecting on Star Trek

Art Director Kit Stølen — a veteran of such shows as For All Mankind, The Orville, and Westworld — lended an artistic perspective to Star Trek: Picard. He was one

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Deep Space Nine’s “Emissary” in Review

An astonishing thirty-one years ago, we saw the beginning of a series that’s actually quite different than how we now think of Deep Space Nine. How does it hold up

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Star Trek: Deep Space Nine in Retrospect

To me, Star Trek has always primarily been about the voyages of the starship Enterprise. So, when Star Trek: The Next Generation premiered in 1987, it was easy for me

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Celebrating Star Trek: Deep Space Nine at 30!

The following review has been written by AI. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine is a show that has captured the hearts and minds of fans for three decades. Considered a

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An Interview with Kitty Swink

I recently enjoyed chatting with Kitty Swink, who guest-starred twice in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (as the Bajoran Minister Rozahn in the Season 2 episode “Sanctuary”, and the Vorta

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Why Pel Was My 1990s Queer Icon

A Short Reflection on My Favorite Ferengi A lot of fuss has been made of having openly gay, trans and nonbinary characters on Star Trek: Discovery. Even though I knew

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How DS9 Saved My Life During Hard Times

I’ve shared loads about how influential DS9 has been to me in my life. I’ve shared how it inspired me to become a writer, a feminist, and a deeply spiritual

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Writing the Teaser of “Hippocratic Oath”

The teaser of the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode “Hippocratic Oath” included opening scenes from both the A plot, with Bashir and O’Brien being captured by the Jem’Hadar, and

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My Experience Writing DS9’s “Hippocratic Oath”

It was the fourth time I had come in to Deep Space Nine to pitch stories. I had sent in a Next Generation script, which had opened the door for

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DS9: “Status Quo” summary

A summary of a story outline by Nick Corea, which became the basis for the DS9 episode “Hippocratic Oath” Due to some necessary repairs, space station DS9 was being manned

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