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The Strong One: What Discovery’s “The Examples” Taught Me About Self-Care

“It is difficult to ride two valebeasts with only one set of buttocks.” — The wit and wisdom of Mister Saru Almost two years into this pandemic, I think it’s

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Discovery‘s “…But to Connect” in Review

Following on from the last couple of episodes, the crew of Discovery are faced with deciding how to handle the future of Zora, the ship’s increasingly self-aware and emotionally-engaged computer.

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What Discovery‘s “All Is Possible” Can Teach Us About Reconciliation

“He can’t do this alone. None of us can.” — Captain Michael Burnham There is nothing so unifying, and so divisive, as a widespread crisis. In season four of Discovery,

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Interview with Tara Rosling – Ni’Var President T’Rina

How did you get the job of playing T’Rina on Star Trek: Discovery? My agent called me in the fall of 2019 and told me I had a “self tape”

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Discovery‘s “Stormy Weather” in Review

Jonathan Frakes returns to the Director’s chair for a lower-key but much more focussed episode – which is appropriate, considering the subject matter, and plays as if it’s, in some

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Discovery‘s “The Examples” in Review

Examples, eh? Good examples to set, or bad examples? That’s the obvious question to instinctively ask, and, as it turns out, the answer is a mixture of both. As you’d

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Reaching for One Another: What Discovery‘s “Choose to Live” Can Teach Us About Connection

“Sometimes, the most important thing we can do is to reach for one another.” — Mister Saru When we first got the news that Doug Jones had shaved his head

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Discovery‘s “All is Possible” in Review

There’s some good Discovery to talk about in episode four of the show’s fourth season. Following on in the same vein as last week, “All Is Possible” offers us clear

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Discovery‘s “Choose to Live” in Review

Following what was effectively a two-part opener to the season, the third episode has a fairly standalone main plotline, and B and C plots with some closure and some changes

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Sitting with Pain: What “Anomaly” Can Teach Us About Grief

“If loss has taught us anything, it is that each of us must sit with pain in our own way.” – Mister Saru, “Anomaly” Nearly two years into the pandemic,

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