Category Archives: Science fiction

2014 in review


The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 6,900 times in 2014. If it were a NYC subway … Continue reading

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Star Trek The Original Series


I have long been known as an original series Star Trek Trekker/Trekkie (either title is okay with me, but I don’t buy and wear costumes, nor do I attend Star Trek conventions these days). But as someone who was excited … Continue reading

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Filk Music


Filk music combines two of my interests – folk music and science fiction. It is about a phenom called “filking”, or “filk singing”. There is a great write-up about it in Wiki en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Filk_music I first became aware of filking about … Continue reading

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