(Note: This post appears as a page elsewhere on this site. If you haven’t read it yet, my introductory post on this Star Trek: The Original Series rewatch is a good place to start. Previous essays on specific episodes can be found here.) Original Air Date: January 17, 1969 Crew Death Count: 0 Bellybuttons: 0…
In some ways, the episode is reminiscent of Mission: Impossible, which, like Star Trek, began its third season in the fall of 1968.
The episode is primarily a study of two classic TOS themes: balance of power and risk.
If we’re fortunate, we gain such qualities as wisdom, maturity, and patience with age, but that’s entirely a result of experience and reflection accumulated with the passage of time.
"Journey to Babel" makes for a fascinating thought exercise on the classic Star Trek themes of risk and sacrifice.
Welcome back to the Creative Life Adventure. I watched a delightful documentary recently (as I write this, it's currently streaming on Netflix). Bathtubs Over Broadway introduces us to the world of corporate musicals from the perspective of former Late Show With David Letterman writer Steve Young. First, Young discovered the likes of The Bathrooms are…
Welcome back to the Creative Life Adventure We've all heard the phrase “Dance like nobody's watching.” It shows up in Facebook memes and on motivational posters. It has been credited to a variety of sources, including Mark Twain (it doesn't sound to me like something Twain would have said). The website Quote Investigator has an…
This web site is a work in progress and I'm constantly evaluating what I want to accomplish with it. Going forward, I plan to include more of my photography, as that's an important creative outlet for me.
There may be no more important effort than to contribute a voice to the vital issues of our time.
A good idea shouldn't go to waste.