Unconventional Convention Love

“Writers note: This posting is dedicated to those who have stood outside of convention center protesting comic book conventions and other related events. My hope, as always, is to bring a little light into our lives” These photos above are real and were taken outside the San Diego Convention Center during the biggest weekend in…

You get Stranger Things When  NEEKS Save the World 

  By G. P. Avants   Wow, you never know what will find on Netflix. Now that they have begun creating their own series, they have been pulling their resources into a new series called Stranger Things. It is sort of a mash up of Spielberg characters, meets Stanley Kubrick’s other-worldly surrealism. Toss is The X-files paranormalites,…

How Edison Lost the Light

  By G.P. Avants   Every Star Trek movie has a villain or person who acts like one. In Star Trek Beyond we meet, Krall aka Balthazar Edison. He is a fallen hero who has lost his faith in the Federation. Krall was someone who once fought for freedom, but isolation has taken Edison into…

Rock on, old school! 

G.P. Avants   “Uhura, are you and Scotty ready to broadcast!?”   What would a movie experience without mentioning the musical journey woven throughout? Star Trek Beyond doesn’t disappoint. Right from the start the score from Michael Giacchino, yanked us on an orchestral tractor beam and took us into warp. When I went the second time to…

Just like your Father 

By G.P. Avants   A father has an impact upon their children that changes the course of their life.  George Kirk, in this altered timeline, never lived to see his son become the Starfleet Captain we all know and respect. Because his father was a great hero for twelve minutes, James Kirk has always had…