Khan!

“KHAN! How can one man’s name strike a different emotional response in three different people?” By G. P. Avants   With a new revival of the Star Trek franchise I have been dabbling into the series and feature films again. Since we at God Among Geeks and Neekology 101 love to explore the character of…

Is Borg Coexistence Futile?

  “Could we have prevented the Borg invasion? Did it have to turn out like this? Most of humankind was assimilated into the Borg collective and now man can’t function without the assistance of technology.” By G.P. Avants   If only we rejected the idea that the Borg put into our heads: “We are the…

Used to Hate Her but Discovered I Loved Her After all

“Star Trek Discovery has been a wild ride for me. However, I wasn’t too keen about the U.S. S. Discovery when I first laid eyes on her.” By G.P. Avants If you have followed our blog or podcast for very long you know my love affair with space-faring vehicles. You can read about a piece…

The Lost (& Found) in Space

    By G.P. Avants   Have you ever felt like you are all alone in cosmos? The concept is called “cosmic loneliness”. Some in a crowded room or a huge noisy family, have actually experienced isolation or not feeling like they connect with anyone. In whatever space you are, you have feel lost, alone,…

A  Bad Ass Princess

  By G.P. Avants   They all stand at the edge of a precipice. The remains of a broken Jupiter ship falls  taking the wild-card-of-a-pilot, Don West, with it. Miraculously he climbs up the edge of the cliff to the shock of the other survivors. Don shakes off the dust and his pride. He comments…

Welcome to the Neighborhood & Double Reward Points 

  By G. P. Avants   In the universe of Netflix series, Dark Matter the infamous tiny Blink Drive, which allows a ship to travel anywhere in space instantaneously, has another unexpected use, it can time travel. After a routine test it deposits the crew of the Raza into our time. For our friends from…

#Free Fandom Forever! 

  By G.P. Avants   There has been a great disturbance in the Force and the Star Wars franchise. Have you felt it? The tight knit fandom  family feels like it’s  unraveling a bit. One thing that I have always loved about the nerd and geek culture has been their united diversity. Visit any con…

Altered Carbon- “A World Without God”

By: John D. Pepe Altered Carbon is a 10-episode series on Netflix, one that I begrudgingly started watching because the one and only TV had been bogarted by my friends during our weekend trip. At first, I did not warm to the dystopian, Blade Runner-isk, sci-fi, but by the end of the second episode I…

Welcome to the Human Race, Anne Droid 

By G.P. Avants Welcome back on board the Raza and the world of Dark Matter. The soften-spoken android, the heart and soul of that vessel, has been upgraded. Her time among humans has changed her status. I think her name Ann Droid is a more fitting title than just a piece of soul less hardware….

Danger, Will Robinson, Danger!

By G.P. Avants   I think the old adage, “The third time is the charm”, is true when it comes to the newest incarnation of Irwin Allen’s Lost in Space. Netflix brings us yet another reboot or better yet, reimagined series to propel own personal space voyage. (My only complaint is not having enough time…