And Now, For Something Completely Different… Star Trek: The Rap

 I’m sure that by this time, many of you who have been reading my posts think I’m a humorless, chronically annoyed and frustrated Liberal.

Well, okay… I won’t deny that. I am. Three out of four. But not humorless!

I’m also a longtime science fiction fan and will even  plead guilty to having pointy sideburns for a year when I was in high school. (We’re talking around 1966, when the ST:TOS episodes — Star Trek: The Original Series, in case you didn’t know — were still new, un-rerun and uncut.)

Having been to many science fiction conventions, I can tell you that there is more than a grain of truth to at least some of the stereotypes of obsessive fans focused on obscure, niggling details of some shows, movies or books you’ve never hear of.

I thus point you to the MSNBC story , “Star Trek correction incites Internet nerds“.

Your thoughts are invited.

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About Thinkwing Radio

Mike Honig is originally from Brooklyn, New York. He moved to Houston in September of 1977 and has been there ever since. Mike's interests are politics, history, science, science fiction (and reading generally), technology, and almost anything else. Mike has knowledge and experience in many diverse fields, sometimes from having worked in them, and sometimes from extensive reading or discussion about them. Mike's general knowledge makes him a favorite partner in Trivial Pursuit. He likes to say that about most things, he knows enough to be dangerous. Humility is a work-in-progress.

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