New ‘Doctor Who’ Time Lord is a woman

Doctor Who‘s 13th Time Lord will be played by Jodie Whittaker, a woman. Until now, every other actor playing the Doctor in Doctor Who has been played by a man. I don’t really have a strong feeling about making the Doctor a woman. Not really. I’m been on a break from Doctor Who ever since Matt … Continue Reading “New ‘Doctor Who’ Time Lord is a woman”

Writer Peter David asks fans to pay his taxes

Comic book and Star Trek novel writer Peter David is in trouble. He has a massive tax bill due and he doesn’t have the money to pay for it. As of now, he owes $88,000 in back taxes, interest, and penalties. All this is from money he earned making a Canadian kid’s TV show called … Continue Reading “Writer Peter David asks fans to pay his taxes”

Leonard Nimoy 1931 – 2015

Leonard Nimoy, the actor and director famous by his portrayal of Mister Spock on the original Star Trek television show, died yesterday. He was 83. Star Trek was such a big part of my childhood. It was on TV then everyday in syndication and I watched each episode numerous times. I was Trekkie before I … Continue Reading “Leonard Nimoy 1931 – 2015”

Ugly looking Star Trek Phaser rifle sold for $231,000

A Phaser rifle only used in the second pilot episode of the original Star Trek television series fetched a whopping $231,000 at auction yesterday. Julien’s Auctions, the auction house that sold the Phaser rifle, thought the piece of Star Trek history would go for around $70,000. It turns out they underestimated just how rich at … Continue Reading “Ugly looking Star Trek Phaser rifle sold for $231,000”