Category Archives: Star Trek: Voyager

Atlas Shrugged, Part II

I watched Atlas Shrugged, Part II yesterday.  Atlas Shrugged, Part II is the second of a three-part series of movies that are based on Atlas Shrugged, a novel that was written by the philosopher Ayn Rand in the 1950’s.  To … Continue reading

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Actors’ Sacrifices; Two Views on Forgiveness

I have two thoughts for today: 1.  Yesterday, I watched an excellent documentary called The Captains, in which William Shatner of Star Trek fame interviewed other actors who played captains on a Star Trek show or movie (Patrick Stewart, Avery … Continue reading

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The Unwritten Rules of Social Relationships 28

For my write-up today on The Unwritten Rules of Social Relationships, I’ll highlight something on page 363.  It’s talking about Jennifer McIlwee Myers, who wrote a section of the book: “Jennifer has been married to Gary Myers for eleven years.  … Continue reading

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Susan Faludi, Backlash 8

In my latest reading of Susan Faludi’s 1991 book, Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women, Faludi critiques sexism in television shows, which persists notwithstanding the decline in women watching television.  According to Faludi, television shows present the mother as … Continue reading

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Is It Orson? Star Trek: Voyager Anniversary

I have two entertainment items for today: 1.  On Desperate Housewives, who is the one who is leaving Bree notes and ran over Officer Chuck with a car?  We know that it’s a man, for, last night, we saw his … Continue reading

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Star Trek Voyager: Living Witness

This is one of my favorite Star Trek Voyager episodes. It’s entitled “Living Witness”, and it’s about how history can function as an ideological narrative that impacts the present. I may show this to students if I ever become a … Continue reading

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Lost and Star Trek: Voyager

So far, what I like about Lost is the same thing that I like about Star Trek: Voyager: most of the episodes concentrate on one specific character at a time, and that allows me to get to know each one … Continue reading

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Barge of the Dead

I just watched “Barge of the Dead,” which is an episode of Star Trek: Voyager. You know, there are some episodes of shows that I like to watch more than once, since they speak to something within me. This is … Continue reading

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Is TV Getting More Liberal?

I suppose that television has always been rather liberal. Dallas, for example, presented rich capitalists as a conniving bunch of people. On Thursday night, however, I felt that the liberalism got more blatant. I watch Eli Stone on Thursday nights. … Continue reading

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A Distant Origin

There are some episodes of shows that I can watch over and over again. One of them is “A Distant Origin,” which is an episode of Star Trek: Voyager. In “A Distant Origin,” there are intelligent descendants of the dinosaurs … Continue reading

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