On today’s date, the Vulcan blessing “Live long and prosper” became part of our Earthly language…

You don’t have to be a full-fledged Trekkie to be familiar with the “Vulcan blessing” from Star Trek — “Live long and prosper” — or with the splay-fingered “Vulcan salute” that is generally used when that saying is spoken. Actor Leonard Nimoy (1931-2015) made both famous by using them in his portrayal of the famed … Read more

“Danger, Will Robinson!”

In addition to being a fan of old TV westerns, like Have Gun – Will Travel, I’m also a fan of vintage science fiction shows. Even the bad ones, if they’re bad enough to be good. One of my favorite so-bad-it’s-good-bad science fiction series is Lost in Space, which debuted on September 15, 1965. This … Read more