The Game Has Ended

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The Game Has Ended

Only a “special” few geeks will get this and for many of them it’ll be a roshambeau straight to the feelings. For the vast majority the explanation is to be found here.

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To Sadly Go Perhaps

Kirk sits alone
To Sadly Go Perhaps

Dee died in 1999. Jimmy passed over in 2005. Now Leonard has gone on to the next thing. Bill’s still going though, closer and closer to doing it alone and I have to wonder how he feels about that.

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Shades Of Qo’noS

Sometimes life imitates art; sometimes art shapes life. That latter seems more true of Gene Roddenberry’s Star Trek, which less predicted than caused what was the future for that franchise.

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The NYPD’s Discommendation Of de Blasio
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In this particular case, the shades of the Klingon homeworld could be seen as hundreds of police officers turned their backs on a screen showing New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio speaking at the funeral of one of the two NYPD officers assassinated last week by a Black insurrectionist. It looked a lot like the Klingon ceremony of Discommendation, in which the individual is ceremonially shunned, stripped of honor, and severely reduced in social status due to his crimes.

Some – those who either are part of the Black Problem or side with those that are, and/or those with deep-seated psychological scarring and resultant pathologies – may well disagree with me, but I find this public shaming and shunning of de Blasio by the NYPD to be a very fitting start to his punishment for his dishonor and disloyalty.

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Still Looking Good

After all these many, many years David and Nichelle are still looking good
David And Nichelle Are Still Looking Good

Time passes and with it pass those who were dear to each of us, so it’s good to see that some old associates are still looking good. Better in its own odd way, though David, Nichelle, and I haven’t had any interactions for close to 30 year, my wives now work closely with them on a regular basis and they’re all friends.

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The Walking Dead

Star Trek (TOS)' Redshirts - the original walking dead
The Original Walking Dead

AMC’s television franchise, The Walking Dead may have begun in 2010 but the walking dead truly started in 1966 when Star Trek (The Original Series) first aired.

That’s right! I’m talking about the Redshirts, the original walking dead. 😆

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