Previous Star Trek series had a problem with overly utopian idealism. Now the problem is that they’ve beaten all of it out of the franchise.
With ‘Star Trek: Discovery,’ the franchise has a chance to return to its TV roots and the high-concept sci-fi story-telling that made it a cult favorite.
There’s a new Star Trek series coming. Can it recapture the characteristics that built the franchise?
It looks like J.J. Abrams is going to give us an over-complicated, unwieldy film. But I’m not worried he will ruin the Star Wars franchise.
No, Nick Gillespie, Star Trek has done plenty for the cause of liberty.
Why would we treat the production of wealth as a nonexistent science-fiction gadget?
The ‘Roseanne’ debacle is a self-inflicted wound — and a warning that what happened with Trump-supporter Barr could happen with Trump himself.
The left tries to claim Star Trek for itself, but the original series offers a surprisingly prescient cautionary tale about Google’s conformist PC agenda.
A century of Communism achieved four main results: poverty, oppression, war, and mass death. So why does anybody still think collectivism is ‘idealistic’?
If you’re tempted to catch the ‘tech monopoly’ bug, inoculate yourself by watching Barnes and Noble and AOL rule the world in ‘You’ve Got Mail.’
So what can we really learn from Ayn Rand about running a business? It’s not what sneering business experts claim in the New York Times.
Switzerland’s referendum for a ‘basic income’ reveals the endgame of the welfare state: the neo-aristocratic privilege of living without working.
The new ‘Ghostbusters’ is not just a reboot, because it’s no longer enough to have one film or even a franchise. You have to have a whole darned ‘universe.’
How is it that ideas that used to be pieties in the liberal catechism now get you labeled as a howling reactionary?
Is having kids ‘all joy and no fun’? Totally wrong. If you’re not having fun, you’re not paying attention.
Mark Cuban says Net Neutrality is torn out of the pages of “Atlas Shrugged.” But this is far from the first time real life has imitated Ayn Rand’s fiction.
Leonard Nimoy’s Mr. Spock is not merely an interesting and beloved character. He is an icon who represents big, timeless ideas.