Donald R. McClarey

Risk Is Our Business

Preach it Captain!  For all the sons of Adams and the daughters of Eve, risk is always a part of our lives, an inescapable element of this Vale of Tears.

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Donald R. McClarey

Requiescat in Pace: Rene Auberjonois

Sad news.  Rene Auberjonois, a descendant of Napoleon’s Marshal Murat on his mother’s side, has died at age 79.  A consummate professional, during his acting career he had an infinite number of roles.  Doubtless he will be best remembered for

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Donald R. McClarey

Pamela Ewing Has Been Dreaming Again

Dave Cullen, deservedly, savages Star Trek Discovery Season Two.   My bride and I are currently painfully making our way through the episodes, because we view all things Trek.  I will admit that Season Two is not as bad as Season

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Donald R. McClarey

Tomorrow the World!

Emil Bruckner: If it is necessary, I will die for the Führer! Mike Frame: Oh, I see. You want to die. Emil Bruckner: It is my duty. Are you – going to beat me? Mike Frame: Well, since you find

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Donald R. McClarey

The Day the World Wept

The things you find on Youtube! First broadcast on February 9, 1960, the above is an episode of One Step Beyond entitled The Day the World Wept.  The Twilight Zone before the Twilight Zone, One Step Beoynd ran on ABC

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Donald R. McClarey

Hong Kong and 1776

The ideas expressed in 1776 during our Revolution against British rule are just as relevant, and dangerous, today in 2019 as they were in 1776, as the Chinese Communist regime is finding out with the protests that have rocked Hong

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Donald R. McClarey

Ee’dplebnista Norkohn Forkohn Perfectunun

    Captain James T. Kirk: [to Spock] Keep working on the window if we’re ever gonna regain our freedom. Cloud William: Freedom? [he gets up] Cloud William: Freedom? Captain James T. Kirk: Spock. Mr. Spock: Yes, I heard, Captain.

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Donald R. McClarey

Stalled Trek: All Ahead Full

If the powers that be who own the Star Trek franchise had any sense, which they do not, they would cease destroying the franchise with Star Trek Discovery and enter into a contract with Mark R. Largent to do a

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Donald R. McClarey

Makes Sense to Me

KIRK: Name, Khan, as we know him today. (Spock changes the picture) Name, Khan Noonien Singh. SPOCK: From 1992 through 1996, absolute ruler of more than a quarter of your world. From Asia through the Middle East. MCCOY: The last

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Donald R. McClarey

The Multiverse and God

  I have never seen Instapundit, Glenn Reynolds, stray into theological speculation before, so this struck my attention:   SO I’M READING GREG BENFORD’S REWRITE, and it gave me a thought about the theological implications of the “many worlds” version

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Donald R. McClarey

Star Trek the Music

Something for the weekend:  Star Trek Mega Suite.  Something easy to star off the year, various Star Trek musical themes.

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Donald R. McClarey

Star Trek Christmas

MCCOY: Captain, I see on your report Flavius was killed. I am sorry. I liked that huge sun worshiper. SPOCK: I wish we could have examined that belief of his more closely. It seems illogical for a sun worshiper to

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Donald R. McClarey

The Purpose of Politically Correct Lies

  Captain Jean-Luc Picard: At the end, he gave me a choice – between a life of comfort… or more torture. All I had to do was to say that… I could see *five* lights, when in fact there were

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Donald R. McClarey

Trump Laughing at the Superior Intellect

“The devil…that proud spirit…cannot endure to be mocked.” Saint Thomas More One video clip explains why Trump drives Leftists out of their minds and why they continually make fools of themselves as a result.  Trump understands that the sacred cows

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Donald R. McClarey

Sad News

“I’m afraid you have it all wrong, all of you.  I’ve been monitoring some of their old-style radio waves, the empire spokesman trying to ridicule their religion, but he couldn’t. Well, don’t you understand? It’s not the sun up in

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Donald R. McClarey

Stewart Trek

No, this is not a parody post:   CBS announced Saturday that Patrick Stewart will reprise his iconic role of Jean-Luc Picard in a new “Star Trek” series. It will be streamed on CBS All Access. The still-unnamed series will

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Donald R. McClarey

Truth

Quark explains us to his nephew.  His statement is true about us, but it is only part of the truth about the Sons of Adam and the Daughters of Eve in this often rugged Vale of Tears:  

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Donald R. McClarey

Why We Fight

  Time to refresh my Chief Geek of the blog creds.  The Axanar film project has produced huge fan interest, and well it should.  The Prelude to Axanar video below is the best Trek I have ever seen.   Jonathan

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Donald R. McClarey

Star Trek: Son of God

From Bread and Circuses:   Flavius: The message of the Son, that all men are brothers, was kept from us. Perhaps I’m a fool to believe it. It does often seem that men must fight to live. Capt. Kirk: You

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