The Problem with Star Trek: Strange New Worlds

I genuinely enjoyed Paramount+’s Star Trek: Strange New Worlds (the premiere episode is currently on Youtube) because of the three Star Trek series that have been released thus far – I haven’t seen Star Trek: Picard but if what heard from reviews like Half In The Bag I’m not missing much – but there’s a […]

Reinterpreting Disney’s The Black Hole

A lot of critics attack Disney’s 1979 sci-fi blockbuster The Black Hole on the basis of science.  And while one level that’s understandable, it’s not terribly fair.  For instance one critic called foul on the black hole being visible. And while it’s true that according to science they cannot be seen–you don’t see the black […]