Category Archives: Television

The Batmobile, at Quebec Comic Con

I had the distinct pleasure of being in the beautiful and historic old city of Quebec, just in time to attend their Comic Con! Of course I expected to see the usual Star Wars characters, Doctor Who(s), and miscellaneous comic book (anti)-heroes. It would appear the among the participants that Deadpool and Harley Quinn were… Read More »

Paul Shaffer Funks up Thunder Bay

To mark the 30th anniversary of the Thunder Bay Community Auditorium, Thunder Bay’s most famous citizen, Paul Shaffer, returned to his old stomping grounds to put on a show that electrified the audience. He assembled the old band, less drummer Anton Fig, who had a gig somewhere in the southern hemisphere, and announced that for… Read More »

Trekkie or Trekker?

A “Trekkie” is a generally derogatory term for a Star Trek fan, thrown at them as an insult. Self stylised fans refer to themselves as “Trekkers”, being more serious about their fandom. According to the gospel of Wikipedia “…the term Trekkie or Trekker. Some say that Trekkie is “frequently depreciative”, thus, “not an acceptable term… Read More »

Geek Force Agent turned Starfleet Recruit

Geek Force Agent’s Log, stardate 69899.5 I transported to Ottawa, dutifully wearing my red shirt, to undergo Starfleet recruit training. The fact this log is being prepared, demonstrates not all red shirts die on the away mission. Scotty never did! The Canada Aviation and Space Museum had The Starfleet Academy Experience. Having visited the Star… Read More »