Tag Archives: Star Trek

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 »

James Doohan aka Montgomery “Scotty” Scott

Those of us who grew up with the Star Trek “Original Series”, knew that Scotty could work wonders in main engineering, despite the fact that he “Dinna rewrite the laws of physics, Captain!” For us hardcore Canadian fans, we knew what Captain James Tiberius Kirk was really Canadian actor William Shatner, and that affable head… Read More »