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PART VI: THE SEARCH FOR MORE MONEY

1984. Directed by Leonard Nimoy

Let me pose a quick conundrum for you. Let’s say you have a franchise on your hands. Furthermore, with the previous addition to said franchise you did very well and made lots and lots of money. You even managed to gain a whole onslaught of new fans and your franchise is more popular than ever! What profitable fun this must be for you! But wait, one of the reasons that film did so well is because you went ahead and killed off the most beloved character. Uh oh! Test audiences aren’t gonna like your franchise without him! So, what do you do to solve this little pickle? Continue reading

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An Introduction

PART I: BOLDLY GOING WHERE I HAVE NOT GONE BEFORE

I’m going to just go ahead and assume you already know Star Trek. Rather, you know of Star Trek. Certainly the science-fiction cult phenomenon created by Gene Roddenberry; which first aired in 1966 is hard to ignore. In fact, I’m willing to bet you know exactly who Captain Kirk and Mr. Spock are, and can name the actors who played them. More so, I’ll even bet you can do what someone has called a “pretty good” impression of William Shatner. I’ll even go so far as to say you already know whether you can or can’t make “that V thing” with your hand, don’t you? Yeah, me too. Continue reading