Tag Archives: Star Trek

New Photo Galleries!

Over the past few years I have had the privilege of attending some pretty cool events like Emerald City Comicon and Creation Entertainment’s Official Seattle Star Trek Convention.

Stan Lee and Clare Kramer at ECCC 2015

I took a ton of photos at these events to use in my articles for Cinema Lowdown and Blogcritics. I created new photo galleries so I can share some of my favorite photos here.

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Girls Rule at Emerald City Comicon 2015

I grew up loving sci-fi and superheroes. For the longest time I didn’t know those were things that girls weren’t supposed to like. My mom was also a huge sci-fi fan and she introduced me to Star Trek and gave me plenty of short science fiction stories to read. I remember always being drawn to things that featured aliens, space, or pretty much anything with a supernatural bent.

It wasn’t until I reached my preteen years (now known as “tween”) that I discovered those things were usually associated with boys – at least during my Gen-X upbringing.

Marina Sirtis Star Trek TNG ECCC 2015

Upon attending Emerald City Comicon this year I’ve discovered that the tide is turning. When I attended the show in 2013 a co-worked asked me if it was almost all guys in attendance. No, it wasn’t and the female population at the con only seems to be growing.

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Talking With Jonathan Frakes of ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation’

Two weeks ago I had the great fortune to interview Jonathan FrakesJonathan-Frakes-Podium_Med for his appearance at the Official Star Trek con in Seattle. As someone who grew up with Star Trek this was an awesome opportunity.

You can check out my interview with him on BlogCritics and some additional questions on my site Cinema Lowdown.  I have done a few other interview over the past few years, but this one is probably my favorite.

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