Star Trek: A Literary Voyage

Star Trek is the everest of successful television. While mostly known in the mainstream for its low-budget-yet-lovable Original series (Ft. William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy) and massively successful reboot movie franchise (Ft. Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto), Trek is far more massive than that.  As an entertainment franchise it has spanned: six television series at 725 episodes, 13 … Continue reading Star Trek: A Literary Voyage

How Matilda Influenced My Childhood as a Reader

Many people may not recognize the name Roald Dahl. For those of you who don’t know, Roland Dahl is the author of several very successful children’s books, some of which include Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, James and the Giant Peach, and Matilda. Many of Dahl’s books have been turned into highly popular movies. Roald … Continue reading How Matilda Influenced My Childhood as a Reader

The Book that Almost Made Me Drop My English Major

I was only two classes into my English major when I was assigned Charles Dickens’ Bleak House. It is practically a brick, with my copy coming in at a stunning 1036 pages, printed in what seemed like point 8 font. It’s a novel about a variety of things (including a Dickens trademark orphan), but the … Continue reading The Book that Almost Made Me Drop My English Major