Star Trek: The Mirror Universe

Parallel universes are a sci-fi mainstay, but ever since TOS, Star Trek has focused on one particular alternate reality – the so-called “mirror universe”. First seen in the original series episode Mirror, Mirror, the mirror universe later showed up in episodes of DS9, Enterprise and Discovery.

To give you an idea of how long some of these articles get queued up in my backlog, I have to admit that I’ve been meaning to write about the mirror universe since before the big reveal in Discovery season one. Yes, thanks to my Great Star Trek Rewatch, I was thinking about the mirror universe before it went mainstream. Continue reading

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Unusual Fruit Review: White Sugarloaf Pineapple

Despite meaning to do several of these over the years, this is actually only my second Unusual Fruit Review. I can’t promise to do better in future, but I will at least try. Anyway, without further ado, let’s launch into this new product from Tesco, the White Sugarloaf Pineapple. Continue reading

Star Trek Discovery: The Red Angel

Now that Burnham and the Discovery crew are aware of the existence of something called ‘Project Daedalus’, Section 31 are ready to reveal some of their secrets. The project was part of an arms race to develop time travel, culminating in the creation of the suit worn by the Red Angel. And when the signature of the Red Angel is shown to match that of Michael Burnham, the Discovery crew hatch a risky plan to capture her. Continue reading