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The first time I realized I was allowed to be angry: Major Kira Nerys

The first time I realized I was allowed to be angry: Major Kira Nerys

I was just 9 years old when Star Trek: Deep Space Nine premiered, and I didn’t take to it immediately. It wasn’t the Star Trek I knew, the bright shiny halls of the Enterprise with the gallant crew
Objects in Space 1/22/18: The Emissary and his son

Objects in Space 1/22/18: The Emissary and his son

Howdy, friends! Another week, another bout of time spent poring through the internet's content in order to bring you the best of the links to offer. This time around, I've been doing a deep dive back
Deep Space Nine 25 years later: An oral history of the show that changed Star Trek

Deep Space Nine 25 years later: An oral history of the show that changed Star Trek

In January 1993, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine premiered and changed the way people thought about the iconic science fiction franchise. For nearly 40 years, the show had its tropes. The Next Generation,
A binge-watching guide to Star Trek: Deep Space Nine's Kira Nerys

A binge-watching guide to Star Trek: Deep Space Nine's Kira Nerys

Kira Nerys is my favorite character of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, her character arc over the course of the series transforming her from a terrorist who didn’t really want to be the Bajoran liaison to
Firsts: Star Trek: Deep Space Nine cast looks back at its very first episode

Firsts: Star Trek: Deep Space Nine cast looks back at its very first episode

The third Star Trek TV series, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, entered the television landscape in January 1993. The new entry in the well-known franchise arrived while The Next Generation was in the
Star Trek's mirror universe is a warning to humanity

Star Trek's mirror universe is a warning to humanity

It's uncommon to find a vision of humanity's future that is as hopeful, optimistic and utopic as Star Trek amidst the countless dystopias in modern science fiction. In contemporary dystopias, often
Team Fangrrls shares our first genre crushes

Team Fangrrls shares our first genre crushes

This January, we are embracing the new year by looking back and celebrating our firsts. Our first ships, our first fandoms, all the firsts that started us on our journeys to the geek girls standing
Objects in Space 1/8/18: The new North Star

Objects in Space 1/8/18: The new North Star

The Golden Globes aired last night, and they were certainly a thing to behold. Not only did most attendees wear black in recognition of the Time's Up movement, but there were also several powerful
'Star Trek: Discovery' breathes new life into an old universe

'Star Trek: Discovery' breathes new life into an old universe

Warning: Spoilers ahead for Star Trek: Discovery, Season 1, episode 10, "Despite Yourself." I've always skipped past "mirror universe" episodes of Star Trek. To me, they always seemed so cheesy: Oh
25 years ago, I was an intern on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

25 years ago, I was an intern on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

"We're going down to the set. I think they've got all the lights wired. You wanna come?" Because I was an intern who chose to interpret every question as a directive, I said yes. (I find that when
WATCH: Everything you didn't know about Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

WATCH: Everything you didn't know about Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

Spawned as a companion spin-off from Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine introduced a new galaxy of characters, creatures, and conflicts to explore and examine aboard a bustling
Objects in Space 1/3/18: Just be careful

Objects in Space 1/3/18: Just be careful

We're barely into 2018, but each day it feels like there's another anniversary to celebrate. Yesterday was National Science Fiction Day, and today is the 25th anniversary of what is my actual favorite
‘Star Trek: Deep Space Nine’ at 25: Through the Wormhole With the Cast and Creators

‘Star Trek: Deep Space Nine’ at 25: Through the Wormhole With the Cast and Creators

When “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine” premiered in 1993, the science-fiction franchise whose legacy it extended was — like most of primetime television — episodic. The original “Star Trek” effectively hit
Black Mirror's USS Callister is a bigger homage to Star Trek than you thought

Black Mirror's USS Callister is a bigger homage to Star Trek than you thought

Black Mirror's fourth season opens with "USS Callister," an episode that isn't just a fantastic takedown of toxic masculinity in nerd culture (guys, seriously, it is so good), not only full of
Director Adam Nimoy steps down from Deep Space Nine documentary

Director Adam Nimoy steps down from Deep Space Nine documentary

As we’ve known for several months, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine will be boldly going where it has never gone before — in documentary form. Adam Nimoy, director of the award-winning doc For the Love of
The Deep Space Nine Documentary is Delayed as Adam Nimoy Steps Down as Director

The Deep Space Nine Documentary is Delayed as Adam Nimoy Steps Down as Director

What We Left Behind, a crowdfunded documentary on the history and impact of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, has hit a few snags. Read more...
Watch both Star Trek: Discovery AND The Orville if you want there to be balance in the Force

Watch both Star Trek: Discovery AND The Orville if you want there to be balance in the Force

You know how sometimes in Star Wars there's talk of bringing balance to the Force rather than there being two sides, light and dark? Well, we're kind of living in the light and dark times right now,
How Star Trek is helping save my relationship

How Star Trek is helping save my relationship

My boyfriend introduced me to Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. He slipped in a few Trekkie references on our first "non-date" (that date that didn’t start as a date but turned into one) that went over my
WATCH: DS9's Chase Masterson on documentaries, singing, and more Leeta

WATCH: DS9's Chase Masterson on documentaries, singing, and more Leeta

It may have been the 30th anniversary of Star Trek: The Next Generation that was being celebrated at Star Trek: Las Vegas this year, but 2017 has undeniably seen Star Trek: Deep Space Nine grow more
Before CGI, Star Trek used shampoo bottles and ping pong balls for special effects

Before CGI, Star Trek used shampoo bottles and ping pong balls for special effects

It’s customary now for most television shows to feature cinema-quality visual effects. But the effects work you see in TV shows like Game of Thrones, American Gods, and the soon-to-be-released Star