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Star Trek's Troubling 50th Anniversary

William Bradley | Posted 01.17.2015 | Entertainment
William Bradley

There was some heartening news over the holidays for those of us who are longtime Star Trek fans. And there was some alarming news, none of which has been mitigated since.

It's Time to End The Cliché of the 'Strong Female Character,' and Just Write Women

Bustle | Posted 12.13.2014 | Women
Bustle

What does the "strong female character" imply? It gives a special category to women who are nuanced, who are capable of embodying contradictions. But that is the human condition, and to imply that such a woman is not the norm strips all females of their essential humanity

Star Trek Firsts... 43 Years On

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
William Bradley

Some 43 years after it began, and seven years after the movie franchise seemed completely played out, Star Trek is making firsts again. And so far, it's the most popular movie of the year in America.