Everybody loves Willow
A frequent contributor to the conversation on ROBSERVATIONS, Willow Yang’s thought-provoking letters have been a highlight of the show over the years Willow mixes astute observation with a scientific mind and wicket sense of humor to make every letter and blog post worth reading.
Willow has a meeting of the minds over “Meld.”
Blogger Willow Yang reviews the STAR TREK: VOYAGER episode “Meld” and the breakout performance of Tim Russ (Tuvok) after watching it with friends and getting into a deep conversation about the nature of “the typical Betazoid.”
There’s more to “Latent Image” than meets the eye.
Blogger Willow Yang looks into the episode “Latent Image” which ran during the fifth season of STAR TREK: VOYAGER. It was a great story, with room for a little nitpicking from one of the PGS’s favorite Star Trek reviewers.
Willow Yang voyages to oblivion and back.
Blogger Willow Yang takes a closer look at one of STAR TREK: VOYAGER’s darker episodes. Check out Willow’s review of “Oblivion” and ponder what might do you do when you realize you’re already dead.
Does “Dear Doctor” reveal some flaws in Star Trek’s Prime Directive?
Blogger Willow Yang shares her thoughts on the Star Trek: Enterprise episode, “Dear Doctor” – which is both thought provoking and logically flawed.
Boldly discovering Star Trek: Enterprise
Blogger Willow Yang begins her reviews of the first “prequel” series in the Star Trek universe – Star Trek: ENTERPRISE and says the first season has its ups and its downs – but is still worth the watch.
The pilot for Star Trek: ENTERPRISE looks like an interesting ride.
How do we get to the promising tomorrow of the Star Trek universe? Blogger Willow Yang helps lead the way by bringing her unique perspective to the original Star Trek prequel series … Star Trek: ENTERPRISE.
UFP Economics … what kind of system is this, anyway?
So, what kind of economy exists in the 24th Century? Blogger Willow Yang takes a closer look at Star Trek’s depiction of an advanced economy and arrives at some interesting conclusions.
Justice for Tuvix
Willow has a bone to pick with Captain Janeway and her ethical (or not) decision-making when it comes to the merged persona known as Tuvix. One more test to see if humanity’s best can see beyond their historical prejudices.
Spoiler alert: we can’t.
Have we seen this time travel story before? Wait … wut?
Willow reviews Star Trek: Voyager’s episode “Timeless” (S.5 E.6) which is, yet again, another time travel adventure.
Human, Replicant or just another electric sheep?
Willow Yang takes a closer look at the debate over whether or not the lead investigator in the movie Bladerunner (Decker) was human … or something else.
Does wielding WMDs without consequence really represent STAR TREK’s best vision of our future?
Our resident Star Trek blogger, Willow Yang, turns a critical eye to the DS9 episode, “For The Uniform.” Has the message sent by this episode changed since it was first shown on television over twenty years ago?
Uninspired antagonists, Klingon angst and glittery swimming trunks – DS9’s “Let He Who Is Without Sin” has it all … sorta.
Our resident Star Trek blogger, Willow Yang, made her way through the infamous “Let He Who Is Without Sin” episode of DS9 (Season 5, Episode 7). She’ll need a vacation when she’s done with this one …
Midway through the Dominion Wars, Willow thinks DS9’s future looks pretty bleak.
Halfway through Season 5 of Star Trek: Deep Space 9, blogger Willow Yang checks in with the PGS to share her view of what’s working and what’s not. And it doesn’t look good …
Maybe Willow’s resolution should be to find new friends?
Willow Yang’s friend, Josip, recommended she watch the Star Trek Voyager episode “Resolutions” – but her review of the show suggests she might want to resolve to find new friends.
Sometimes the aliens get in the way of good sci-fi
Sometimes the problem with aliens in science fiction movies is they don’t look believable – at least that’s what blogger Willow Yang learned when she showed her mother ET: The Extraterrestrial.
Why we need depressing movies.
Blogger Willow Yang watched MILLION DOLLAR BABY with her mother and realized why we need to watch depressing movies from time to time.
BvS wasn’t the “World’s Finest” comic book movie.
Blogger Willow Yang writes an open letter to Robert Meyer Burnett asking why the first “World’s Finest” team-up on film can be such a frustrating movie experience.