Boldly going where no fan blog has gone before.

Imagine curating the thoughts and comments of hundreds of Star Trek fans – you’re bound to get a divergent opinion or two, right? Feel free to chime in with your own take on Trek.

We’d love to hear it.

Who’s midlife crisis is it, anyway?

An Imagination Connoisseur asks if franchises, like Star Trek, can experience a midlife crisis, too. Judging by the actions of the studios and the reactions of fans, the answer may be “yes.”

What’s missing from nu-Trek?

What’s missing from nu-Trek?

Imagination Connoisseur, Mike F., takes a look at the careers of Star Trek’s current brand stewards in an attempt to identify the cause of fan dissatisfaction over the path “nu-Trek” has taken with its storytelling. Wait until you see what he found …

The dirty dilemma of hopeless hate-watching

The dirty dilemma of hopeless hate-watching

What happens if after watching Star Trek, you don’t have any hope for the future? Imagination Connoisseur Dean Micetich explains what hate-watching Discovery, Picard and Lower Decks has done to his love of the franchise and why there may no longer be any hope for Star Trek’s future.

Star Trek has a future and it includes Discovery

Star Trek has a future and it includes Discovery

Imagination Connoisseur, Ken McDowell, remembers how, as a child of the 80s, ST:TNG was “his” Star Trek while the original series was his father’s. He suggests that it’s likely today’s generation will feel much the same about ST:Discovery – and that’s good for the franchise.

ST:D’s episode, Unification III, falls apart (#565)

ST:D’s episode, Unification III, falls apart (#565)

Will writer Kirsten Beyer be able to bring together the Romulans and Vulcans in the episode “Unification III” (the most recent episode of Star Trek: Discovery), that will satisfy it’s harshest critics? ROBSERVATIONS host, writer-director-producer Robert Meyer Burnett, explains where the episode fell short and why his discontent with the latest Star Trek offering continues. Plus letters from fans and live questions from viewers of the live stream.

These days even critics have critics

These days even critics have critics

Kal Kamel, the Imagination Connoisseur known through the PGS as “S’wak Props” writes in with his analysis of how those who are critical of some genre franchises are, in turn, subjected to fan criticism as well. Who knew naval gazing could be a full-contact sport?

This geek’s journey takes her to a film festival.

This geek’s journey takes her to a film festival.

We love hearing about our fellow Imagination Connoisseurs’ journeys through geekdom. And Synthia Barlow has a particularly compelling story that looks like it may end with her submission to the 1st Annual Intergalactic Imagination Connoisseurs’ Film Festival this fall. We anxiously await her entry!