When it comes to Star Trek, writer-producer-director, Robert Meyer Burnett is a recognized expert. Regular participant on SDCC’s Starship Smackdown, frequent guest on The Inglorious Treksperts podcasts and writer-producer of all of the “Behind The Scenes” features on the Star Trek:The Next Generation Blu-Rays and select features for the Enterprise Blu-Ray set, Rob presents his extensive collection of interviews, videos, photos and more as part of the Burnettwork’s “Talkin’ Trek” series.
Imagination Connoisseur, Vermillion Problems, makes the case that the post-scarcity, utopian society depicted in classic Star Trek is not only aspirational … it’s entirely possible.
Imagination Connoisseur, John Ciccarelli, points out that Star Trek isn’t the first sci-fi series to get re-booted into dystopia. Ron Moore did a similar thing with BATTLESTAR GALACTICA and John wasn’t too pleased about it.
Imagination Connoisseur, Dean Micetich, bemoans the loss of the strong, moral and optimistic backbone that made classic Star Trek what it was. Unique. But today’s Trek seems to be lacking that core and has become hard to recognize.
Imagination Connoisseur and frequent blogger, Willow Yang, shares her opinion about the first episode of STAR TREK: VOYAGER, Caretaker, where the audience is introduced to Captain Janeway, a holographic doctor, rebel Maquis and the rest of Voyager’s crew. But is there enough room in the episode for a good story?
Imagination Connoisseur, Bob Kowal, has become a big fan of Ben Sisko (STAR TREK: DEEP SPACE 9) because of the character’s dedication to both duty and family – a unique aspect not seen in other Star Trek commanders or captains.
Willow Talk: Worf gets his house in order – and the rest of us wonder how the hell the Klingons every got anything done.
Imagination Connoisseur and featured blogger, Willow Yang, gives us a truly objective look at Klingon intrigue, yet another death for Tasha Yar and the improbable dichotomy that is Klingon society in STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION.
Imagination Connoisseur, Terry Flynn, plays the Devil’s Advocate when he challenges all of the Trekkies who object to such a dystopian view of the Federation as depicted in STAR TREK: PICARD.
Imagination Connoisseur and fan-favorite guest blogger, Willow Yang, is more than just a little creeped out by TNG’s Reginald Barclay’s bad hologram habit.
Imagination Connoisseur, Ian Samuels, provides some historical insights into the “ring ship” design used for early Star Fleet starships in the Star Trek universe.
Guest blogger and PGS Star Trek reviewer, Willow Yang, chimes in on the two-part, epic episode of Star Trek: Voyager, YEAR OF HELL.
Imagination Connoisseur (and guest blogger), Willow Yang, chimes in on the discussion as to whether or not all “foes” are “villains” – or just misunderstood antagonists?
Imagination Connoisseur, Calvin Bowes, steps up to defend the “adversaries” Captain Kirk had to face during the original STAR TREK series.
Imagination Connoisseur, Dave Scarpa, is an old-school Star Trek fan and has a few words of advice for the producers of the new series in the legendary franchise.
Imagination Connoisseur, Thomas Bartholdi, pens a love letter to Star Trek to help bring in the new year.
Imagination Connoisseur, Jan Schliecker, is an author and expert on the subject of original Star Trek and has a comment or two about Willow Yang’s recent review of the un-aired pilot episode: The Cage.
Willow Talk: Despite the inadvertent misogyny, Star Trek’s “The Cage” is boldly (and intentionally) dissatisfying.
Guest blogger and fellow Imagination Connoisseur, Willow Yang, drops a big holiday treat for all of us to enjoy – her no-holds-barred review of the original STAR TREK pilot, “The Cage.”
And it’s enough to make Spock smile. Or is that a cringe?
Imagination Connoisseur, Willow Yang, offers her review of the classic Star Trek: TNG episode, THE OFFSPRING.
Willow Talk: Willow follows an alternate timeline and winds up reviewing ST:TNG’s Yesterday’s Enterprise.
Imagination Connoisseur, Willow Yang, turns her critical eye to the classic ST:TNG Episode YESTERDAY’S ENTERPRISE.
PGS Imagination Connoisseur, Willow Yang, sounds off in another Willow Talk blogpost – but this time, she’s not critiquing Star Trek. Instead she’s got a bone to pick about reserved seating in theaters.
Imagination Connoisseur and Star Trek critic-at-large, Willow Yang, chimes in on what’s just not right about ST:TNG’s gary sue character, Wesley Crusher.
To say Imagination Connoisseur, Willow Yang, isn’t high on Star Trek: The Next Generation’s Season 2 finale, “Shades of Gray” is putting in mildly.
Check out her review!
Everyone’s favorite Star Trek reviewer, Willow Yang, reports back to the Post-Geek Singularity with her savage take-down of the original series episode: SPOCK’S BRAIN.
Everyone’s favorite PGS reviewer, Willow Yang, shares her thoughts on STAR TREK: THE ANIMATED SERIES and how it succeeds in spite of its obvious failures.
Writer-producer-director, Robert Meyer Burnett, takes a closer look at the games some people play, why outrage gets in the way of understanding, which is better: CAPTAIN MARVEL or IRONMAN 2 and much more!
Celebrated PGS member, Willow Yang, continues her great series of reviews of STAR TREK: THE ORIGINAL SERIES episodes with this epic review of the classic: “Mirror, Mirror.”
Willow Yang is back again, this time with an in-depth review of ST:TOS’s episode: The Immunity Syndrome (spoiler alert: she’s not a big fan of giant space amoebas).
Imagination Connoisseur, Willow Yang, discusses the causes of aging and immortality within the framework of classic STAR TREK episodes: Miri, The Apple and The Deadly Years.
A tribute video created by Robert Meyer Burnett celebrating the work of famed production designer Herman Zimmerman on the occasion of his 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Art Directors’ Guild. (A BURNETTWORK EXCLUSIVE)
On February 18, 2019, RMB joined the cast of Midnight’s Edge to discuss the state of Star Trek and the differences between the Star Trek multiverse and the canon established by the original series. Here are highlights from that conversation …
Writer-producer-director, Robert Meyer Burnett discusses the current state of STAR TREK – specifically, “What IS the Prime Timeline and how does it relate to the Kelvin Timeline?” Get yer geek on here …
Writer-producer-director, Robert Meyer Burnett discusses his love of collecting Star Trek memorabilia & filmmaking, from his custom built Polar Lights USS Enterprise model to directing a scene from the proposed Trek fan film Axanar, as well as the return of Mego’s rare Romulan action figure. (from GEMR’s Collection Complete series)
Writer-producer-director, Robert Meyer Burnett, takes apart the season premier for Star Trek: Discovery’s second season on CBS All Access. Robservation fans also chime in with their own thoughts and observations.
Writer-producer-director, Robert Meyer Burnett, takes a closer look at today’s announcement that access Michelle Yeoh has been tapped to lead a new Star Trek series set in the “Discovery” universe and available on the CBS streaming service.
You know it’s going to be a good Robservations episode when writer-producer-director, Robert Meyer Burnett, opens the show by explaining what kind of beer he’s going to drink while he opines on the state of Star Trek. So sit back and pop a cold one with RMB as he begins an epic, 40+ minute rant on the current state of his favorite sci-fi franchise.
Writer-producer-director Robert Meyer Burnett talks about his experience producing and directing behind-the-scenes content for the Star Trek: The Next Generation and Enterprise Blu-Ray sets.
Back in 2013, writer-producer-director, Robert Meyer Burnett was interviewed by TrekCore’s Adam Walker about the new bonus features on the Star Trek: The Next Generation’s re-mastered Blu-Ray releases.
Writer-producer-director, Robert Meyer Burnett was interviewed by TrekNews’ Brian Wilkins about the work he did as the producer and editor of the bonus features found on the ST:TNG and ST:ENT Blu-Ray sets as well as the prospects for Blu-Rays of ST:DS9 and ST:VOY.