Author Archives: Josh Roseman

About Josh Roseman

Josh Roseman (not the trombonist; the other one) has been published in -- among others -- Asimov's, Escape Pod, and Evil Girlfriend Media. In 2015, he released his first collection, The Clockwork Russian and Other Stories, and followed it up with 2016's Memories of My Father. When not writing, he mostly complains that he's not writing. Find him online at roseplusman.com, or on Twitter @listener42.

SIX OF THE BEST… things The Orville did better than Star Trek: Discovery

I really wanted to like Star Trek: Discovery, but CBS and Paramount are making it really hard. Meanwhile, The Orville is fun, funny, and hopeful. It’s much better than Discovery. Here’s why.

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SIX OF THE WORST… things about Toys

When I was a teenager, I really liked the Robin Williams film Toys. But when I watched it with my wife and daughter earlier this year, it was surprising just how much of it didn’t hold up in any way whatsoever.

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Star Trek: The Next Generation — A 30th Anniversary Quiz

In honor of Star Trek: the Next Generation‘s 30th anniversary, which is today (the premiere aired September 28, 1987), here’s a fun little exercise inspired by Susana “@NerdGerhl” Polo’s tweet from last September: Quick, describe the plot of your favorite Star … Continue reading

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SIX OF THE BEST… TNG episodes, part 2

Almost ready to wrap up the 30th anniversary celebration of Star Trek: the Next Generation. Just one more post tomorrow, on the 30th anniversary of the pilot episode. Meanwhile, here’s the rest of my top-12 list.

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SIX OF THE BEST… TNG episodes, part 1

You can’t do a 30th-anniversary celebration of any TV show, let alone Star Trek:TNG, without a best episodes list. So here’s the first part of mine.

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SIX OF THE BEST… recurring characters on TNG

Personally, I liked Ensign Ro the best, but that doesn’t mean she was the best recurring character. Here are six of the best of them.

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SIX OF THE WORST… TNG misfires

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of Star Trek: the Next Generation, I’m reviving some of my 25th-anniversary columns and reworking them a little. Here’s the first, and it’s about mistakes.

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