Category Archives: six of the best

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 BEST… reasons not to watch The Defenders

I really wanted to like The Defenders. At least, I wanted to like it more than I actually did. This column contains spoilers.

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SIX OF THE BEST… little annoyances on TV shows (that I just can’t ignore)

Journalism careers do not work the way they do on most TV shows. It drives me crazy. So I wrote a column about how it bugs me, and how other things on TV bug me.

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SIX OF THE BEST… Haven troubles

The “troubles” are supernatural afflictions affecting the townspeople of Haven, Maine, on a show called Haven that originally aired on SyFy. The show is now on Netflix, and I figured I should finish watching it after only making it through two seasons … Continue reading

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SIX OF THE BEST… weird dreams I keep having

I’m posting this late today because I fell asleep and I dreamed. A lot. But not about any of these six things, interestingly.

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SIX OF THE BEST… things about fidget spinners

I got a fidget spinner yesterday. Of course I’m going to write a column about it.

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SIX OF THE BEST… numbers on Dark Matter

I like the SyFy TV show Dark Matter. Each of the main characters — at least, the core ones — are numbered. There are six of them. You know what that means.

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SIX OF THE BEST… memories I have of watching GLOW

Of course I watched GLOW on Netflix. Like there’s any doubt in your mind that I would have done.

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SIX OF THE BEST… things about getting a new phone

Two weeks ago, I dropped my phone in the toilet. This is my story.

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SIX OF THE BEST… things I found while packing for my upcoming move

Y’know those boxes you always think you’ll get around to unpacking, but never do? It’s amazing the things you find in them.

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SIX OF THE BEST… Heinlein books that deserve to be turned into Netflix serieses

If I had control of the Heinlein estate, I’d get with Netflix (or some other VOD provider) and tell them about some books that I think would make excellent serieses. And who I’d cast.

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SIX OF THE BEST… things I’m looking forward to in my new house

I bought a new house, and I’m really looking forward to it.

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SIX OF THE BEST… lessons learned from things in my cubicle

I was really reaching for a topic this week, but I think I pulled this one out rather nicely. Deep down, it’s about staying positive at work by surrounding yourself with positive icons.

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SIX OF THE BEST… ways to stay unhappy

We make sure we’re unhappy. It’s a thing.

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SIX OF THE BEST… things about One Punch Man

Today I discuss the most powerful superhero in the world… but no one knows his name.

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SIX OF THE BEST… abandoned column ideas

Every writer puts their half-written things on a shelf, ostensibly to be worked on later but really just abandoned. Here are some of mine.

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SIX OF THE BEST… lessons learned from Super Mario Run

I’ve been playing a lot of Super Mario Run lately. The game has a surprising amount of life lessons in it.

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SIX OF THE BEST… Tickets to Ride

Come on, ride that train. Choo choo. Ride it. Whoo whoo. I bet the Quad City DJs never thought their lyrics would be used to talk about board games.

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