Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Secret Star Trek: Wrinkles in Time (and Space)


There's been a marked change in my own country in the past 15 years, probably in yours too. It's been reflected in popular culture, which for the most part has grown small, cramped and dyspeptic, even if takes on the illusion of hugeness.


Saturday, February 21, 2015

Secret Star Trek: "Demons of Air and Darkness"


It might be tempting to mock the Heaven's Gate and Solar Temple's ambitions to soul-travel to the stars without their bodies, despite the fact that such beliefs go back in human history many thousands of years. 


Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Valhalla on the Hudson


Last week on The Secret Sun I looked at the news that The X-Files was returning to TV and tried to unpack the recent revelations that the 1997 Heaven's Gate cult suicides may well have been inspired by an episode of that series, the Mytharc mindbomb, "Red Museum." 


Sunday, February 01, 2015