Posts By: Anarchopussycat

Crazy Crabs

Crabs? Yes. Crazy? Perhaps. Or more likely irresponsible. There are so many things about this ad that scream WTF. You have to love the drawing of Suzy, though, but would any of you out there who own a hermit crab name it Sexy Snooky? I hope not. And I love the “actual ‘crazy crab’ photos”… Read more »

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Who Mourns for Adonais?

Next up in my examination of the original series Star Trek is the early second season episode “Who Mourns for Adonais?” Like “The Apple”, this episode also explores religion, the ancient Greek religion to be exact. The story, however, isn’t anti-religious in tone. Indeed, it features one of those rare times in TOS when someone… Read more »

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Alien Nation

According to the information that I could find, Blair was a multi-level marketing company that sold home remedies, pudding mixes, pie mixes, spices and seasonings. But I ask you, would you buy these products from a kid named Tim Newcomer? Neither would I. Good luck to you, Tim, in your new profession. I am glad,… Read more »

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The Apple

Lately I’ve been rewatching the original Star Trek television series, and I’ve come to a conclusion. I’m no longer able to watch anything without analyzing it to death.  That’s one of the bad things that taking cultural studies in grad school does to you.  Once you’re exposed to theory, your life is over.  You can’t… Read more »

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