I’m a Saint Louis Cardinals fan. Cubs fans receive nothing but mockery from me, Royals fans, even more.
Some might wonder why I’m such an ass to people that are fans of different baseball franchises. Why should I care? They don’t know me, the players would leave in a heartbeat for more money if it weren’t for their contracts and it’s expensive. Baseball players get millions of dollars to hang out and play a game, so why give a crap?
I’d ask the same about the low, yet unending argument over Captains in Star Trek. Usually Jean Luc Picard and James T. Kirk are the centers for such geeky word exchanges (Which pisses me off since Ben Sisko was easily the best. He had the most soul) It has settled down in recent years, but I have heard the rumblings resurging with the impending release of the new Star Trek movie directed by J.J. Abrams. For some reason, people think this man walks on water, but they obviously haven’t seen Cloverfield or half of the episodes of Lost
In all, there have been five Captains (Try to name them all, FULL NAMES with actor names, no peeking, and yes, we are counting Enterprise.) James Kirk, Jean-Luc Picard, Ben Sisko, Kathryn Janeway and Jonathan Archer. Each has varying degrees of competence and strengths I think for this column, we can lay out everything and you, the reader, can decide for yourself which one is worthy of your worship. Read the rest of this entry »