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Brian Wilkins


Brian is a Boston-based UX/Visual designer, photographer, Apple enthusiast, and sci-fi and 80s action movie fan.

Kyle Hadyniak

Assistant Editor

Kyle has been a lifelong Star Trek fan. A graduate student at the University of Maine, Kyle spends his time either doing school work, playing music, reading history, or studying a replica of the Enterprise-E he has above his desk.

Shashank Avvaru


An immigrant from India living in the Deep South, Shashank takes breaks in between dreaming about life on a starship to write comic books, co-host PoliTreks, and role-play Captain Varun Rai on Faraday.

Andrew Cardinale


Andrew is from a Boston suburb where he works in IT. When he’s not doing something Star Trek related, he writes, follows local sports, and listens to far too many podcasts.

Michelle T.


Michelle lives in northern Minnesota, where she does normal things by day and nerdy things by weekend and night. Her interests range from Star Trek to history, archaeology, languages, fantasy and sci-fi, politics, and cats.

Will Stape


Will is an Emmy Award-nominated screenwriter, book author, and content producer. He’s written for magazines, the web, and for several highly respected TV shows, most notably for the Star Trek franchise. Will penned episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation and Deep Space Nine, and he was one of the few freelancers to work on episodes for both landmark Hollywood series, born of visionary Gene Roddenberry.
@willstape and @LaughTrek

Will Nguyen


Will lives in the Boston area. He is an avowed Star Trek cosplayer and fan.

Carlos Miranda


When not drinking coffee or watching Star Trek (or other sci-fi), Carlos spends his time running around London working on several projects. He has incredibly rambunctious boy-girl twins (his wife foolishly did not let him name them Luke and Leia).

Brad Gullickson


Brad is a proud #TSSOFM member, and co-host of the In The Mouth of Dorkness podcast. He can be found online tweeting about Star Trek V and other unhealthy obsessions.

Stephen Sommers


Stephen is a southern gentleman with a mildly unhealthy obsession with American muscle cars, biking, and of course Star Trek.

Past Contributors

Dan Levitt


Dan is a co-host of the Ten Forward Podcast, a weekly Star Trek variety show featuring discussion & debate, book reviews, and the infamous “Desert Island Trek.” Dan lives on Long Island and has worked in book publishing, corporate training, and operations management. In addition to loving Trek, he is an avid Star Wars fan, film score lover, movie poster collector, and home theater enthusiast.

John Tenuto


John is a Sociology Professor who studies Star Trek fans and its cultural effects. He and his wife, fellow sociology professor Maria Jose, have written for Star Trek: The Official Magazine and they have contributed to the recent Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan Expanded Soundtrack release. John, his wife, and son Nicky enjoy collecting Star Trek and sharing news of new items with fellow fans.

Alexandra Grashkina


Alex works as a tax attorney advising non-profit organizations and, as a hobby, directs theater plays with the Bulgarian Amateur Theater in Boston. Like many performance art lovers, Alex enjoys writing reviews for plays, dance performances, and movies. She became an avid Star Trek fan in the ’90s when she first watched TNG in her native country of Bulgaria. Alex is fluent in Bulgarian, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian, and French.

Alton Carswell


Alton is a Marriage and Family Therapist, Media Psychologist, Singer, Sci-Fi fan, Techie, and Politico who has loved Star Trek in all its incarnations, since the early 1980s. Born abroad, when Alton first arrived in the United States, he found The Wrath of Khan playing at the San Francisco Airport, planting seeds for his lifelong love of the franchise.

Willie Laundrie


Willie is a long-time aficionado of cartoons, comic book superheroes, games, and science fiction. He’s a big fan of Stark Trek in general and the 24th Century in particular and plans to move there as soon as he can afford to slingshot himself around the sun. In the meantime, he spends his time drawing comics and cartoons.

Victoria Wright


Victoria is a lifelong Star Trek fan and a Las Vegas local born and raised. She is married, loves big dogs, punk rock, hippie music, and collecting sci-fi memorabilia from yard sales.