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"Captain" John Kirk

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Contributing Writer — Freelance
Covers:  Star Trek, Comics, Sci-fi, fantasy. Board games. Television in all those genres. I've got the last name of Kirk: let's use it!
Doesn't Cover: Sports, food, travel, anything boring. If it's geek-worthy then I probably already know about it.

Teach, mod comic-con panels & write about #Startrek, #Comics @Popmythology, @Trekcore @priorityonepod #BACKISSUE #geek Dad of a brave childhood cancer advocate

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I'm a pop-culture writer with ten years of publishing experience and a fifteen year veteran of teaching English and History in the classroom. Along with degrees in these subjects and Education, I've also been a librarian with a Specialist's Level of Qualification.

I'm a lifelong fanboy with a pas...

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@capjkkirk — 1,455 followers, 6,574 tweets

@jnardino Yup. It was. It cements a canonical bond via "Enterprise" and that's a big sell for me. Thanks for the back story.
@julieannemery Looks like a relationship that's good for the sole.
RT @TrekCore: NEW: Set photos and two preview clips of tonight's #StarTrekDiscovery episode, "Vaulting Ambition"… https://t.co/8u5DrTNd22
@DanSlott Bill Murray in "Caddyshack": "Cinderella story ... boy out of nowhere. "
@TrekCore @StarTrekModels @EaglemossLtd @BenCSRobinson Yeah ... I think I'd like this. It's obscure on the level that would appeal to real Trekkies but unique enough as a model to warrant appreciation from non-Trek fans. Unfortunately I have to wait until EBay gets one because I can never order one through regular channels!
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