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A column by Abby Zimet
A column by Abby Zimet

To Boldly Go Where No Man (sic) Has Gone Before, Even If Funded By A Rapacious, Oblivious Sociopath

Fulfilling their longtime mission to "explore strange new worlds," Starship Enterprise's Capt. Kirk, 90, finally went to "the final frontier" - albeit briefly, on a penis-shaped rocket, in a marketing ploy by an evil plutocrat whose greed, hubris and hypocrisy reflect all the ills a Utopian-themed Star Trek sought to conquer. Despite the paradoxes, William Shatner was overcome by his sense of wonder at the "extraordinary" experience - "I don't want to lose it" - until a tacky Jeff Bozos barged in to open a champagne bottle and spray the shrieking rich dimwits behind him. Beam me up, Scotty.

Abby Zimet · Oct 13, 2021

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