Twenty Years Burning down the Road

Two decades ago, on August 21, 1997, I launched the original incarnation of this site. First hosted on aol.com, Star Trek: The Film Frontier initially focused on the making of the Trek movies. There were eight of them in 1997. In 2017, there are thirteen, with more eventually to come, I’m sure. Back then, I…

Starting All Over

Where Are You? <Reboot> After a long journey on the Blogosphere, you awaken. Looking around, you wonder if you have taken the wrong track. Was it the second railcar to the left or the third to the right that promised adventures beyond the edge of reality? Where are you? Never fear, weary traveller. The Mystery Train you have been riding has finally arrived at your…

Take It Home: The Last Stop

Friends, I’ve been blogging in various forms for over a decade now, including nearly five years on The Mystery Train. After much consideration, I’ve decided to take some time off in order to focus on other projects. I’m not yet certain whether I will return to The Mystery Train Blog after that time. Due to…

And now, a very special announcement….

Elvis Presley Enterprise’s big tourism push this year for Graceland is centered around the 55th anniversary of Elvis’ many accomplishments in 1956 (“2011 Graceland Tourism Campaign Commemorates 55th Anniversary of Groundbreaking Year” — Elvis.com). “55th” seems to me like a rather arbitrarily chosen “major anniversary” year, though. Any excuse to keep the focus on 1956,…