Tag Archives: Star Trek

When Worlds Collide #84: Have Lankans Suspended Disbelief Permanently?

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today Sunday broadsheet newspaper on 22 September 2013 A dozen years ago, a leading tele-drama director and I had a friendly debate live on national TV Rupavahini’s breakfast show. He argued that … Continue reading

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When Worlds Collide #67: Star Trek to Utopia: The Journey Continues…

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today Sunday newspaper on 19 May 2013 “Hey Mom, Look! There’s a negro woman on TV — and she ain’t cooking dinner!” So exclaimed a young Whoopi Goldberg when she … Continue reading

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