Categories The Vault Why People Prefer Kirk Post author By Rick Beckman Post date July 10, 02009 4 Comments on Why People Prefer Kirk “Spock never had to deal with this...” Tell a Friend:FacebookTwitterRedditPocketLike Loading... You Might Also Like… ← “But I Say unto You…”, A Second Look at Lusting after a Woman → Should the Government Fear the People? 4 replies on “Why People Prefer Kirk” I don’t remember that episode. Loading... I’m a Picard person, but Kirk is undeniably awesome. No one could have pulled the role off like Shatner did, and that’s partially (primarily?) why Kirk has been burned into pop culture consciousness in ways that Picard (and Sisko and Janeway and Archer) never will be. Loading... Kirk? People prefer Kirk? Methinks the only peeps that preferred Kirk were also fans of Gumby inasmuch as the acting quality was the same…as a dry dishrag. Loading... It’s not the acting. It’s the character. And the result. Picard is successful, but Kirk casually cheats death. Also, the camp. Just the right amount of camp. Loading... Join the Discussion Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Comments must be made in accordance with the comment policy. Use your Gravatar-enabled email address while commenting to automatically enhance your comment with some of Gravatar's open profile data.You may use Markdown to format your comments; additionally, these HTML tags and attributes may be used: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong> Name * Email * Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.