Reading all the widely varying opinions on Discovery these last few weeks, I found myself thinking back over the decades to my favorite reviews of earlier Star Trek series. So I thought I'd start a meta-thread on reviews in general.
My favorite reviewer of all time is Jamahl Epsicokhan, who runs Jammer's Reviews. I first discovered him around 2000, when Voyager was still on. He got started writing DS9 and Voyager reviews "live", and then continued with Andromeda, BSG, movies, etc., and also went "backward" and reviewed some past things like TNG as time allowed. He's a great writer, extremely thoughtful and I have devoted years of my life to reading just about everything he has written about the shows that I have seen—and a few that I wanted to know what happened but not quite enough to actually continue watching (*cough* Enterprise).
The other day I was lamenting that Jammer had gotten too busy, as we all do, to continue his reviewing hobby. I loaded up his website to see what was the last thing he had written, and I was shocked to see that he has actually been reviewing Discovery all along! I had just not noticed because the places he posts new reviews happen to not overlap with the places I look for things. (Nerdy aside: I still use RSS as my main news-I'm-interested-in discovery method. Jammer's Reviews used to be on my RSS list but somehow it must have fallen off. Long live RSS!)