That Time with Tasha Yar’s Underwear

This is a story I enjoy telling at the bar over a whiskey. but it’s time the broader world was told.

Back in my high-school-and-immediately-after days (think early 90s), I helped run local science fiction conventions in Virginia Beach. One of those, Beach Trek, was especially fun. Our first big year, we invited actress Denise Crosby, who’d played Tasha Yar in the first season of Star Trek: The Next Generation. She reprised her role, and that of a Romulan, several times throughout that series’ run. I was assigned to escort Denise around the convention, make sure she got to the right places at the right times, and help our security folks keep attendees from crowding her.

She was SUCH a good sport
She was SUCH a good sport

Denise was a great lady. Really friendly, and with a great sense of humor. From which comes our story today.

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Yeah, when I was high school-aged, I used to help run some of our local Star Trek conventions, such as Sci-Con, Beach Trek, and others. You definitely want to ask me about Tasha Yar’s underwear sometime. At a bar. You’re buying.