Star Trek: The Original Series Part 5: Sugar, spice, and not everything’s nice by Rick Austin
Mar15

Star Trek: The Original Series Part 5: Sugar, spice, and not everything’s nice by Rick Austin

Robert Bloch came to Star Trek with a long list of writing credits to his name. He was primarily a horror writer, having been mentored by H.P. Lovecraft and writing tales of otherworldly evil, before moving on to write tales of normal people with disturbed minds like Psycho. After an initial stint in Hollywood where he found his darker work for television finding limited support from the studios, he finally landed jobs working for...

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Star Trek Enterprise S1 Blu-Ray Packaging & Menus
Mar13

Star Trek Enterprise S1 Blu-Ray Packaging & Menus

These are some great images from the new Star Trek Enterprise season 1 blu-ray sets Packaging Menus Images from...

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Star Trek: Interview With Brian Miller (Video)
Mar13

Star Trek: Interview With Brian Miller (Video)

Here is an interview with senior vice president Brian Miller of Paramount Pictures talking about Star Trek: The Game. Source VG247.com

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Two New Characters In The New Star Trek Game
Mar13

Two New Characters In The New Star Trek Game

“T’Mar is the captain of the space station and was a childhood friend of Spock,” says Paramount Senior Vice President and Executive Producer Brian Miller. “Her blend of incredible intelligence and unexpected beauty prove intriguing to Kirk.” “When we crafted this story we wanted to make sure the player realizes that the usually logical, Spock can have very emotional connections to the ones he cares about,” adds Miller....

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Damon Lindelof Talks More About Star Trek Into Darkness
Mar13

Damon Lindelof Talks More About Star Trek Into Darkness

Damon Lindelof recently chatted to the Los Angeles Times and spoke about the secrecy that surrounds the story and most intriguing character of Into Darkness, joking that “Benedict doesn’t even know who he’s playing.” “If the first movie was about meeting and introductions, this movie is about becoming a family,” Lindelof said. “The title of the movie is not just about the mission that the Enterprise is going on but what happens when...

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My thoughts on The Animated Series – Yesteryear & “One of our Planets are missing” by Gail Gerard
Mar13

My thoughts on The Animated Series – Yesteryear & “One of our Planets are missing” by Gail Gerard

Episode two of the first season of the animated series in called “Yesteryear” and was written by veteran Star Trek writer D.C. Fontana. In this episode, the Federation is using the Guardian of Forever to flit through time so they can study various periods in history. Somehow, though on one of their trips, the future is altered so that Spock dies as a child and an Andorian (who is curiously gray-hued instead of the...

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Red Shirts
Mar12

Red Shirts

Red Shirts is a loose parody web series of Star Trek created by writer/director R. Benjamin Warren and writer/director/comedian Ryan Gowland. For those not familiar with the original Star Trek series, a “Red Shirt” is one of the many, unlucky, nameless crewmen who would join Kirk, Spock, and Bones on an away mission to newly discovered planet and, typically, not make it back. Ensigns Monroe, Garibaldi and Barry are the Red Shirts,  as...

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President Obama Regains Trek Cred?
Mar12

President Obama Regains Trek Cred?

During a speech on Saturday at the Gridiron Dinner, President Obama poked fun at his mistake by saying: “After a very public mix-up last week, my communications team has provided me with an easy way to distinguish between Star Trek and Star Wars,” Obama said, according to the official White House transcript. “Spock is what Maureen Dowd calls me. Darth Vader is what John Boehner calls me.” “And in the words of...

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Scales and Ridges, Part 10  by: Thomas Oakes
Mar11

Scales and Ridges, Part 10 by: Thomas Oakes

Several hours after entering the Betreka Nebula, the Enterprise rendezvoused with the U.S.S. Pompeii, under the command of Captain Matt Decker. “That’s quite a luxury liner you’re in command of, Jim,” he commented after they established two-way visual communication, “though I can’t quite get used to seeing a Klingon on the bridge of a federation starship.” “Two Klingons,” Koloth added, rising from the science station...

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Bryan Burk: Star Trek Into Darkness Interview
Mar11

Bryan Burk: Star Trek Into Darkness Interview

After the screening of the first 30 minutes to journalists at London’s Waterloo IMAX on Friday 8th March 2013, Digital Spy had a chat with Bryan Burk to discuss Star Trek Into Darkness. Bad Robot is notorious for keeping things under wraps – what’s prompted you to reveal more about Star Trek Into Darkness? “The thing we are perpetually going through every time we release a movie is the studio saying,...

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