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Archive - Jul 2009

July 5th

Trek Is 'Wonderful Entertainment' Says Chris Pine

Trek Is 'Wonderful Entertainment' Says Chris Pine

In a recent interview, 'Star Trek' actor Chris Pine talks about how Trek is an 'Optimistic Series' with a 'real sub-current of great ideas'.

Star Trek star Chris Pine has revealed that he could not understand why the famous film has appealed to so many people, as he was never a fan of the original sci-fi series.

Chris, 28, plays the role of Captain James T Kirk in the blockbuster sci-fi film, which was released earlier this year.
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July 4th

Star Trek II: The Wrath Of Khan Blu-ray Review

Star Trek II: The Wrath Of Khan Blu-ray Review

The space-mullet wearing fellas over at Den of Geek! have released their review of 'Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan' on Blu-ray.  In the review they discuss the finer points of the moive itself as well as the actually transfer and HD quality of the disc.CONTINUE READING >>

Part 3: Alan Dean Foster Interview

Part 3:  Alan Dean Foster Interview

Continuing from Part 1 & Part 2, Wired writer Jenny Williams recently sat down for lunch with Alan Dean Foster and had a chance to ask him a few questions.  This is part 3 in a three part series.CONTINUE READING >>

July 3rd

Answers - The Trivia Tribble Presents: 'I, Mudd'

The Trivia Tribble Presents: 'I, Mudd'

Here's the answers to this week's installment of The Trivia Tribble Presents. A big thanks to the Trivia Tribble David Kleparek for providing the fantastic content.

Star Trek: The Original Series
Season 2 Episode 8 ‘I, Mudd’

Grading is at the bottom of the page. 

Questions:

1. How long had Crewman Norman been aboard the Enterprise at the beginning of the episode? - 72 Hours

2. What did the emergency button read when Crewman Norman tampered with the controls? - “Overload Danger”CONTINUE READING >>

Part 2: Alan Dean Foster Interview

Part 2:  Alan Dean Foster Interview

Continuing from Part 1, Wired writer Jenny Williams recently sat down for lunch with Alan Dean Foster and had a chance to ask him a few questions.  This is part 2 in a three part series.CONTINUE READING >>

July 2nd

George Takei Set To Narrate 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular with the San Francisco Symphony

George Takei Set To Narrate 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular with the San Francisco Symphony

This 4th of July, our beloved Sulu (George Takei) is set to narrate the Fireworks Spectacular with the San Francisco Symphony.  This has become a regular gig for Takei, narrating symphonic performances from Honolulu to Long Island and everywhere in between.CONTINUE READING >>

Dayton Ward's Trek Expo 2009 Report

Dayton Ward's Trek Expo 2009 Report

Star Trek writers Dayton Ward and Kevin Dilmore (Star Trek Vanguard Series, Starfleet Corp of Engineers Series, + Many others) headed down to Oklahoma over the weekend for the 20th anniversary Trek Expo in Tulsa.  Dayton recently posted his Trek Expo re-cap on his blog and since we didn't get to go we thought it a good idea to share the post with all the rest of you that missed out.

I'm a bit late getting this posted, but here we go:
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Part 1: Alan Dean Foster Interview

Part 1:  Alan Dean Foster Interview

Alan Dean Foster is know as a prolific science fiction writer for his novels Quofum,  Glory Lane, Quozl and the Pip and Flinx series.  He's also know for his movie novelization work for such movies as 'Star Trek', 'Outland', 'Star Wars: A New Hope', 'The Black Hole', etc.  Just to name a few.  Wired writer Jenny Williams recently sat down for lunch with Mr. Foster and had a chance to ask him a few questions.  This is part I in a three part series.CONTINUE READING >>

Trekcast Supplement 24 Now Available for Download.

Trekcast Supplement 24 Now Available for Download.

The latest episode of Trekcast (no longer Sci-Fi just trek. Ha!) supplement has beamed aboard iTunes.  Check below for details.CONTINUE READING >>

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