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Archive - 2012

October 15th

Dee Kelley Tours The TNG Set & Star Trek Into Darkness Star Karl Urban At "Dredd" Screening Q&A Down Under

While cruising the tubes (the late Senator Stevens would be proud) I ran across a really cool video from 1990 featuring DeForest Kelley & the TNG cast / crew. Described as a news segment for Primetime Live, the video features Dee giving us a tour of the inner workings of Star Trek: The Next Generation. The video quality is pretty terrible, but it's definitely worth a watch. Man, Dee, we miss you.

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October 14th

IDW Announces Star Trek Into Darkness Prequel Comic Set For 2013 And George Takei's Perfect Burrito

A brand new announcement breaking from New York Comic-Con has licensed Trek comic book publisher IDW launching a prequel comic to the upcoming J.J. Abrams Star Trek Into Darkness. Comic Book News reported that IDW will be launching "Countdown to Darkness." sometime before the May 17, 2013 movie premier. As an added bonus, Bleeding Cool snapped the above blurry pic of the cover at NYCC. Does this tell us much about the new films possible villian, played by Benedict Cumberbatch? Not really... I still think he's going to play Landru...

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October 12th

Star Trek TNG’s Herman Zimmerman Receives Art Directors Guild Award For Lifetime Achievement

With his enormous contributions to Star Trek (in practically all of its forms), we fans are thrilled to see Herman Zimmerman get recognition for his efforts. On February 2nd he will receive the Lifetime Achievement Honor from the Art Directors Guild.

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October 9th

Roddenberry Entertainment Launches Big At New York Comic-Con With Two Graphic Novels And Special Panel

<p>Roddenberry Entertainment Launches Big At New York Comic-Con With Two Graphic Novels And  A Trek Nation Screening

New York Comic-Con is nearly upon us and Roddenberry Entertainment has a packed schedule for the event. Premiering two new graphic novels and throwing a pizza party for fans during the their panel, The R will be doing The Big Apple right. The Roddenberry Entertainment Panel / pizza party will begin at 7:45 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 11 in Room 1A04. Featuring clips from both Trek Nation and White Room 02B3, the panel will feature producer Trevor Roth to answer fan questions. If that isn't enough Roddenberry Entertainment will be premiering the graphic novel version of its wildly popular Days Missing comic series as well as a brand new novel entitled Worth.CONTINUE READING >>

October 7th

Trek Culture Review: Mark R. Largent's 3D Animated Trek Puppet Parody "Stalled Trek: Amutt Time" DVD

Earlier this year we wrote an article about a 3D animated puppet parody of Star Trek called Stalled Trek that’s featured on a web-series hosted by a one-eyed alien called PaunkThe Paunk! Show, as it’s aptly titled, is a pilot episode that snowballed into a full-blown 15 minute parody of the well know Trek episode “Amok Time”, called “Amutt Time”, now available on DVD.

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October 6th

"It Was Where I Learned My Craft." Ronald D. Moore Talks Star Trek: The Next Generation

"It was where I learned my craft." Ronald D. Moore Talks Star Trek: The Next Generation

Wired's Underwire blog recently got the chance to talk with Ronald D. Moore about his experience on Star Trek: The Next Generation. They cover the full gambit of Ron's time on TNG and it's a fantastic interview that's sure-to-please any TNG or Ron D. Moore fan. We grabbed a quick excerpt of our favorite part of the article, where Ron describes one of his first encounters with Gene. You can check it out below. Be sure to read the full article here.

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October 5th

Wil Wheaton and LeVar Burton To Guest Star Again On Big Bang Theory

Wil Wheaton and LeVar Burton To Guest Star Again On Big Bang Theory

Short but sweet! …short story…sweet news.

Turns out that on an upcoming episode of The Big Bang Theory, Sheldon is making a new “Fun With Flags” webisode, this time focusing on the flags of Star Trek. While it’s not totally clear how Wil and LeVar will play into it, we’re guessing we won’t be disappointed.

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October 1st

New Star Trek Online Captain’s Log Gives Ships Tips To New Players

New Star Trek Online Captain’s Log Gives Ships Tips To New Players

Hey you guys, there’s a new Captain’s Log available from our pal over at Massively, Terilynn Shull . This time she has put together a bunch of great tips and info, specifically focused on low-tier ships, for all the new STO players.

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September 29th

Star Trek: DS9’s Armin Shimerman To Guest-Star In Castle Episode Directed By TNG's Jonathan Frakes

DS9’s Armin Shimerman To Guest-Star In Castle Episode

Here’s a fun one for all you Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Castle fans out there. Later this fall, Armin Shimerman is set to guest-star in a Castle episode that revolves around a sci-fi convention. It also, just happens to be directed by TNG’s Jonathan Frakes.

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Bye Bye, Robot: Official Licensed Star Trek Fine Art