In June we reported on the premiere episode of the new fan series, "Star Trek Continues", and we're happy to report now that they are on their way to making three brand new episodes, with your help. They have recently launched a
KirkKickstarter campaign that will allow them to bring these new episodes right to your very own living room...er, computer.
This fan series is pretty darned cool! When I watched the first episode, it felt so much like an actual TOS episode that I kept forgetting that it wasn't. We're super excited to hear that there are three new episodes on the horizon...and we can't wait to see them! Go to their Kickstarter page, and MAKE IT SO!!CONTINUE READING >>
Bye Bye,Robot is announcing the launch of three new Star Trek prints. Two of the new prints, by artists Cliff Cramp and Tracie Ching, are heavily inspired by this year’s 20th Anniversary of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.
“The graphic style of Tracie’s print and the expressionistic style of Cliff’s prints play off of each other beautifully,” says Charity Wood, Co-Founder of Bye Bye, Robot. “We’re excited to be working with so many talented artists…each bringing their unique style to the Star Trek realm…offering different styles of art for different collectors’ tastes.”CONTINUE READING >>
We’re pleased to announce the 25th episode of our “Life After Trek” podcast. In this episode we're featuring an interview with "Star Trek Stellar Cartography: The Starfleet Reference Library" Author Larry Nemecek. Larry's new book is available for pre-order from Amazon and will be available for sale December 3rd at bookstores everywhere.
Of course many of you out there know Larry from his many other works including "Star Trek: The Next Generation Companion", The Con of Wrath, hundreds of Trek interviews featured in Trekland on Speaker, his personal site Treklandblog.com, numerous convention appearances, and pretty much every aspect of Star Trek from TNG onward.CONTINUE READING >>
Have you ever wanted to see inside Star Trek: The Next Generation’s
Commander Riker’s Jonathan Frakes’s house? How would you feel knowing that you could even live there? Well, it looks like somebody out there may get their wish. Jonathan Frakes has recently put his Beverly Hills house up for rent…for the tidy sum of $25,000 a month.
According to RealtyToday:
Frakes and his wife, Gennie Francis recently purchased a Woodland Hills home for $1 million, reports Trulia. They might have moved to the new house and are therefore offering the Beverly Hills digs for rent.
According to the listing records at Realtor.com, the home is a 10,000 square feet, double story, single family residence, sitting on a 1.06 acre lot. The house has eight bedrooms and 11 bathrooms. Interiors feature mixed flooring and French doors and windows.
The listing describes the home as:CONTINUE READING >>
If you're in the LaLa-Land area (Los Angeles Califor-ni-ya), be sure to swing by the Laemmle's Music Hall 3 theater to check out IT'S A FRAME UP. The Michael DeMeritt (Life After Trek Episode) co-produced short will be playing Tuesday through Thursday and features another well known Voyager alumnus, Robert Picardo. IT'S A FRAME UP features 30's slapstick comedy in the style of Abbot & Costello or better yet Benny Biffle and Sam Shooster. Check out the info below to learn more.
Hey Kids, looks like there's a Groupon deal that allows you to buy a single day pass to Creation Entertainment's Star Trek Las Vegas Convention at half off. You have the choice of any of the four days starting Thursday, August 8th for $17.50. Friday is also $17.50 with Saturday and Sunday for $20 each. The downside is that you can only get one day at the discounted rate. You have the option of buying two additional days as gifts. If you're going for just one day or you have a group of 4 buddies that can buy each other "gift" days, it could be a good deal (that may or may not work...your mileage may vary).
The thing I love most about Star Trek is the stories it inspires in my mind. Each episode is the doorway into new story possibilities in the Star Trek universe, so I am exploring the stories that Star Trek has inspired in other people’s minds looking for deeper explorations of themes and characters.
I chose Q-In-Law as my 2nd “mission" because it featured two of my favorite comedic characters, Lwaxana Troi and Q. The hilarity that my mind conjured for such an encounter convinced me that this book had to be the TNG book that I read first.
MAKE IT SO!!! Be part of this great effort!! There's still a little time to get in on the fun. Bring the bridge of the Enterprise-D to Vegas. Who knows...maybe traveling to Vegas will be just the thing it needs to get traveling more...next time maybe even to your neck of the