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Tag: Star Trek

Star Trek: Bridge Crew interview (video).

September 13, 2020 | By | Reply More
Star Trek: Bridge Crew interview (video).

Time to get in touch with your inner Trekkie, with this video interview where Whoopie Goldberg sits down to interview William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, Patrick Stewart and Jonathan Frakes about their time in the command chair in two very different series of Star Trek.

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Spock, Katra, Seize: an article on subtext by: GF Willmetts.

August 2, 2020 | By | Reply More
Spock, Katra, Seize: an article on subtext by: GF Willmetts.

Sometimes in my wanderings, I suddenly come up with an answer without knowing what triggered the question, and then it niggles. Take the second pilot for the original ‘Star Trek’, ‘Where No Man Has Gone Before’ where the USS Enterprise attempts to pass through a barrier at the edge of the galaxy. Although it is […]

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Terrorism in Star Trek (documentary: video).

July 17, 2020 | By | Reply More
Terrorism in Star Trek (documentary: video).

A 30-minute look at the subject of the theme of terrorism in the Star Trek universe and how it was tackled. With Star Trek, we often think of aliens, starships, and a future in which humanity thrives. But what about terrorism? Does it still exist? Sadly, it does.

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Star Trek: seven actors who were fired from the franchise (video).

June 28, 2020 | By | Reply More
Star Trek: seven actors who were fired from the franchise (video).

It’s time to look at seven actors who were moved on from Star Trek, aka given the order of the boot, for a variety of reasons – some fair, some foul.

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Abandon ship! Escape pods in the Star Trek Universe (video).

May 12, 2020 | By | Reply More
Abandon ship! Escape pods in the Star Trek Universe (video).

A short ten-minute-long video that examines the technology in the Star Trek Universe behind getting the ^&^*( off that star-ship just about to go through a warp-core explosion or victorious hostile alien boarding action. Head for the escape pods, m’hearties!

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Star Trek’s heavy cruiser, Ambassador-class (ship breakdown).

February 22, 2020 | By | Reply More
Star Trek’s heavy cruiser, Ambassador-class (ship breakdown).

Here’s a quick video breakdown of Star Trek‘s heavy cruiser, Ambassador-class. Apparently, this is the the principle Federation starship of the early 24th Century.

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Star Trek: that episode with Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk (video).

February 19, 2020 | By | Reply More
Star Trek: that episode with Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk (video).

Do you remember that early episode of Star Trek that featured both Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk? Nope, neither did we – but seeing is believing … especially in the universe of deep fakery!

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Ever-expanding Trek: two new live-action Star Trek TV spin-offs to beam down (news).

January 14, 2020 | By | Reply More
Ever-expanding Trek: two new live-action Star Trek TV spin-offs to beam down (news).

Star Trek big cheese Alex Kurtzman is working on a five-year plan for Trek projects, and during the Star Trek: Picard press tour, he merrily informed fans about two new, as yet undetailed, Trek spin-offs that will be joining the ever-swelling universe of TV series. http://blog.trekcore.com/2020/01/kurtzman-says-two-more-star-trek-live-action-shows-in-works/ The Offworld Report – the best news offworld SFcrowsnest

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Star Trek writer D.C. Fontana passes aged 80 (news).

December 5, 2019 | By | Reply More
Star Trek writer D.C. Fontana passes aged 80 (news).

Science fiction writer Dorothy Catherine Fontana has sadly passed away aged 80 – she was best known for her work on the original Star Trek franchise. Dorothy also worked on Genesis II and story editor on Star Trek The Animated Series, and later Logan’s Run, The Six Million Dollar Man, and Buck Rogers in the […]

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Noah Hawley loves Star Trek: true (film news).

November 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
Noah Hawley loves Star Trek: true (film news).

The much talked about Star Trek movie with Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban, and Simon Pegg returning for one more starship voyage is back on the cards, with Noah Hawley of Fargo and Legion fame in the big person’s chair of command. Read the full story over at … Paramount Setting Noah […]

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