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Archive for November, 2012

WeLoveFine Cyber Monday Sale

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

Next Monday is Cyber Monday, when online bargains are offered and WeLoveFine, which sells Star Trek-themed t-shirts, will be participating in the special sale day.

WeLoveFine will also be doing an interactive giveaway promotion on the same day on their Facebook page.

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Burton: Anniversaries

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

For Star Trek: The Next Generation‘s LeVar Burton, 2012 and 2013 are years of anniversaries.

2012 is of course the 25th anniversary of The Next Generation. Due to the anniversary, the cast of The Next Generation have done some joint appearances and plan on doing more of them. “The TNG Reunion Tour,” said Burton, “otherwise known as Geezers Unite.

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Stewart To Co-host Lyric Opera Event

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

Sir Patrick Stewart and Soprano/Lyric Creative Consultant Renée Fleming will co-host The Second City Guide to the Opera next month.

The Lyric Opera of Chicago and Second City have joined together to present The Second City Guide to the Opera.

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Star Trek MIMOBOT Flash Drives

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

Several new designer USB flash drives from Mimoco feature Star Trek characters.

The Trek MIMOBOTS feature Kirk, Spock, Picard and Data.

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Trek Bike Jerseys

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

For bike riders, a new Star Trek uniform cycle jersey will allow fans to get fit and to show their love of Star Trek with fellow cyclists.

The jerseys are available in three colors; command gold, engineering red and sciences blue.

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Inflatable Captain’s Chair For Adults

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

Back in April, TrekToday reported on a fun bit of Star Trek merchandise, an inflatable Captain’s chair based on the one on the USS Enterprise.

Unhappily for the grown-up but young-at-heart fans back then, the chair was only available in a size suitable for children, but now,  just in time for holiday gift-giving, an adult-sized chair has been announced.

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New Star Trek Into Darkness Trailer Rumor

Monday, November 19th, 2012

Several days ago, TrekToday reported that both a trailer and the first nine minutes of Star Trek into Darkness would be shown ahead of The Hobbit on December 14th, but now comes word that the trailer may appear earlier in front of some other movie.

Originally, the nine-minute opening of Star Trek into Darkness was going to be seen ahead of the IMAX version of The Hobbit, while a regular trailer would be shown to those seeing The Hobbit in regular theaters.

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Takei Tumblrs For Sandy

Monday, November 19th, 2012

George Takei has joined Tumblr in aid of raising funds for victims of Hurricane Sandy.

It all started when Takei’s nephew asked the actor why he didn’t have a Tumblr account, given his “love of goofy pictures.”

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Hertzler Joins Star Trek: Renegades

Monday, November 19th, 2012

Star Trek: Renegades has one week to go in its Kickstarter fundraising drive and today news comes from the project that another familiar face will be joining the proposed film.

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine‘s J.G. Hertzler (Chancellor Martok) is the latest Star Trek actor to join Star Trek: Renegades.

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Star Trek #15 Comic Preview

Monday, November 19th, 2012

IDW Publishing’s Star Trek #15 comic debuts on Wednesday, but readers can see a preview of the issue now.

In Star Trek #15, Kirk and crew visit the Mirror Universe.

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Pine: Kirk’s Journey Plus Cumberbatch

Monday, November 19th, 2012

In an interview promoting Rise of the Guardians, Chris Pine, who voices Jack Frost, touched briefly on Star Trek Into Darkness.

Pine talked about what Kirk would do in Star Trek Into Darkness, and he also praised Benedict Cumberbatch.

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Retro Review: Destiny

Friday, November 16th, 2012

Despite an unnerving Bajoran prophecy, Sisko undertakes a joint scientific venture with Cardassian scientists to place a communications relay on the far side of the wormhole.

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TNG Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Litho Released

Friday, November 16th, 2012

A new lithograph featuring the The Next Generation crew is now available for U.S. fans courtesy of Bye Bye Robot.

The lithograph is in honor of the twenty-fifth anniversary of The Next Generation.

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February 2013 IDW Publishing Comics

Friday, November 16th, 2012

In February, three new Star Trek comics will debut.

The comics are: Star Trek: Countdown to Darkness #2, Star Trek #18, and Star Trek: The Next Generation: Hive.

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Pine Talks Cumberbatch

Friday, November 16th, 2012

Details about Star Trek Into Darkness have been kept under wraps, including Benedict Cumberbatch‘s role in the movie, but actors like Chris Pine are able to compliment their fellow actors’ work in the movie.

Pine had praise for Cumberbatch, in a “key scene” from the movie. “There’s one scene in it that’s like, you know … in all kinds of heavy science fiction there’s got to be the exposition scene where it’s like, what the hell’s going on? It’s a really, really, really hard scene.”

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