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Archive for October, 2013

Ryan To Guest Star On Syfy Thriller

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

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Star Trek: Voyager‘s Jeri Ryan will be seen on Syfy‘s original series Helix, which will debut next January.

Helix is a thriller about “a team of scientists from the Centers for Disease Control who travel to the high-tech research facility Arctic Biosystems, to investigate a possible disease outbreak, only to find themselves pulled into a terrifying life-and-death struggle that may hold the key to mankind’s salvation or total annihilation. However, the lethal threat is just the tip of the iceberg, and as the virus evolves, the chilling truth begins to unravel.”

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Mirror Mirror Print Set

Monday, October 7th, 2013

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A set of three prints is being released in honor of the forty-sixth anniversary of the original series episode Mirror, Mirror.

The prints feature Spock (two of the prints) and Kirk and Spock.

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Trek Toys Sneak Peek

Monday, October 7th, 2013

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Several Star Trek collectible toys were seen at the recent iHobby Expo.

The iHobby Expo runs through today, and bills itself as the “world’s largest model hobby show.”

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October Trek Shot Glasses

Monday, October 7th, 2013

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The four shot glasses featuring art by Juan Ortiz for October have been unveiled.

The glasses feature art from the following episodes: The Squire of Gothos, Mudd’s Women, Obsession, and The Cloud Minders.

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Ponder The Mystery Video To Debut Tomorrow

Monday, October 7th, 2013

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William Shatner‘s Ponder The Mystery musical video will be unveiled tomorrow on AXS TV.

The video will coincide with the release of Shatner’s Ponder the Mystery CD, which also release tomorrow.

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Trek In Samsung Commercial

Monday, October 7th, 2013

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A new commercial for a Samsung product uses clips from classic television shows including Star Trek.

The company is promoting its new Galaxy Gear Smart Watch and according to Samsung, the future portrayed in shows such as Star Trek is “already here.”

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Retro Review: Things Past

Friday, October 4th, 2013

Sisko, Odo, Dax, and Garak find themselves on Terok Nor, mysteriously placed in the roles of a group of Bajorans condemned to execution years earlier.

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Ortiz Original Series Art Print Shirts

Friday, October 4th, 2013

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The day after the Juan Ortiz art prints for October was announced, the designs for the shirts featuring that art were unveiled.

The shirts for October feature art based on The Squire of Gothos, Mudd’s Women, Obsession, and The Cloud Minders episodes.

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Fan Phenomena Star Trek Book Review

Friday, October 4th, 2013

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The Story:

Fan Phenomena, a new series of books that explore the fan culture of various popular television shows, movies and actors, released one that covers Star Trek fandom.

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Star Trek Into Darkness Blu-Ray/DVD Review

Friday, October 4th, 2013

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The Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Movie Set:

Two discs are included in this release of Star Trek into Darkness. The discs come in a plastic case, which is inside of a plastic cover sleeve.

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Pine Jack Ryan Shadow Recruit Trailer

Friday, October 4th, 2013

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The first poster and theatrical trailer from Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit, starring Chris Pine, has been released.

Pine will be taking on the role of Jack Ryan in the movie.

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October Ortiz Original Series Art Prints

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

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The latest original series art prints created by Juan Ortiz have been announced.

October’s batch includes posters based on The Squire of Gothos, Mudd’s Women, Obsession, and The Cloud Minders.

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Sleepy Hollow Renewed

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

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Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci‘s Sleepy Hollow has been renewed for another season.

The series is currently airing its first season, which will run for thirteen episodes.

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The Art of Juan Ortiz Star Trek Book Review

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

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The Story:

The Art of Juan Ortiz Star Trek is the story of how Juan Ortiz came to create posters for each episode of the original series, including The Cage.

The book begins with a biography of Ortiz, leading up to his decision to make the posters. The majority of the book features each of the eighty posters. The last part of the book features an index with an entry for each episode, which contains: a thumbnail-sized photo of the poster, a description of the episode, a quote from the episode, and a comment from Ortiz on the poster from that episode.

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Maybe We Need a Letter from God: The Star Trek Stamp Book Review

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

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The Story:

Maybe We Need a Letter from God: The Star Trek Stamp, a recently-released book written by Bill Kraft, chronicles the campaign to get the U.S. Post Office to release a Star Trek-themed stamp.

The campaign to get a Star Trek stamp began in 1985, and Kraft hoped that one would be issued in time for the twentieth anniversary of Star Trek which was to take place in 1986. But Kraft and his Star Trek Stamp Committee quickly found out that the Post Office was less than enthusiastic about the idea of a Star Trek stamp.

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