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Archive for May, 2014

Retro Review: Far Beyond the Stars

Friday, May 30th, 2014

Sisko hallucinates that he is an oppressed science fiction writer from 20th century Earth who in turn is hallucinating that he’s a space station captain.

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Hollywood Sci-Fi Museum Planned

Friday, May 30th, 2014

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The New Starship Foundation plans on opening a sci-fi museum in Hollywood next year.

The Hollywood Science Fiction Museum will be “the world’s first dedicated science fiction museum that will celebrate sci-fi in film, TV, art and literature.”

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Tampa Bay Rays Star Trek Night

Thursday, May 29th, 2014

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Star Trek baseball fans can combine both loves in one night on June 6 when the Tampa Bay Rays take on the Seattle Mariners.

The game will be preceded by trailers for the forthcoming Blu-ray release of Star Trek: The Next Generation: Chain of Command.

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Television Critics Association Awards Nominations

Thursday, May 29th, 2014

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The nominations for the 30th Annual Television Critics Association (TCA) Awards have been announced.

Amongst the nominees are several Star Trek-related names and shows.

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Burton Kickstarter Funded In Twelve Hours

Thursday, May 29th, 2014

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LeVar Burton‘s Reading Rainbow Kickstarter campaign made its target one million dollars in less than a day.

The campaign, reported here by TrekToday, only began yesterday.

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Star Trek-Like Translator Arrives

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

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A new demo from Microsoft showed “real-time voice-to-voice” translation.

The service will be used with Skype.

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More Trek-related Saturn Award Nominees

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

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Several special awards were announced for the 40th Annual Saturn Awards.

Three of the four special awards include names familiar to Star Trek fans.

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Burton’s Reading Rainbow Kickstarter

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

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LeVar Burton has announced an ambitious project to bring Reading Rainbow into more homes and classrooms.

The goal of the Kickstarter campaign is to raise $1,000,000 and already almost a fifth of that has been pledged in the first day.

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Star Trek #33 Preview

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

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The latest Star Trek comic, Star Trek #33, makes its debut tomorrow; but fans can have a sneak peek today.

Star Trek #33 was written by Mike Johnson, with art by Erfan Fajar, and a cover by Joe Corroney.

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Frakes To Direct New TV Series

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

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Star Trek: The Next Generation‘s Jonathan Frakes will be directing several episodes of a TNT series set to debut later this year.

The series is The Librarians, and it is a revival of the Librarian movies.

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Retro Review: Who Mourns For Morn

Friday, May 23rd, 2014

Morn’s death leads to a struggle among his former associates for possession of his valuables, which Morn has left to Quark.

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Wheaton Owes Crusher To Gerrold

Friday, May 23rd, 2014

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According to Wil Wheaton, his role of Wesley Crusher came courtesy of David Gerrold.

Wheaton had come to Gerrold’s notice in Stand By Me.

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Cumberbatch Joins Whitey Bulger Movie

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

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Star Trek into Darkness Benedict Cumberbatch will be replacing Guy Pearce in Black Mass.

Pearce left the project due to scheduling issues.

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Nimoy: Award Brings Closure

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

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Leonard Nimoy will be appearing with the Boston Pops this weekend, and that appearance will probably be the last Pops appearance for the actor.

An award to be presented to Nimoy after that, on June 7, will bring an end to the actor’s long career.

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August IDW Publishing Trek Comics

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014

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IDW Publishing has announced its comics release schedule and three Star Trek comics are on the list.

The comics include Star Trek #36, Star Trek: Harlan Ellison’s City on the Edge of Forever #3, and Star Trek: New Visions #2: Time’s Echo.

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