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Red Shirt Diaries Episode Three

Monday, September 15th, 2014

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The latest Red Shirt Diaries episode features a crush and a contest.

Episode Three is based on Where No Man Has Gone Before.

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New Red Shirt Diaries Episode

Monday, September 8th, 2014

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The second in the new Star Trek parody webseries has been released.

This episode is titled Charlie X.

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The Red Shirt Diaries Video Series

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

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A new Star Trek fan-produced series has made its debut on YouTube.

The parody series, The Red Shirt Diaries, follows the life of Ensign Williams, a low-ranked security officer.

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September-October Trek Conventions And Appearances

Friday, August 29th, 2014

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There will be twenty conventions, shows or appearances in September and October 2014 that will feature actors of interest to Star Trek fans. This listing of conventions and shows features actors from all of the televised series and several of the Star Trek movies.

The Oz Comic Con will be held Sept. 6-7 at the Convention & Exhibition Centre in Brisbane, Australia. William Shatner will be at the Oz Comic Con Brisbane.

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Fan Film Axanar Kickstarter Success

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

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Thanks in part to the help of George Takei in getting the word out, the Star Trek: Axanar Kickstarter has far exceeded its original funding goal.

Takei sent a tweet to his followers on the final day of the fundraising campaign. “Battlestations! RT if you want exciting new Star Trek filmmaking. Let’s make this happen–just hours left to help.”

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Mack: IDIC Means Everyone

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

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Star Trek Author David Mack responded to a critical fan email and showed just what “Infinite Diversity in Infinite Combinations” should mean.

The unnamed fan was upset over a same-sex relationship depicted in Mack’s Star Trek: Vanguard: Harbinger novel.

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DS9 Podcast Arriving Soon

Monday, August 11th, 2014

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For fans of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, a new podcast which will debut early next month should be of interest.

The podcast will be titled “Quark’s Bar,” and will be hosted by Rob Wainfur (The Bearded Trio) and Carl Eggett.

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Trek Fans Wed At Vegas Trek Con

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

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Star Trek fans Mark Restucci, 47, and Amy Campbell, 49, are the first Trek fans to ever tie the knot at the annual Official Star Trek Convention held in Las Vegas.

The couple was married August 1, in a ceremony that recreated the Next Generation wedding of Riker and Troi.

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August-September 2014 Trek Conventions And Appearances

Friday, August 1st, 2014

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There will be twenty-seven conventions, shows or appearances in August and September 2014 that will feature actors of interest to Star Trek fans. This listing of conventions and shows features actors from all of the televised series and several of the Star Trek movies.

August begins with the Official Star Trek Convention will take place July 31 – Aug. 3 at the Rio Suites Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. In attendance at this mammoth convention will be: Lee Arenberg (DaiMon Bok), Vaughn Armstrong, Rene Auberjonois, Scott Bakula, Casey Biggs, John Billingsley, Brannon Braga, Avery Brooks, Bobby Clark (Gorn), Jeffrey Combs, Manny Coto, Denise Crosby, Steven Culp (Major J. Hayes), Robin Curtis, James Darren, Daniel Davis (Prof. James Moriarty), Chris Doohan, Doug Drexler, Aron Eisenberg, Terry Farrell, Michael Forest (Apollo), David Gerrold, Max Grodenchik, Jerry Hardin (Samuel Clemens), J.G. Hertzler, Catherine Hicks, Bruce Hyde, Barry Jenner, Dominic Keating, Sally Kellerman, Sean Kenney, Walter Koenig, Cirroc Lofton, BarBara Luna, Don Marshall (Lt. Boma), Arlene Martel, Chase Masterson, Colm Meaney, Eric Menyuk (The Traveler), Lawrence Montaigne, Anthony Montgomery, Ronald D. Moore, Kate Mulgrew, Larry Nemecek, Nichelle Nichols, Natalija Nogulich (Fleet Admiral Alynna Nechayev), Robert O’Reilly, Simon Pegg, Ethan Phillips, Suzie Plakson, Scarlett Pomers (Naomi Wildman), Rod Roddenberry, Tim Russ, Camille Saviola (Kai Opaka), John Schuck (Klingon Ambassador), William Shatner, Mark Allen Shepherd (Morn), Hallie Todd (Lal), Tony Todd, Connor Trinneer, Karl Urban, Nana Visitor, Gwynyth Walsh, Garrett Wang, David Warner, Peter Weller, Grace Lee Whitney, and Celeste Yarnall.

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Star Trek: Prelude to Axanar Online Debut

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

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For those who couldn’t make it to the San Diego Comic-Con last week, Star Trek: Axanar‘s short film, Prelude to Axanar, is now available for viewing online.

In Prelude to Axanar, Commander Kharn and Captain Garth of Izar will look back at the final battle between the Federation and the Klingon Empire.

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Warp 5.0: Trek Toward Sci-Fi’s Golden Anniversary

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

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Roddenberry Entertainment and Wikia, the social universe of fandom are teaming up for the Warp 5.0: Fandom’s Two-Year Trek Toward Sci-Fi’s Golden Anniversary project.

The Warp 5.0: Fandom’s Two-Year Trek Toward Sci-Fi’s Golden Anniversary will be part of Trek Initiative, the online Star Trek community portal.

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The Gene Roddenberry Project Kickstarter

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

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A Kickstarter project by James and Trude Forscher seeks to fund a documentary “exploring the genesis of Star Trek through the personal insight of its creator.”

The documentary will feature Forscher’s interview with Gene Roddenberry, which was recently found after being missing for almost thirty years, and interviews with surviving cast members.

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Free Enterprise Kickstarter

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

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A new Kickstarter has been started to fund the return of Free Enterprise, as a TV series.

The new TV series would be based on the cult classic Free Enterprise, which was released in 1999.

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Sci-Fried To Release New Album

Monday, July 28th, 2014

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Sci-Fried, an independent rock band which performs parody and original songs about science-fiction and pop culture, has announced their newest album.

Their fifth album, Season V, will be released August 15.

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Ships Of The Line Design Contest

Friday, July 25th, 2014

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A new contest was announced at the San Diego Comic Con this week.

The Ships of the Line Design Contest has begun and will run through September 2 on StarTrek.com.

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