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Haynes Klingon Bird-of-Prey Owners’ Workshop Manual Review

Thursday, December 6th, 2012

The Haynes Klingon Bird-of-Prey Owners’ Workshop Manual
By Rick Sternbach and Ben Robinson
Gallery Books
121 pgs $28.00

The Haynes Klingon Bird-of-Prey Owners’ Workshop Manual is a book that will surely please fans of the Klingons as well as those Star Trek fans interested in ship design. For those who aren’t ship geeks, fear not, there are descriptions of Klingon culture that make the book well worth the read.

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Klingon Haynes Manual

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

For Klingon Bird-of-Prey fans who want to know how to keep their ships in order, a new Haynes manual will be of assistance.

A deal has been made between CBS Consumer Products and Haynes Publishing which will result in the Klingon Bird-of-Prey Owner’s Workshop Manual which will be released this fall.

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Nimoy And De Lancie Re-release Alien Voices Dramas

Thursday, August 11th, 2011

Fans who missed out on the original release of the Alien Voices audio dramas from Leonard Nimoy and John de Lancie can now order these dramas as digital downloads.

Other Star Trek actors from four of the five televised series can also be heard on the audio dramas.

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Robinson: The Complicated Garak

Wednesday, May 18th, 2011

Andrew Robinson shared his memories of his time on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine where he portrayed the multi-layered Cardassian Garak.

The first thing that Robinson had to get used to in his role as Garak was adjusting to the makeup necessary to play a Cardassian. “It was deceptively complicated playing Garak,” said Robinson. “Obviously, one of the complications was all the makeup and the costume, which was very uncomfortable, very confining, and the makeup, which I had a bit of a claustrophobic reaction to it at the beginning. But I got over that.”

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Robinson: USS Enterprise Owners’ Workshop Manual

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010

For Ben Robinson, one of the co-authors of the Haynes USS Enterprise Owners’ Workshop Manual, the “real feel” of Star Trek was what attracted him to the book project.

Approached by Haynes through CBS, Haynes decided that having Robinson write the book would be a good idea. “Initially it was just to offer a little advice,” said Robinson, “but as we talked it became apparent that it really would make a lot of sense if I wrote the book. There’s something particularly charming about the idea of a Haynes Manual for the Enterprises. A large part of Trek’s appeal is that it feels very real and that things have been thought out thoroughly.”

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