News BulletsBy Caillan
February 7, 2003 - 10:21 AM
- Fans will have the chance to submit a question to franchise head Rick Berman for possible inclusion in an upcoming issue of the Star Trek Communicator. Find out more in a post by Dan Madsen at the Star Trek Fan Club Message Board. Thanks to 'Cyrus' for this!
- Armin Shimerman (Quark) will be chatting at the official site on Tuesday, February 18 at 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time. Submit questions here.
- At the 2003 Institute for Career Advancement Needs Women's Leadership Conference, Dr Mae Jemison talked briefly about her appearance as Lt. Palmer in TNG's 'Second Chances.'
"I cannot point to one or two experiences that had the most impact on me," Jemison said. "Life is a continuum of experiences. Everything you do in life builds on your other experiences if you are paying attention. Going to space was a high point and I would go again, but I also got to meet Lt. Worf on 'Star Trek.'"
Read the full interview at Daily Nonpareil.
- Novotny's Antique Gallery in Pasadena, California is offering several items of Robert Picardo (the EMH) memorabilia. Further details are available at the actor's official site.
- Over at Star Trek: Hypertext, Jamahl Epsicokhan has posted his review of Enterprise's 'Dawn.' "Here is an agreeable but derivative outing that is reminiscent of TNG's 'Darmok' ... except without the truly interesting linguistic puzzles and the push for higher-minded understanding that made that show a classic. 'Dawn' is the simplified, mainstreamed version of 'Darmok' -- the junior-high edition rather than the collegiate one." The episode scored 2.5 out of 4 in the full review.
- A transcript of StarTrek.com's chat with Geoff Mandel ('Star Trek: Star Charts') and Larry Nemecek ('Star Trek: The Next Generation Companion') can be found at this page.
- Hungarian science fiction magazine Átjáró will be holding a convention on Sunday, February 23, 2002 in Budapest, with Patrick Stewart as the guest of honour. Tickets are available to order here.
- Sarah Silverman (Rain Robinson in 'Future's End') is developing a comedy series for HBO, according to Zap2it.