News Bullets

By Amy
November 10, 2000 - 5:08 AM

  • The Alt.Startrek.Creative Archive, one of, if not *the* largest repository of Star Trek fan fiction on the web, has announced the impending creation of a new static archive mirror at www.trekiverse.org.

  • Canada's CBC Radio One has announced that tomorrow's 1pm edition of 'Definitely Not the Opera' will feature a documentary about fan fiction and a discussion of fandom with MIT Professor Henry Jenkins (author of 'Textual Poachers: Television Fans and Participatory Culture'). For more information, click here to visit the studio's website or you can listen online at www.cbc.ca/audio.html.

  • X-Men (which starred Patrick Stewart) movie director Bryan Singer revealed to NYPost.com that "20th Century Fox has committed to doing a second X-Men DVD, in which I would use a slightly longer version, including two new scenes which I`d like to shoot, a commentary track, and at least a dozen outtakes."

  • The third featured item at the 1st Annual Jeri Lynn Ryan Charity Auction are two posters from the movie 'Men Cry Bullets', signed by Jeri Ryan (Seven of Nine). For more information on the auction, visit Jeri's official site, or you can bid online here.

  • RanDoM Flight, Robert Duncan McNeill's (Tom Paris) fan club, has posted a number of photos from the Galaxy ball, which can be found here.

  • Also according to RanDoM Flight, the actor's latest independent film, latest independent film, '9mm of Love' is now finished and has had its premiere showing at the Sun Valley Film Festival over the weekend of October 26-27, 2000.

  • Two more books in the Star Trek: S.C.E. e-series, 'Interspace, Book One' and 'Interspace, Book Two', are due out in January and February respectively. Book on is written by Dayton Ward who won the 'Star Trek New Worlds' competition on three separate occasions while book two is by Kevin Dilmore. Thanks go out to Psi Phi for this!

  • Jeff Bond of Eon Magazine has reviewed the second TOS DVD release of November, number 18, which features both 'The Doomsday Machine' and 'Wolf in the Fold'. Awarding it an A, he concluded with: "What can I say, Paramount? Keep them coming!".

  • Over at Psi Phi, excerpts have been added from 'New Earth #2: Belle Terre', by Dean Wesley Smith with Diane Carey, 'New Earth #3: Rough Trails', by L.A. Graf and 'New Earth #4: The Flaming Arrow', by Kethy and Jerry Oltion. Also now available is a review of Excalibur: Restoration".

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