News Bullets

By Christian
June 11, 2000 - 10:17 PM

  • As mentioned in a new AP article, U.S. President Clinton's chief of staff, John Podesta, made an analogy about Star Trek which struck awfully close home. When talking about a Republican who accused Bill Clinton and Al Gore of illegal party funding activities, he said that "It's reminding me a little bit of reruns of `Star Trek.' You know, ... there's a certain group of devotees that like to put the long ears on and go to the convention. But I think it's becoming a smaller and smaller group of Americans who actually pay attention to people like chairman Burton."

  • The new edition of Radio Free Decipher contains a short look at the upcoming 'The Trouble With Tribbles' expansion set, in the form of an interview with studio artist Joe Boulden.

  • StarTrek.com is reporting that a Star Trek stand will also be present during the World Stamp Expo, taking place from the 7th to the 16th of July in California. The U.S. Postal Service will be displaying its Trek stamp, as well as lots of Trek props and costumes, while they will be auctioning off special blown-up and signed versions of their Trek stamp. Read more in the actual article.

  • The Fed Con report at the German Star Trek Index, reporting about the recent Star Trek convention in Berlin, has been updated with photos of the event.

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