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By Caillan
December 17, 2001 - 4:27 PM

  • The latest 'Remote Control' column - a round-up of the week's genre television - has been posted at Cinescape.

  • Details of Robert Picardo's (the Holodoc) short January tour of the United Kingdom are available here at CARPE.

  • Totally Kate! has been updated with photos of Kate Mulgrew's (Kathryn Janeway) recent convention appearance in Michigan.

  • Dominic Keating's (Malcolm Reed) scheduled appearance at Page's Bar in the United Kingdom on December 29 has been cancelled. Further details can be found here.

  • Over at the Trekker Newsletter, Paul T. Semones has posted his review of the 2002 'Ships of the Line' calendar. "The 2002 Ships of the Line calendar is just an overwhelming disappointment that, while certainly full of unique concepts, doesnít even come close to the level of enjoyability found in the previous year's offering," he wrote. The calendar was awarded a D grade in the full review.

  • Leonard Nimoy (Spock) recently talked to the Orlando Sentinel about how elements of Judiasm worked their way into Star Trek. "There are strong Jewish concepts in 'Star Trek': social justice, meritocracy and the idea of tikkun olam, the healing of the universe," he said. Further extracts can be found at SyFy Portal.

  • Trek5.com has a copy of the Enterprise font available for download.

  • Hans Dijkstal, Liberal parliament leader in the Netherlands, revealed his thoughts on Star Trek in a recent interview. "I would like to watch Star Trek every day," he said. "All Star Trek versions are fun to watch, but the more modern the better." A full transcript can be found at Sci-Fi Heaven. Thanks to Eluria for this!

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