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By Caillan
October 25, 2003 - 11:04 AM

  • An excerpt from Steven Eramo's interview with Connor Trinneer ('Trip' Tucker) in TV Zone #169 is now up at the magazine's web site. In the snippet from the article, Trinneer talks about how he has become more comfortable playing the Enterprise engineer.

  • Julia Houston's latest editorial at About.com is entitled "Star Trek's Sexism on the Rise". Here's an excerpt from the beginning of the article:

    When Enterprise was being cast and scripted, the producers went on at some length about how Hoshi Sato and T'Pol, being the only two women in the regular cast, were going to become great friends. [...] So, what happened? Enterprise is in its third season, and the two women of the command crew have yet to have a real conversation.

    Read more of Houston's thoughts at this page.

  • The Sun Sentinel's Tom Jicha recently commented on the addition of Star Trek to Enterprise's title. "Paramount really put its finger on the problem in adding Star Trek to the title of the failing Enterprise," he wrote. "As if Trekkers didn't know. At this point, the surprise is that the studio wants Enterprise linked to Star Trek."

  • StarTrek.com has marked the 12th anniversary of Gene Roddenberry's death with a reprint of a feature article from 2001.

  • The trailer for The Last Samurai, co-written by Star Trek Nemesis scribe John Logan, is now up at Apple.com.

  • TrekWeb's Bill Williams has uploaded his review of the latest Stargazer novel, Oblivion. Here's an excerpt from the analysis:

    I'll just come out at the start of this review and say it: Michael Jan Friedman has hit gold once again. After the average paint-by-the-numbers storytelling of Three, he delivers a solid, fast-paced story from start to finish with Oblivion, the latest entry in the Stargazer series.

    The book was awarded four out of five stars in the full review.

  • Recent updates at the Psi Phi Star Trek Books Database include excerpts from The Lost Era: Deny Thy Father, I.K.S. Gorkon: Book Two and two S.C.E. eBooks.

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