News Bullets

By Michelle
October 27, 2005 - 9:38 PM

  • Esquire names Jeri Ryan (Seven of Nine)'s Ortolan restaurant in its list of "The Best New Restaurants, 2005." Thanks to teya.

  • However, life on other worlds is unlikely to look like Seven of Nine, according to a review in SeattlePi.com.

  • The Advocate reports that George Takei (Sulu) discusses his homosexuality and his siblings' difficulties in accepting it in the new issue of Frontiers.

  • In Los Angeles has an interview with Kate Mulgrew (Janeway) about Tea at Five. Thanks to Totally Kate!

  • Mulgrew will be in Denver to address the Memories Lost & Found luncheon benefiting the Rocky Mountain chapter of the Alzheimer's Association on November 3rd, reports The Denver Post.

  • There is an article on the Purdue Convocations production of The Great Tennessee Monkey Trial starring John de Lancie (Q) in Purdue Exponent.

  • Kristin of E! Online reports that Threshold is on the fence but is being sent overseas, which is a good sign that the Brannon Braga series will last the season on CBS.

  • The street date of the To Boldly Go expansion has been delayed until November 11th, said Decipher.

  • A Star Trek: The Next Generation LEGO film, Captain's Nightmare, is now online.

  • TrekWeb has reviewed Death in Winter by Michael Jan Friedman, giving it three stars out of five.

  • The USS Intrepid has filmed the final scene of its new episode.

  • Digital Divide thinks Star Trek reruns are way too pervasive.

  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer may be going direct to DVD for future franchise releases, reports Sci Fi Wire.

  • The A.V. Club reviews the Star Trek: Nemesis special edition, listing as one of its crimes "Piling up nearly two straight hours of "Huh? What the HELL?" moments."

  • Vet hyposprays? Coming to a cat near you, notes Martha's Vineyard Times.

  • Yes! Weekly has an article on two former Deep Space Nine makeup artists and their Original Hollywood Horror Show work.

  • An article on a NASA space elevator competition at MSNBC has numerous Star Trek references.

  • NewScientistSpace.com did a survey of the best space sci-fi ever. Star Trek didn't finish in the top 10.

  • The Next Gen episode "Realm of Fear" inspired high school students to solve a complex math problem, reports The Glenwood Springs Post Independent.

  • Commercial Appeal reports that the FedEx Institute of Technology at the University of Memphis has unveiled the Memphis Intelligent Kiosk Initiative, a plasma display that gives verbal responses and has 3-D animations. The project's principal investigator said, "I've felt that the computer from Gene Roddenberry's 'Star Trek' was within the realm of possibility using current technology."

  • And Alex notes that Ford Motor Company in Canada has launched a new commercial ad campaign for one of their new SUVs filmed in Vulcan, Alberta featuring a group of Star Trek fans.

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