News Bullets

By Michelle
January 29, 2006 - 10:58 PM

  • Alfre Woodard (Lily Sloane) fans have a dilemma tonight, as the actress is in a new CBS movie, The Water Is Wide, as well as on Desperate Housewives (which is a rerun) and nominated with the rest of the Desperate Housewives cast for a Screen Actors Guild ensemble award. Get Desperate! has details.

  • Yahoo! has a photo of the International Star Trek Fan Association praying at the Space Mirror Memorial on the 20th anniversary of the Challenger explosion.

  • An article in the Baltimore Sun on another Challenger tribute at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex noted that it was attended by a California Star Trek fan from the U.S.S. Onizuka, named for Challenger astronaut Ellison Onizuka.

  • Michigan's MLive.com reports on Master Arts Theatre's production of the H.G. Wells' The Invisible Man, based on an adaptation by John De Lancie (Q).

  • The TrekBBS has a post with an updated list of guests for the Shore Leave convention, including dozens of Star Trek authors as well as Connor Trinneer (Tucker).

  • An article in The Los Angeles Times on independent filmmaker Michele Fiore-Kaime notes that Gary Graham (Soval) is in the movie Siren.

  • The Post-Gazette's article on Super Bowl advertising makes note of Leonard Nimoy (Spock)'s hawking a pain-killer.

  • The comic documentary The Aristocrats, which was released on DVD last week, features several Star Trek alumni telling an obscene joke, including Whoopi Goldberg (Guinan), Jason Alexander (Kurros), Andy Dick (EMH) and Sarah Silverman (Rain Robinson). Thanks to Alex.

  • The Los Angeles Times attributes the death of UPN and The WB and the rise of joint network The CW to the fight for young viewers exemplified in the conflict over Buffy the Vampire Slayer, which UPN took over from The WB.

  • Decipher has an article on small CCG dilemmas like Molecular Mishap.

  • Psi Phi has posted the back cover copy from Andy Mangels and Michael A. Martin's Last Full Measure.

  • TV Shows on DVD has the cover of the Star Trek Time Travel Fan Collective set, which features Captain Kirk.

  • Star Trek Hypertext has six new Next Generation episode reviews.

  • Sev Trek has published the winning Hollowdeck punch line.

  • An article on the patent that may shut down the BlackBerry network Toronto's Globe and Mail notes that the inventors were inspired by Star Trek.

  • TrekCore has added DVD captures from Voyager's "Cathexis."

  • And Soul of Star Trek has a new editorial, "How to Know When Maybe You've Seen Too Much Star Trek."

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