News Bullets

By Michelle
August 9, 2003 - 10:06 PM

  • The Washington Post TV Week joins the list of publications pondering the fate of Enterprise in the wake of Brannon Braga's recent comments to the press, asking, "Is the Series Jumping the Quark?"

  • Ohio's Chillicothe Gazette has an editorial paralleling Starfleet's reaction to the Dominion attack and the U.S. government's reaction to the 9/11 attacks.

  • CNN has a poll asking which Star Trek captain people would prefer to serve under.

  • Over thirty photos of Jolene Blalock (T'Pol) in the upcoming Stargate SG-1 episode, "Birthright", are up at GateWorld.

  • Yahoo! reports that Robert Picardo discusses The Howling in the documentary about the making of the film on the special edition DVD which will be released August 26th. Thanks to Captain Joe for the news.

  • has excerpts of positive reviews of Deep Space Nine's Kai Opaka, Camille Saviola, in her current role onstage in Chicago opposite Melanie Griffith.

  • Tom Hardy discussed Star Trek: Nemesis, directorial quirks and the football loyalties of Marina Sirtis in SFX, excerpted at The Great Link.

  • High Technology Careers has an article about the new book, Find Where The Wind Goes, by Dr. Mae Jemison, the first African-American woman in space and a guest star on Star Trek: The Next Generation.

  • A Star-Telegram article on actors turned directors includes a profile of Anson Williams, who helmed episodes of both Deep Space Nine and Voyager.

  • Master Replicas has announced the launch of a new line of Star Trek prop replicas officially licensed by Paramount Pictures. Currently up for bid are pre-production artist proofs of the first two replicas, the communicator from the original series and the "Boomerang" phaser from Star Trek: First Contact. The auction ends August 10.

  • Following their recent Star Trek convention in Las Vegas, Creation Entertainment offers $5 Las Vegas Hilton gambling chips featuring Kirk and Spock. Only 1,000 of each were produced and less than 200 remain at Creation's web site, along with t-shirts from the convention.

  • Psi Phi reports that Joe Morton will be the reader of the audiobook adaptation of Peter David's latest New Frontier novel, Stone and Anvil.

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