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By Michelle
January 26, 2007 - 10:35 PM

Hello World!

I am very sorry to report that our longtime book reviewer Jacqueline Bundy will be retiring from The Trek Nation due to the need to devote more time to work and family. Jackie took over The Book Padd column in 2002 when I started writing news, and in the past five years she has written dozens of entertaining and enlightening reviews, articles, interviews and essays on Pocket Books and the evolution of Star Trek.

"I don't know how accurate it is, but I once read a survey that said 41% of Star Trek fans read the novels. It has been a real pleasure for me, and a privilege to contribute to the Trek Nation," Jackie said when she wrote to explain that she was no longer able to continue with the column. I know I speak for many readers, authors and TrekBBS members when I say we will all miss her very much. Best of luck, Jackie!

Trek BBS Today

Below are some of the topics currently being discussed at the Trek BBS:

-Need help with Star Trek: Legacy?

-Would you like to see The Next Generation remastered like the original series?

-Last night's Smallville: interesting direction or Buffy ripoff?

Many more topics can be found at the Trek BBS!

Trek Two Years Ago

These were some of the major news items from January 2005:

  • 'Enterprise' To Be Syndicated This Fall
    The syndication rerun rights to Star Trek: Enterprise were sold by Paramount for more than 90% of the US, clearing the UPN series for a fall 2005 launch in 49 of the top 50 markets.

  • 'Observer Effect' Has Fewest Viewers Ever
    Final ratings for Enterprise's "Observer Effect" reflected the lowest viewership ever received by a new episode of the series, bringing in only 2.76 million viewers. 3.03 million viewers had watched "Daedalus" the week before.

  • Dark Mirror To Reflect Crew In Terran Empire
    The crew of Enterprise gave up on contemplating founding the Federation and joined the Terran Empire in "In a Mirror, Darkly", a storyline which also brings Maxwell Forrest back from the dead.

More news can be found in the archives.

Poll Results

Below are the results of the most recent TrekToday poll:

Congressman Wu says there are Klingons in the White House. Are there?
This administration is more like Cardassians than Klingons. 25.1% - (203 Votes)
Isn't it obvious that there are Pakleds in the White House? 22.2% - (180 Votes)
Star Trek is too good for this comparison. Cylons are in the White House! 21.7% - (176 Votes)
The president's cronies should be compared to Ferengi, not Klingons! 18.8% - (152 Votes)
No, there are Vulcans in the White House. 6.4% - (52 Votes)
Yes! There are Klingons in the White House! 5.4% - (44 Votes)

Total Votes: 808

Please vote in our new poll on what's doing the best job keeping Star Trek alive!

Happy Birthday!

Saturday, January 27th is the birthday of James Cromwell, who played Zefram Cochrane in Star Trek: First Contact, and Thursday, February 1st is the birthday of the late Bibi Besch, who played Carol Marcus in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan.

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