An early birthday present came through the post this morning in the form of IDW’s hardcover collection of Star Trek strips produced for the UK market. It collects material published between January 1969 and December 1970 which hasn’t seen print since those halcyon days.
It’s Wednsday which means it’s time for another Midweek Trivia. Since i was in Las Vegas for my friend’s bachelor party last weekend, I decided to dig into Trek’s smoothiest lounge singing hologram, Vic Fontaine.
Good news everyone! According to Birth. Movies. Death. (It’s still so awkward to spell that name out in full...) Bryan Fuller’s new Star Trek serial might be set in the prime universe instead of the alternate reality featured in the current movie series.
Dawn of (In)Justice?
We go back to the DS9 well for this week. Let’s look at the episode that introduced Section 31 to the ST canon, “Inquisition”, episode 6x18, that first aired April 8th, 1998.
1998, for lack of a more original phrase, was a hell of a year for baseball.
On March 22nd, 1931, the man who would lead the world to the future, William Shatner was born. This week on Midweek Trivia, we look into the life of a man who went where no man has gone before....and where every man has gone before.
With all of the political drama in our American Presidential election cycle, I thought now would be a good time to look at some of the political systems that are depicted in speculative fiction.
The Star Trek Deep Space Nine episode “Doctor Bashir, I Presume” was the 16th episode of season 5 and premiered on February 24th, 1997. This was the first appearance of the real life Dr. Zimmerman, who created Voyager’s EMH and the episode we learn about Bashir’s genetic enhancements.
On February 16th 1967 the Star Trek TOS episode “Space Seed” first aired. The classic episode of the Original Star Trek introduced us to Khan Noonian Sing,played briillanty by Richardo Montelbann. Let’s look at a few facts about this classic episode.
It’s Weekday and that means it’s time for Midweek Trivia. Today, we look at a classic Next Generation episode, “The Wounded”
I saw a woman at the supermarket this afternoon wearing a shirt with this familiar striped pattern on it. I thought for sure it must be similar but couldn’t possibly be what I thought it was.
They might be talking Klingon in Cardiff, but a Scottish MP sought to bring the wisdom of the Kirk to a Westminster debate on the UK space industry. As representative for Central Ayrshire Philippa Whitford is championing plans for a new space port to be built in Scotland.
While neural networks are usually pretty good at identifying objects already in their data set, they can be hilariously bad when exposed to unfamiliar stimuli... say the opening credits of Star Trek: The Next Generation. I’m guessing this particular neural network was initially trained to identify common household…
According an Ars Technica article, Google had built a prototype wearable that would activate Google’s voice search with a tap (think Ok Google prompt in a button form). It wasn’t a stand-alone device as it needed to be paired with a smartphone, and its capabilities were limited to whatever Google voice search was…
The excitement that greeted the announcement of a new Star Trek series on CBS All Access didn’t quite reach Star Wars sequel levels, but fans are definitely talking. Of course, just like the reaction that accompanied The Force Awakens, enthusiasm is tempered by fear: what if the new series fails to meet expectations?
With yesterday’s news of a new Star Trek TV show premiering in 2017, the nerd-sphere collectively cheered. Although the Abrams movies have been visually stunning (with varying degrees of success as to the story aspects), Trek’s true home is television and the episodic format. Beyond that, there’s a lot of what we can…
Here we are , the end of Star Trek week. What better way to close things out than to look at the series finale “All Good Things”, where Picard’s mind is blown, grapes for wine are sewn, and Worf’s love life is boned
Yesterday, we took a look at what went on behind the scenes during the making of the Best Of Both Worlds Part 1. Today, we’ll conclude this look by diving into Part 2, here on Fact Of The Day.