‘Star Trek’s’ Future is History in New Book

(Reuters) – For a fan base obsessed with a fictional future, the past sure seems to matter. More than 45 years after “Star Trek” took fans boldly into the 23rd century, television writer David A. Goodman has written the first detailed narrative in history-book form of events depicted in the iconic science-fiction TV and movie […]

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Klingon Goes Boldly Beyond ‘Star Trek’ into Pop Culture

(Reuters) – Why learn French when you could learn Klingon? The language created more than 30 years ago for the “Star Trek” race of long-haired warriors has moved boldly into pop culture where few other alien tongues have gone before. With a new book about the classic Klingon starship, Bird-of-Prey, and a Klingon spoof of […]

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Fans, Foes and All Five Star Trek Captains in UK Meet

(Reuters) – Klingons, Romulans, Vulcans and thousands of “Star Trek” fans will descend on London this weekend to celebrate one of the world’s best-loved television and film franchises at a convention that will have all five starship captains in attendance. “Destination Star Trek London” will see captains, played by actors William Shatner (Captain Kirk), Patrick […]

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Wil Wheaton, LeVar Burton Return for ‘Big Bang’ ‘Star Trek’ Special

Sheldon is about to have more “Fun With Flags.” “The Big Bang Theory” is doing another episode featuring Sheldon’s web series, “Sheldon Cooper Presents: Fun With Flags,” and this time the awkward genius will be exploring the flags of his beloved “Star Trek,” according to The Hollywood Reporter. That opens the door for two “Star […]

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Cinema Asian America: Filmmaker Quentin Lee Discusses ‘Shopping For Fangs’

While audiences impatiently await the release of Quentin Lee’s latest feature “White Frog” (starring Harry Shum Jr, Bobo Cheng, Joan Chen and scheduled for a 2013 release), this month Cinema Asian American offers the long-unavailable, pioneering first feature film co-directed by Lee and Justin Lin (“Fast and Furious,” “Better Luck Tomorrow”), “Shopping For Fangs”.

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Google Celebrates ‘Star Trek’ for Series’ 46th Anniversary

LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – Friday’s Google doodle features an animated homage to “Star Trek,” just in time for the original television series’ 46th anniversary. (Spock is the “G.”) The geek-friendly interactive tribute comes complete with sound and a lettered lineup of characters with beady, blinking eyes. What’s more, the homepage logo is also an interactive […]

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