In November 1966, Isaac Asimov wrote an article for TV Guide lamenting the shaky science of Star Trek.
, arguing that simply knowing about science, and writing sci-fi novels, was not sufficient qualification to criticize television
sci-fi. [more inside]
American law enforcement demands for Google users’ personal information surged by 29 percent
during the past six months according to Google's transparency report
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starring Kirk and Spock, courtesy of T. Jonesy and Killa, creators of the Star Trek Camelot video
(previous MeFi link). If you haven't seen the original Nine Inch Nails Closer
video directed by Mark Romanek
, here it is. Both links YouTube, last link NSFW.
Growing Pains... In my PANTS!
Kirk and Ray go to San Francisco and West Hollywood to witness to homosexuals, showing how to share the way of salvation without causing undue offense.
So... Kirk/Spock slash fiction
may be nothing new
, but did you ever think about the fan art
? (not really safe for work - or eyeballs)
Sure, we're all aware that William Shatner is the man, but this guy takes it to new heights
(Google Video) in the mockumentary Auto Destruct: One Man's Obsession With William Shatner
. Our disturbing yet engaging subject engages in rock and roll
(Google Video, again,) shenanigans and goes into detail about a traumatic childhood experience involving a monkey.
Of course, for those who want their Shatner undiluted and pop-tastic, there's always his version of "Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds
(again, Google video,) now featuring cameos from across the pop-culture spectrum.Disclaimer: I'm used for a pull quote on the first two links, and they misspelled frisson.
I know what you've been thinking: "Yeah, Iron Chef
is okay and all, but wouldn't it be a whole lot better with Captain Kirk presiding over it?" Fear no more, The mighty UPN is going to give you your wish