It appears that the one thing Star Trek: The Next Generation was missing was sausages
Youtube user CHDanhauser,
who has a long-maintained website devoted to Star Trek: The Animated Series
, has begun posting self-created fan episodes of the show, apparently providing all the v/o solo.
AND LET THE HEAVENS FALL
Mr. Danhauser also hosts a range of genuine vintage 1970s animated trailers and bumpers as well as some he has crafted himself on his youtube channel.
Bonus rerun: MEFi's oown ChurchHatesTucker's genius eponymous No Kill I video
Artist Dusty Abell
has created a massive poster
featuring "at least one, sometimes more, character, entity, starship or structure from every episode of [Star Trek: The Original] series." Via io9, who ask: How many characters can you name?
Stumped? Here's a key
of all 123! [more inside]
Qualcomm and the X Prize Foundation have launched a new contest: Envision and build the equivalent of Star Trek's medical tricorder
, a portable health monitoring device that can remotely diagnose patients. The winner will receive $10 million
. [more inside]
Take less than a minute out of your life to listen to Christina Aguilera in the original Klingon
, and in the process learn why you should knock before entering on the starship Enterprise
"Hi. My name is Gene and this is my journal.
" Young Gene Roddenberry meets two Garfield-eyed aliens who proceed to take him everywhere in their exploration of this strange planet Earth. In the process, we see where Gene came up with the idea of a unified borderless
world that would allow dashing starship captains
to seek out new life and new civilizations
, boldly going where no one has gone before
. We see where Gene first met tribbles
, Orion slave girls
, and the Guardian of Forever
, and how Gene came up with phasers
, the Prime Directive
, food replicators
(from which he orders gagh
androids, and the Enterprise
design. [more inside]
Star Trek Lives.
You may have heard - a new Star Trek film
has opened to critical acclaim
and box office bofo
; Variety writes it "beamed up $76.5 million"
). How are Kirk and Spock fans coping with this reboot/reimaging/alternate universe
? And how are Kirk/Spock slash writers
holding up? [more inside]
Data's mad at you, and he's still carrying a grudge.
Four years after the movie tanked, Brent Spiner, who portrayed the character of Data
, still thinks it's your fault that Star Trek: Nemesis performed poorly
compared to its predecessor
. "'Let's make a movie
for the fans
, because that's the people who actually go to see the films.' And what happened?," Spiner rhetorically asks. "They didn't go!" (Other films that opened around the same time included a small arthouse production from An Nua-Shealainn
.) It might have instead been that the movie resembled "a 65th class reunion mixer where only eight surviving members show up — and there's nothing to drink
." Of course, one can take pity on Spiner; one look at his filmography
and realize he's only a few cancellations
away from having to sing for his supper
. But at least he didn't end up (unjustly) on the cutting room floor
(In the meantime, Shatner has his own problems
Star Trek Inspirational Posters (page 2, zip file)
available for download. And, of course, you knew you could make your own
, right? (as seen on MetaChat)
Star Trek XI
: First there was the producer
, J.J. Abrams
from Lost and Alias. Then there was the poster
, unveiled at this year's Comic Con. Throw in a little bit
for good measure. Now comes word
that Matt Damon
has been cast to play a young Captain Kirk
.What does Star Trek XI mean for the future of Trek
All-Ages Kirk/Spock Gay Romantic Art Archive.
It's a PG-13 romance as old as the Internet itself. Kirk and Spock, sitting in a tree, K
-G (mostly SFW)
These are the voyages of the Starship Exeter,
its seven year production mission: to authenticate 1960s Star Trek, to build their own props and sets, and to boldly go where no fan flick has gone before
. "We were sitting around my dad's office, and I said, 'We should try to make our own episode,' " Jimm Johnson recalls. "My brother said, 'Yeah, and we should have an Andorian in it.' "