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Archive for the 'Star Trek' Category

Alexander Courage, RIP

by @ Thursday, May 29th, 2008. Filed under Star Trek, Television

Word came today that Alexander Courage, composer of the theme to the original Star Trek series, died earlier this month in California:
Alexander (Sandy) Courage, composer of the original Star Trek theme and an Emmy-winning, Oscar-nominated arranger for TV and movies, died May 15 at the Sunrise assisted-living facility in Pacific Palisades, Calif. He was 88 [...]

Apparently, Watching Star Trek Ruined Me

by @ Tuesday, May 27th, 2008. Filed under Humor, Star Trek

Because Everyone Needs A Little Inspiration

by @ Monday, April 28th, 2008. Filed under Star Trek, Television

Even James Tiberius Kirk

More posters here
H/T: Scott’s Morning Brew

Question Of The Day

by @ Sunday, April 20th, 2008. Filed under Humor, Star Trek, Television

Will this scene from Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home make any sense to people who grew up after the end of the Cold War ?

There Are No Words

by @ Thursday, April 10th, 2008. Filed under Star Trek, Television, Videos

Star Trek’s George Takei on the canceled-after-one-episode “Secret Talents Of The Stars”:

Of course, it can’t be any worse than this:

Should We Call It 7 1/2 Of Nine ?

by @ Wednesday, March 5th, 2008. Filed under Celebrities, Star Trek

Star Trek Actress Jeri Ryan has had a baby:
LOS ANGELES, California (AP) — Jeri Ryan and her husband, French chef Christophe Eme, have a new family member.
The 40-year-old actress gave birth Sunday to daughter Gisele in Los Angeles, her publicist David Lust announced.
“Both parents are thrilled. Jeri is resting comfortably and Christophe is playing the [...]

Next Trek Movie Delayed Until May 2009

by @ Thursday, February 14th, 2008. Filed under Movies, Star Trek

Well, this sort of sucks:
Paramount is pushing back the release of J.J. Abrams’ “Star Trek” from Dec. 25 to May 8, 2009, saying the pic’s gross potential is greater as a summer tentpole.
Damn.

Star Trek XI Trailer

by @ Tuesday, January 22nd, 2008. Filed under Movies, Star Trek

The first real trailer for J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek prequel hit theaters over the weekend.
Here is it is high quality format:

Not much in the way of detail, but some cool shots of the Enterprise under construction.

Barack Obama And Seven Of Nine

by @ Tuesday, January 8th, 2008. Filed under 2008 Election, Barack Obama, Politics, Star Trek

Or, how the next President of the United States may owe his position to a former Borg:

Back in 2004, Barack Obama was an Illinois state senator with some modest accomplishments on his resume. He spearheaded welfare reform in the Illinois statehouse, and took the lead in passing a law that required interrogations in murder cases [...]

No Shatner In Next Star Trek Movie

by @ Saturday, October 27th, 2007. Filed under Movies, Star Trek

Apparently, William Shatner won’t be reprising his role as James Kirk in the next Star Trek movie:
LOS ANGELES, California (AP) — The original Capt. Kirk is disheartened he won’t get to boldly go anywhere with his old pal Spock in the new “Star Trek” movie.
While Leonard Nimoy is reprising his role as the pointy-eared Vulcan [...]

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