Star Trek: Axanar Executive Producer Releases Statement About Lawsuit by Paramount/CBS

Earlier today we were all stunned by the announcement that Paramount/CBS had filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against Star Trek fan production Axanar. (The full complaint can be found here.) Fan productions are nothing new to the Star Trek Universe and there have been several high profile and very professional ones in recent years including Axanar and Star Trek Continues. It’s that very professionalism that seems to be bothering the…

USPS to Celebrate Star Trek 50th Anniversary with Forever Stamp Series

There is going to be lots of Star Trek news for certain in the coming year as we gear up for Star Trek’s 50th Anniversary! The Unites States Postal Service is joining in on the celebrations with a set of Forever Stamps.                                 Star Trek Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the television premiere, the new…

Denise Crosby (a.k.a. Lt. Tasha Yar) at Phoenix Fan Fest 2015

Denise Crosby’s Q & A at Phoenix Fan Fest 2015 By Durrilion Most of us will know Ms. Crosby from Star Trek: The Next Generation as not only Lt. Tasha Yar, but also as Tasha’s daughter Commander Sela.  When ‘Next Gen’ premiered, I fell in love with Tasha.  So much so that when the character was killed off the series I stopped watching it for almost a year.  When I…

Thank You Nichelle Nichols

At the age of 82, the diversely talented Nichelle Nichols (actress, singer, and dancer) joins a special NASA flight on September 15. While not becoming an astronaut, or flying into space, Ms. Nichols will be one of the “non-essential personnel” aboard SOFIA (Stratospheric Observatory For Infrared Astronomy). This modified Boeing 747SP aircraft with a 100 inch telescope will spend several hours observing the Universe. What that means is that the…

Beam us up Mr. Roddenberry

  In the late ’70’s, sunday mornings meant Dad cooked breakfast (ham and cheese omelets, fried potatoes, and either sausage or bacon, mmmmm so good). It also meant that until Mom woke up we had to sit in front of the tv and watch what he wanted; Star Trek: The Original Series. I didn’t like it then, but who knew it would take on a life of its own; a…

Set Sail With The Crew(s) of The USS Enterprise

Sailing on January 9, 2017 for a 6 day/6 night immersive tour of duty will be the first ever Star Trek Cruise. Star Trek: The Cruise will offer 6 days and 6 nights of unique experiences including dramatic performances, comedy shows and concerts by Star Trek actors; intimate speaking engagements with leading scientists, influencers and experts; themed parties, nightclubs, bars, casinos and private islands; interactive games, screenings, competitions and so…

Theodore Bikel Stage and Screen Actor and Worf's Father dies at 91

Theodore Bikel was an amazing man and an amazing actor with a career spanning 70 years. He was the original Captain Von Trapp opposite Mary Martin in the first run of “The Sound of Music” on Broadway in 1959.  His signature role was Tevye the milkman in Fiddler on the Roof – a role he reprised over 2,000 times. He was “that ungrateful Hungarian” Zolton Karpathy in the movie version…