Flying Klingon ship

Okay, I have to admit that this really appealed to my inner geek. I have been a long-term fan of the Roddenberry Star Trek. Sadly, I really don’t enjoy the post-Roddenberry Trek as much.  I was fortunate enough to meet Majel Roddenberry and she gave me an autograph.  We spoke for some time though she was quite busy.  I will never forget her kindness. At any rate, Star Trek has not been the same after Gene and Majel passed away.  

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New book: Star Trek Cross-Stitch

As many of you know, my geekiness takes on a sorts of strange, unusual, and mysterious topics. Having said that, one of my earliest geeky addictions was Star Trek. Sadly, I am not as enamored by the latest incarnations of Star Trek but I love the nostalgia of the early Trek and the crafts created by fans. Star Trek Cross-Stitch: Explore Strange New Worlds of Crafting reminds us of what makes makes a fan of a show truly special. Book Description Live Long and Cross-Stitch! Ever wondered what Spock would look like on a baby’s onesie? Well, now you can see, in…

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Leonard Nimoy set to retire | TV | Entertainment | Toronto Sun

  Leonard Nimoy as Dr. William Bell on Fringe. Just when he thinks he’s out, they beam him back in. How else to describe Leonard Nimoy’s enduring, at times conflicted relationship with Star Trek, the franchise that’s defined his career for more than four decades — regardless of how many times he swore it off or believed it was finished? “Countless times, I thought it was done,” he admits on the phone from Los Angeles. But this time, says the 79-year-old actor-director-photographer, there are no more possibilities. Spock, his pointy-eared alter-ego, will live long and prosper. But it will be without Nimoy.…

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Pride and Prejudice And Zombies Publisher To Release Undead Trekkies Novel – Zombies – io9

  Pride and Prejudice and Zombies publisher Quirk Books has acquired a new zombie property, Night of the Living Trekkies by Kevin David Anderson. The novel follows an undead horde unleashed at a Star Trek convention. Set phasers to BRAAAAINS… In this "Galaxy Quest meets Dawn of the Dead" hybrid, a group of unlucky Trek fans must defend themselves against legions of the living dead. According to Quirk Books’ associate publisher Jason Rekulak: I’ve always felt that a giant convention of fanboys (like the San Diego Comic Con) would be a delightful setting for some kind of genre fiction: mystery, romance, horror,…

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Epic menorah is epic. – Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories

  Epic menorah is epic. Joyce and Kaufman sent in this truly fantastic Star Trek Pez LED menorah that they made. Joyce made it last year to hold candles, and this year Kaufman brought it right into the 24th 21st century by mind-melding modding it with one of our Deluxe LED Menorah kits. Let’s give them both double credit for a fantastic job. Overengineering at its finest, this is. Epic menorah is epic. – Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories

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‘Star Trek Online’ gets free-to-play open beta trial period – News, Gadgets & Tech – The Independent

  Video game publisher Atari, together with developer Cryptic Studios, have invited gamers to sign up at StarTrekOnline.com in order to secure themselves a special serial key allowing them free access to the massively multiplayer online game for up to two weeks before the game’s release on February 2 in North America and February 5 in Europe. A closed beta had been offered to players who had made the most of six-month or lifetime subscriptions offered for one of Cryptic’s previous hit games, Champions Online. Now there is an open beta available on a first-come first-served basis for anyone that heads to…

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