Lincoln Enterprises comic book ad! Star Trek!

Lincoln Enterprises comic book ad! Star Trek!

This ad for Gene Roddenberry’s company Lincoln Enterprises makes me drool. Look at all that classic Trek goodness! I’d still love to own that Enterprise Evolution poster or the 3-D Enterprise gold pendant. (In case you did not know, Lincoln…

Actor's "instruction manual" for the Star Trek: The Motion Picture bridge

Actor’s “instruction manual” for the Star Trek: The Motion Picture bridge

This is a real cool one. In 1978, when they were filming Star Trek: The Motion Picture, the production designer put together an “instruction manual” of the Enterprise bridge for the actors. Yes, the actors had actual guidance as to what buttons…

How to play “Trek God”

Blatantly ripped off from Drew McWeeney at HitFix, earlier this year I started doing a Star Trek “party game” with some of my Trek fan friends. The premise is simple: If you were “Trek God” like Q and could take…

Star Trek: The Coloring Book!

Star Trek: The Coloring Book!

I had great fun at the recent Star Trek Las Vegas convention giving people printouts of scans of some classic Star Trek coloring books. The reactions were priceless, because some of these coloring book pages were… well, INSANE. Here’s a sampling! Print…

Welcome to Geek Ephemera!

Welcome to Geek Ephemera!

It’s another time-wasting project from yours truly! Geek Ephemera (aka GeekEphemera.com) will collect the odd, the weird, and the stuff that was never designed to last. Coloring books! TV ads! Posters! Other oddness! You’ll see it here, thanks to my…

More on Creation and the #STLV convention: A volunteer speaks out

After I wrote my rant about Creation and the Star Trek Las Vegas convention last night, I got an anonymous e-mail from a volunteer at the convention: I created this email anonymously to remark on your Creation blog post. It…

A rant about Creation Entertainment and Star Trek Las Vegas #STLV

I’m kinda done with Creation Entertainment. Creation runs the official Star Trek conventions, the biggest of which I just attended in Las Vegas. This is the fifth Vegas con I have attending, and almost certainly it will be the last….

Going to the Star Trek Las Vegas convention? Here’s some hints and tips #stlv

The official Star Trek convention in Las Vegas is less than two weeks away, and as someone who has attended the convention four times now (!), I thought I’d share some hints and tips I’ve learned over the years. (A…

Why should people watch Star Trek?

There’s a lot of stuff to watch out there. And when I state a “lot”, I mean a LOT. If you look at the Entertainment section that is in your typical Target or Wal-Mart, there are tens of thousands of…

The #StarTrek “cheat sheet”

As you may see from some of my other posts, I’m kind of a Star Trek fan, and have been one most of my life. I grew up on reruns of the original series and over the years have watched…

Announcing UnKhan 2014!

I’ll be attending the Official Star Trek Convention in Las Vegas this summer, and while I am there me and my peeps will be doing an “UnKhan”! What’s an UnKhan? It’s an in-person and online unconvention that broadens the conversation and the…

#StopOrci2014 hashtag lets Star Trek fans vent about the writer of Into Darkness

#StopOrci2014 hashtag lets Star Trek fans vent about the writer of Into Darkness

This is a pretty big weekend for fanboys (and girls): Free Comic Book day is tomorrow, and Star Wars Day is Sunday. Well, Star Trek fans decided to participate in Geek Weekend early, by using and promoting the hashtag #StopOrci2014…

Is Star Trek 3… even going to happen?

I was chatting with a friend the other day and we started talking about the next Star Trek movie. “Well, they HAVE to release a Star Trek movie in 2016, it’s the 50th anniversary!” my friend said, as if it…