VIDEO: The Star Trek Smithsonian Exhibit from 1992

In 1992 the Air and Space Museum in Washington DC featured a massive exhibit celebrating Star Trek – it showcased props, costumes and models from the show. I was able to travel to DC to check out the exhibit that…

In praise of Ernie Anderson

I’ve always been a fan of voice-over people. And I’m not talking about voice over actors… I’m talking about the people who do voice-over narration for TV show promotions and commercials (though some, like Maurice LaMarche, does both). The most…

So, I wrote this article for TrekMovie…

It’s been a very interesting couple of weeks. When I wrote the editorial “Star Trek is Broken” for TrekMovie, I was expressing the opinion that many fans I knew had expressed to me – that Star Trek Into Darkness may…

Star Trek is broken – here are ideas on how to fix it

Crosspost from http://www.trekmovie.com (and please check out the… interesting comments to this post there.) At last month’s official Star Trek Convention in Las Vegas, I had the privilege to speak about “Treknology”. The experience was great – I was thrilled at the…

Star Trek fans face appalling scavenger hunt with ‘Into Darkness’ blu-ray

Film requires multiple purchases for all bonus features Crosspost from http://www.1701news.com  Paramount’s upcoming Blu-ray/DVD release of “Star Trek: Into Darkness” has more than two hours worth of extras, an in-depth audio commentary track and special-edition packaging. But to get the complete…

Star Trek, after Darkness: What is next from the franchise?

A “cross-post” from http://trekmovie.com:  Star Trek Into Darkness opened domestically and internationally late Spring and has earned over (as per July 7th) $443 million dollars. This is a success for Paramount, albeit a modest one. “Modest?” You may be thinking, “How…

Going to Dragon*Con? Here's some hints and tips!

Going to Dragon*Con? Here’s some hints and tips!

First off, if you are going to Dragon*Con, congratulations! You should have a great time! It’s one of the biggest SF/fantasy cons in North America, and it’s HUGE… like, “46,000 attendees” huge. It’s spread out over four hotels in downtown…