Archive - Aug 2011 - Story
Cruising around the web, performing our ubiquitous Star Trek searches that we do on regular basis, we ran across a new service from our friends at Google. It seems that their fine cadre of engineers & magicians have started archiving old newspapers from around the country, possibly the world, and we've found some Trek gold, or latinum as it were. According to the Deseret News, circa June 18th 1977, Star Trek is to launch a new series! We're guessing that the article is talking about the ill-fated Star Trek Phase II that eventually got rolled into Star Trek: The Motion Picture.
Buried amongst the various stories about the early shuttle program, lingering Watergate appeals, outbreaks of legionnaires disease in Olympia, Washington, and ads for plywood (sold by the trusty folks at Ketchum's) is a brief AP story mentioning the re-launch of our beloved sci-fi series. "Hopefully it will be even superior to the early Star Trek shows" Says The Great Bird of the Galaxy, Gene Roddenberry. Adding that he would like to "use as many of the faces as possible, as well as an infusion of new ones."CONTINUE READING >>
Creation Entertainment Filming New Documentary At Las Vegas Star Trek Convention; Directed By William Shatner
We're getting stoked about the upcoming Creation Entertainment Star Trek Las Vegas convention that we so lovingly call Vegas Khhaaan! Not only will it be an awesome opportunity to catch up with all of our friends & readers, but this year Creation has something special up it's sleeve. We just got word that they will be filming a TV documentary pilot called FAN ADDICTS that will be directed by Captain Kirk himself, William "Mother Lovin'" Shatner. Much like last year, where The Shat ran around with a camera crew filming The Captains, his Kirkness will be on site throughout the weekend filming segments for the show.
Creation is putting out a call for Trek fans to participate; We invite our entire Vegas audience to participate in the filming on site. Bill has some amazing things planed for the shoot. Watch it all unfold, LIVE, next Thursday through Sunday, August 11th- 14th, ONLY at Creation Entertainment's Official 45th Anniversary Star Trek convention.CONTINUE READING >>