April 25th, 2013
Working with Wikia, Rod Roddenberry has launched a new information portal for all things Star Trek, called Trek Initiative. Now there’s a place where, with contributors’ help, you’ll be able to find everything related Star Trek…all in one convenient place.
First up, Acer is launching a brand new Windows 8 based laptop that is being advertised with helpful footage from Star Trek Into Darkness. Under the tagline "Explore Beyond Limits with Acer and Star Trek Into Darkness.", the new commercials are featuring harrowing shots from the new film with accompanying images of the new notebook computer. Check out the spots below, three in all.
Hey everybody, wanna win free tickets to the special screening of the "Best of Both Worlds" TNG theater event? ...uh...yeah! Awesome, because Larry Nemecek of Trekland wants to give them to you. If you're near...or will be near...one of the 5 cities on Larry's list, on April 25th you could win a free pair of tickets. The cities for this season's contest are; Phoenix, Kansas City, Philadelphia, Cleveland and Boston.CONTINUE READING >>
That’s right you guys, the old girl is struttin’ her stuff in this gorgeous new poster by artist Mark Brayer, and published by Bye Bye, Robot. U.S.S. Enterprise is the second poster in Brayer’s vintage ships series for Bye Bye, Robot. Brayer’s love of book cover art from the mid to late 1900s is the basis for the retro design of this new ship’s portrait poster.
Just like the header says, there's a new Star Trek Into Darkness trailer out today, and whoa Nellie, it's a doozie. I can't wait to get my peepers on this movie! ...like you didn't know...
What I didn't mention in the title is that the Kirk poster is finally released making the Into Darkness posters an even four. You can check them out here.
Starfleet Escape Podcast Episode 17 : "The Romulan Star Empire" & 18: "Star Trek (2009)" Available Now
This post contains two of the latest episodes from the Starfleet Escape PodCast on the Four Eyed Radio Network. First up, Aaron, Marty, and Eric discuss one of Star Trek’s greatest foes, the Romulans. We begin this episode talking about the latest news from the Trek universe including the new Vulcan characters in “Star Trek The Game,” “Star Trek Renegades” updates, the passing of Malachi Throne, and the upcoming wedding of Sir Patrick Stewart. We highlight another great “Would You Buy It?” from Bye Bye Robot and find out if the crew would buy it or not.
"Con of Wrath" Director of Photography, Neal Halford, Launches New Kickstarter Project "The Thief of Dreams"
Famed video game writer (Betrayal at Krondor and Dungeon Siege), The Con of Wrath directory of photography, and all around good guy, Neal Halford is launching a brand Kickstarter project. Entitled The Thief of Dreams, the first fantasy novel by Neal, is set in a world where magic is forbidden, where sorcerers are spies, and where a force beyond imagination threatens to transform the long simmering cold war between the nine kingdoms into a cataclysmic, world-shattering conflict.
We already knew there were a ton of Star Trek fans in the world, but if you need proof, how about this? So many people tried to buy tickets to the “early” UK screening (UK debuts on May 9th) that the IMAX website crashedCONTINUE READING >>
Star Trek Into Darkness Writer Roberto Orci Feels A Disturbance In The Force. Plus Brand New Into Darkness Pics
Star Trek writer Roberto Orci is an admitted Trek fan. He and Alex Kurtzman penned both Star Trek 2009 and the upcoming Star Trek Into Darkness for director J.J. Abrams. When Roberto was asked about his thoughts on J.J. helming both the Trek & Wars franchises he mentioned feeling a disturbance in the force.