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Archive - 2010

December 30th

Data Feed: Star Trek The Complete Comic Book Collection ('67 - '02) DVD $6.99 From Amazon

We just ran across this amazing deal from Amazon and thought we would pass along the details. It looks like you can get all Star Trek comics issues from 1967 - 2002 plus every annual, all articles and advertisements in PDF form on one DVD. This includes all of the Gold Key & Western comics (featuring The Original Series), DC & Malibu Comics, Marvel Comics, & Wildstorm Comics. Over 500 issues in all. A pretty amazing deal for $6.99.

As Dr. Lazarus would say "What a savings..."CONTINUE READING >>

December 29th

"Star Trek: The Klingon Way, A Warrior's Guide" Audiobook Narrated by Michael Dorn & Roxann Dawson Available Now

"Star Trek: The Klingon Way, A Warrior's Guide" Audiobook Narrated by Michael Dorn & Roxann Dawson Available Now

Originally released in book form in 1996, "Star Trek: The Klingon Way, A Warrior's Guide" is now available for your Vulcan Klingon ears. Narrated by both Michael Dorn (Worf: TNG) & Roxann Dawson (B'Elanna Torres: VOY), the audio version is abridged (unfortunately) and will set you back $6.95 (or free with a new account) from Audible.com. Many of you know "The Klingon Way", penned by Marc Okrand as a collection of adages, in Klingon and English, for contemplation by the "meeker races".CONTINUE READING >>

December 28th

Data Feed: Happy Birthday To Star Trek's Own Nichelle Nichols

It would seem that December is rife with Star Trek birthdays. Today is the birthday of our lovely Lt. Uhura, Star Trek's own Nichelle Nichols. Before joining the crew of the Enterprise in 1966, Nichelle was an accomplished theatrical actress and singer, touring with Duke Ellington and Lionel Hampton. As we reported earlier this year, she originally saw "Star Trek" as a way to further her career on Broadway.

"It was rather interesting to me to be cast on the show, because I came up in musical theater," Nichelle said. "And somehow I was, like, really on my way to break through and do all of the things that I really wanted to do on Broadway. And I took 'Star Trek' because I thought it would be a nice adjunct to my resume and I'd get to Broadway quicker and as a star. And, I still think that way, but 'Star Trek' interrupted my career."

"I kind of got stuck there," She said. "As a matter of fact, I even tried to leave after the first season, because I thought, 'Oh, this is going nowhere for me."CONTINUE READING >>

December 27th

Star Trek Online C-Store Updates & Holiday Sale

Star Trek Online C-Store Updates & Holiday Sale

It appears that Cryptic Studios has the holiday spirit. From now until January 3rd, you can take 20% off all of your purchases in the Star Trek Online C-store. This actually could come in pretty handy considering Cryptic has been steadily adding ship & costume updates over the past several months. The most recent editions include the first playable Nausicaan ship for the Klingon faction, plus the federation uniforms from "Star Trek: The Motion Picture". (*Update* it appears that these two items are excluded from the holiday sale... LAME) We're kinda fond of the "Motion Picture" duds, since that film was our first experience in the Star Trek universe. It seems some Trek fans claim that the motion picture was "too beige", but we found it extremely fitting for the late 70s / early 80s. Anyway, check out more C-store details below.  

Oh, and apparently, the Nausicaan ship has lots of Guramba....CONTINUE READING >>

December 25th

Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays From Subspace Communique

Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays From Subspace Communique

We'd like wish a very warm Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays to the guys and gals that make Subspace Communique great. You, our fans.  We hope you get to spend time with your family and the ones you love. Heck, maybe everyone can watch some Trek!

We'll be back soon with our same great Trek culture content on December 27th. Until then have a wonderful holiday... and as always.... Live long and prosper.

December 22nd

Data Feed: Geek Fights Best Star Trek Episode Finale

Well, it's here. The finale to beat all finales. Geek Fighters to your corners and let's get ready to rumble. You've heard the alpha and omega brackets and now it's time to find out; what's the best Star Trek episode ever. In this episode, all of the geek fighters return, Damon Shaw, Mike Ortiz, Paul Storrie, Barry Ingram, Darren Benjamin, Jerad Formby, Michael Felsher, your's truly, and Trek author Dayton Ward.

Geek Fights episode 28:
Wow, Trek geeks can really talk! This is it, the conclusion to our most intense fight ever. Nine geeks, one fight! Damon Shaw, Michael Ortiz, Chris Wood, Paul Storrie, Barry Ingram, Darren Benjamin, Jerad Formby, Michael Felsher, and special guest Dayton Ward reunite for the final showdown between The Inner Light and In The Pale Moonlight for the title BEST STAR TREK EPISODE! There is passion and pathos, conflict and comedy, inspiration and exaltation, everything that makes Star Trek great!
(source Geekfights.net)

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December 21st

According To The Shat, His Star Trek Documentary "The Captains" Is "Being Edited As We Speak"

According To The Shat, His Star Trek Documentary "The Captains" Is "Being Edited As We Speak"

Set for release sometime next year, William Shatner's "The Captains" documentary is coming close to completion. The Shat discussed his new documentary at both Vegas Khhaaann! & Plano Fan Days this, giving little details about the film. Heck, he even filmed portions of the documentary while walking around in the crowds in Vegas. If you don't know about "The Captains", it focuses on the lives of all five Trek captains with full interviews from each.

"We've got a great film, there's a lot of it and we're passionately putting it together. We'll have it ready in the near future. There are extensive interviews and there will be a lot of clips involving actors who played the captain on Star Trek and what elements unify us and what things are divergent about us. There's a great deal that is common among the actors, their experience, their temperaments." Says ShatnerCONTINUE READING >>

December 20th

Geek Fights Podcast Episode 27: Best Star Trek Episode Part Deux

Geek Fights Podcast Episode 27: Best Star Trek Episode Part Deux

The amazingly daunting task continues. After episode 1 of "Best Star Trek Episode Ever" the Geek Fighters have whittled the alpha bracket down to DS9's "In the Pale Moonlight". A fantastic episode, yes, but will it stand up against...... Thought I was going tell you, didn't you? You'll just have to listen to the latest fantastic and ultimately Trek geek-centric episode of Geek Fights. In this episode you can hear the slowly deepening, sickly voice of your's truly. I'm joined by Jerad "Hey Star Trek! / super_spock" Formby, Michael Felsher, and Geek Fights hosts Damon Shaw, & Mike Ortiz. Good times and lots of laughs will be had by all. On top of the all the Trek goodness, you can also enjoy listening to me mispronounce Corbomite, talk about Charles Bronson, confuse "Where No Man Has Gone Before" with "Where No One Has Gone Before", and finally explain how Jeffrey Combs was on a show called "The 3300" (That's the 4400). Some of the content might not be suitable for younger ears, but seriously though, there are some really great and insightful discussions happening in the episode that you won't want to miss. Check out the details below.CONTINUE READING >>

Data Feed: Happy Birthday To Star Trek DS9's Nicole de Boer

Happy birthday to Nicole de Boer, she turns 40 today. Many of you remember Nicole as the second incarnation of Dax (or is that 11th); Ezri Dax from the last season of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. After leaving DS9, Nicole went on to star opposite Anthony Michael Hall in "Stephen King's Dead Zone" from 2002 to 2007. According to IMDB, she also has several upcoming TV movies in the works.

Something we didn't know, she also had a small role in the Kids in the Hall movie "Brain Candy". Hailing from the Great White North, just like the "Kids", Nicole is currently married to film score composer John Kastner. We'd like to give warm birthday wishes to Nicole. Happy birthday.

Hat tip to Cmdr. Torkadon for giving us a heads up.

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