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Mondo Tees Limited Edition "Trouble With Tribbles Poster" On-sale Friday

Mondo Tees Limited Edition "Trouble With Tribbles Poster" On-sale Friday

Last month, Mondo Tees wildly popular "Space Seed" limited edition poster solid out in less than an hour and started a Trek culture sensation.  This month, they're releasing not one, but two special edition prints for fan favorite TOS episode "The Trouble With Tribbles".  

VSS Enterprise Embarks On It's First Crewed Flight

VSS Enterprise Embarks On It's First Crewed Flight

Virgin Galactic's flagship vessel, aptly named Enterprise, embarked on it's first crewed flight July 15th.  The ship remained attached to it's mothership VMS Eve for the duration of the 6hr 12min flight.  Crew members Peter Siebold and Michael Alsbury evaluated all of the spaceship’s systems and functions from end to end in the air.

"KHAAAAAN! The Musical" Premiering At The Kansas City Fringe Fest

"KHAAAAAN! The Musical" Premiering At The Kansas City Fringe Fest

Thanks to our twitter buddy, Star Trek author Dayton Ward, we learned that "KHAAAAAN! The Musical" is making it's world premiere at the Kansas City Fringe Festival this month.  According to Khan Noonien Singh himself, "My plans for world domination will be laid bare in a few weeks at the Kansas City Fringe Festival when Khan! the Musical debuts at the Off Center Theatre in Crown Center. That’s right, it’s a brand new musical all about me, written by Bryan Colley and Tara Varney. Khan! also features rockin’ original music by Tim Gillespie and Michelle Cotton."

New Startrek.com Launches Today With A Special Message From Leonard Nimoy

New Startrek.com Launches Today With A Special Message From Leonard Nimoy

CBS Studios Inc. has unveiled the brand new look and experience of the official Star Trek website, Startrek.com.  We we're approached earlier this year to be featured on the "fan sites" portion of the site and gladly accepted.  The new site is described as the end source for all things in the official Trek universe.  To quote the launch press release:  "If you read about something on StarTrek.com, it’s a fact. This is the official Star Trek site and when something runs on StarTrek.com you can rest assured that it’s official, not a rumor. "

"I Just Try To Follow... What Challenges Me" Says Chris Pine

 "I just try to follow... what challenges" me says Chris Pine

Chris Pine admits that his role in J.J. Abrams's "Star Trek" has opened up many new opportunities for the young actor.  "I've been really blessed from 'Star Trek' to get more opportunities than I had previously in my career." says Pine, 29 & Captain Kirk redeux in Star Trek XI.  In an interview with the Orange County Register, Pine talks about his reasoning for picking certain roles and his upcoming part in "The Lieutenant of Inishmore" set to open July 11th at the Music Center downtown Los Angeles.

The Orange County Register: Did you see this play before landing the role of Padraic, its dark-hearted leading man?

Wil Wheaton Hosting "Eureka" Episode At Comic-Con

Wil Wheaton Hosting "Eureka" Episode At Comic-Con

San Diego Comic-Con is quickly approaching with enough panels & celebrity meet'n greets to choke an entire silo full of hungry tribbles.  Well, it looks like one particular TNG alum will be the host of a showing of his own "Eureka" episode.  Internet superstar & boy genius Wesley, uh, I mean Wil Wheaton is set to host the event July 23rd, the same night the episode airs on SyFy.  Yeah, we hate the name change too.  We caught wind of the event from the big man himself via twitter.  Check out the details below from the official "Eureka" Blog.

Dayton Ward & Kevin Dilmore Return To The Scifi Diner Podcast

Dayton Ward & Kevin Dilmore Return To The Scifi Diner Podcast

One of our favorite podcasts just released their latest episode with awesome Trek author duo Dayton Ward & Kevin Dilmore.  The Scifi Diner Podcast with hosts Scott & Miles have put together another great episode featuring all the latest scifi news plus listener email & trivia.  Always lots of fun, Dayton & Kevin talk about the upcoming Shoreleave 32 & bacon flavored gum.  What's not to love.

Geek Fights Podcast Episode 2: Star Trek Vs. Star Wars Conclusion

Geek Fights Podcast Episode 2: Star Trek Vs. Star Wars Conclusion

Last time on Star Trek The Nex.... Ah whoops. Looks like we're a little late to the party, but Damon & the boys have released the exciting, thrilling, riveting, conclusion to the Star Trek Vs. Star Wars episode of the Geek Fights Podcast. We throughly enjoy Geek Fights. There's plenty of Trek goodness and just the right amount of sarcasm that we love so dearly. If you haven't heard the first half of this episode, get the info here.

Crewman Becky's Thoughts On Automated Doors

Crewman Becky's Thoughts On Automatic Doors

Hi Corporeal Beings! Crewman Becky here. Have you ever noticed the seemingly psychic operation of the crew quarters’ doorways? How they seem to know that they should open when someone is heading in their direction to enter or exit the room, but to stay closed when someone is merely passing by. I’m not saying that it’s actually operated by several pairs of unseen hands always on the opposite side of the wall than our viewing angle or anything… but their discernment is (generally) uncanny. How do they know? Really…HOW DO THEY KNOW?!  Well, I’m here to tell you that they don’t always.

Bye Bye, Robot: Official Licensed Star Trek Fine Art