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Nichelle Nichols Releases New Single to Coincide With Star Trek's 50th Anniversary

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 07.25.2016 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

First Lady of Outer Space (and much more) Nichelle Nichols has beamed down to San Diego Comic Con this week, surprising us all with her smashing new single, "Fly Me to the Moon." The grand dame of sci-fi, who originated the role of Lieutenant Uhura on the original series of Star Trek 50 years ago, arrived Wednesday night to grace the world première extravaganza of Star Trek Beyond.

Zaki's Review: Star Trek Beyond

Zaki Hasan | Posted 07.24.2016 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

As you know, I absolutely loved Paramount's Star Trek reboot in 2009. Loved it. As directed by J.J. Abrams, the film did the trick of rescuing the mor...

Star Trek Diseases and Their Earthly Equivalents

XPRIZE | Posted 07.22.2016 | Entertainment

Uh oh.  What's that cough? That rash?  That ache? It could be a nothing or it could be something galactic. Wouldn't you like to know? Behold, Star T...

Zachary Quinto: It's A 'Bleak And Dangerous' Time For LGBT Americans

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 07.21.2016 | Queer Voices

As an openly gay actor, Zachary Quinto said he is “scared” of America’s current political climate, particularly Republican presidential nominee ...

J.J. Abrams Honors Anton Yelchin At 'Star Trek' Premiere

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 07.21.2016 | Entertainment

J.J. Abrams and the cast of “Star Trek Beyond” took a moment to remember their former co-star and friend, Anton Yelchin, at the film’s premiere ...

'Star Trek Beyond': I've Been to the Future and It's Mind-blowing!

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 07.21.2016 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

Our prospects for the world in the future are pretty awesome, if only it weren't for an alienated terrorist with an agenda for revenge. Sounds like ...

'Star Trek Beyond' Star Says Sulu Being Gay Is 'Super Radical'

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 07.25.2016 | Queer Voices

The decision to honor George Takei by portraying iconic “Star Trek” character Hikaru Sulu as a gay man in the latest big screen installment of the...

How The Morality Of 'Star Trek' Could Help Today's Chaotic World

The Huffington Post | Karli Bendlin | Posted 07.20.2016 | Entertainment

Could any of the issues plaguing the world today be partially solved if everyone took the time to binge-watch “Star Trek?” We’re not ruling it o...

'Star Trek Beyond' Actor Karl Urban Dishes About The New Movie

The Huffington Post | Allison Bresnick | Posted 07.18.2016 | Entertainment


The Top Five Strangest Afflictions the Alpha Quadrant Has to Offer

XPRIZE | Posted 07.14.2016 | Entertainment

By Jon Sung As a Starfleet officer, you've got to be ready to deal with anything out of the ordinary; as Captain Kathryn Janeway herself would ...

Zachary Quinto Defends Sulu ​Being​ Gay In 'Star Trek Beyond'

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 07.10.2016 | Queer Voices

Zachary Quinto isn’t feeling George Takei’s less-than-enthusiastic response to news that iconic “Star Trek” character Hikaru Sulu would be dep...

George Takei Isn't Happy With His 'Star Trek' Character Being Gay

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 07.08.2016 | Queer Voices

“Star Trek Beyond” actor John Cho revealed in a Thursday interview that he and the new movie’s creative team have depicted one of the series’ ...

Sulu Is Gay In 'Star Trek Beyond,' Making Franchise History

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 07.11.2016 | Queer Voices

One of the “Star Trek” universe’s most beloved characters is revealed to be gay in the latest installment of the iconic franchise. John Cho tel...

Captain, Are You Ready to Pilot The Air Hogs Star Trek U.S.S. Enterprise?

Dan Nessel | Posted 07.01.2016 | Technology
Dan Nessel

No offense to Captain Kirk, but I always felt I was better equipped to take the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-A to warp speed. I mean, I spent my childh...

SETI, Imagining Extraterrestrial Civilizations, and War

John W. Traphagan | Posted 06.24.2016 | Science
John W. Traphagan

I've often thought it interesting that when SETI scientists imagine extraterrestrial civilizations, they usually think in terms of unified worlds that...

Feminisney: When Disney Meets Feminism

Sean Randall | Posted 06.23.2016 | Entertainment
Sean Randall

It is absolutely undeniable that media, even fictional, can shape our perceptions of reality, of ourselves, and of our futures. And if you think that non-heterosexual, non-white, non-male people and their aspirations and equality in society matter, then feminism is incredibly important for media.

Here's One Thing You Didn't Know About 'Star Trek'

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 06.07.2016 | Entertainment

If you've ever heard someone yell "Khan!" without context, then you are, at least in some way, familiar with "Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan." Beside...

Star Trek Swimsuits Boldly Go ... To The Beach

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 06.02.2016 | Style

Beachgoers who dig "Star Trek: The Next Generation" will be happy to know about a new line of beach-friendly "Trekinis" from online shop ThinkGeek. St...

The Anonymity of Celebrity: Sitting Next to Levar Burton

Frank H. Wu | Posted 05.26.2016 | Entertainment
Frank H. Wu

Here is a story with no photo -- there is a reason for that lack. I swear it is true, but I am not sure what to make of it. I was flying from Los Ang...

What Is So Awful About Donald Trump?

William Astore | Posted 05.23.2016 | Politics
William Astore

Put simply, Trump's prejudicial attitudes toward women, minorities, and other groups or peoples he doesn't like don't mark him as exceptional, nor does his record of flip-flops on issues, as the American people have come to expect that politicians are basically liars.

Sci Fest L.A. Takes Theatre to New Realms

Xaque Gruber | Posted 05.17.2016 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

Now in its third year, Sci-Fest L.A., the world's only science fiction theatre festival, boldly goes beyond where live theatre has gone before, and pr...

Patrick Stewart Takes Down Donald Trump In Epic Tweet

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 05.13.2016 | Entertainment

Patrick Stewart summed up his thoughts about Donald Trump in just one tweet. The English actor said he spotted a homeless man in New Orleans holding a...

Captain Kirk Toasts New London Mayor With Epic Tweet

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 05.10.2016 | Entertainment

Star Trek actor William Shatner congratulated the newly elected Mayor of London in the most fitting way. He tweeted Sadiq Khan, the first Muslim to ta...

Nostalgia Theater Podcast: IDW Publishing's Chris Ryall on Transformers, G.I. Joe, Star Trek and More!

Zaki Hasan | Posted 05.03.2016 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

Chris discusses the process by which IDW has been able to amass such an amazing roster of top drawer titles from topflight talent, and he also talks up one of IDW's latest projects: the impending relaunch of '70s-'80s fave Rom: Spaceknight.

Happy Birthday, George Takei, You Heavenly Body, You

Paul Lander | Posted 04.18.2016 | Comedy
Paul Lander

Happy Birthday, George Takei, You Heavenly Body, You Here's wishing an out of this world 79th birthday to actor and nerd god George Takei. Among hi...