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Boardwalk Empires, Mockingbirds, Concertos & Rocket Science: Conversations with The Jayhawks, Bela Fleck and Vince Giordano

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.22.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Screenwriting 101 For Geeks

Amy E. Berg | Posted 11.16.2011 | Home
Amy E. Berg

A huge part of being a successful screenwriter is the ability to win over people. You do this by selling your ideas to your colleagues in a writers room or persuading studio executives to buy your pilot or feature film concept.

William Shatner: 'Star Wars Is Derivative Of Star Trek'

The Huffington Post | Gazelle Emami | Posted 11.15.2011 | Home

The original Captain Kirk himself has thrown down in the ongoing "Star Trek" vs. "Star Wars" debate. In an interview William Shatner tweeted today, he...

J.J. Abrams: To Boldly Go Where No Man Has Gone Before

ew.com | Posted 11.14.2011 | Entertainment

J.J. Abrams is ready to engage. EW has confirmed that the insatiable media multi-hyphenate has signed on to direct the sequel to his 2009 hit Star Tr...

Friday Talking Points -- Give 'Em Hell, Barry!

Chris Weigant | Posted 11.09.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

President Barack Obama opened his re-election campaign last night with a wowzer of a speech to a joint session of Congress.

Trekkie Gets Scary

E! Online | Posted 10.26.2011 | Entertainment

Hey math whizzes, help us figure this one out. When you take TV's creeptastic Sylar and add him to the scariest show ever, starring one of the best TV...

Divide and Conquer

Jay Tavare | Posted 10.24.2011 | Impact
Jay Tavare

As 2012 approaches and our global village gets smaller and more crowded, we must remind ourselves that underneath the stars we are all one race, one people.

'Star Trek' Celebrates Its 45th Anniversary in Las Vegas

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 10.22.2011 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

Love is in the air-conditioning at the biggest "Star Trek" convention in the whole world. I am in hot-hot-hot Las Vegas, Nev., which is pretty darned weird, and having one of my greatest weekends ever.

WATCH: Geekiest Marriage Proposals Of All-Time?

Posted 10.14.2011 | Comedy

Where do you pop the question? In the middle of a baseball game? During a long walk on the beach after a fancy dinner? No, San Diego Comic Con, of...

William Shatner Talks Arm Wrestling Chris Pine, Unexpected Joys

Posted 10.04.2011 | Entertainment

There is a certain zen at the core of William Shatner, a mixture of bliss and self-awareness that has fueled a decades-long odyssey in the public cons...

William Shatner Salutes The Captains

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 09.30.2011 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

Captain Kirk! Sure, he's all sorts of things, too (producer, director, vocalist, novelist, horseman, father -- oh, and mega-icon); but tonight, it's all about the Kirk. Or, more broadly: it's all about Shatner's brand-new documentary, The Captains.

PHOTOS: 7 Most Overrated Things About The Sixties

Mark Juddery | Posted 09.19.2011 | Books
Mark Juddery

The sixties were the decade of change, the decade of cool, the decade of excitement... and the decade of hype.

Weekend Box Office: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part II Dethrones The Dark Knight, Earning $169.1 Million in Its Opening Weekend. Oh, and Sarah Palin Is Not a Movie Star

Scott Mendelson | Posted 09.17.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

With nearly ten years of anticipation, The Boy Who Lived has returned to the top of the opening weekend charts with a massive $169.1 million Friday-Sunday gross.

E.T., Phone the Bay Area

Seth Shostak | Posted 09.11.2011 | San Francisco
Seth Shostak

What most people don't know is that if we make contact with real extraterrestrials, the encounter is likely to be thanks to a handful of Bay Area scientists.

Wake Up, Geek Culture. You're Not All Guys.

Elizabeth Perle | Posted 08.13.2011 | Entertainment
Elizabeth Perle

Being really frakkin' geeky is in - Stan Lee is responsible for approximately half of the summer blockbusters this year (again), Glee is at Comic Con,...

Review: My Morning Jacket "Unstaged," Plus Chatting with Erykah Badu and James Tormé

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.03.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Louisville rocked on the cutting edge Tuesday, May 31st, when hometown heroes My Morning Jacket took the stage at The Palace Theater for a three hour performance for Unstaged: An Original Series From American Express.

"Radical" Russ's Star Trek/Microsoft Rule

Russ Belville | Posted 08.02.2011 | Comedy
Russ Belville

Is this just a phenomenon among projects managed by geeks? I don't know, but here is my evidence.

Star Trek's Spock Describes His Jewish Roots

Posted 07.21.2011 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks c. 2011 Religion News Service ROCKVILLE, Md. (RNS) The V-shaped hand sign that made actor Leonard Nimoy famous as Mr. Spock may...

First Nighter: South Park's Trey Parker and Matt Stone Cheerfully Commit The Book of Mormon to Broadway

David Finkle | Posted 05.26.2011 | Entertainment
David Finkle

The production is hardly a surprise attack by the nose-thumbing partners. It could be said they're going after Christianity as a whole with the appearance of a slang-spouting Jesus in a lustrous blond wig.

Interview: Simon Pegg talks about Paul

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Simon Pegg used to think he saw UFOs as a boy in Great Britain. "But it always turned out to be an airplane," he says. "I was seeing things in the sk...

WATCH: Serene Branson Video Gets 'Star Trek' Tribute

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

The video of CBS reporter Serene Branson's on-air speech problem went viral last week, and while it obviously entertained the Internet, it was Branson...

It Is About Time Educators Are Treated Like Business People (SATIRE)

Peter Zucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Peter Zucker

I am no longer going to fight the fight. From this moment on I only want to be treated as if I were employed in a true blue American business.

Star Trek Chief Regrets Excluding Gays

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

'Star Trek's unexplored final frontier? An openly gay character. In all of its movies and iterations -- including 726 television episodes -- there ...

The Off-Topic Interview: Damon Lindelof

Steven Shehori | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Steven Shehori

We recently sat down with the co-creator of Lost to discuss Lost's legacy, the future of serialized dramas, and surprises planned for the upcoming Trek sequel. Then things got a bit off topic.

WATCH: George Takei To Play Holographic Ninja Grandpa In Nickelodeon Series

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Oh my! George Takei is about to take on his next big role: a holographic ninja grandfather on the new Nickelodeon show, 'Supah Ninja.' According to I...