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'Star Trek' Is Just As 'Valid' As Shakespeare

Posted 11.17.2013 | TV

Patrick Stewart knows his work as Captain Picard on "Star Trek: The Next Generation" is just as important as his classic stage work. "If I've had a...

Google Glass: The Future of Us

Shelly Palmer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

When I wear Google Glass, people tell me I look like one of the Borg -- a fictional alien collective, from the Star Trek franchise, comprised of cyber...

'OITNB' Star Penning Memoir

AP | Posted 11.07.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — Kate Mulgrew has figured out a way to introduce her two great passions, acting and writing, to each other: She's working...

The New Dominatrixes of Empire

Danny Schechter | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Danny Schechter

Why all this official attention to so much detail? Is the danger that great and are there methods that accurate? Other experts question the underlying arrogance here and challenge the assumption that it leads to smarter policy outcomes.

Here's What Happens When You Turn A TV Show Into A Movie

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 11.06.2013 | Entertainment

Last week, the "Entourage" movie was finally given a green light by executives at Warner Bros. studios. That glorious update was shortly followed by t...

Has 'Star Trek 3' Found Its Director?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.04.2013 | Entertainment

Joe Cornish could replace J.J. Abrams as king of the "Star Trek" universe. That's the report from Deadline.com's Mike Fleming, who writes that Paramou...

Enterprise's Dominic Keating, Cruise Trek, and How Star Trek Fandom Is Alive and Kicking

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Ashley Jude Collie

Since 1966 when the original Star Trek series premiered on television, the Star Trek juggernaut continues on with unabated fan enthusiasm.

'Almost Human' Takes Viewers Into The Future

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 10.16.2013 | TV

J.J. Abrams has a lot on his plate these days with the future of both the "Star Trek" and "Star Wars" franchises in his hands, but he has set aside so...

Netflix Rep Who Pretended To Be Captain Kirk Meets His Hero

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 10.17.2013 | Technology

Last week, Netflix customer service representative Mike Mears was elated to see a "Star Trek"-themed conversation between him and a subscriber go incr...

Interview: Aurelio Voltaire -- 'A Jedi in Sith Clothing' (Who Sings!)

Dori Hartley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Dori Hartley

"People ask me all of the time if I have a hobby. I thought I didn't, but I was wrong. I do have one and it's bathing. That's my hobby. ... And since I'm a professional daydreamer, this is practically like being on the job."

Freedom From Unauthorized Intrusion

Mark Weinstein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

Merriam-Webster's online dictionary defines privacy as "freedom from unauthorized intrusion." The United States government defines privacy as "freedom from unauthorized intrusion, except by us." Personally I prefer the former definition.

Starstruck

Francis Levy | Posted 11.19.2013 | Science
Francis Levy

According to the Times ("In a Breathtaking First, NASA's Voyager 1 Exits the Solar System," NYT, 9/12/13) on August 25, 2012, Voyager I, originally l...

'Beam Me Up, Scotty!': 'Star Trek' Prank At Mall

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 09.11.2013 | Weird News

In honor of the release of "Star Trek Into Darkness" on DVD, an elaborate prank was played on shoppers at a mall in England. Blinkbox teamed up wi...

Modern Myths in Movies and What's Missing

Clarence Haynes | Posted 11.09.2013 | Entertainment
Clarence Haynes

The current trend of superhero/fantasy/sci-fi films can be seen as a form of modern mythology -- grand out-of-the-ordinary tales inspired by human experience like lore of old, with this newer crop of stories heavily influenced by big entertainment corporate interests.

10 Famous Movie Characters You'd Like to Drink With

Liquor.com | Posted 09.05.2013 | Taste
Liquor.com

From James Bond to Frank the Tanks, movie characters we'd love to drink with.

William Shatner on His New Album, New Documentary, Civil Rights, and The Avengers

Andy Wilson | Posted 11.03.2013 | Entertainment
Andy Wilson

William Shatner, appearing at this weekend's Dragon*Con in Atlanta, is quite the busy (renaissance) man. Sure, you may know him from his Priceline commercials, his huge Twitter following, or some tv shows and movies you might be familiar with.

Benedict Cumberbatch Cast In 'Star Wars'?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 09.03.2013 | Entertainment

Benedict Cumberbatch is the latest star rumored to have a role "Star Wars: Episode VII," this according to the site Film Chronicles. Lucasfilm had ...

Do You Know Their REAL Names?

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 09.03.2013 | Entertainment

You've seen these vehicles. You've loved these vehicles. But do you really know these vehicles? Do you know the technical names of some of the most fa...

Vintage Posters Pay Homage To Every Episode Of 'Star Trek: The Original Series'

Posted 08.30.2013 | Arts

Trekkies and vintage poster nuts, this project is for you. An artist by the name of Juan Ortiz has decided to pay tribute to the wonder that is...

DVDs: Get Ready For The Doctor! Doctor Who? Exactly.

Michael Giltz | Posted 10.28.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

A big roundup of some of the best TV sets released in the last few weeks, ranging from classic miniseries and ground-breaking sitcoms to the hottest show on TV. But let's start with the Doctor.

Why Rod Serling Still Matters

Mitch Horowitz | Posted 10.21.2013 | Arts
Mitch Horowitz

The visuals of The Twilight Zone form a kind of collective generational nightmare. The remarkable thing about the man who created many of these episodes from 1959 to 1964, Rod Serling, is that the writer-presenter learned his craft not in the visual era but in the age of radio drama.

Wil Wheaton and Michael Dorn Talk Star Trek

Bryan Young | Posted 10.20.2013 | TV
Bryan Young

With the release of the digitally remastered Blu-rays, it's easy to see why the show became so phenomenally popular and endures today as a meaningful chunk of the Star Trek legacy.

What If You Knew?

Edie Weinstein | Posted 10.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Edie Weinstein

In the interceding decades, I have attracted those I consider part of my "tribe" who may also hail from somewhere else in the cosmos. We speak a common language: that of nature and mysticism, music and art, touch and deep spirituality.

You'll Never Guess Which Show Lucille Ball Saved

The Huffington Post | Chris Harnick | Posted 08.15.2013 | TV

Though it's typically the faces in front of the camera that fans associate with a hit TV series, many of your favorite shows had some very famous peo...

A Boy And His Dog: A Conversation with Harlan Ellison, Plus Exclusives from Gary Lucas, Donovan Woods and Balcony TV

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.13.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

According to The New York Times, Gary Lucas is "a guitarist with a global guitar" and The New Yorker says he's "the thinking man's guitar hero." Introducing his new album Cinefantastique is the artist with a few words about the project.