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Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen on Being Besties and Waiting for Godot

Aaron Sagers | Posted 04.09.2014 | Entertainment
Aaron Sagers

Within the theatre, they are master British thespians, knighted for their contributions to the craft. Within fan culture, they have geek god status -- one as a Starfleet captain, the other as a fierce wizard and friend to Hobbits, both as powerful mutant leaders.

No Longer Science Fiction: Start-Up Unveils Radical Consciousness Technology

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 03.31.2014 | Technology
Gregory Weinkauf

CONSCIOUSNESS APP from Subtangle on Vimeo. The world reads news together. The world listens to music together. But can the world feel together? And...

Jack Ryan Reboot Points Up Problems of Franchise Management

William Bradley | Posted 01.21.2014 | Entertainment
William Bradley

While Paramount says the next movie will be released in 50th anniversary year 2016, it still has no director attached and no release date. But why worry after seeing how well the Jack Ryan franchise is being handled?

Mike Ryan

It's Impossible To Dislike George Takei

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

Writers are supposed to avoid gushing about their interview subjects, and while I've tried to uphold that edict throughout my career, in this case it'...

Live From the Sundance Film Festival: Monday, Jan. 20

Marshall Fine | Posted 03.23.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I'd be hard-pressed to pick a favorite between Life Itself, Steve James' documentary about the late film critic Roger Ebert, and To Be Takei, by Jennifer Kroot, about the amazingly resilient career of actor George Takei.

First Nighter: Three Overly Similar Entries From Manhattan's January Festivals

David Finkle | Posted 03.18.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

If it's true that great minds think alike, it may be equally true that minds a notch or two below great also think alike.

I Married Spock

Les Trent | Posted 03.16.2014 | Good News
Les Trent

It hit me out the blue. In warp-speed you might say. Our life together is like an episode of the original Star Trek and my wife has taken all of the c...

Miami-Based Independent Filmmakers Create Sci-Fi Film Festival

Sheryl Estrada | Posted 03.16.2014 | Arts
Sheryl Estrada

Science fiction will be celebrated in Miami this weekend. The first Miami International Science Fiction Film Festival (MiSciFi) will take place January 17-19. Fifty films created by U.S. and international independent filmmakers are scheduled to be screened.

NFTE Philadelphia's Advocate, Cynthia Gouw: Actress, Journalist, Model and Community Activist

Steve Mariotti | Posted 03.16.2014 | Impact
Steve Mariotti

Cynthia Gouw's career is built on reinvention -- she went from model, to actress, to journalist, from an aspiring lawyer, to fearless advocate for Asian American culture, to compassionate community activist.

'Star Trek' Could Have Been A Lot Sillier

Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy

We don't remember "Star Trek" having this much dancing... Or Captain Kirk falling off his chair. That's because Slacktory is back with another fun...

Doctor Who's Imperfect 50th Anniversary Nonetheless Sets a Challenge for Star Trek

William Bradley | Posted 03.14.2014 | Entertainment
William Bradley

The verdict on Doctor Who's 50th anniversary year? Good, but too sparse. The final season for Matt Smith's Doctor got short-shrift by being cut in half, with the first half shown in 2012 and the second in the anniversary year 2013.

Never Give Up, Never Surrender!

Clayton Anderson | Posted 03.11.2014 | Science
Clayton Anderson

We must contact our representatives and voice our opinions that NASA is worth it. The technological benefits resulting from our investment in NASA and her programs show up in Walmart, Target and Costco with time.

When Will We Build the Starship Enterprise?

Seth Shostak | Posted 02.09.2014 | Science
Seth Shostak

When will we be able to floor the accelerator and get to another star system in a time that's short enough that the crew doesn't lose interest or simply start killing one another?

The Logic of Gifting Health

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 02.02.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

This holiday season, as our own thoughts turn aspirational for ourselves and those we love, permit to suggest the logic of not just wishing for health and long life, but gifting them. I believe the right approach allows for exactly that.

J.J. Abrams Admits Keeping Khan Secret Was Mistake

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

One of the worst kept secrets in recent Hollywood memory was that Benedict Cumberbatch had been cast as Khan in J.J. Abrams' "Star Trek Into Darkness....

'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."