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'Star Trek' Parody: 'Does Your Species Have A Vagina?'

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.05.2013 | Comedy

Poor Captain Kirk. The intergalactic dating scene is a mess. In the new "Star Trek" parody "Kirk's Blind Date," the commander has a lot of question...

Feeling Nostalgic?

Posted 04.03.2013 | TV

TV Guide Magazine is celebrating its 60th Anniversary with its latest issue, and to commemorate six decades of TV reporting, the magazine is publishin...

The Destination I Dream About

Jeffrey Shaffer | Posted 06.01.2013 | Comedy
Jeffrey Shaffer

I want an atavachron. Star Trek fans know what I mean. It's a time-travel device that people on a doomed planet used to escape into the past. They picked out a favorite period in history, set the machine, stepped across the threshold and whoosh! Gone.

Friday Talking Points -- Don Young Shows GOP How Not To Reach Out To Minorities

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.29.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

While it certainly was (quoting the Flintstones theme) a "gay old time" in Washington this week, I have already spent the whole week on the subject, so I'm really only going to mention it in passing.

DVDs: Ripper Street, Borgen, Foyle's War and More Great TV

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.29.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Great TV keeps flooding the DVD shelves because great TV is all over the airwaves. Here's a rundown of some recent releases.

Scott Bakula Talks Star Trek

Bryan Young | Posted 05.26.2013 | Entertainment
Bryan Young

For a lot of fans, Enterprise must have seemed to be the red-headed step-child of Star Trek shows. However, the show has been re-issued on Blu-ray and stands up as a worthy entry into the Star Trek franchise.

Congress Rebukes IRS For Wasting Taxpayer Money

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 03.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Nobody's going to win an Emmy for a parody of the TV show "Star Trek" filmed by Internal Revenue Service employees at an agency studio i...

Recognize This Dapper Dude?

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 03.22.2013 | Style

Hint: He is a Trekkie.

We Let Down Lieutenant Uhura

Nessa Carey | Posted 05.18.2013 | Science
Nessa Carey

What's deeply depressing for most women, and perhaps particularly for those of us who work in science, is how little progress we seem to have made in the world outside Starfleet Academy.

Movie Review: Upside Down

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.15.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

As allegories go, Juan Diego Solanas' Upside Down is about as deep as that famous Frank Gorshin Star Trek episode -- we're talking classic Star Trek, mind you.

Cory Booker Geeks Out

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 03.14.2013 | Politics

Newark Mayor Cory Booker (D) put talk of his likely U.S. Senate campaign and love of Twitter aside Tuesday night to engage in a "Star Trek" trivia con...

Filking Is the Music Revolution

Michael Molina | Posted 05.12.2013 | Comedy
Michael Molina

Like most music trends it's hard to specify what exactly filking is, but our research scientist tells us it involves the performance of folk music centered around a science fiction or fantasy theme.

WATCH: An Epic New 'Star Trek Into Darkness' Teaser

Posted 03.09.2013 | Entertainment

Good news, Trekkies! A new teaser trailer for "Star Trek Into Darkness" has been released to tide fans other until the movie's May debut. The tease...

The Man Who Saved Mr. Spock

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 05.06.2013 | Entertainment
Robert J. Elisberg

Jack Sowards is a name you should know. And if you like Star Trek, be grateful to. A man who really took the meaning of "Live long and prosper" to heart.

Trekkers Triumph In Pluto Moon-Naming Contest

Posted 02.25.2013 | Science

By: Miriam Kramer Published: 02/25/2013 12:34 PM EST on SPACE.com The votes are in, and it looks like 'Vulcan' could be the new name for one of ...

Front-Runner Emerges In Moon-Naming Vote

Reuters | Posted 04.23.2013 | Science

(Reuters) - "Star Trek" star William Shatner and tens of thousands of the show's fans are leading a charge to name one of Pluto's newly discovered moo...

The Six Degrees of William Shatner

Bryan Cain-Jackson | Posted 04.22.2013 | Entertainment
Bryan Cain-Jackson

Via the world of entertainment, literature, philanthropy, parenthood and just by his continued iconic presence -- we are all connected to Mr. Shatner in some way.

Shatner: J.J. Abrams Is 'Being A Pig'

Posted 02.23.2013 | Entertainment

William Shatner has some real talk for J.J. Abrams. Shatner, who famously brought Captain James T. Kirk to life on television and in seven "Star Tr...

Shatner vs. Reddit: Comedian Calls Out Site's Racism, Sexism, Homophobia

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 02.11.2013 | Technology

Be careful what you say on Reddit. There's a new guy on the scene, and he's not going to stand for any racism, sexism, or homophobia. Star Trek actor,...

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine's Armin Shimerman: The CFQ Interview

Dan Persons | Posted 04.09.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

It's not often an actor gets to redeem an entire species, but that's what Armin Shimerman did when he took on the role of Quark, the amenable but emin...

The Secrets Of 'Star Trek' Revealed

ew.com | Posted 02.07.2013 | Entertainment

Sure, J.J. Abrams just signed on to direct the new Star Wars sequel, but before he heads to that “galaxy far, far away,” the most sought after dir...

Did You Catch The 'Star Wars' Reference In 'Star Trek'?

AP | HANNAH DREIER | Posted 04.08.2013 | Entertainment

LAS VEGAS — A newly announced "Star Wars" sequel was on everyone's mind when J.J. Abrams took the stage Wednesday at a Las Vegas video game conf...

On Wormholes

Michael Molina | Posted 04.06.2013 | Comedy
Michael Molina

To escape this excruciating task of spending time with reality, we turn to dregs. Many dregs are portals to alternate universes, where, like in the best science fiction, only one small change to our world produces a new and exciting frontier.

Challenger's Legacy

Graham Milne | Posted 03.31.2013 | Science
Graham Milne

President Reagan spoke about the sacrifice of the Challenger crew and promised that they would never be forgotten; that the exploration of space would continue. Yet I don't believe that the lethargic careful dipping of our toes into the interstellar ocean is paying tribute to them.

Dreaming up Broadway's Next Big Idea: TedxBroadway Returns

James Sims | Posted 03.30.2013 | Arts
James Sims

The arts are in desperate need of technological convergence. And TedxBroadway is hoping to give theatrical entertainment a push towards progress.