In the last week or so there has been a lot Star Trek-related stuff burbling around the interweb, so it seems a good time to bring back The Great Links and ponder Trek’s cruelest deaths, recast TNG & DS9, find everyday Enterprises, and court martial Kirk. All that and more (including the British PM invoking Trek to critique his opposition).
Cruelest deaths in Trek?
Topless Robot counts down the 15 cruelest deaths in Star trek history.
Recasting TNG and DS9
Our friends at UGO have pondered the notions of What if JJ Abrams rebooted the 24th century of Trek with two articles recasting TNG and DS9: JJ Abrams Reboots Deep Space Nine? & JJ Abrams Reboots The Next Generation?
Everyday Enterprise objects
SciFi Wire sees: 22 ordinary things that look like the Starship Enterprise.
VIDEO of the week: Captain Kirk’s Court Martial
The Bad Panda Video Blog puts together this mashup imagining that Starfleet may just wonder what happened to all those red shirts.
- BBC: British Prime Minister compares opposition party conference to Star Trek convention.
- Young Turks asks: Is BP CEO acting like Doctor McCoy?
- ABC looks at Star Trek Science: How Close Are We To War Drive, Time Travel?
- Geeks Shui Living analyzes who would win in: Star Wars vs Star Trek
Thanks to Allister for the BBC tip