This week our collection of Trek in the zeitgeist has the Internet putting Star Trek on a lot of lists – from Blasters, to special effects, to cheesy moments and even tattoos. We also have a knitted Scotty meerkat, a remade ST09 scene, a new Trek web comic and more. Check it all out below.
Trek Lists: FX, Blasters, Tattoos, Cheese, & Enterprises
This week seems to be the week for Star Trek to show up on lists around the web. Here is a rundown of the Trek lists of the week.
Best FX: Entertainment Weekly names "Wrath of Khan" Genesis animation one of 30 ‘I cant Believe My Eyes’ Movie Moments
Cool Gun: Blastr (formerly SciFi Wire) named the Klingon Disruptor and "Cage" Laser Pistol as 10 most gorgeous blasters
Cheese moment: Mania names Kirk/Gorn “Arena” fight as 3rd (of 10) cheesiest Elements from TV shows
Trek Tattoos: Buzzfeed looks at 25 Awful Star Trek Tattoos
PvP calls out Kirk
This week the popular ‘PvP’ web comic decided to take on Kirk for how he treats Mr. Spock in the TOS episode "Spectre of the Gun."
Fan craft of the week: Knitted Meerkat Scotty
UK fan niftyknits offers hand-knitted Scotty from Star Trek Meerkats on Etsy.
VIDEO of the week: Indie film makers remake ST09 scene
The team behind an independent thriller called "Tilt: The Movie" are partially funding their film with contributions, and larger contributors are allowed to make requests for re-enactments. One $250 contributor wanted to see a scene from Star Trek 2009.
More Great Links:
- ArchaeoBlog takes an archeological view of the TNG episode "The Inner Light"
- The EQ Journal Blog looks at Lessons Entrepreneurs can Learn from JJ Abrams’ Reboot of Star Trek