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Is the Klingon invasion real? A few days ago we reported that a sculpture on a mountain bike trail in Scotland warned of the Empire taking over Earth. And yesterday the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System claimed that they have "met the demands" of a Klingon invasion force and replaced all the signage at one of their trolley stations for signs in Klingon. Check out video and photo below.
Great Links: Star Trek On Lists Of Tattoos, Cheesey Scenes, Cool Blasters, & Great FX + Meerkat Scotty + PvP Comic + more July 18, 2010by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Great Links , comments closed
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.
Is Scottish Meteorite A Warning Of Klingon Invasion? July 17, 2010by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Art,Conventions/Events/Attractions,Great Links , comments closed
Is the Earth in peril of being taken over by Star Trek’s Klingon Empire? Well if you are to believe the carvings on a meteorite found on a mountain bike trail in Scotland, our planet has been claimed for the Empire and the invasion will start soon.
Trek Art: Crew of the USS Enterprise in Pixels July 15, 2010by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Art,Great Links , comments closed
The images of the day are in amazing 8-bit resolution with some pixel art of our favorite Star Trek characters from the original Star Trek series and the Next Generation. Check em out the pixelated crews of the Starship Enterprise below.
Picture of the Day: Shat in a Box July 12, 2010by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Great Links , comments closed
Star Trek’s original Kirk, William Shatner is currently in New York to interview Star Trek Voyager’s Kate Mulgrew for his upcoming The Captains documentary. And a few minutes ago Shatner just sent out an unusual picture via Twitter of himself on the streets of New York, check it out below.
Great Links: Daily Show/Colbert Trek + Apple’s Trek Fake + Trek Contortionist + Baby Gorn + more July 10, 2010by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Great Links , comments closed
The world just can’t stop talking about Star Trek, and every week we here at TrekMovie scoop it all up in the Great Links We start off with John Stewart and Stephen Colbert talking Trek, then ponder if Apple has been faking their Trek, watch a Star Trek contortionist, find out we are just like a bunch of punks, and take a look at an adorable little Gorn.
Pic of the Day: The Captain’s Grill July 6, 2010by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Great Links,Nimoy,Shatner,TOS , comments closed
If you follow Leonard Nimoy on the Twitter you will periodically see classic photos he shares with his fans, and today he has a great behind the scenes shot from the original Star Trek era, showing Kirk, Spock and McCoy doing some grilling on the set.
Happy Independence Day From TrekMovie.com July 4, 2010by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Great Links,Humor , comments closed
Today is the 4th of July, a holiday in the United States of America celebrating the independence and birth of the nation. TrekMovie wants to wish you all a happy and fun 4th, and we share a couple of fun videos that are appropriate for the day below.
Great Links: Summer Glau Trekkie Confession + TNG Art Nitpick + Voyager Recast + Trek Skit + Red Shirt Dolls + more July 3, 2010by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Great Links , comments closed
It’s time once again to look out to the Interwebs and see what they are saying about Star Trek. First up is Summer Glau (of Firefly fame) who reveals her inner Trekkie. We also have Asian art Trek nitpicking, Voyager recasting, Apple ignoring a TNG anatomy lesson, a Star Trek skit, and more, including some creepy fanmade Trek dolls.
Video of the Day: Mr. Worf in “I am Beautiful” July 1, 2010by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Fan Productions,Great Links,Humor , comments closed
An new stop motion animation featuring what it is really like for Star Trek: The Next Generation’s Worf is going viral. Made by a university studio, "Mr. Worf: I am Beautiful’ has to be seen, so check it out below.Conventions/Events/Attractions,Fandom,Great Links , comments closed
Today’s photo comes from Riverside, IA, which is the future birthplace of James T. Kirk (or Kirk’s future childhood home in the JJ-verse). It is also home to the annual TrekFest, where they held an attempt to beat the world record for costumed Star Trek fans. One photo in particular from the event caught our attention, see it below plus a local news video report from the event.Fan Productions,Great Links , comments closed
Summer is a time for air shows. And wouldn’t it be great if you could go to an air show and check out some of Starfleet’s finest shuttles, along with Vipers, Eagles from the Moon and more of your favorite (fictional) spaceships? Well that is the idea behind today’s image of the day.
Viral Video: Star Trek meets Ke$ha’s “Tik Tok” June 21, 2010by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Great Links,TOS , comments closed
Over the last few days there is a clever musical Star Trek mashup that has gone viral in a big way. The vid takes the song "Tik Tok" from pop singer Ke$sha and reimagines it with the original Star Trek. Check it out below.Celebrity,Great Links,Nimoy,TOS , comments closed
Today’s is Father’s Day and TrekMovie wants to wish all the Trekkie dads the best. And in honor of the day honoring fathers, we have a special Photo of the Day from Leonard Nimoy featuring a classic picture with his son on the set of the USS Enterprise.
Great Links: Cruelest Star Trek Deaths + Recasting TNG & DS9 + Everyday Enterprises + Trek in British Politics + more June 18, 2010by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Great Links , comments closed
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).
It’s Captain Picard Day! June 16, 2010by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Great Links,TNG , comments closed
Not only is today John Cho’s birthday, but is also the future Captain Picard Day, a day celebrated on June 16th on board the USS Enterprise, under the command of Jean Luc Picard. How will you celebrate Captain Picard Day?
Obscure Star Trek Joke Beams Into The A-Team Movie June 11, 2010by Jordan Hoffman , Filed under: Great Links,Humor,Trek Franchise , comments closed
Guest Blog from UGO's Jordan Hoffman
Star Trek enthusiasts have a special treat waiting for them should they get in the van and see The A-Team this weekend. What I’m about to tell you can only be described as a SPOILER of pretty nifty Easter egg, so go no further if you want to experience it on your own. .
Photo of the Day: Simon Pegg iPad Plea For Help June 10, 2010by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Great Links,Humor , comments closed
Star Trek's new Scotty Simon Pegg is probably the most prolific Twitterer of all the Star Trek celebs. And he has tweeted a funny image, seemingly poking fun at Apple's new iPad, that earns him our Photo of the Day (a periodic feature of TrekMovie.com).
Steve Jobs Invokes Star Trek (Again) While Unveiling 4th Gen iPhone – But Where Is Star Trek Mobile Video Chat? June 7, 2010by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Great Links,Science/Technology,Trek Franchise , comments closed
Back in January when Apple unveiled their highly-anticipated iPad, Star Trek was there, using the new movie to show off its multi-media capability. And today when Apple unveiled the 4th generation iPhone, Star Trek was again invoked, this time by CEO Steve Jobs himself when introducing the new video calling capability. This prompts the question: Is Star Trek actually behind the curve on this tech?
Entertainment Weekly Picks ‘Top 100 Characters of Last 20 Years’ – No Star Trek Names On The List May 29, 2010by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Editorial,Great Links,Trek Franchise , comments closed
To celebrate their 20th anniversary, the new issue of Entertainment Weekly (on newsstands now) counts down what they are calling the "100 Greatest Characters of the Last 20 Years". While the list include a number of well known sci-fi characters, not a single character from the Star Trek franchise made the list.