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In the last year there have been a number of record-breaking gatherings of Star Trek fans in costume at events around the world. The current record is 1040 at last year’s big convention in Las Vegas. And today Creation announced they will be trying to break their own record at the con this August. More details below.
Memorial Day Weekend in Phoenix is going to get a lot geekier with Phoenix Comic Con. This year promises to be the biggest one ever for the fan-friendly event, including a slew of Star Trek guests and fan panels. William Shatner will be there along with Star Trek: The Next Generation stars Brent Spiner, Michael Dorn, Marina Sirits, Wil Wheaton and LeVar Burton. TrekMovie.com will also be there holding our own panel, plus covering the event. More details below.
Captains Kirk and Picard have officially made it into space! Aboard a high altitude balloon, that is. A few weeks ago we reported one man’s quest to kickstart a campaign to send action figures of Captains Kirk and Picard (and their friends) 100,000 feet into the upper atmosphere. Well, he’s done it with the help of a large team of friends and cameramen. Hit the jump for photos!Fandom,Trek Franchise,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed
Today we share a new music video going viral called "Trekkies and We Know It," a parody of the LMFAO song "Sexy and I Know It." It’s pretty cool, so check it out below
Craft of Week: USS Enterprise-C Coffee Table + USS Reliant In Lego January 28, 2012by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Fandom,Merchandise,Trek Franchise , comments closed
Some of the coolest Trek creations are those done by the fans themselves. Today we have a couple of cool ones getting attention this week. First up is a cool hand-made coffee table based on the USS Enterprise C. Then there is the USS Reliant, lovingly remade in Lego.
Divorce Forcing ‘Trekkies 2′ Fan To Destroy Star Trek Flat January 24, 2012by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Fandom,Trek Franchise , comments closed
If you saw the Star Trek documentary Trekkies 2, then you will remember the guy in the UK who redesigned his flat in 24th century Star Trek style. For the last few years that fan has been trying to sell the flat as is, but has not had any takers and now a divorce is forcing him to rip out the Trek stuff and sell the place as a standard flat. More details below.
FedCon: Captains Table Report September 15, 2011by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,DS9,Fandom,TNG,VOY , comments closed
The Fed Con Special "Captains Table" took place last weekend at the Maritim Hotel in Düsseldorf, Germany. Guests were Captain Sisko Avery Brooks, Captain Janeway Kate Mulgrew, Captain Picard Patrick Stewart with his son Daniel and Voyager’s Ensign Harry Kim Garrett Wang as master of ceremonies.
Star Trek Burlesque Shows In NYC (Friday), Milwaukee (Saturday), Toronto (Sunday), & Chicago (September) August 26, 2011by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Fandom,Trek Franchise , comments closed
If you are an adult and like to mix risqué performances with your nerd passions, then there is some good news for residents of NYC, Chicago, Milwaukee and Toronto. Summer is coming to an end and apparently that means it is the season for Star Trek Burlesque. There are four burlesque companies putting on Trek-themed shows: New York (tonight), Toronto (tomorrow), and Chicago (starting in September). See below for details [ADULT CONTENT WARNING].Fandom,Shatner,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed
As part of their celebration of all things Shatner and leading up to the premiere of The Captains documentary, Epix HD has launched "The Long Khan," a special video collaboration which will compile fan submitted videos doing their best "Khaaaaan" yell from Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan. Watch a promo video and find out how you can be part of it below.
Creation Developing New Fan Reality Show With William Shatner – Pilot Shooting At New Jersey Con June 24, 2011by Frank Jay Gruber , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Fandom,Shatner,Trek Franchise , comments closed
It looks like The Captains may not be William Shatners "final farewell" to Star Trek. Friday at Creation’s official Star Trek convention in New Jersey, Shatner began shooting the pilot for a proposed new reality show called "Fan Addicts," which will be centered around fans attending Creation shows. More exclusive details and photos below.
Jim Beam Me Up! Trekkie asks Jim Beam to Send Him to the Las Vegas Star Trek Convention June 19, 2011by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Fandom , comments closed
Jim Beam Me Up! One Trekkie has taken to Twitter to launch a campaign to get Jim Beam to sponsor him as the "first Official Unofficial Trekkie of Jim Beam" and send him to the big Creation Star Trek convention in Las Vegas this August. The Seattle-based graphics designer has been posting flyers and trek-themed drink recipes (all using Jim Beam, of course) and the official Jim Beam Twitter account has even taken notice!Conventions/Events/Attractions,DVD/Blu-ray,Fandom,History,Trek Franchise , comments closed
Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry’s son Rod Roddenberry has been working on his "Trek Nation" documentary about his father and Trek fans for the last few years. Now Rod is taking one more pass to put the finishing touches on the project and he is looking to Star Trek fans to help him out. Find out how you can help below.Conventions/Events/Attractions,Fandom,Star Trek (2009 film),Star Trek Into Darkness,TrekMovie.com , comments closed
The Star Trek fun at Phoenix Comicon kicked off with the "Star Trek Lives" panel hosted by TrekMovie. You can listen to the full audio of that below, plus we have pictures of lots of Trekkies in costume. Check it all out below.Conventions/Events/Attractions,Fandom , comments closed
This summer the The Make-A-Wish Foundation is making a dream come true for one young Trekkie. Over the weekend Make-A-Wish (with the help of some local Star Trek groups) held a Star Trek-themed party for a Trek fan and granted his wish to go to the big Las Vegas Star Trek convention in August. Details below.Fandom,Great Links,Humor,Trek Franchise , comments closed
Yesterday a German news station had a major image fail. While covering the US Navy SEALs operation to kill Osama bin Laden they mistook a Star Trek fan-made emblem for the Maquis for the actual SEAL Team Six emblem. Check it out below.
Video of the Day: Phoenix CC Star Wars v Star Trek Commercial + Trek Celebs Celebrate Star Wars Day May 4, 2011by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,Fandom,Sci-Fi,Trek Franchise,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed
Today, May 4th, is also known as "Star Wars Day," which is why you may see all sorts of "May the Fourth Be With You" greetings today on social media. In honor of that we share a new commercial for this month’s Phoenix Comic Con which takes on Star Trek v Star Wars. We also look at how some Trek celebs are with the force today, and more Star Trek/Wars connections.Conventions/Events/Attractions,Fandom,Feature Films (TMP-NEM),Star Trek (2009 film),TNG , comments closed
Sunday was the final day of FedCon here in Düsseldorf, Germany, and the con was winding down. Today, there was a combo Trek panel with Wil Wheaton & Marina Sirtis remembering their time working on TNG, and working with Gene and Majel Roddenberry. We also got more great pics of costumed Trekkies and sci-fi fans! Read on for highlights.Books,Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,DS9,Fandom , comments closed
It’s day three of FedConXX here in Düsseldorf, Germany, but the con is just as crazy as ever. In addition to setting the new world record for most costumed Trekkies in one place at one time, there were two Star Trek panels today: David Mack, author of Star Trek novels and screenplays for DS9 plus Nicole de Boer (Ezri Dax, DS9). Read on for highlights.
Spocktopus + More TrekMovie Reader Star Trek Tattoos April 20, 2011by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Art,Fandom,TrekMovie.com , comments closed
There are many ways to express your love for Star Trek, but one of the most profound is to actually ink Star Trek onto your body. Over the last few days some Trek fans have been sending in photos of their Star Trek tattoos via Twitter. Check out some epic Trek ink below. [UPDATED with more tats]
‘Back To Space-Con’ DVD Documentary About 1970s Star Trek Cons Premieres Tonight In San Francisco April 14, 2011by John Tenuto , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,DVD/Blu-ray,Fandom , comments closed
Back To Space-Con, a documentary about the first Bay Area Star Trek conventions from the 1970s, gets a world premiere tonight in San Francisco. The documentary is also available on DVD. More details and a trailer below.