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.
See Winners & Finalists For Int’l Talk Like William Shatner Day Video Contest + Judge Maurice La Marche’s Tribute March 22, 2011by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Contest,Fandom,Shatner,TrekMovie.com,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed
Part of the celebration of William Shatner’s 80th birthday is honoring the man through emulation with the 3rd International Talk Like William Shatner Day. TrekMovie asked fans to send in their best Shatners for a video contest and today we are ready to announce the winners. We also have a special video from Talk Like Shatner Day founder and judge Maurice LaMarche. Check them out below.
Viral Video Double Feature: Trekkie Dances To Kinect + Federation v Klingons Dance Battle March 14, 2011by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Fan Productions,Fandom,Humor,Music,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed
Today we have a dancing theme for two viral videos to share. The first comes from the PAX gaming show held over the weekend with a Trekkie in TNG costume becoming a dancing machine. Then we have another recent upload with a group of Trekkies doing a TOS-era Starfleet v Klingon dance-off. Check them both out below.
Video of the Day: Report From 1973 Star Trek Convention March 5, 2011by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Fandom,Trek Franchise , comments closed
Our video of the day is a flashback to 1973 and the dawn of the Star Trek convention phenomenon. The newly uploaded video has clips of fans and Star Trek stars at a con from New York City, along with commentary from Star Trek writer DC Fontana, sci-fi author Isaac Asimov and more. Check it out below.
Effort To Save Star Trek: The Experience Sign In Doubt – Las Vegas Hilton Paints Over Sign February 17, 2011by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Fandom , comments closed
An effort to save the last remaining piece of the former Star Trek: The Experience may have come to a sad end. This month the Las Vegas Hilton has chosen to paint over the original sign for the attraction, instead of preserving it. Details and reaction below.
Former Cast Members Try To Save Star Trek: The Experience Sign December 31, 2010by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Fandom,Trek Franchise , comments closed
Star Trek The Experience at the Las Vegas Hilton closed its doors in September 2008 and earlier this year much of the attraction was auctioned off by CBS, but one piece remains. The original sign for ST: The Experience is still up at the Hilton, and some former Experience cast members are trying to preserve it. See the local news report below.
Video of the Day: A Trekkie Wedding In Vulcan November 30, 2010by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Fandom,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed
Today brings video of two Star Trek fans who chose to show their love for Star Trek and for eachother by getting married at the Star Trek themed Vulcan Station in Vulcan, Alberta, Canada. Check out the video report below.Fandom,Science/Technology,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed
This week a couple of cool videos have gone viral, both from European Trekkies making their own Star Trek creations. Firstly there is the Star Trek LCARS home interface from the Netherlands, then there is a RC Enterprise Blimp. Check them out below
Video of the Day: Theme To Star Trek: TNG’s “The Inner Light” Played On A Theremin November 18, 2010by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Fandom,Music,TNG,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed
Our video of the day is a musical interlude from a fan who has recorded his version of the theme from the fan favorite episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation "The Inner Light" on a Theremin. Check it out below.
Rosario Dawson Will Do ‘Anything’ To Be In Star Trek Sequel November 10, 2010by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Celebrity,Fandom,Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed
Rosario Dawson is one of TrekMovie’s favorite famous Trekkies and once again she is talking about Star Trek. The actress appears in Chris Pine’s new movie Unstoppable and while promoting it she is again saying how much she wants to be in the Star Trek sequel, watch it below.
Australian News Site Issues Apology and Correction For Inaccurate Star Trek Article (and still gets it wrong) November 4, 2010by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Books,Fandom,Great Links,Humor , comments closed
Star Trek fans are notoriously nitpicky and an Australian news site found that out this week and went so far as to publish an apology for getting their facts wrong in an article talking about Enterprises.