Earlier this year singer/songwriter “Tachyon Beam” released a single entitled “Darmok and Jalad“, inspired by the classic Star Trek: The Next Generation episode “Darmok.” This past week an impressive stop-motion music video of the song was released, created by animator bluworm.
Marsters blows Nemesis audition
Actor James Marsters (Buffy the Vampire Slayer’s Spike) is a genuine Star Trek fan, but unfortunately for him he blew his chance to be in Trek when he had a bad audition with Patrick Stewart. In a new video interview with SyFyWire, Marsters describes how he was up for the part of the Picard-clone Shinzon in the 2002 movie Star Trek: Nemesis, but he choked it.
Video of the week: Star Trek: TNG stunt doubles
The popular YouTube channel JunkBall dedicated their latest episode to zooming in on the stunt doubles that can be spotted while watching Star Trek: The Next Generation.
Quote of the week: SDCC and Trek
Comic-Con goes with San Diego like Spock goes with Kirk.
– San Diego Mayor announcing deal for Comic-Con to stay in city until 2021
WTF of the Week: Spock the Sleuth Bear
This summer the city of Birmingham in the UK has a new public art trail exhibit called “The Big Sleuth“, featuring more than 100 painted bear sculptures in the city’s streets, parks and open spaces. Each is painted with a different theme such as “Shakesbear” and “Thread-bear” and the goal is for people to search the city to find them all. One of the bears featured will be a Star Trek-themed “Spock bear.” The Big Sleuth starts on July 10th.
More great links
Wikia Fandom picks 4 abandoned projects Star Trek should revisit.
Screenrant ponders the question: Should Star Trek movie sequels return to the Prime Timeline?
WhatCulture picks 10 most important episodes of Star Trek TOS.
GoldDerby gets way ahead of themselves when asking: Will Star Trek: Discovery wins Emmys?
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