Shore Leave 33 Confirms Guest Roster

You still have time to register for Shore Leave 33, taking place in the Baltimore area July 8-10. Rarly registration is being taken until June 15 and gets you nice discount. Confirmed guests include: John de Lancie Q from the modern Star Trek franchise series Colonel Simmons from Stargate SG-1 I saw him speak at […]

Podcast Episode 10: Can artificial intelligence become self aware?

In Episode 10, best-selling author Frank Fiore and I chat about his novel, Cyberkill. During the conversation we tackle such questions as: Can artificial intelligence become self aware? If it did become self aware, would it be more analytical like Spock or emotional like McCoy? What does it mean to be human? Can you improve […]

Travel Reads: Star Trek Reader’s Reference to the Novels: 1990-1991

First, let me be totally honest … I did not read this book from cover to cover. Who would? It would be like reading a volume of the Encyclopedia Britannica from cover to cover. Who does that? Ultimately this isn’t really a “travel read” but it is a very good, well-researched reference work on the […]

Star Trek Live Debuts Today

Well, sadly, the Star Trek Experience will not be revived in Las Vegas, as the props were auctioned off in April. But, if you don’t mind making the trek out to the Gold Coast of Florida, you can take in a very similar experience at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. Star Trek Live, a […]

BREAKING NEWS: Win 2 Gold Tickets to STAR TREK Convention

I just got this in my email box and wanted to get it out to you pronto: ===== The official Star Trek Magazine has a sensational prize up for grabs for one lucky winner – two gold tickets to the official Star Trek convention on August 5-8, 2010 in Las Vegas Nevada. The soon to […]

Alas, ST: The Experience Still Not Open at Neonopolis

Back on March 2, I told you that Star Trek: The Experience was going to re-open in downtown Las Vegas in Neonopolis. It was suppose to open in May in conjunction with the reboot movie by J.J. Abrams. So, when I went to Las Vegas last week, I was all excited about seeing the show’s […]

Chiller Theatre Coming Soon

Chiller Theatre, a convention held in Parsippany, NJ, and focused on toys, models and film, looks like it has an amazing roster of guests this year. Some of my favs include: Micky Dolenz — I’m a big Monkees fan! Charles Cyphers — character actor who’s been in several great genre shows, include Buffy the Vampire […]

To Boldly Go

With the new Star Trek movie coming out (did anyone catch the preview during last night’s Heroes?), you can expect a lot of events piggy-backing on the Trek media machine. Here are just a few: March 27-29 2nd Annual Naruto Star Trek Convention Fort Lauderdale, Fla Star Trek guests include Walter Koenig, James Cawley, Barbara […]