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Episode 351, “Friends! We have coupons!”

| July 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

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News

Discovery season 2 trailer is up!

Rebecca Romjin cast as Number One

S2 is about family (not exploration?)

We will see Spock

4 Mini-Trek shorts 10-15 minutes each. Will feature Tilly, Saru & Harry Mudd.

S2 starts in Jan.

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Episode 350, “Chunky Emmys”

| July 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

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News

DSC nominated for Emmys in makeup & sound editing

Black Mirror Trek spoof got 7 noms

Jonathan Frakes directing another Orville episode.

Full DSC cast to be at STLV

Target to carry new 8” Mego figures including TOS Sulu

Saurian to be part of the DSC crew.

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Episode 349, “How do you marry an app?”

| July 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

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News

Remembering Leonard Nimoy documentary released on DVD

The DS9 documentary is now in post production. “What We Left Behind”. There will be HD footage.

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Episode 348, “The Worf Place”

| July 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

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News

Harlan Ellison: “For a brief time I was here, and for a brief time, I mattered.”—HE, 1934-2018. 6/28

Star Trek Discovery, Sonequa Martin-Green Win Saturn Awards. http://www.startrek.com/article/discovery-martin-green-win-saturn-awards

The president of Bell Media recently purchased Pinewood Studios where Discovery is produced. May start offering tours. CBS would have to agree.

Kirk & Picard 7″ figures from McFarlane Toys delayed from June to Sept. bit.ly/2t81n4W

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Episode 347, “O’Brien is not Fonzie”

| June 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

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News

Alex Kurtzman signed for 5 year mission to create “new series, mini-series and other content opportunities, including animation, as well as give CBS Television Studios exclusive rights to produce all television content created and developed by Kurtzman and his Secret Hideout production banner.”

Star Trek TAS / Transformers crossover comic from IDW coming in Sept.

Golden Books style TOS books coming in 2018/2019. bit.ly/2M3yeis

Star Trek Cruise 3: 1.4.19 – 1.10.19, m/s Norwegian Jade

Miami, Great Stirrup Cay, Grand Cayman, Jamaica. $2000-$3400

Go Trek Yourself

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Episode 346, “Paintingbabble”

| June 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

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News

Bad tempers / personality conflicts lead to firing showrunners Gretchen Berg and Aaron Harberts. Akiva Goldsman quit. Alex Kurtzman is lone show runner. They still have 14 producers.

Movie “Please Stand By” is now on Hulu. IMDB: A young autistic woman runs away from her caregiver in an attempt to submit her manuscript to a “Star Trek” writing competition.

Star Trek: The Motion Picture Poster Is Getting A Limited Edition Release trekne.ws/2JAMTF5 pic.twitter.com/Ud0nnPE8Al

Anovos phaser rifle: $1500

Star Trek Poster Books

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Episode 345, “Ceti Alpha Nope”

| June 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

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News

Polar Lights to launch DSC model line. 1/2500 scale. http://bit.ly/polardisco

Watch 6 ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Emmy Consideration Vids – Featuring New Behind-The-Scenes Footage

Patrick Stewart says he’ll soon have a good reason to watch DSC. What’s it mean? Marina Sirtis?

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Episode 344, “Gilligan’s Voyager”

| June 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

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News

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Ralph McQuarrie Study model up for auction: http://trekcore.com/blog/2018/05/planet-of-the-titans-star-trek-model-up-for-auction/

McFarlane toys DSC phaser preorders canceled by retailers. https://trekmovie.com/2018/05/27/todd-mcfarlane-remains-hopeful-following-star-trek-discovery-phaser-pre-order-cancellations/

Ten Forward:

Chris on Twitter: Which potential next Trek series do you think would most likely be made by CBS All Access: Kirk on the USS Farragut or Picard on the USS Stargazer?

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Episode 343, “Green memories”

| May 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

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Special guest Holly Amos (@hollyamos22), former archivist for Star Trek at CBS, drops in to talk about Star Trek: Adversaries which she is currently working on, Trek fandom, Discovery, and even the animated series.

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Episode 342, “I forgot how to work my buttons”

| May 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

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News – Victoria Day

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CBS has put forth over 15 Emmy submissions acting production & other categories.

Nicholas Meyer’s secret project was a 3 episode miniseries. Currently on hold while CBS & Viacom bicker about ownership.

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