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Guardian Unlimited
The Handmaid's Tale is coming to Hulu – with a white man at the helmdone a swell job with them. Plenty of white male showrunners have done right by
The Handmaid's Tale is coming to Hulu – with a white man at the helm
Guardian Unlimited / Posted yesterday
done a swell job with them. Plenty of white male showrunners have done right by non-white, non-male narratives in the past: Gene Roddenberry (Star Trek), Chris Carter (The X-Files), and Glen Larson and Ronald Moore (the Battlestar Galactica reboot)... Read more
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Calgary Sun
William Shatner coming to Calgary Comic and Entertainment ExpoExpo, they announced Tuesday. His visit coincides with the 50th anniversary of
William Shatner coming to Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo
Calgary Sun / Posted 2 days ago
Expo, they announced Tuesday. His visit coincides with the 50th anniversary of the space cult classic created by Gene Roddenberry. He's becoming a regular around these parts. It was only two years he marshalled the Stampede parade with... Read more
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express
You will not believe what these people had done with their ashesdeath in a car crash in 1997. His remains were carried there by the Lunar Pros
You will not believe what these people had done with their ashes
express / Posted 3 days ago
death in a car crash in 1997. His remains were carried there by the Lunar Prospector space probe in a designer capsule. In 1997 the remains of Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry were launched into orbit; followed in 2007 by the ashesRelated arti... Read more
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International Business Times
Star Trek Beyond trailer: Simon Pegg shares plot details, Justin Lin teases 'deconstruction' of franchise featuring never-seen-before footage will be part of a fan event celebrating the
Star Trek Beyond trailer: Simon Pegg shares plot details, Justin Lin teases 'deconstruction' of franchise
International Business Times / Posted 8 days ago
featuring never-seen-before footage will be part of a fan event celebrating the 50th anniversary of the series created by Gene Roddenberry. The event will start at the historic Paramount Pictures studio lot in Hollywood, California, and the cast... Read more
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NBC San Diego
'Star Trek': Live Orchestra Spectacular"Star Trek," and thank goodness for that. FOR FEW POP CULTURE PHENOMS... have
'Star Trek': Live Orchestra Spectacular
NBC San Diego / Posted 11 days ago
"Star Trek," and thank goodness for that. FOR FEW POP CULTURE PHENOMS... have played with time and space as deftly as the Gene Roddenberry-created favorite, a favorite that just happens to be marking its 50th anniversary in 2016. There's no... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Fantagraphics, Seattle artists rack up nominations at the comic world's Oscars, the Eisner Awardswas nominated for Best Short Story for his comic “It’s Going to Be Okay,” about
Fantagraphics, Seattle artists rack up nominations at the comic world's Oscars, the Eisner Awards
The Seattle Times / Posted 12 days ago
was nominated for Best Short Story for his comic “It’s Going to Be Okay,” about the lessons learned by Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry after surviving a plane crash in the Syrian desert when he was a Pan Am pilot. G. Willow Wilson was... Read more
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examiner.com
William Shatner talks 'Star Trek' and his long career at Wizard World St. Louison board it, saying, “I’ve always seen Kirk as the in, Bones as the ego, and Sp
William Shatner talks 'Star Trek' and his long career at Wizard World St. Louis
examiner.com / Posted 14 days ago
on board it, saying, “I’ve always seen Kirk as the in, Bones as the ego, and Spock as the superego….Was that something [Gene] Roddenberry asked you guys to think about or was that something that just happened?” Shatner jokingly responded, “No,... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Calgary Star Trek Club transcends series that brought its members togetherclub sanctioned by Starfleet International, the world’s oldest fan club network
Calgary Star Trek Club transcends series that brought its members together
Calgary Sun / Posted 15 days ago
club sanctioned by Starfleet International, the world’s oldest fan club network devoted to the TV juggernaut launched by Gene Roddenberry in 1966. Similar to the fictional Starfleet of Star Trek, each SFI chapter is a commissioned ship. The King... Read more
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Mashable
'For the Love of Spock' is a moving love letter to an icon and a fatherand permanent pop-culture icon status. It’s also the story of a character who
'For the Love of Spock' is a moving love letter to an icon and a father
Mashable / Posted 15 days ago
and permanent pop-culture icon status. It’s also the story of a character who sprang from the mind of Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry, but became flesh and blood — and Vulcan salutes — in the hands of Nimoy. And finally, it's the story of a... Read more
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Island Packet
50 things to love through 50 years of ‘Star Trek'to beam up for the event, celebrate with these 50 reasons we love “Star Trek.”
50 things to love through 50 years of ‘Star Trek'
Island Packet / Posted 16 days ago
to beam up for the event, celebrate with these 50 reasons we love “Star Trek.” Just remember to set phasers on fun. 1. Gene Roddenberry. Nicknamed “The Great Bird of the Galaxy,” the late, great Roddenberry gave us an intelligent and diversely... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Star Trek The Ultimate Voyage Concert comes to the Jack Singer Concert Hallseries." Freer says it's vital that Star Trek be celebrated because "it is par
Star Trek The Ultimate Voyage Concert comes to the Jack Singer Concert Hall
Calgary Sun / Posted 23 days ago
series." Freer says it's vital that Star Trek be celebrated because "it is part of our culture and that is no accident. "Gene Roddenberry made Star Trek about cultures. "The stories always touched on philosophy, politics and, most importantly,... Read more
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Mashable
Geek book of the week: How a writer colonized another planetand you'll find that at least half the nerds in any given room would not be sta
Geek book of the week: How a writer colonized another planet
Mashable / Posted 30 days ago
and you'll find that at least half the nerds in any given room would not be standing there without the inspiration of Gene Roddenberry, George Lucas, Stanley Kubrick, Arthur C. Clarke, Robert Heinlein or Isaac Asimov. How far could that... Read more
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Daily Mail
Star Trek’s mission? To go where no series had gone beforeboldly go where no series had gone before... Wonderful stories are told about
Star Trek’s mission? To go where no series had gone before
Daily Mail / Posted a month ago
boldly go where no series had gone before... Wonderful stories are told about the making of the Star Trek series Creator, Gene Roddenberry, was an oversexed egomaniac Actors who played Captain Kirk and Spock, were competitive raconteurs More... Read more

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