The Birth of FanSets

Since I was 14 years old I have been a Star Trek fan. I grew up with The Original Series but have loved every incarnation of Gene Roddenberry’s vision of the future. Collecting Star Trek has al...

August 03, 2016

Dan Madsen Remembers Leonard Nimoy

Since we lost Leonard Nimoy this past February, I have been thinking a great deal about his legacy and the special plac...

June 13, 2015

Trek Legislative Caucus Honors Dan Madsen

April of last year I was honored with a Certificate of Commendation by Colorado State Representative Paul Rosenthal for...

February 25, 2015

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My Lunch With Harry Mudd

The other day I happened to catch a rerun of one of the original Star Trek episodes and it just made me smile the whole...

April 14, 2014

GUEST BLOG: Dan Madsen On The 45th Anniversary of "Plato's Stepchildren"

HAPPY 45TH TO THE STAR TREK EPISODE THAT CHANGED MY LIFE Today is the 45th anniversary of a very special Star Trek epi...

November 22, 2013

Guest Blog: Dan Madsen Touts "Year of the Fangirl"

As many of you may know, I founded the Official Star Trek Fan Club back in 1980 and launched the Star Trek Communicator magazine as well. I published over 150 issues of the official magazine over the...

March 01, 2013

Guest Blog: Dan Madsen - Alexander and Me

“Alexander, where I come from size, shape or color makes no difference.” Believe it or not - those words rocked my world! When I was 14 years old, I had never watched a Star Trek episode...

November 03, 2012

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Guest Blog: Dan Madsen -- Star Trek’s Real Legacy

How many lives have been profoundly changed or positively affected as a result of Star Trek? I have met legions of fans...

August 30, 2011

Guest Blog: Star Trek and the Hero Within

I’ve been thinking about heroes lately. With news of the death of terror mastermind Osama Bin Laden last week, I ...

May 13, 2011