Remembering Leonard Nimoy

February 27, 2016, was the first anniversary of the passing of Leonard Nimoy. It is possibly a universal reaction to death for those of us left behind to think of the last time we saw a late friend o...

March 06, 2016

The Long, Fun Legacy of Star Trek & Playmates Toys

Playmates Toys, Inc. has the distinction of being one of the most-prolific Star Trek licensees of all time. The famous ...

February 16, 2016

GUEST BLOG: Star Trek and Star Wars Connections

The recent premiere of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, co-written and directed by J.J. Abrams, is the seventh episode of ...

December 26, 2015

The Log Lady's Influence on Wrath of Khan

Star Trek fans and the creative community lost a diverse and talented artist when Catherine E. Coulson passed away on S...

December 16, 2015

How Titanic's Music (almost) Influenced Insurrection

Released a year before Star Trek: Insurrection, James Cameron’s Titanic became a celebrated and successful motion...

October 29, 2015

40 Years Ago: Star Trek And Colorforms

Before the era of photo editing software and picture sticker apps, there were Colorforms. Invented in 1951 by artists Harry and Patricia Kislevitz, the plastic, removable, stick-ons became toy icons ...

September 19, 2015

Staying Inside the Star Trek Coloring Book Lines

Some of the earliest kinds of Star Trek merchandise available were coloring books, providing young fans (and creative a...

August 23, 2015

So Many Nemesis Collectibles

Not too long ago, at the Destination Star Trek event in London, Star Trek Nemesis earned a great deal of attention. Jer...

August 05, 2015

Let Them Have... Cake!

“Data, sometimes a cake is just a cake.”-- Deanna Troi, “Phantasms”One of the ways that the cre...

June 28, 2015

Anne Meara And Her Unusual Star Trek Connection

Writer and actress Anne Meara passed away on May 23, 2015, at age 85. A talented comedian, Meara was married to frequen...

May 28, 2015