Star Trek Collectibles: Cute Trek

Over the decades, Star Trek characters and ships have all gotten the plush treatment, with some bein made into teddy bears. One of the more recent offerings include the 2009 Vermont Teddy Bear Compan...

December 20, 2014

Captain Proton Collectibles

“Take a look around you. This is how the twentieth century saw the future. We are studying socology!” -- To...

November 08, 2014

Star Trek... At The Movies

Movie theaters have been featured in several episodes of the different versions of Star Trek. These heaters were often ...

October 25, 2014

Spockanalia -- The First Star Trek Fanzine

In 1968, Gene Roddenberry called it “required reading” and he communicated that it was gven to “every...

October 20, 2014

Who Didn't Love Larami's Star Trek: TMP Tie-in Products?

There has never been a Star Trek film that resulted in as much merchandise when it premiered as StarTrek: The Motion Pi...

October 09, 2014

Did Star Wars' Success Spur Paramount To "Go" on ST:TMP?

Maria Jose and John Tenuto, in previous guest blogs about the history of Star Trek, took a look at hw newspapers covered the television versions of Star Trek during the 1960s and 1970s. Today, they l...

October 04, 2014

Have You Ever Seen The Star Trek Super Slick Plastic Cycle?

It is a story that begins with polyethylene and toy telephones and tea sets, and ends with one of th most elusive Star ...

August 16, 2014

Star Trek And Newspapers, Part 3

By all accounts, the 1969 cancellation of Star Trek should have relegated the show to the same fate s any other program...

July 24, 2014

Star Trek And Newspapers, Part 2

Today, John and Maria Jose Tenuto continue their four-part look at how the making of the futuristic tar Trek was charte...

July 16, 2014

Star Trek And Newspapers, Part 1

Fans of Star Trek are familiar with the various methods of time travel available in the 23rd and 24t centuries. There i...

June 28, 2014