Star Trek... At The Movies

Movie theaters have been featured in several episodes of the different versions of Star Trek. These heaters were often used to illuminate something about a particular character. For example, movie ni...

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 covere...

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 ended after only three years: syndication and the occasional wave of nostalgia ...

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

Rescuing Star Trek Treasures

In 1967, Gene and Majel Barrett Roddenberry, along with Bjo and John Trimble, began a company calledStar Trek Enterpris...

June 14, 2014

Collecting Trek: The Irony of Star Trek Banks

Jake Sisko: "I'm Human, I don't have any money."Nog: "It's not my fault that your species decided toabandon currency-ba...

May 26, 2014