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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 frequent acting partner Jerry Stiller for more than 60 years, with a career that spanne...

May 28, 2015

Star Trek IV: Did You Know That...

During April of 1986, I (John) was getting ready for final exams and couldn’t accompany my parents on a vacation ...

May 04, 2015

Ba'ku to the Future

For more than 15 years we have had a soft spot for the Ba’ku culture created by Michael Piller for Star Trek: Ins...

March 21, 2015

Star Trek Collectibles: Cute Trek

Over the decades, Star Trek characters and ships have all gotten the plush treatment, with some being made into teddy b...

December 20, 2014

Captain Proton Collectibles

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

November 08, 2014

Star Trek... At The Movies

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

October 25, 2014

Spockanalia -- The First Star Trek Fanzine

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

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 Star Trek: The Motion P...

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 how newspapers cover...

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 the most elusive Star...

August 16, 2014

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