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Brent Spiner Spoofs Himself in Hilarious Video

Brentwood with Brent Spiner, short film on The Fantasy Network News

“Here it comes… You want me to do a Comic Con.” As it turns out, the answer’s no. But Brent Spiner’s willingness to channel a little bit of Bill Shatner as he grapples with trying to get past his Star Trek: TNG role is a lot of fun. The new short on YouTube, BRENTWOOD, features Brent Spiner in a jealousy-induced ...

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Latest Star Trek Fan Film, First Frontier, Now on YouTube

Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known. —Dr. Carl Sagan With these words hanging on the screen, the fan film Star Trek: First Frontier begins. It’s a fitting start, since the Star Trek franchise has always been about the wonder of discovery. And perhaps that’s why fan films like First Frontier are so pervasive. Trekkies love delving into new ...

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Review: Star Trek Beyond (Part 2 of 2)

In Part 1 of my review, I focused on how Star Trek Beyond handles the characters of Kirk and Spock. In Part 2, I address problems with the villain Krall… Unfortunately, like its predecessors, Star Trek Beyond struggles when it comes to giving the crew of the Enterprise a worthy adversary. Krall isn’t nearly as offensive to Trek sensibilities as ...

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Review: Star Trek Beyond (Part 1 of 2)

Star Trek Beyond is a sequel to J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek and Star Trek Into Darkness, but it takes greater effort than either of those two films to root itself in the spirit of The Original Series. Beyond is first and foremost an action film, yet it’s not afraid to slow down and allow the characters to interact. … *** SPOILER WARNING: I will discuss some major spoilers, so it is ...

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“May the 4th” As Explained By Star Trek Actor, Tim Russ

Star Wars day is in full swing, but how does one explain so glorious a day to those who simply are not in the know? Ever get weird and confused looks in the hallway when you exclaim “May the 4th be with you!” to your coworkers? Look no further, as UCB Comedy has you covered. Tim Russ, of Star Trek: Voyager (and Spaceballs) ...

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Her Universe Fashion Design Contest Open for Submissions!

Last year, Her Universe launched their first fashion show featuring outfits inspired by sci-fi and fantasy characters not from industry pros like Gaultier or Dolce & Gabanna, but FANS! This year they’re back for a second round! Calling all designers for the chance of a lifetime! The ultimate runway for fangirl fashion is back bigger and better for this year’s ...

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William Shatner on NASCAR, Putting Out Fires, and Standing on Principle

  The Priceline.com Negotiator boldly travelled to the WizardWorld Comic Con in Raleigh, NC—though as a man that has travelled across land and space, he had trouble differentiating Raleigh from Charlotte, another major city in NC. In person, William Shatner’s personality more closely matches the Negotiator than Captain Kirk. He is a natural storyteller—he didn’t wait to sit in his ...

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Raleigh WizardWorld Comic Con Report

  On the weekend of March 13th-15th, warriors, rogues, superheroes, villains, starpilots, men and women, boys and girls, gathered at the first ever Wizard World Comic Con to open in Raleigh, NC. They braved closed-off streets and a St. Patrick’s Day parade to celebrate their fandoms by meeting other fans and their heroes. Their efforts paid off: convention goers got ...

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Leonard Nimoy Dies at 83

It is with a heavy heart that we announce the death of legendary Star Trek actor Leonard Nimoy. Nimoy had been hospitalized earlier this week for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, a disease he had been battling for at least over a year. Nimoy was a father, a husband, a musician, a poet, a writer, an artist, and best known for his role of Spock ...

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New Geeky Album From “Copy Red Leader”

The band Copy Red Leader creates a unique take on geeky music. One thing I like about their music is that they help those of us who are both Star Wars and Star Trek fans combine our love in a new album! Yes, you heard it SW and ST fans! You don’t have to be a lover of one and a hater ...

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