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Happy Birthday, Star Trek: An Ode to Growing Up Trekkie

On this day in 1966, Star Trek (now known as The Original Series, but back then it was just Star Trek, because who woulda thought, you know?) first aired on American television. I didn't come along until thirteen years later, and didn't start watching Star Trek until about eight years after that. But once I sat down to watch "The Trouble With Tribbles," I was hooked for life.

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These Star Trek: Discovery Pics Showcase Diversity…and J.J. Abrams Lens Flares

Star Trek: Discovery is almost upon us, and I couldn't be more excited! Check out new cast photos after the jump!

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Wanna Make a Star Trek Fan Film? This New Film Academy Will Show You How!

CBS and fan film producer James Cawley (Star Trek New Voyages) are teaming up to sponsor the Star Trek Film Academy.

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Which Star Trek Is the Best Star Trek? Let’s Settle This Once and for All

The best Star Trek is Deep Space Nine.

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There’s A Whole Lot of Exploding in the Latest Star Trek: Discovery Trailer

The SDCC trailer for Star Trek: Discovery taught us more about First Officer Michael Burnham and her background, and it also showed us a whole bunch of explosions.

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Star Trek Discovery Hired People For Every Superfan’s Dream Job: Canon Fact Checker

Star Trek Discovery went to some pretty great lengths to make sure that it was properly sticking to canon.

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Star Trek: Discovery Changing Roddenberry’s “No Conflict” Mandate. That’s Okay, So Did Roddenberry.

Gene Roddenberry, creator of Star Trek, had a very specific vision of the future. By the time Star Trek: The Next Generation rolled around, he insisted on a story mandate: the conflict can never be between our main characters, because in Starfleet, petty squabbles are a thing of the past. Which is weird, because on the Original Series, Spock and McCoy were all about petty squabbles, and Scotty would punch you in the face if you trash talked about the Enterprise.

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Racists and Sexists Hate On Star Trek Discovery‘s Diversity Even Though It’s Still Unbalanced in Their Favor

It's not even that serious, you guys.

It always makes me laugh whenever the very people who complain that "liberals are too sensitive," or that we're seeing injustices where they don't exist are the first people to pitch a fit at the slightest hint that maybe white, straight, male, cis, able-bodied, straight-sized people aren't the only people in the world. It doesn't surprise me, but it does always make me laugh. After all, people often project their own behavior on others, amirite?

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We. Are. So. Here. For. This. Star. Trek. Discovery. Trailer. Let’s Talk About All the Cool New Stuff!

Yesterday was a big day for Trek fans. Not only did we get a first image from the production, but at the CBS Upfront presentation, the network championed their upcoming offering, Star Trek: Discovery, with some pretty big reveals—not the least of which is the first trailer after the jump!

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SNL‘s Star Trek Sketch Less Progressive in 2017 Than the 1960s Show It Parodies

Chris Pine does a great William Shatner, tho.

Chris Pine had some great moments during his recent stint hosting Saturday Night Live. There was, of course, that Handmaid's Tale sketch that deftly addressed the issue of male privilege, and there was the Star Trek parody above, which shows us a "lost" episode of TOS with Pine doing a killer Shatner impression. However, the sketch also highlighted a huge issue with SNL itself. Where the hell are the Asian cast members, and who was that dude playing Sulu?

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These Star Trek Bathing Suits Are the Only Bathing Suit I’ve Wanted to Buy in Years

Always imagined myself in Sciences Blue, what about you?

Inspired by the Star Trek: The Next Generation Starfleet uniforms, the suits from ThinkGeek look flattering across body types. Even better, ThinkGeek listened to its audience, took feedback, and made revisions to make the bathing suits, y'know, actually wearable.

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Things We Saw Today: “The Math of Khan” Explains the Math of Star Trek

"The Math of Khan," a presentation at the National Museum of Mathematics, examined some of Star Trek's most pressing mathematical questions, such as "Are red shirts more likely to die than other crew members?"

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Sonequa Martin-Green’s Star Trek: Discovery Character Has a Unique, Intriguing Name

If you're a fan of both Star Trek and The Walking Dead, it's likely that, up until now, you've been wondering how they'd handle Sonequa Martin-Green's character on one to make way for the other. Now that this question has been answered with relation to The Walking Dead, the name and rank of her character on Star Trek: Discovery has been revealed.

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Rainn Wilson to Play Harry Mudd on Star Trek: Discovery in World’s Most Perfect Casting Choice

In Perfect Casting news, it was announced today that Rainn Wilson, whom you may best know as Dwight Schrute from the long-running comedy The Office, has been cast to play the popular Star Trek scoundrel, Harry Mudd. Can his women be far behind? (And will that episode ever be redeemed?)

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Star Trek: Discovery Finds Its New Captain in The OA‘s (and Harry Potter‘s) Jason Isaacs

It all started with an errant tweet. Jason Isaacs tweeted some important Star Trek: Discovery news that he probably shouldn't have.

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Things We Saw Today: Is This What the Klingons in Star Trek: Discovery Will Look Like?

An extra from the Star Trek: Discovery set in Toronto posted a photo captioned, "Hanging out with my new Klingon Crew today." Is this what the Klingons in the series will look like?

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Cats Take Over for the Star Trek Crew in a Bold New Illustrated Book

For those who love both Star Trek and cats, I think I've found the book of your dreams.

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Things We Saw Today: One of An Inconvenient Truth‘s Predictions Has Already Come True

In a recent promotion for Al Gore's An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power, Paramount Pictures released a pretty scary video clip that reveals some of the the ten-year-old predictions from An Inconvenient Truth have already come true.

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Uh Oh. Star Trek: Discovery Just Got Delayed, With No New Premiere Date in Sight

Star Trek: Discovery, the upcoming CBS TV show starring Sonequa Martin-Green of The Walking Dead, was on track to premiere in May of this year. Unfortunately, though, that premiere date has just gotten pushed back... indefinitely. Or, at least, there's no new announced premiere date on the horizon.

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Things We Saw Today: Is Will Smith Starring in Tim Burton’s Live-Action Dumbo Movie?

Is Will Smith thinking about joining Tim Burton's live-action remake of Dumbo? That's what the reports are saying.

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