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Star Trek: Neil deGrasse Tyson Names His Favorite Captain

Star Trek: Neil deGrasse Tyson Names His Favorite Captain

By Mike Tuttle September 12, 2014

It’s an argument that Trek fans have battled about since the third season of TNG: Which Star Trek series captain is best? Originally, it was just a Kirk vs. Picard argument. Then Janeway got rolled into the mix. If you …

William Shatner Reveals Some Juicy TNG Gossip

William Shatner is just as relevant as ever, perhaps more so. The man is a pop-culture icon, right up there with the likes of George Takei. Now the Captain/Admiral is once again mining the lode that brought him all that …

Star Trek Secrets Revealed By William Shatner

William Shatner Presents: Chaos on the Bridge is a one-hour documentary that brings to light the tumultuous beginnings of one of the most successful franchises in TV history. Written and directed by William Shatner, Chaos on the Bridge offers an …

Star Trek Comm Badges Coming for First Responders

The list of devices inspired by Star Trek and now available in the real world is getting longer all the time. We already have padds (Kindle and tablet devices), as well as a “transparent aluminum”, a vocal computer interface, and …

Star Trek 2016 Screenplay Draft Complete

Star Trek: Into Darkness may have been the biggest disappointment for trekkies since Star Trek V: The Final Frontier, but the latest Star Trek movie topped the box office and proved that J.J. Abrams’ action-movie vision of Trek does hold …

William Shatner, George Takei: Strange Quid Pro Quo

Over the years, the enmity between William Shatner and George Takei has popped up over and over again. The two Star Trek alum take shots at each other from time to time in the media. But no one is really …

'Star Trek 3' has a Confirmed Director: Roberto Orci

When it was announced that J.J. Abrams would be the director of the newest Star Wars trilogy, the entire sci-fi community almost collapsed in on itself. It wasn’t that the community thinks Abrams is a bad director or terrible person …

Star Trek’s William Shatner Afraid of Flying?

Virgin CEO Richard Branson gave Captain Kirk the chance to go into space. William Shatner turned him down, and Branson says it’s because Shatner is afraid to fly. Needless to say, this is a tale that beggars belief. Let’s look …

Star Trek Holodeck Gets a Step Closer to Reality

The Star Trek franchise has given us a vision of the future that looks pretty bright, for the most part. Aside from tangling with the occasional Borg cube, genetically-engineered Mexican Sikh, or omniscient smart-ass, things are almost utopian. And there …

William Shatner and NASA Share Twitter Exchange

Iconic actor William Shatner tweeted to NASA on Saturday, and received an update on the status of the International Space Station. Back in April, NASA honored Shatner with its highest award bestowed upon civilians, the Distinguished Public Service medal. The …

Star Trek: William Shatner Is Cooler Than You

William Shatner has the life. He’s had one of those roles that was not only famous for the usual pop culture reasons, but it endeared him to a generation or two as an icon. Shatner’s voice is not just associated …

Star Trek Controls Going into New U.S. Spacecraft

Star Trek-style technology is becoming reality around us everyday. We have cell phones that look like the old communicators that Kirk flipped open. E-readers like the Kindle and tablets like the iPad are a lot like the Next Generation-era padds …

‘Slender Man’ Stabbing Suspect Trial Delayed

Morgan Geyser, one of two 12-year-olds charged with stabbing a classmate to appease the fictional internet entity The Slender Man, has been deemed unfit to stand trial. On May 31, Geyser, along with friend Anissa Weier, lured their 12-year-old classmate …

Star Trek for Real: 5 Trek Gadgets That Came True

The television series Star Trek — now referred to by fans as The Original Series, or TOS — cast a vision for the future that has endured for almost 50 years now. Between TOS and the spinoffs that followed — …

Star Trek 50th Anniversary; How You Can Get Involved

The television phenomenon that was Star Trek, now referred to at The Original Series (TOS), launched in 1966. It purported to be the record of a “five-year mission.” But the series was cancelled after only three years. The cast figured …

Star Trek & Planet of the Apes Crossover?

Talk about boldly going … Somebody call J.J. Abrams and tell him there is a new level of farfetched to be aspired to now. IDW Comics and Boom Studios are collaborating on a crossover comic series. The Original Series cast …

William Shatner Not Happy With Zuckerberg App

William Shatner is clearly not happy with Mark Zuckerberg’s new app–the one that is available to celebrities only. Called ‘Mentions,’ the app is available to celebs and notable people so they can keep track of how often their names are …