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Happy Birthday, William Shatner!

Today, William Shatner, the actor who played the legendary Captain James Tiberius Kirk in Star Trek: The Original Series and seven Star Trek motion pictures, turned 86 years old. The Montreal-born actor started his career as a Shakespearean stage performer in Stratford, Canada and on Broadway in New...

Happy Birthday, Nichelle Nichols!

On her 84th birthday, we at TrekNews.net would like to wish Star Trek: The Original Series star Nichelle Nichols a very happy birthday. Born in Robbins, Illinois on December 28, 1932, singer, dancer, actress, and writer, Nichelle Nichols starred in all three seasons of TOS along with six...

[REVIEW] The Roddenberry Vault On Blu-ray

Does the new collection of Star Trek: The Original Series material offer its own novel look into the legendary show? Star Trek, perhaps more so than most popular franchises, has been dissected to an incredible degree over the course of its 50-year history. Collectors and die-hard fans have...

President Obama Talks the Importance of Star Trek

President Barack Obama recently spoke about his love for Star Trek. The president was Wired’s guest editor for the month of November, and chose to center the theme around “frontiers.” In the video clip, Wired editor in chief Scott Dadich and MIT Media Lab director Joi Ito interview...