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Topic: Star Trek

How Leonard Nimoy Created an Alien Who Embodied the Best of Humanity

Mr. Spock proved logic, loyalty and optimism could coexist

One story often told by Leonard Nimoy, who died today at age 83, was that quite a few fans of his Star Trek character, Mr. Spock, assumed Nimoy himself was…

Orange Is the New Black Star Kate Mulgrew Gets Lost in Netflix Queue

Still loves reading

Specs Who Katie Mulgrew Age 58 Accomplishments Plays Galina “Red” Reznikov on the Netflix series Orange Is the New Black; starred on Star Trek: Voyager as Captain Kathryn Janeway; currently working on her…

Oh, My: George Takei Will Have a YouTube Show Produced by AARP

Tech-centric show Takei's Take launches today

George Takei, formerly Mr. Sulu of Star Trek and now pied piper to some 4.5 million Facebook fans, gets a new show called Takei's Take as of this morning on YouTube,…

William Shatner Battles the Gorn Once Again in Ad for Star Trek Video Game

Both guys have seen better days

Gorn … but not forgotten! To promote a Star Trek video game launching this month, William Shatner and a guy in a lumpy lizard suit winningly reprise Captain Kirk's hand-to-claw…

Robot Copters Hovering Over London Form Starfleet Logo to Promote Next Star Trek Film

Do not fear these drones

Considering how much you hear about drones these days, it's surprising we haven't seen more marketing stunts using remote-controlled hoverbots. But Paramount Pictures pulled off an interesting trick this weekend…

Super Bowl Teams' Fans Pick Favorite Brands

Baltimore likes BlackBerry, San Fran digs Calvin Klein

Social media data around the Super Bowl is becoming part of the big game fun—especially in the marketing world. So with that in mind, what can the brands "liked" on…

First Mover: Robert McDowell

The FCC commissioner is pro free-market media in public but a totalitarian at home

Specs Age 49 Who FCC commissioner; post-election, back in minority as Republican member FCC stuff can be pretty geeky. You’ve quoted everything from Shakespeare to Star Trek. What we do touches the daily lives…

CBS Signs Deal With Hulu

Network expands streaming offerings

CBS is taking its older content to streaming service Hulu's premium service Hulu Plus. Hulu is co-owned by all of CBS's major competitors; the content licensed is a mirror image…

Epix Honors William Shatner's Finest Hour With 'The Long Khan'

Those who appreciated the simple joy of the Eternal Moonwalk tribute to Michael Jackson will love The Long Khan, honoring William Shatner. A user-generated video collection launched by the Epix…

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