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  1. People in Brief for January 30, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Post and Courier

    ... pro's daughter. He's unfazed that fans recognize him for the long-running commercial gig as well as the “Star Trek” TV series and movies and his Golden Globe-winning role on “Boston Legal.” Working with priceline.com is ...

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  2. FanX kicks off smaller but action-packed comic conventionRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... FanX convention, kicking off its second year Thursday at the Salt Palace Convention Center. Nichelle Nichols, "Star Trek's" original Uhura, is looking forward to meeting one-on-one with the fans who have kept the sci-fi series alive for decades. At ...

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  3. William Shatner knows the ups, downs of travelingRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... travel pro's daughter. He's unfazed that fans recognize him for the long-running commercial gig as well as the "Star Trek" TV series and movies and his Golden Globe-winning role on "Boston Legal." "This is a form of creativity," he said of ...

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  4. George Takei at Fred Korematsu Day CelebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Indybay.org

    George Takei will keynote the 5th Annual Fred Korematsu Day Celebration on Friday, January 30, 2015, from 7:30 p.m. to 9 P.M. at City Arts and Lectures-Nourse Auditorium on 275 Hayes Street in San Francisco. Tickets: CityBoxOffice.com Direct link: http://bit.ly/korematsu2015 Best known for playing Sulu on the original Star Trek TV series and six movies that followed, George Takei is unlikely social media royalty.

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  5. Priceline Super Bowl 2015 Ad with William Shatner ReleasedRead the original story

    Yesterday | I4U Future Technology News

    ... William Shatner comes across in the Priceline commercial. Hie is 83 years old. It seems traveling through space as Star Trek captain Kirk is keeping him young. The Super Bowl 2015 will take place on February 1, 2015 in Arizona. The Super Bowl XLIX ...

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  6. Binge-Watching Guide: Star TrekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Wired

    Next year marks the 50th anniversary of Gene Roddenberry's Star Trek , the flagship of a massive franchise that by all rights shouldn't exist. The show's first pilot was rejected, and the series was cancelled after three years - and yet it kept coming back.

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  7. Star Trek phaser will boldly fetch big bucks at auctionRead the original story

    Monday Jan 26 | Cult of Mac Blog

    A rare phaser pistol from the original Star Trek television series is "set to stun" when it goes on the auction block next month in Los Angeles. It is made of fiberglass and one of only two known phasers to have survived the 1960s television series, which starred William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy as the leaders of the starship Enterprise .

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  8. Arrow's Stephen Amell, Dr. Who's Billie Piper headline Dallas Comic Con Fan DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Examiner.com

    ... celebrity guests include Melissa McBride (Carol) from The Walking Dead, Nichelle Nichols (Uhura) from the original Star Trek, Chris Sarandon (who voiced Jack Skellington in The Nightmare Before Christmas and played Prince Humperdinck in The Princess ...

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  9. Buy the original, 47-year-old Star Trek phaser for $60kRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | SlashGear.com

    Star Wars may have those sweet lightsaber weapons, but Star Trek will always have phasers, which area kind of cool? Well, never mind that, if you're a big fan of the original Star Trek TV series, you better get yourself to Los Angeles quick, as an original prop phaser is going to be auctioned, and it's expected to sell for at least $60,000. Now 47 years old, the phaser was used by William Shatner's Captain James T. Kirk, and is one of only two that still exist.

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  10. Doctor Who meets Star Trek in webfilm series shot in GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... plays Spock in the captain's chair and Chris Doohan plays Lt. Cmdr. Montgomery Scott in a recent production of "Star Trek Continues" at Farragut Films in Kingsland. A centuries-old Time Lord from the planet Gallifrey landed in Kingsland last week to ...

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  11. Simon Pegg, Doug Jung to co-write 'Star Trek 3'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Maryland Gazette

    "Star Trek 3" didn't have to voyage to strange new worlds to find its writers. Simon Pegg , the English actor who plays Scotty in the rebooted sci-fi franchise, has been enlisted to co-write the script for the third installment with Doug Jung, The Times has confirmed.

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  12. Simon Pegg is Co-writing Star Trek 3 and Might as Well Direct ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Film School Rejects

    The Star Trek franchise has a great tradition of seeing its actors become creatively involved behind the camera. Leonard Nimoy got the ball rolling by taking the helm of Star Trek III: The Search for Spock and then co-wrote and directed Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home and collaborated on the story for Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country .

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  13. Simon Pegg, Doug Jung to co-write 'Star Trek 3'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    "Star Trek 3" didn't have to voyage to strange new worlds to find its writers. Simon Pegg, the English actor who plays Scotty in the rebooted sci-fi franchise, has been enlisted to co-write the script for the third installment with Doug Jung, The Times has confirmed.

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  14. Star Trek Beaming Down to Jackson's Michigan TheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | WILX-TV Lansing

    JACKSON, Mich.]- "Mind-Sifter," one of the most loved tales from the Star Trek universe, is now an episode of the award-winning Web series Star Trek New Voyages-and it's beaming down to the Michigan Theater in Jackson. "Mind-Sifter" will debut Thursday, Jan. 22. The free event will include a panel with actor Brian Gross, who portrays Captain James T. Kirk in the series, and screenwriter Rick Chambers, a communications consultant from Kalamazoo who works with Jackson County organizations, including United Way of Jackson County.

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  15. 'Star Trek' actor Simon Pegg to co-write the script for third filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Christian Science Monitor

    " Star Trek " actor Simon Pegg is reportedly taking on another job for the upcoming third "Trek" film: that of script writer. According to Deadline , Pegg will be co-writing the script with writer Doug Jung, who has previously written for the TV series "Banshee" and "Big Love."

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  16. ScottyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | NNDB

    ... the middle finger of his right hand. Eventually, the finger was amputated, which is occasionally noticeable in Star Trek episodes and movies. Returning from the war, Doohan worked as an actor on Canadian radio, then came to New York, where he ...

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  17. Dream it up, Scotty: Simon Pegg will write 'Star Trek 3'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | CNET News.com

    You've got redshirt on you: "Shaun of the Dead" and "Hot Fuzz" writer and star Simon Pegg won't just play Scotty in "Star Trek 3", he'll write the thing too. The third movie in the newly revived version of the long-running sci-fi TV series will premiere next year.

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  18. Tripping Through Pop Culture New Book by Sam MaronieRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | PRLog US Entertainment

    ... Roddy McDowall and Paul Williams . His intergalactic encounters with other science-fiction celebrities include Star Trek's William Shatner and Nichelle Nichols as well as stars from the beloved Lost In Space TV series, notably the dastardly Dr. ...

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  19. George TakeiRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | WTHI-TV Terre Haute

    Actor-turned-activist George Takei will speak at Butler University's Feb. 16 lecture series event, the university announced Wednesday. Takei, who is best known for his acting role as Hikaru Sulu in the TV show and movie series "Star Trek," will be the first of three presenters during the series, with a talk dubbed "An Evening with George Takei."

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  20. George Takei joins Great Philadelphia Comic Con lineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | NJ.com

    ... for the inaugural Great Philadelphia Comic Con . Takei, best known for his role as Mr. Sulu on the original "Star Trek" television series, will be joined by fellow former cast members Nichelle Nichols and Walter Koenig, according to the convention's ...

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