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  1. Video: Brad Steps into the Limelight in it Takeis Two, Episode 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 |

    ... races abound as the pair search to answer, "what does it Takei to get noticed?" Actor and activist George Takei (Star Trek's Sulu) and husband Brad Takei navigate their daily lives, from the internet and Broadway, to jetpacks and human hamster ...


  2. Chaos on the Bridge is inside look at creation of Star Trek: The Next GenerationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 |

    ... original idea behind the creation of what its author called a "wagon train to the stars", and what one of the ' Star Trek :TNG' writers called "Gene's wacky doodle ideas about the future and about man." In his new documentary, 'Chaos on the Bridge', ...


  3. 'Star Trek' Actress Grace Lee Whitney Dies at 85Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Scientific American

    ... Press that his mother would rather be remembered as a survivor of addiction than be remembered for her role in "Star Trek." "Over time, she became appreciative of her short time on 'Star Trek' because she developed meaningful relationships with the ...


  4. Sci-Fest L.A. gives one-act science-fiction plays a spotlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Los Angeles Times

    ... opening Thursday in Hollywood. Walter Koenig, who needs no introduction to sci-fi fans as Chekov in the original "Star Trek," will star as the cyborg-inventing scientist in four performances of "Efficiency." Skeptics might wonder how well science ...


  5. Grace Lee WhitneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Sunday Herald

    Grace Lee Whitney, who has died of natural causes aged 85, was an actress who appeared in Star Trek as an assistant to Captain Kirk. She was written out after eight episodes, a decision which contributed to her years of struggling with alcoholism.


  6. One final thought on "Yeoman Rand" from Star Trek. In Diane's Dish by Diane DouglasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | WIKY-FM Evansville

    Yesterday, in tribute to Grace Lee Whitney who passed away over the weekend, I did watch the Star Trek episode "Charlie X." Her character is a prominent part of the plot. After the episode, I read her bio on and found some really interesting things about her and the character of Yeoman Rand.


  7. Marc Cushman Launches Third Book on the Making of Star TrekRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 |

    LOS ANGELES, May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ 2016 is Star Trek's 50 th anniversary, but the real story began 50 years ago this year with the show's two pilots! Considering the success and spin-offs that followed, it's hard to believe the studio was trying to kill the series from the beginning. Author Marc Cushman's third and final book about the making of Star Trek , These Are the Voyages The Original Series , completes the set, documenting the making and breaking of the iconic series, including facts even die-hard Trekkies may not know.


  8. Grace Lee Whitney dies at 85; played Kirk's assistant on original 'Star Trek' seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Los Angeles Times

    Grace Lee Whitney, who played Captain Kirk's assistant on the original 'Star Trek' series, has died at age 85 Grace Lee Whitney, who played Captain Kirk's assistant on the original "Star Trek" series, has died. She was 85. Whitney died of natural causes Friday in her home in the Central California town of Coarsegold, about 50 miles north of Fresno, her son Jonathan Dweck said on Sunday.


  9. Here's How NASA Celebrated Star Wars Day In SpaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | National Journal

    ... lcan salute from the space station to commemorate Leonard Nimoy, the actor who played Spock on the cult TV series "Star Trek," following his death.


  10. Grace Lee Whitney of 'Trek' dead at 85Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | KITV-TV

    Grace Lee Whitney, who played Yeoman Janice Rand in the original "Star Trek" series and a handful of movies based on the series, died Friday at her home in Coarsegold, California. She was 85. On the official "Star Trek" website,, Whitney was described as "one of 'Star Trek's' greatest cautionary tales and also one of the franchise's most satisfying renaissance stories."


  11. 'Star Trek' actress and Ann Arbor native Grace Lee Whitney dead at age 85Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 |

    Grace Lee Whitney - born in Ann Arbor (as Mary Ann Chase) on April 1, 1930, and dead of natural causes on May 1, 2015 in Coarsegold, California - only appeared as Yeoman Janice Rand on the first eight episodes...


  12. Examiner Extra: An interview 'Star Trek' star Grace Lee WhitneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 |

    Grace Lee Whitney, who played Yeoman Janice Rand in the original Star Trek TV series and several of the movies, died on Friday at her home in Coarsegold. She was 85. a I had the opportunity to interview the actress in the late 1990s.


  13. Cape train to make Sandwich stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Cape Cod Times

    ... chips and scenes from all around town. In February, George Takei, who played Sulu on the original 1960s “Star Trek” TV series and is now a social media phenomenon, drew wide attention when he posted a photo of a Sandwich police car, ...


  14. Marvel Legend Reveals What Stan Lee Initially "Hated" About 'Age of Ultron' BreakoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... making it related to those gems of I was influenced a little bit by Mr. Spock, though I didn't see any of that [ Star Trek ] much on TV. I used to hear it on the TV in the next room when I was playing poker on Friday nights. Also - a comic book ...


  15. Star Trek's Wesley Crusher drinks? Wil Wheaton brings wheat beer to Ottawa's ComicconRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 |

    The cult nerd celebrity - who played Wesley Crusher on Star Trek: The Next Generation and an evil version of himself on The Big Bang Theory - been quietly working with Ottawa's Clocktower Brew Pub to create a beer that he can share with fans coming to the annual pop-culture expo. The brew, which is based on the Bavarian Hefeweizen style of wheat beers, will be playfully called "HefeWheaton," a pun the celebrity, who is also an avid home brewer, says he's particularly proud of.


  16. vapatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | EETimes

    Happy to report that there are quite a few fan-made Star Trek vids; there is quite a passionate community out there, who often overlap their productions, sharing sets, props, crews, etc. Some really brilliant stuff, out there.


  17. Rough propsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | EETimes

    I caught the original Star Trek on evening reruns, at 6:00 PM daily, during my senior year in college. I've seen some of those episodes since then, on digital TV, so now you can see how the props are actually made of balsa wood or something, and quite rough around the edges! I guess the masters were shot on 35mm film, so the image quality is quite good.


  18. The Big Bang Theory pays touching tribute to Star Trek's Leonard NimoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Radio Times

    The actor, who passed away aged 83 on February 27th , is often referenced in the US sitcom and his Star Trek character Mr Spock is revered by the characters Sheldon, Leonard, Howard and Raaj. So it's no surprise that creator Chuck Lorre has used the show's vanity card the still at the end of the credits that usually features the producer's details to pay tribute to Nimoy and his legacy.


  19. Star Trek (The Original Series) New EpisodesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | EETimes

    Do you miss the original Star Trek series? Would you like to see some more episodes? If so, this is your lucky day! Well, you could knock me over with a feather because I just heard the most amazing news with regard to Star Trek. The first series, now referred to as The Original Series debuted in 1966 when I was only nine years old.


  20. State dinner fare: haiku, R&B and chopsticks for the braveRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 28 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    ... With fewer than 200 guests, it was Obama's smallest state dinner, and it had a decidedly low celebrity quotient. "Star Trek" luminary George Takei was back for his first state visit since the Clinton administration. TV powerhouse Shonda Rhimes, ...