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Gene Roddenberry

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  • George Romero meets Gene Roddenberry in 'Night of the Living Trekkies'

     
    For “Night of the Living Trekkies” authors Kevin David Anderson and Sam Stall, the worlds of Gene Roddenberry and George A. Romero were a match made in Omicron Ceti III. The new sci-fi zombie adventure novel from Quirk Books --......
  • Zombies plus Trekkies. What could go wrong?

     
    Has the zombiepocalypse ended its undead run on bookstores yet? Not if Kevin David Anderson and Sam Stall can help it. They're the authors of "Night of the Living Trekkies," in which zombies infect a Star Trek convention. The book......
  • 'Star Trek 365' authors look for transporter to the 1960s

     
    On Wednesday, "Star Trek 365" hit bookshelves with an impressive collection of photos and insights from the signature sci-fi television show of the 1960s. Linda Whitmore, a Los Angeles Times copy editor and "Star Trek" specialist for the Hero Complex,.......
  • TV THIS WEEK

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 16 - 22 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Jan. 16 - 22 in PDF format (alternate link) Weekly TV Listings can also be found at:......
  • Friday Morning Coffee: Belly Up For A New Round In State Store Debate.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. The weekend is upon us and there's a pretty good chance of rain. But the sun is shining here in Capitol Ideas World HQ. Why, you ask? Well, assuming all goes to plan, today marks......
  • Trivia

    Trivia
    Denise Crosby was originally cast to play Counselor Troi, and Marina Sirtis was cast as a security chief named Lt. Macha Hernandez. Shortly before filming the pilot, the two switched roles and the security chief's name was changed to Lt. Natasha Yar. ----...
  • Television 'Pioneers' reflect again

    Television has been part of so many people's lives for so long, there's always an audience for its past. If there weren't, Nick at Nite and TV Land likely wouldn't exist, nor would have the 2008 PBS miniseries "Pioneers of Television." Each of its...
  • Cover Story Gloria Uribe Brister: From Mob, to Miracles, to Ministry

    Cover Story  Gloria Uribe Brister: From Mob, to Miracles, to Ministry
    Seated on the shady porch in view of her lush and flowering El Centro backyard, professional singer and actress Gloria¬† Uribe “Michaels” Brister sips a cup of hot English-style tea and sighs contentedly as she pets the purring orange tabby...
  • Shuttle program opened doors for minorities, women

    Shuttle program opened doors for minorities, women
    In 1972, President Nixon gave his blessing to ramp up Apollo's successor, the Space Transportation System (STS). Two years later, work began on the first space shuttle, a test vehicle that NASA planned to christen Constitution. Those plans changed...
  • Kevin Sorbo - True Strength

    Kevin Sorbo - True Strength
    You suffered three strokes at the age of 38. Were there any warning signs that something was wrong? If so, what did you think they could mean? I had tingling and loss of feeling in my fingers and hand, my fingers turned cold and eventually blue, and I...
  • 10 things you might not know about Iowa

    10 things you might not know about Iowa
    Tuesday will mark the Iowa caucuses, the first voting that counts in the presidential race. During this quadrennial ritual, politicians conduct "retail politics," whether or not the people buy it. Here are 10 facts that can withstand the upcoming...
  • 10 things you might now know about space

    10 things you might now know about space
    Russia's Phobos-Grunt spacecraft, a Mars probe that malfunctioned, is expected to fall back into Earth's atmosphere as early as this weekend. It will crash to our planet's surface, but is unlikely to hurt anyone on the ground. These 10 facts won't hurt...