How TV could still become the best format for comic adaptations

There have been plenty of successful comic to movie adaptations, but finding the right balance for a TV series has been a little trickier. Still, TV adaptations of comics have a lot of potential. » 1/10/14 4:20pm 1/10/14 4:20pm

Riker? I hardly know her. Looking for a goofy afternoon web toy? Play with Scroll Down to Riker, a bit of smile-inducing silliness by Sam Strick and featuring Star Trek: TNG's Number One. » 10/26/13 12:50pm 10/26/13 12:50pm

7 Television Shows That Took Potshots at Fanfic Writers

Fanfiction started in the 1970s, when fans looked at TV shows and said, "I can do better."And then, it took to the internet, and grew massively — until some TV writers noticed, and said, "No, you can't." Here are seven TV shows that took pot-shots at fanfic, in descending order of meanness. » 5/29/13 11:06am 5/29/13 11:06am

Gates McFadden has way too much fun with her Beverly Crusher action…

What would you do if you had your very own action figure? Lately, Star Trek: The Next Generation actress Gates McFadden has been photographing her Beverly Crusher doll in all sorts of strange situations, creating a bizarre shrunken Dr. Crusher spinoff. » 3/23/13 11:00am 3/23/13 11:00am

Worf hoodie lets you pull Klingon ridges over your forehead

Etsy seller EwoksInTutus has designed a Worf-inspired hooded sweatshirt that makes use of more than his warrior's sash. If you pull up the hood, you get a nice bit of lazy cosplay in the form of his Klingon forehead ridges. Now we need a Deep Space Nine version, too. » 2/17/13 10:00am 2/17/13 10:00am

7 minutes of super-creepy Star Trek: TNG test footage

It's not as funny as that Star Trek: The Next Generation blooper reel from a few weeks ago, but what this recently unearthed costume and make-up test footage lacks in humor in more than makes up for in creepiness, especially via its bizarre musical accompaniment. I don't want to spoil it for you, but in case you… » 1/08/13 9:20am 1/08/13 9:20am

Picard vamps, Worf sings, and Riker makes out with the camera in this …

Everyone gets goofy in this gag reel from the Star Trek: The Next Generation Season 2 Bluray. Watch Brent Spiner fail to tell a dirty joke, plenty of Michael Dorn giggles, and the way Patrick Stewart and Jonathan Frakes comfort one another when they stumble over their technobabble. » 12/30/12 7:30am 12/30/12 7:30am

The Star Trek-X-Men crossover that no one remembers

Everybody remembers the comic book where Mr. Spock does the Vulcan nerve pinch on Wolverine, but what about the other Star Trek/X-Men crossover? » 1/06/12 3:55pm 1/06/12 3:55pm

The Reg Barclay Effect: Dweebs Who Take Over Dying Shows

You know a TV show's doomed when a minor character, who's exponentially weaker and more annoying than the existing cast, suddenly gets more screen time. This is a strange breed of rat, who boards a sinking ship instead of fleeing. » 9/10/09 12:36pm 9/10/09 12:36pm

Did Star Trek Change Your Life?

Fans get so passionate about how JJ Abrams has changed Star Trek because oftentimes Star Trek has changed our lives in some way. Why is this franchise so life-transforming while others are not? » 5/13/09 4:41pm 5/13/09 4:41pm

First Look At Family Guy's Star Trek Hostages

Two weeks from now, the cast of Star Trek TNG will reunite in cartoon form. Just about everyone from the cast of TNG is appearing on an upcoming Family Guy episode — take a look! » 3/16/09 8:00am 3/16/09 8:00am