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Don Hillenbrand
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STAR TREK DISCOVERY'S CAPTAIN HAS A NAME THAT RHYMES WITH ORCA
Ah, the names of legend: Kirk, Picard, Sisko, Janeway, Archer and... Lorca? Hmmmm. Maybe it's an alien name? Perhaps he's the Andorian-ish character we've been waiting for. We'll see. Here's his Twitter feed today: I have to admit that upon hearing his name...

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A QUICK GLIMPSE OF STAR TREK DISCOVERY'S BRAND OF KLINGONS. THESE DEFINITERLY AREN'T YOUR FATHER'S KLINGONS.
Direct from the set of Star Trek Discovery comes a leaked photo showing us a bunch of aliens that don't look much like Klingons. And yet, that's how they are labeled. Take a look. These are very, VERY different than any Klingon we've seen before. They are m...

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STAR TREK: DISCOVERY TEASER TRAILER SHOWS A GLIMPSE OF SOMETHING VERY DIFFERENT
AT long last, Discovery is shooting it's first episode. To coincide with that event, CBS has released a short teaser trailer that gives very little away but certainly whets my appetite for more. In case you're living under a rock, here's the trailer:  So. N...

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FINALLY! BIG HINTS GIVEN FOR DISCOVERY CREW IN SHOOTING ANNOUNCEMENT
Star Trek: Discovery finally started shooting on January 24. On that day, CBS tweeted a congratulatory message that featured a heretofore unseen image. It features outlined figures in the midst of transporting. We can safely assume represent the crew of the...

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BEN STILLER LETS HIS TREK FAN-BOY FLY, OWNS UP TO OWNING THE ORIGINAL GORN AND MORE!
I broke my hand a couple of months ago and I am finally able to type once again. I've been away for far longer than I would have liked but I hope to get back into a more regular cycle of stories now that I'm on the mend.  – D Nerds are everywhere today, inc...

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HERITAGE AUCTIONS OFFERING "BACKGROUND" WRATH OF KHAN MAROON JACKET. EXCEPT THERE'S NO SUCH THING.
Every so often, a so-called "Monster Maroon" uniform as seen in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan comes to auction. As a fan of these great pieces, I look forward to these with particular anticipation. Usually they are the real deal because they are incredibl...

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SINCE CBS DIDN'T GIVE US A 50TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL, LET"S WATCH THE 25TH AGAIN
While it was nice to see a couple of Star Trek 50th Anniversary shows appear on History Channel and The Smithsonian Channel, there was no "official" celebration on CBS and Paramount, the actual owners of Star Trek . In light of that, let's watch the 25th An...

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TOM HANKS SNUCK ONTO WRATH OF KHAN SETS BECAUSE HE'S TOM HANKS
Everybody's favorite actor, Tom Hanks, is also a Star Trek fan as evidenced by his various Trek insider comments over the years. Here's his latest: LLAP Don

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CELEBRATE YOUR LOVE OF THE ORIGINAL SERIES: A FIVE-FOOT ENTERPRISE CAN NOW BE YOURS.
If you've always wanted a really big version of the original Enterprise, well, you're in luck! A number of years ago, a company named Custom Replicas created a huge model of the Enterprise. And by huge I mean it was 66 inches long! That's roughly half the s...

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MY OBSESSION WAS BORN FIFTY YEARS AGO TODAY. HERE'S WHY IT STILL MATTERS.
Star Trek was born on September 8, 1966, with the airing of the first ever episode "The Man Trap". Now, I'm not one of those people who claim that the heavens parted and their lives changed forever after that first hour of Star Trek was over. There's a good...
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