Star Trek

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2013

    On The Line: David Paul Fuñe of Splashes, Part Two

    Athlete, handyman, air traffic controller. Our subject of the week has no shortage of skills, but family man is his preferred job. He shares memories about both his parents, plus gives advice about where not to fight in today's installment. Read our interview with David Paul Fune of Splashes, Part ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2013

    NASA Is Developing A 3-D Printer That Makes Food!

    With all the hoopla and controversy over the first firing of the 3-D-printed gun, here's something everyone can agree is less controversial and astronomically cooler: NASA is funding research on 3-D printed food! Yup! To feed astronauts that might one day travel to Mars, the space agency has select ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2012

    [UPDATED with Correction Regarding Roland Chi:] OC Weekly 2012 Election Guide: Fullerton!

    See the end of this post for a correction regarding a County of Orange Health Care Agency  investigation into a Garden Grove supermarket owned not by Roland Chi, but rather his family.ORIGINAL POST OCT. 11, 2012 3:34 P.M.: It's tempting to qualify the Fullerton political scene as a live- action ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2012

    Tim Thompson Puts Stars in Your Eyes Tonight

    Astronomer Tim Thompson is so jazzed by NASA's Kepler Mission, which is searching part of the Milky Way for planets much like ours, that he wants to tell you all about its current progress.And he'll share this tonight. For free! Screw clubbing, Stefon.

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2012

    BIG BANG - Honda Center - November 3, 2012

    BIG BANGHonda CenterNovember 3, 2012So if you haven't heard about the Korean boy-band, BIG BANG, trust me, you will soon.  Riding the K-Pop invasion into the United States, led by Psy and Gangnam Style, BIG BANG is on their first U.S. tour.  For two nights in a row, they sold out the Honda ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2012

    Is That a Lightsaber in Your Pocket or is the Force with Star Wars Porn Parody Maker?

    Apologies for crossing the Star Wars lightsaber and Star Trek phaser streams, but a media watcher has gone where no media watcher has gone before when it comes to a fresh angle on the blockbuster Lucasfilm-Walt Disney Co. deal. As the Mouse produces the seventh Star Wars episode scheduled to be rele ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2012

    Star Trek's Galileo Seeks Out New Life and New Civilizations ... in Santa Ana

    A Santa Ana movie prop company has gone where no Santa Ana movie prop company has gone before.Propworx Inc. on Dyer Road recently won an auction for the Galileo shuttlecraft from the original Star Trek, according to Starfleet International, the world's largest and oldest fan club forever geeked by ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 5, 2012

    Star Trek: The Motion Picture

    Regency South Coast Village

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2011

    [UPDATED With Comment From Anaheim Convention Center] WonderCon Moving To Anaheim

    ​UPDATE: July 29, 2011, 7:50 p.m.: In a phone conversation today, Mindy Abel, the Senior Vice President of Convention Sales at the Anaheim Convention Center, clarified that nothing was confirmed regarding the change of venue for WonderCon. "We have been in discussion with Comic-Con International ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2011

    New Miss USA, California Girl Alyssa Campanella, Believes in Evolution and is OK With Medical Marijuana

    AP​Here she is, Miss USA. Taking the coveted tiara in all its sparkly glory was Miss California Alyssa Campanella. She trembled. She cried. She threw up rocker fingers. The 21-year-old blonde-turned-redhead out-walked, talked, posed and prettied 50 other leggy contenders last ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2011

    Star Trek Auction Seeks New Life and New C-Notes

    ​Set your phasers to geeked.A Santa Ana auction house begins taking bids at 10 a.m. Saturday for 257 lots of props, models and costumes from the original Star Trek television series and Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Voyager and Star Trek: Enterprise, as wel ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 28, 2011
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    January 27, 2011

    Pub Quiz

    Basement Lounge

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2011

    Geek Shopping Site Offers Molecular-Gastronomy Starter Kit for the Home Chef

    Can't wait for Myhrvold's Modernist Cuisine to come out? Want to channel your inner Marcel and annoy your dinner guests with foams? If you've always known you can do better than Wylie Dufresne and Ferran Adrià, Think Geek--those purveyors of things you never knew you needed, such as Tauntaan slee ... More >>

  • Culture

    November 18, 2010

    Biennialus Interruptus at OCMA

    The 2010 California Biennial is chock-a-block o' great!

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2010

    Kirk to Domino's...

    thinkgeeek.comBeam me up... a meat lover's special​ In college, I did people do lots of things they grow out of later in life. Such as bong sessions and watching Star Trek reruns high. And along with such things comes the inevitable call for pizza delivery.

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2010

    TONIGHT: Andre Nickatina at the Grove of Anaheim

    ​The list of slick- tongued superstars to come out of the Bay Area is pretty lengthy. You've got your Tupacs, your Too $horts, E-40s and MC Hammers. But one name that you habitual Power 106 and K-Day listeners better recognize is Andre Nickatina. After two decades,  his vulgar and vivid ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2009

    10 Questions with Kool Keith

    ​Kool Keith is a man of many mysteries, many personalities and, of course, many surprises. Since the twilight years of hip hop's Golden Era, Keith (aka Black Elvis, aka Dr. Octagon) has held the torch for rappers who dare to be different, and a little eccentric. You'll definitely get a taste of th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2009

    Top 5 Frozen Yogurt Flavors I'd Like To See

    Since new yogurt stores seem to keep popping up like an unstoppable, virulent disease (See my earlier post here on the phenomenon), there's really one thing left to do: request more flavors.  Not that there's a lack of creativity out there.  Some, like Yogurtland, seem to have a hard-working f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2009

    Nothing to "Klingon" in New "Star Trek" Movie

    If your TV is on the fritz, you didn't pay your cable/satellite bill or you're just one of those Communists who does not watch the tube, you may not have heard there is a new Star Trek movie opening today and, according to one Weekly Trekker at least, it's a solid effort.But some die-hards do have s ... More >>

  • Film

    May 7, 2009
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    December 4, 2008

    Spacing Out

    The Planets in HD

  • Film

    November 13, 2008
  • Blogs

    November 5, 2008

    'We're Joined Now, Via Hologram, By'

    Without a doubt the funniest words ever strung together in the history of televised election coverage. At least it was Anderson Cooper handling the interview, as he's hip enough to have an idea of how ridiculous it was. I disagree with him saying it's like Star Trek, though—it's more like Princ ... More >>

  • Culture

    February 7, 2008

    Back to the Future

    'The Imaginary 20th Century' takes us forward into the past

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2008

    Captain's Chairman

    A 66 year old man from Orange just paid $200,000 to be the 33rd passenger on Richard Branson's new civilian space flights that are planned to begin in 2009 sometime, the Register's Sciencedude blog is reporting. Bob Walters, who failed as a younger man to pass the eye test required for pilots, is a ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 10, 2008

    Trekkie or Trekker?

    Star Trek: The Tour

  • Film

    November 22, 2007


    WEB EXCLUSIVE! Jungle Fever

  • Culture

    September 6, 2007

    Arty Party Animals

    Hanging with OCMA’s Art Since the 1960s

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2007

    Pricey Morning in America

    Mitt Romney may like him some outdoor barbecue and bouncy houses, but it seems that Rudy Giuliani prefers breakfast as his OC fund-raising venue. However, those eggs and bacon will cost you -- got $2,300 or more? Want to blow it all on a photo op with Rudolph the Red-Nosed Frontrunner? Then get your ... More >>

  • Features

    August 9, 2007

    Confessions of a Comic-Con Virgin

    A non-geek follows the king of geekdom into the heart of dorkness

  • Features

    August 9, 2007

    2007: a Comic-Con Odyssey

    Or, How I learned to stop worrying and love sleep deprivation, huge crowds and wonderful toys

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2007

    LYT's Film Pick of the Weekend 7-20-07

    Tough one, this. There is no way I'm ever going to recommend Hairspray -- even if it turns out to be passable, I hate the very idea of it. As for Adam Sandler pretending to be gay...if GLAAD approved of the movie, I'm thinking Sandler's gonna be pretty defanged in it (ironic, since I know there's a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2007

    20th Century Fox pulls out of Comic-Con

    As reported in this week's Comic-Con preview by yours truly, Fox was set to showcase upcoming movie releases including Aliens Vs. Predator, Babylon A.D. and Jumper. The LA Times is reporting that the studio decided their footage "wasn't ready." writes that this may be the result of a dis ... More >>

  • Culture

    July 19, 2007

    The Big Con

    Out of the basement and into the spotlight, Comic-Con 2007 is the place to be

  • Film

    January 4, 2007

    Same Old Story

    Sequels, prequels, and threequels headline Hollywood 2007

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2006

    Question: How Many Geeks Can You Cram into a Hall?

    Answer: ALL of them. That is, all of them if the geeks in question are geeked about anime/manga and the hall in question is a cavernous corner of the Anaheim Convention Center. Organizers of Anime Expo 2006 announced today that their largest-ever exhibit hall--which will be filled with its most-eve ... More >>

  • Music

    March 31, 2005

    The Dudes Abide

    No go-go boys in Newport, but the Big Lebowski lives on in Lakewood

  • Music

    January 27, 2005
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    November 4, 2004
  • Music

    July 3, 2003

    Creepshow Superstars

    Door-to-door new wave with I Am Spoonbender

  • Film

    February 27, 2003

    Through With Love

    Drowning in an ocean of sickly sweet emotion

  • Columns

    January 23, 2003
  • Film

    January 16, 2003

    Hull Breach

    Star Treks core meltdown

  • Film

    November 28, 2002

    Uh-Oh, Its Magic

    Harry Potter and the muggle hordes

  • Film

    June 6, 2002

    The Fandom Menace

    Star Wars: Attack of the Geeks

  • Film

    September 27, 2001

    Crawling From the Wreckage

    Things to Come rises from the ashes

  • Culture

    August 12, 1999

    MST3Ks Legacy Will Live On

    And Hollywood will never be the same

  • Culture

    July 22, 1999

    Getting Small

    Todd Muffatti thinks inside the box

  • News

    April 8, 1999

    Uneasy Alliance

    Official sites reluctantly let fan pages thrive

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