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Building Hero Collector’s Enterprise-D Replica

Fourteen months ago, I saw an amazing video by TrekMovie.com, advertising a build-your-own Enterprise-D. And what a build it would turn out to be! The material of this build is

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The 5 Best & 5 Worst of Star Trek Fashion

I’m going to be honest, I am probably not the person to be writing about fashion. I wore my work ballet flats with holes in them to my own wedding!

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The Generation After Next

“One generation passeth away, and another generation cometh: but the earth abideth for ever.” (Ecclesiastes 1:4, KJV) One curious truth to being a Star Trek fan is the attachment fans

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How Star Trek Unites People

You can see us everywhere, all over the world. It doesn’t matter what color skin you have or what language you speak, the Star Trek community is one big family.

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Loving Star Trek from Outside America

My very first encounter with Star Trek was finding a VHS tape of the episode “The Defector” which had been left in a video machine my family had bought, for

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O Captain, My Captain! A Reflection on My Favorite Star Trek Captain

“Who’s your favorite Star Trek captain?” I’m so glad you asked. My favorite is Robert April. Let me tell you why. Growing up in a strict Christian sect in the

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Shades of Grey – Examining the Moral Complexities of Star Trek Characters

Over the years, Star Trek has presented some fantastic villains, like the sleazebag scammer Harry Mudd, the powerful “Pope Karen” Kai Winn, and “Space Hitler” Gul Dukat. However, there are

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Why Star Trek is Real Science Fiction

I have been watching Star Trek, all the series and movies, since it premiered on September 8th, 1966 (yes, I am that old…), and the one thing about Star Trek

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Discussions with The Delta Flyers

For years, actor Garrett Wang had considered doing a podcast about his experiences playing Ensign Harry Kim on Star Trek: Voyager. Then, the pandemic came along, and it seemed like

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Meeting Star Trek Face-to-Face

Having been a fan of Star Trek since I was a child, meeting those who brought Star Trek to life has always been on my list of things to do

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