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David Mack on the Sounds of Firewall

From the age of about eleven, David Mack has found that music inspires his writing. It definitely proved inspirational when it came to writing his new Star Trek: Picard prequel

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Star Trek: Picard’s Academy, Issue #5 in Review

This fifth issue of Picard’s Academy (whose French subtitle, “Dans la Gueule du Loup”, appropriately translates as “In the Mouth of the Wolf”) wraps up a Romulan-centric cliffhanger and makes

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An Interview with Upcoming Star Trek Movie Actress Farah Foster-Manning

Farah Foster-Manning, an elite triathlete and actress, not only has the distinction of appearing as an extra in two modern Star Trek shows but is about to make the leap

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David Mack on Firewall

With Star Trek: Picard having stunned its highly engaged audience, a series of tie-in novels related to the Secret Hideout-produced TV series continues to be published, portraying events prior to

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The Original Series’ “A Taste of Armageddon” in Review

“I didn’t start it, councilman. But I’m liable to finish it.” — Kirk The Hollywood Reporter ranked this episode fifty-third best of all Star Trek franchise television prior to Discovery.

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An Interview with Picard Art Director Kit Stølen, Part II: The Sets of Picard

Art Director Kit Stølen supervised various sets for Star Trek: Picard, about which he says, “I did the little Wesley Crusher scene at the end of Season 2, all of

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An Interview with Picard Art Director Kit Stølen, Part I: Reflecting on Star Trek

Art Director Kit Stølen — a veteran of such shows as For All Mankind, The Orville, and Westworld — lended an artistic perspective to Star Trek: Picard. He was one

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Production Designer Dave Blass on Star Trek: Picard and Star Trek: Legacy

Dave Blass is highly enthusiastic about Star Trek. He worked as Production Designer on the second and third seasons of Star Trek: Picard, supervising the various design staff who teamed

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An Interview with Elizabeth Dennehy, Part III: Modern Trek

Having famously originated the role of Commander Shelby in The Next Generation’s “The Best of Both Worlds” two-parter, Elizabeth Dennehy returned to Star Trek over thirty years later — as

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An Interview with Picard Senior Concept Designer Sean Hargreaves

Concept Designer Sean Hargreaves worked on Star Trek Beyond and the second and third seasons of Star Trek: Picard. He notes, “I wasn’t there for the first season, came in

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