TOS Geeki Tiki Mugs

If you're a Star Trek fan and you love tiki drinks then this is your lucky day!

ThinkGeek have just released a set of 6 Geeki Tiki mugs to commemorate the Original Series. The set includes Captain Kirk, Dr. McCoy, a Gorn, a Klingon, Mr. Spock and a Mugato.

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James T. Kirk certainly has a reputation for being a Cosmic Casanova and had more than a few romantic encounters over the course of Star Trek's three seasons. Kirk kisses almost every woman he comes in contact with, regardless of whether they were from a different planet or even a fellow commander.

One of his …

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Picard Speech

Every so often an episode of Star Trek comes along where, usually the Captain, makes an affecting speech. One that resonates with the audience, sometimes in profound ways. Here's a collection of Captain Picard's best speeches:

Of course, almost a century before the Enterprise-D was flying the space lanes, Captain Kirk was giving the odd …

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UPDATE: If you have a Netflix subscription, "The Captains" is available to watch.

There have been 5 incarnations of Star Trek over the last 50 odd years - The Original Series, The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine, Voyager and Enterprise. In this documentary, filmed in 2011, original series actor William Shatner (Captain Kirk) talks to …

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Kirk Vs. Picard

I don't know any of the people in this US streamed show but there's a decent debate between two protagonists about who was the better captain - Picard or Kirk. If you want to skip the preamble, the debate begins about 9 minutes in...

So who do you think is the better Captain...and why?

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A Smiling Kirk

Note: I originally wrote this article in 1991, before Star Trek VI came out when I was challenged by some women friends to write an article lampooning Kirk's amorous ways and behaviour in the space lanes. This is one of those arguing against your point of view type articles. Up till that time, I hadn't

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Star Trek: Axanar

Here's another article I just posted over at Home Cinema Addict. This one's about the independent fan-fiction production called Axanar which will be filmed later this year. Shooting was originally scheduled for May but has been pushed back till October. The production is being financed by a Kickstarter project. The initial goal was …

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Who could have guessed, watching the Starship Enterprise first set out in the 60s, that its five year mission would span four decades and bring Earth so much of the technology that today we take for granted?

At a time when even a landline house phone was still seen by many as a luxury, families …

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