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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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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Willian Shatner as James T. Kirk in Star Trek: Phase II

UPDATE: As several people have pointed out, this is actually not a "lost" scene from the "In Thy Name" Star Trek: Phase II pilot from 1977 (despite the description on the YouTube video page) but a scene from the 1974 movie Pray For The Widcats. The yellow and red shirts do look very Trek-esque …

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Update: The Autobiography of James T. Kirk is available to buy from today to coincide with Star Trek's 49th Anniversary. Available in Paperback, Hardback and for Kindle. People in the UK/EU will have to wait until Sept. 11 to buy the book.

The official is available now.

The book was unveiled at the …

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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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