Star Trek's Enterprise Boldly Went 42 Years Ago Today

Star Trek fans will be tickled to know that the good ol' starship Enterprise first took flight on network TV on September 8th 1966, and split infinitives became OK. Actually, aspects of the show have become such cultural items that even non-sci-fi fans know the thrilling soundtrack, the iconic hull of NCC-1701 zipping… » 9/08/08 5:30am 9/08/08 5:30am

Star Trek Communicator Replica Coming Soon, Sadly Doesn't Communicate

This "life-size" Star Trek Communicator is a dream for every budding Kirk out there, sounding like the real thing when you flip it open, and with nine different voice phrases from the TV series built in. So okay, you can't actually contact anyone with it, but who needs that when you can pretend with "Spock here,… » 2/11/08 11:36am 2/11/08 11:36am

Shatner Says Cellphones are Better Than Star Trek Communicators

Captain Kirk, while speaking at a Toronto press conference to shill for Canada's Rogers Wireless, says that cellphones today are more impressive than communicators from Star Trek. Assuming he's not just saying this because he's a spokes-rep for a phone company—like the time he said booking online was better than… » 4/04/07 5:50pm 4/04/07 5:50pm