Star Trek: Discovery has been a huge success for CBS, which means that, after years of letting the TV side of the franchise lie low, suddenly the network wants more Star Trek. As in, “fetch me Sir Patrick Stewart, so help me god” and “let’s make CBS All Access basically Star Trek 24/7” levels of more Star Trek.…
Star Trek has never been the most, ugh, toyetic of franchises. Cool ships, weird aliens, big teams of characters to collect, sure, but it’s a franchise about exploration and science more than it really is about action. That’s not stopped Star Trek toy lines though, leading to some very weird merch... like this …
Today marks the launch of Victory is Life, the latest expansion for Cryptic’s free-to-play MMORPG Star Trek Online. Themed around the locales and story of the Deep Space Nine television series, the expansion follows up with familiar faces from the beloved TV in the decades after the end of the Dominion War—and the…
Experiencing a space you know in real life in digital form is a fascinating, mystifying thing. Seeing a space you helped build, one that only existed fully in the imagination of fans... Well, that’s even more special.
Fans who’ve been playing Cryptic’s free-to-play MMORPG Star Trek Online and felt a certain emptiness may have that filled with the latest expansion. It’s called Victory is Life and it’s inspired by Deep Space Nine.
If you could condense Star Trek into one core principle, you’d probably choose “to boldly go,” the grand quest that has been the mandate of all Star Trek TV shows—except one. Riding the warp-trail of the groundbreaking Next Generation, Deep Space Nine first premiered 25 years ago, and the new show chose not to boldly…
What We Left Behind, a crowdfunded documentary on the history and impact of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, has hit a few snags.
CBS and Paramount might not think it’s worth their time to make an HD version of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, but the folks behind the DS9 documentary are determined to present the show at its best. They’re working on getting the negatives for some of the show’s best scenes, so they can do the job themselves.
Deep Space Nine’s fans have spoken, and they want a behind-the-scenes look at their beloved yet divisive Star Trek series. Less than a day after DS9's cast and crew announced a fundraising campaign to complete What We Left Behind, the documentary reached its goal of $150,000 in funding... and that number’s still going…
Deep Space Nine has been both praised and derided as the “Black Sheep” of the Star Trek universe. Now, almost 25 years after the series debuted, some of the shows stars and writers are coming together to make a documentary all about where DS9 took us, as well as where it would’ve gone if it had gotten another season.
This is the best possible choice. Bryan Fuller—who worked on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Star Trek: Voyager back in the day, before going on to create Pushing Daisies, Wonderfalls and Hannibal—will be the showrunner of the new Star Trek TV show.
Robert Hewitt Wolfe wasn’t just one of the MVPs of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. He also was the developer of Andromeda and a writer on a ton of other shows, including Alphas and Elementary. So it’s great news that he’s writing a middle-grade fantasy book trilogy.
Here in San Francisco, a member of the Board of Supervisors is taking a lot of political flak because she referenced wormholes in a recent speech.
Lots of science fiction and fantasy stories like to flirt with real darkness — showing heroes who cross the line occasionally, or situations that have no right or wrong answer. But then they usually return to the path of lightness. Which story missed out on the potential to go to a really dark place?
We all know that economists love science fiction — especially Isaac Asimov fan Paul Krugman. But science fiction and fantasy can also help teach ordinary people about the Dismal Science. Here are 22 great science fiction and fantasy stories that can help you make sense of economics.
One of the annoying things about real life is, you can only gain experience by getting older. You can't just luck into a trove of experience points and level up painlessly. Except on a lot of science fiction TV shows, there's a loophole. Here are seven episodes where someone lives for years, while no time passes.
Star Trek gave us six TV series, spanning over 700 episodes, because it's such a rich universe. And a Federation starship is the perfect vehicle to tell unforgettable stories. But which Star Trek stories are the best? To find out, we painstakingly compiled the 100 greatest Trek episodes, from any of the series.
Suppose you're a really lazy cosplayer with a lot of money laying around... this is your golden opportunity. Premiere Props is auctioning off a thousand items on Sept. 27 and 28, including Halle Berry's original Storm costume (above). Plus a Bajoran nose-ring from Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, and Deadpool's swords!
What one-off episode was so much fun, so scary, or so good that you could watch an entire series just like it?
Star Trek has never really been about its villains. Even the Klingons, Romulans and Borg have provided object lessons about understanding. Kirk had foils more than he had villains. So it's no surprise that when Trek tries to do baddies, it frequently stumbles. Here are the 10 least dangerous Trek villains of all time.