#BornThisDay: Actor, Zachary Quinto


June 2, 1977- As a gay man of a certain age, coming out of closet was a major, if not the defining, event of your life. So, I especially appreciate the very casual manner in which young gay celebs these days break the news by casually mentioning it in paragraph 7 of a magazine ... See the Rest

#TVCopyCat: Chinese Company Builds $100 Million Replica of Star Trek’s Enterprise


Real Estate Porn: Nerd Edition – This amazing structure was built by NetDragon Websoft’s 43-year-old founder Liu Dejian, is the ultimate nerd dwelling –an homage to Star Trek‘s USS Enterprise. The office space for the Chinese game developer is 853-feet long and cost $97 ... See the Rest

#RIP: Grace Lee Whitney, Yeoman Janice Rand on Star Trek, Dies at 85

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Well this is sad. Grace Lee Whitney, who played the beautiful Yeoman Janice Rand during the first season of the original Star Trek series, died Friday at her home in Coarsegold, California. She was 85. Whitney was kicked off the series early in its run but reprised her role as ... See the Rest

He Lived Long and Prospered: Leanard Nimoy, Dead at 83

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Sad news today: Leonard Nimoy, who played the pointy-eared Vulcan, Dr Spock ,in the original Star Trek series, died of pulmonary disease after being hospitalised earlier this week. He was 83, and seemed damned near immortal. Hard to believe he's gone. From the ... See the Rest

Quote Unquote: George Takei


"I was active in the civil rights movement as a young guy. I was silent in my adulthood on the LGBT issue because I wanted to work as an actor. It wasn’t until 2005, when Arnold Schwarzenegger vetoed the California gay marriage bill that was passed by both houses, and all it ... See the Rest

Celebrity Tweet OTD: William Shatner


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Star Twins: Lend Me an Ear


Makeup man Barney Burman and actor Zachary Quinto testing Spock ears for the first time in 2009. And Leonard Nimoy on the set of Star Trek, the TV show, late-'60s. (Quinto photo: James Rundle) ... See the Rest

(The Real) Captain Kirk’s Guide to Fighting


From top left: the Kirk Kick, the Kirk Drop Kick, the Bowling Ball, the Human Projectile, the Kirk Chop, the Wall of Destruction, the Scissor Choke, and the Kirk Double Fist. (via trekgate) ... See the Rest