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Monthly Archives: December 2012

Ladies
and gentlemen and Phantomaniacs around the world! It is time once
again for the Phanties! The non-existent awards that I hand out via
blog post at the end of every year since 200… something. Probably
“9”.

2012
was a great year. I don’t even really have anything snarky to say.
Lots of good entertainment, lots of good toys, lots of good times.
Probably one of my favorite years so far.

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This week Wayne Interviews Paul Olsen who helped to build the model Enterprise for Star Trek the Motion picture, we also real time review the first 9 minutes of Into Darkness and announce this season’s Name That Trek Winner.

Links for this week’s show:-

http://www.trekmate.org.uk/star-trek-the-exhibition/
http://www.trekmate.org.uk/are-you-the-1701/
http://www.trekmate.org.uk/star-trek-into-darkness-trailer/

http://www.olsenart.com/strek.html

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Another year, another Doctor Who Christmas special to discuss! And what a special this time around, eh? The once and future Soufflé Girl! Madame Vastra and crew! Killer Snowmen! And even The Doctor lurking on his cloud. What did you think?

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year! When the holidays are over and we can all just kick back and relax before starting the new year. Mike, Mike, and Bobby sit by the holographic campfire for some good ol’ fashioned geek talk. Unrehearsed, unannounced, unscripted, only slightly edited, and hopefully more than mildly entertaining. … Continue reading

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With 2013 just around the corner, here are some exciting Star Trek offerings to look forward to:

The SF Ball celebrate the 20th anniversary of DS9

The SF Ball is the biggest and best fan-run con in the UK. The event will take place on the 8th – 10th February 2013 at The Carrington House Hotel, Bournemouth. Click here to read the article.

Guest include: Armin Shimerman, Max Grodenchik, Chase Masterson, Lolita Fatjo, Phil Ford and Miltos Yerolemou

Star Trek: Enterprise on Blu-ray

For the first time Star Trek: Enterprise will be available to buy in glorious high-definition. Enterprise was the only Star Trek series filmed in high-definition 1080p resolution.

Set in the 22nd century, a hundred years before James T. Kirk helmed the famous starship of the same name, Enterprise takes place in an era when interstellar travel is still in its infancy. Captain Jonathan Archer (Scott Bakula) has assembled a crew of brave explorers to chart the galaxy on a revolutionary spacecraft: Enterprise NX-01. As the first human beings to venture into deep space, these pioneers will experience the wonder and mystery of the final frontier as they seek out new life and new civilizations. Click here to read the article.

Star Trek: The Next Generation on Blu-ray 

With seasons 1 and 2 already out on blu-ray, 2013 sees the continuing adventures of the Enterprise-D and it’s crew in glorious high-definition.

Seven of Nine Statue from Diamond Select
Femme Fatales 7 of 9 PVC Statue from Diamond Select Toys. Available this summer. Click here to read the article.

Star Trek: The Visual Dictionary

Star Trek the Visual Dictionary is the final frontier. Charting each and every one of the voyages of the starship Enterprise. Its mission: to explore everything Star Trek, strange new worlds (and old ones), to seek out every character, ship and series, to boldly go where no book has gone before. Click here to read the article.

Namco Bandai’s Star Trek Game

Before Star Trek Into Darkness is released on 17th May, Namco Bandai’s Star Trek game will be available. Released on the 23rd April in the US and 26th April in Europe.

Set in the new canon of director and producer J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek (2009) reboot, players will be immersed in the game’s rich story and action-packed combat. Click here to read the article. Click here to read the release & pre-order bonus article.

Star Trek Into Darkness 

May 17th is when the new film is released worldwide and also will be the first time a Star Trek movie is in 3D.

Geek Nation Tours – Exploring Trek Sites: Hollywood to Vegas With Larry Nemecek

Geek Nation Tours have teamed up with “Dr. Star Trek” Larry Nemecek to make their second tour of Star Trek film locations en route to the fabled Las Vegas Convention a truly extraordinary experience. The nine-day tour (from 3-12 August, 2013) will visit famous and obscure Trek locations between Hollywood and Vegas and culminates in the big annual Star Trek convention at the Las Vegas Rio. Click here to read the article.

Star Trek Las Vegas 2013

Creation Entertainment’s 12th Annual Official Star Trek Convention Las Vegas 2013 will be on 8th – 11th August and will be located at The Rio Suites in Las Vegas.

Creation Entertainment will also celebrate Star Trek Deep Space Nine’s 20th Anniversary. Click here to read the article.