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November 2nd, 2010

MEET-UP PLANNING

This is the weekly post where members can plan meetups for movies, conventions, and misc events.

Just specify the city/country you're in and link to a post in your personal journal where your neighbors can plan the meetup with you. or else check out the list of communities dedicated to these meet-ups  under hereCollapse )

For upcoming Star Trek related conventions check here.

RECAP


For those of you who were able to document your meetups, please post your pics and recaps here, or better yet link to a post in your own LJ so that the comment pages here don't break the internet.

Last week, shamelessplug_x met a zombie Vulcan!

Even if you didn't take any pictures, please feel free to recount the awesomeness of meeting with other GQMF's, any funny conversations or accidental meeting of other Star Trek geeks fans. lol

Do it!


"Captains of the Final Frontier"

The Biography Channel will be doing a special on Star Trek called "Captains of the Final Frontier" (http://www.biography.com/listings/episode_details.do?episodeid=9740&airingid=10852):

Rated: TVPG
Running Time: 120 Minutes
Genre: Documentary
Closed Captions: Yes

Star Trek: the most influential science fiction television series of all time. What began as a cult favorite, stands today as a worldwide phenomenon that only grows stronger with each new addition. And at the center of it all stand the fearless captains of each Star Trek generation: a class of iconic characters whose leadership and choices changed the course of their own universe forever. This two-hour special will relive, analyze and shed new light on the incredible triumphs and epic failures of the most legendary leaders in Starfleet history. We're gathering the biggest names and foremost experts on the subject and weaving their never-before-heard accounts and stories with the most exciting, awe-inspiring and iconic clips, footage and photos. It's an in-depth look at those who have boldly taken the series to new and unexpected heights.


Showtimes: November 3, 9:00PM; Nov. 4, 1:00AM; Nov. 7, 2:00PM.

ALSO! There will be other Trek shows: "Star Trek Captain's Log"(http://www.biography.com/listings/episode_details.do?episodeid=390742&airingid=10360) and "Star Trek: Beyond the Final Frontier" (http://www.biography.com/listings/episode_details.do?episodeid=575990&airingid=11328).

Last, but not least: Biography - William Shatner (http://www.biography.com/listings/episode_details.do?episodeid=22066&airingid=22118)

Shatners On Parade!

via boingboing




Via the BB Submitterator, Boing Boing reader "That Neil Guy" says,

"The University of South Carolina has posted rare black and white, silent footage of a 1968 Christmas parade in Columbia, SC. Along with the requisite marching bands and visit from Santa, we're also treated to William Shatner in full Captain Kirk regalia. It's a weird little time machine moment. Oh, and, by the way, the very day of the parade saw the premiere of the original series episode
Wink of an Eye."

More via this item at theexaminer.com.


Source.

Character Appreciation: Sarek

It's only fucking logical to show some mad love to

SAREK




Ways Sarek Is Better Than You:
  • Ambassador to Earth
  • Member of Vulcan High Council
  • Married Spock's mother because it was logical he loved her
  • Mind-melded with Jean-Luc Picard so that he could finish his final mission
  • Convinced Kirk to bring back Spock's body and katra
Next week's character: Hikaru Sulu

Poll for two weeks out:

Poll #1640014 character apprec 16 nov

Who should be our appreciated character for 16 November?

Spot
108(52.2%)
Porthos
41(19.8%)
I-Chaya
53(25.6%)
Butler
0(0.0%)
Livingston
5(2.4%)


Q at the anime expo!

 First post here so I hope I'm doing this right, but I went to the ComiCon anime convention in the Excel centre in London on the 30th October and....

John De Lancie was there! :D

 

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