archersangel: by nomadicwriter on LJ (peace)
there was this one exchange pride had with agent boyd (apparently they ere in training together) that i found interesting.

(about some exercise or training situation)
her: "you cheated."
him: "i improvised."

so does that mean that pride "pulled a kirk" & changed a no-win scenario to one that he could win?


also; scott bakula looks thinner, especially in the face. it must be that vegan diet he's doing now.

VOY at 20

Sep. 15th, 2017 07:38 pm
archersangel: (you are here)
found this vid of a star trek: voyager 20th reunion (i'm so old) at space city comic con in houston.

and found out some things;
  • for st. patrick's day kate mulgrew would give a big party with irish food. and a bottle of whiskey to each of the main cast.
  • every male had the hots for 7 of 9
  • robert beltran never bothered to learn his lines
  • garrett wang thinks that the VOY finale should've been gut the first hour, then at the end "to be continued at a theater near you" would appear on the screen. the rest would be a big screen movie. instead of whatever crappy TNG movie we got around that time.
  • the uniforms look nice while standing, but were uncomfortable while sitting as the came up in the crotch area. it was very uncomfortable for the men.
  • the whole 7/chakotay thing happened because after the episode where 7 has a holodeck program to practice being human & chakotay is her boyfriend, beltran said something to jerri rayn like: "our characters will never kiss for real. you're boyfriend will never write it, he's too jealous." (brannon braga, writer/producer of VOY was her boyfriend at the time) after getting the script, beltran got a note from braga; "who's jealous?"
  • during the last weeks of the show all the actors got a send off with cake & a large group of people being emotional, except for kate mulgrew. they were literally dismantling the set around her. after she was done with her finale scene, someone form the dark said something like; that's a wrap. thanks for seven years kate. there was no cake or a large group to send her off. but then robert picardo appeared & said: "lets go for a drink."

that last part made me so sad. the studio didn't know what to do with a female captain half of the time and at the end she got nothing in the way of acknowledgment for all she put into the show.
archersangel: (you are here)

I thought it was the coolest thing ever when we were writing it, the idea of doing a 'lost episode' of The Next Generation, but they're going to the holodeck to look back at Enterprise, Rick and I thought was a great sendoff to Star Trek [the franchise as it existed in 2005], and it didn't work out so well...It was a kind of a slap in the face to the Enterprise actors. I heard it from everybody, it was the only time Scott Bakula was ever mean to me. I regret it.


read the rest here.

from what i've seen & heard scott bakula is a ridiculously nice guy so for him to be "mean" to someone is a major thing.

cross-posted to [community profile] geekgirls & [community profile] startrek 
archersangel: (you are here)
via [personal profile] sixbeforelunch

for the film's 35th anniversary it's getting a directors cut treatment. check out the fathom events site for a location near you.




cross-posted to [community profile] geekgirls & [community profile] startrek
archersangel: ("normal")
one of the things i missed while i was gone was festivids. not much in any fandom that i liked this year. but i liked this one;
gone, gone, gone -one hundred and one dalmatians (1961)

a not festivids vid; brighter than the sun -star trek (mostly the new movie, includes clips form the others about half-way through)

did you know there's a DS9 documentary in the works? you can pre-order it on DVD/blu-ray or get tickets to a showing of it on los angles NYC or london.

speculation on NCIS: NOLA's premier date

and stuff that i wanted to post before my absence from the internet:

how to delete your livejournal

a star trek vid; confident a celebration of 50 years of amazing women in Trek (according to the summery)

R.I.P carrie fisher
ways to honor her memory (according to this twitter post)
one person's encounter whit her at dragon-con




archersangel: (sexy)
no reason why i'm posting these, but then i probably don't need a reason.

"a conversation with scott bakula" a nerd HQ 2016 (some thing zachary levi from chuck does)

scott on CBS sunday morning talking about NCIS: NOLA

scott at the 50th anniversary trek creation con in vegas

he sang just a little bit of a song from hamilton & if i didn't internally squee, i certainly squeaked because just a couple of days ago i posted a thing about a NCIS: NOLA/hamilton fusion.

he mentioned that if ENT had gone on longer the might have been a musical episode. so now, there needs to be a musical episode of NCIS: NOLA

archersangel: (like the movies)
and during one mission he opened a container & it had tow items, i forget wht the first one was, but the second was a tribble. he said: "i'm not taking that. the tribble can go fu** itself." he paused and added; "actually i think that's how they reproduce."

it's a "free to play" thing he's doing through the internet via the PS4 & dispite this game having been out for years, it has issues.

the game has a lot of things for the trek fan to pick up on; p'jem, orion syndicate, gorn, the aforementioned tribbles & the enterprise-d among others.

you can customize the hell out of your character. he's playing as a human, but i'm sure there's a boat-load of options for the klingon & romulan too.
archersangel: (IDIC)

1. Where were you on September 8, 1966? Did you watch the first episode of Star Trek that evening? If you are too young -- did your parents watch it?
i was too young. i don't think my parents did.

2. Who is your favorite Star Trek captain, and why?
probably janeway. i think she did ballanced the leader role with being a regular person better.

3. Who is your favorite Star Trek character of all time, and why?
i don't think i have one. but mccoy (TOS & i hate that was have to specify) is pretty close.

4. Which Star Trek series is your favorite, and why?
possibly voyager for daring to have a female captain as well as being set in the delta quadrant & not relying on the usual star trek aliens.

5. Which Star Trek movie is your favorite, and why?
either the voyage home or first contact. no particular reasons why.

see what other people said over here at [community profile] thefridayfive 

archersangel: i made this at iconmagic (trek)

On the same day CBS went on the defensive about the lack of diversity on its fall schedule, "Star Trek: Discovery" executive producer Bryan Fuller made clear that his new series will not have that problem.
Fuller announced Wednesday that the new show will feature a female lead character and honor the franchise's history of inclusion.

"'Star Trek' started with a wonderful expression of diversity in its cast. You had a Russian with a black woman and an Asian man amongst a Vulcan, which is a different kind of diversity," Fuller told reporters at a panel for the show at the Television Critics Association press tour. "We're absolutely continuing that tradition."
Fuller also said the new series will "absolutely" have a gay character.

read more here

and startrek.com has more details

still not sure if i will watch though.
archersangel: (confused)
i had a star trek dream (of sorts) the other day.

i was at some sort of sci-fi convention at a star trek panel, but couldn't make out who the actors were. someone from the audience during the Q & A part said that they were glad that star trek existed. the person on the panel replied with something like how they (the actors) wouldn't be there if not for the fans.
it turned into a mutual appreciation society with people in the audience raising their hands in a salute. with others doing the vlucan hand greeting (of course) and a few people looked like they were doing the hunger games salute.
then a song started playing. i think it might have been i'll stand by you by the pretenders, i just know it seemed familiar. then i saw gates mcfadden in the audience (where i was) complaining to marina sirtis that it was a over-used song & the other telling her that she liked it.

and that's when i woke up.

archersangel: (entertainment)

last year i posted about lenard nimoy's son doing a spock documentary. it premiered at the tribeca film festival earlier this year and will be opening in theaters and VOD on Sept. 9, one day after the anniversary of the sep. 8, 1966 premiere of the first-ever star trek episode.
you can pre-order at the official site & there's a trailer for it too.

cross-posted to [community profile] geekgirls & [community profile] startrek

archersangel: (books)
found via [tumblr.com profile] lovesthesmarty

Beginning right now, Star Trek fans can read one of more than 700 different books published in the universe of their favorite show, and then do the unthinkable: Read it on any device they want.

Peter David’s “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: The Siege” on the iPad? Check. “Star Trek: Distant Early Warning” in the Starfleet Corps of Engineers series from Dayton Ward and Kevin Dilmore on the Kindle? Check. Mel Gilden’s “Star Trek: The Starship Trap” on your laptop’s PDF reader? Check, check, and check.

Pocket Books and CBS Consumer Products is now offering many ebooks in its library free of digital rights management, or DRM. That means readers will have “unfettered access to their favorite Star Trek novels,” according to StarTrek.com.

more info here
you still have to buy them though. but most are under $3. it's almost enough to make me want to buy an e-reader or something.
archersangel: (blue fairy)

MAC cosmetics with have a trek-themed line for TOS' 50th anniversary.

MAC Cosmetics has announced a Star Trek-themed line celebrating the film and TV franchise’s 50th anniversary. And resistance, as they say, is futile.

Set to hit stores Sept. 1 and go online Aug. 25, the collection will make its debut at San Diego Comic-Con as part of an exclusive one-day presale July 21 at the MAC Cosmetics store in the Gaslamp district.

“Star Trek is an iconic pop culture phenomenon whose storylines pushed gender and racial boundaries,” says MAC creative director James Gager of the beauty brand’s decision to launch the line. “For its 50th anniversary, we celebrate each of Star Trek’s powerful women in a transcending, transformational makeup collection.
read more about it here
archersangel: i made this at iconmagic (trek)

if you've been in tumblr you may have seen this: [tumblr.com profile] startrek-365 where an artist is doing one trek sketch a day for TOS's 50th anniversary. other trek pops up now & then. you can even buy the originals!

this site explains it all.

the stress of one-a-day was too much so now there is [tumblr.com profile] startrekscribbles & this post explains what's going on.
archersangel: i made this at iconmagic (trek)

i found it via [tumblr.com profile] captainofthenx02 where every day in january is a different topic. well, i'm no good at posting stuff like this daily so i'll do a couple when i remember now & then. see this post for the topics & consider posting your own answers on the journal site of your choice.

January 1: Favorite Trek Series (Television, Motion Film)
i guess they mean pick from either one? it's hard because i go back & forth on this, but if i have to pick i'd say probably VOY.


January 2: Favorite Novel/Pocket Book and/or Comic book and/or Comic strip and/or FanFiction
there's several that i like but i think i have to pick spock's world by diane duane. i was one of the first trek novels that i read & from what i recall of it, it was a great look at the (possible) history of a fictional planet. see this post on other trek novels i like.
archersangel: (doing nothing)

i think i got this via [tumblr.com profile] breezybree
As part of next year’s celebrations honoring the 50th anniversary of the original series of Star Trek, the United States Postal Service will be offering up four Trek themed postage stamps.

The USPS is known for honoring important moments and people in history on their stamps. It’s quite an honor to have one’s image emblazoned upon the official USPS stickies. In 2016, the USPS honors Star Trek in it’s 50th year with a set of four pretty cool looking stamps for you to decorate the corners of your envelopes.

see them here
archersangel: (IDIC)

Star Trek, Jim Kirk, terrible chat up lines  )

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