Articles tagged gene roddenberry

‘Star Trek’: Space-Time Compression and the Eventual Death of Money

Did Gene Roddenberry realize how “Marx-like” the world he imagined was?

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13 Oct 2016 // 1:30 AM

Future Technology in the ‘Star Trek’ Reboots: Complex Future(s)

Star Trek doesn’t foretell a type of future as a concrete inevitable outcome and final destination, it presents us with a fictional diegetic vision of how the world could be.

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Future Technology in the ‘Star Trek’ Reboots: Tethered and Performative

If space is the “final frontier”, then the technology that facilitates the adventure is one of the central mechanisms by which we can learn new things about ourselves and our society.

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The Continuing Voyages: ‘Star Trek’ Reboot Fandom and ‘Prime Universe’ Canon

Just as there's no beginning or ending to works of the imagination, the possibilities of story cannot be exhausted.

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25 Jul 2016 // 11:15 AM

Call For Papers: Celebrating Star Trek’s 50th Anniversary

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the hit franchise, PopMatters seeks submissions about Star Trek, including: the TV series, from The Original Series (TOS) to the highly anticipated 2017 new installment; the films, both the originals and the J.J. Abrams reboot; and ancillary materials such as novelizations, comic books, videogames, etc.

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20 Jan 2010 // 9:00 PM

Star Trek (2009)

Stylish, action-packed, and a helluva lot of fun. What was the last Star Trek film you could truly say that about?

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Star Trek

The overwhelming theme of 'Star Trek' is 'Yay, us!'

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Exposition Dumps Don't Need Dialogue in 'Virginia'

// Moving Pixels

"Virginia manages to have an exposition dump without wordy exposition.

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