'Star Trek' and the Evolution of "The Kiss" Controversy | 3 Nov 2016 // 10:00 PM
From its first interracial kiss on TV in 1968 to the interspecies relationship in the reboot, Star Trek wants viewers to understand what it means to be mixed race and have interracial relationships.
'Star Trek': Space-Time Compression and the Eventual Death of Money | 19 Oct 2016 // 9:15 PM
Did Gene Roddenberry realize how “Marx-like” the world he imagined was?
What Is 'Star Trek Beyond' Trying to Accomplish? | 31 Oct 2016 // 9:00 PM
Can the rebooted film franchise keep what is special about Star Trek, but boldly go where no director has gone before?
Television's Evolution of the Major Black Antagonist | 27 Mar 2011 // 5:00 PM
When TV historians talk about the black image in the 21st century, they’ll note that 2011 was the year that network TV consistently portrayed black people as major antagonists in search of the same brass rings that their white counterparts sought for nearly 60 years.
The Star Trek PADD iPad App Boldly Improves on the Trek Trivia Experience | 7 Jan 2013 // 12:30 AM
The proprietors of Star Trek’s 24th century, CBS Interactive, have released the second generation of the Star Trek PADD software for Apple’s arcane (by 24th century standards) iPad.
The 'Dark Passenger' Attends Philosophy 101: 'Dexter and Philosophy: Mind Over Spatter' | 6 Jul 2011 // 5:00 PM
A fantastically simple hook creates a baffling philosophical paradox in Dexter.
Call For Papers: Celebrating Star Trek's 50th Anniversary | 25 Jul 2016 // 7:15 AM
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.
Leonard Nimoy Has Beamed up to Cosmic Places Unknown | 2 Mar 2015 // 6:00 AM
As with any beloved performer, there was more to Leonard Nimoy than a pair of pointy ears and a catchphrase. Much, much more.
'Star Trek' Has Turned Five-Year Mission Into 50-Year Journey | 6 Sep 2016 // 5:40 AM
Star Trek went from a struggling series that only lasted three years to being one of the most influential programs in TV history.
Q&A: William Shatner on 'Star Trek,' acting and (wink) his enviable physique | 3 Mar 2011 // 11:02 PM
SEATTLE — As Captain James T. Kirk on the original 1960s TV series "Star Trek," William Shatner charted a course for a career playing brash and