Star Trek

'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?

Star Trek at 50 | 30 Sep 2016 // 4:11 AM

On 8 September 1966, the sci-fi television show Star Trek aired its first episode, setting into motion a chain of events that would leave no aspect of pop culture unchanged.


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

//Mixed media

Indie Horror Month 2016: Executing 'The Deed'

// Moving Pixels

"It's just so easy to kill someone in a video game that it's surprising when a game makes murder difficult.

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