Tag Archives: Star Trek

Towel Day: 42 Occurrences of The Number 42 in Pop Culture

Towel Day: 42 Occurrences of The Number 42 in Pop Culture

Any good geek knows that the answer to the great question of life, the universe and everything is 42, but were you aware just how often that number has crept up in pop culture? From apartment numbers to Hurley numbers, dates to car registrations, the number 42 is everywhere when you start looking hard enough. Here are 42 examples of the number turning up in pop culture. Read More

Half-Way Through Next Generation

Half-Way Through Next Generation

We are about to begin Season Five of The Next Generation and it’s been good, real good. The journey began with an idea to share Voyager with my kids. It’s a series that means a lot to me. But then I realized they should have some background before we got into that part of the timeline. But to begin at the beginning would take soooo long. So I asked for help from readers like you. I compiled the suggestions into a big list, and we began our Star Trek watching adventure. Read More

This Week With the GeekMoms

This Week With the GeekMoms

Jules Sherred has been busy designing and launching another website: United Federation of Planets. It is a website all about Star Trek, curated by members of Jules’ G+ Star Trek community. Jules is also still busy planning for yet another trip, a child’s graduation, and a wedding in just over three short months. Brigid is… Read More

How You Can Help Peter David

Geekdoms of many colors have spread the word by now about Peter David’s stroke in the final days of 2012. His wife Kathleen has been posting updates on Peter’s site about his status. Today she writes to explain how we as fans can help Peter and his family. Read More

GeekMom Gift Guide: Books, Books, and More Books!

You’ve likely started your holiday shopping, or at least feel guilty about not starting your shopping. But the whole process is a lot less work since the advent of internet commerce. Books are perfect for purchasing through this conduit, since one size fits all and they aren’t that fragile. Here are the GeekMom writers’ recommendations for books to buy your loved ones this holiday season. There are a very large number of them, so be sure to click to see them all! Read More

Vulcan Events — Away Mission Orlando 2012: Mission Complete

Vulcan Events — Away Mission Orlando 2012 was another great time spent with friends and spreading the good word of the dark and light sides of the force. Avery Brooks was the headliner for the event and while I’m a fan of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, my excitement was in getting to meet Robert Duncan McNeill (Tom Paris, Star Trek: Voyager and getting a picture of Dirk Benedict (Starbuck, Battlestar Galactica) for my mom. Read More

Star Trek Week: Away Mission Orlando – May the Force Be With Me

Beam me down Scotty! It’s time for Vulcan Events: Away Mission Orlando. Happening in Orlando on October 5th thru the 7th, this is an interesting convention to say the least. Unlike at Megacon where you fight your way through the halls and into panels, Away Mission Orlando is a more casual sci-fi convention. With mostly Star Trek celebrities in attendance, this convention is a must see if you are a Trek fan and in the Orlando area. Read More