Here’s a great piece created by artist Joshua Budich. It’s part of an upcoming exhibit celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Star Trek, titled Star Trek 50 Artists, 50 Years Surprisingly, Spock has the biggest head in the picture (instead of Kirk), and you don’t even see his ears! This works for me! I feel Spock was Star Trek, or at least a good portion of what if was all about.
This exhibit features artists from around the world and will be displayed (so far) in Canada, California, Las Vegas the United Kingdom. (Usually as part of conventions) You can see more info here.
startrek.com is revealing the pieces bit by bit on their site (what a tease!) You can see more here
Here’s some great rare shots of Leonard as Spock in a green jumpsuit! I’m guessing he’s in front of his trailer. Most likely during the filming of This Side of Paradise. Who else could make a jumpsuit look this good? Makes me smile!
I couldn’t let today pass without wishing one of my all time faves a very happy and wonderful 70th birthday! Happy Birthday Dear Cher, and thanks for all the joy and raw talent you’ve given us over the years! Rock on you Glamour Goddess!
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Gotta love this: Spock finds a new way to use the Vulcan Peace Sign! Happy 50th! Maybe it should be called Vulcan 5-0!
I see a brief trailer has been released for the new TV version of Star Trek. It’s just fancy CGI, dramatic music, exploding planets and asteroids, but at the end we hear the first familiar chords of the classic Trek fanfare. It promises “New Crews, New Villians, New Heroes, New Worlds”.
Then, for a moment, it gave me a ray of hope, stating:
“Premiering January 2017 on CBS.”
What’s this? Have The Powers That Be finally decided to air the new Trek for all to see on Broadcast Network TV? But wait, no…
“And coming to CBS All Access”.
Crap! Apparently the network will only give us one episode and soak us for the rest. I don’t know about you, but I’m sick of Trek fans being fleeced whenever a new Trek project arises.
There’s a petition on Care2 petitions that demands that CBS make Trek free for all, and I agree. It’s only a little over halfway to it’s goal of 1000, let’s take it over the top!
In the meantime, let’s hope this one will be true to Gene’s vision.
This week, my oldest son Steve is turning 19! So proud of him and thankful for my beautiful son! It got me in mind to post these of Leonard and his son Adam. 🙂
Leonard made this little gem of a scientific educational video for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting in 1975 for the series The Universe and I. The acting’s a bit exaggerated, but it’s all in good fun, as it was used in closed circuit TV in Kentucky public schools. They were filmed in Kentucky. Fun to see Nimoy in his Sherlock Holmes character, and a good science lesson too!