Saturday, September 8, 2012

Happy 46th Anniversary!!

Doodle courtesy of Google
'Star Trek: The Original Series' Doodle nod: 3 enduring years

The Google Doodle's "Star Trek" tribute offers up a fine way to waste some time on a Friday: an interactive homage to the groundbreaking television show on its 46th anniversary.

"Star Trek" was a relatively short-lived science-fiction series, running from 1966 to 1969. But the show, starring William Shatner as Capt. James T. Kirk and Leonard Nimoy as Mr. Spock, left an indelible mark on our culture, a mark that exists today. (And we're not just talking about those Priceline Negotiator commercials.) ...

See the whole story here, for the LA Times.

Kicking Back Comments: "Live long and prosper", readers of Kicking Back.

You can tell people are getting amped up for (the new) Star Trek 2 as well due out in May 2013. Take a look at this fan film trailer. It is off base however as Simon Pegg and Chris Pine have said that the film is not Kahn (or KKKAAAAHHHHNNNNNNNN in Kirk speak). It's fun none the less.

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