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Professor X at His School

Patrick Stewart–Professor Charles Xavier in the X-Men movies–visited a school with a familiar name. He writes, “This was taken a while ago but hearing best student Logan is officially on board, it now seems a good time to share.” Link -via Nerd Approved

Borg Floppy Disk Drives and Other Facts You Might Not Know about Star Trek: The Next Generation

18 years after the original Star Trek went off the air, Gene Roddenberry brought his creation back to television. Fans feared that the effort was doomed to failure, but instead the series was a stunning success. It lasted seven seasons and spawned three more Trek series. You know the story of the beginnings of Star Trek: [...]

The Complete History of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

If you were a kid in the 1980s or 90s, you probably spent some time reading, watching, or playing with four adolescent reptilian martial arts experts with irregular DNA. To make sure I got the scoop on everyone’s favorite heroes in a half-shell, I went straight to the source – co-creator Peter Laird – [...]

Beyonce’s "All the Trekkie Ladies"

(Video Link) Not sufficiently retro for you? Then you could try the Andy Griffith version of “Single Ladies.” As for me, I think that we should start an Internet movement to summon Patrick Stewart, Brent Spiner, and LeVar Burton together to present a real-life version of this video. -via The Mary Sue | Previously: Wrinkled Ladies

Star Trek Bloopers

I love bloopers, and I love Star Trek. Below, I’ve collected some classic and more recent Trek bloopers. Prepare to board the Starship Enterbloop! (Blooperprise? Enterbloop, for sure.) The Original Series Lots of walking into doors, makeup problems, and cracking up. See also: this collection of clips lacking audio. The Next Generation/Deep [...]

Brent Spiner’s Patrick Stewart Impression

(Video Link) Brent Spiner, the actor who played Data on Star Trek: The Next Generation, does a really good impersonation of Patrick Stewart, the actor who played Jean-Luc Picard. In fact, it was good enough to fool Stewart’s wife on the phone — at least for a while. Here’s a video of Spiner demonstrating this talent [...]

Get Engaged the Bruce Campbell Way

(Video Link) You could get Patrick Stewart to help out with your marriage proposal, but this geek decided to pop the question to his girlfriend according to the Evil Dead tradition. Bruce Campbell was also a guest of the recent Chicago Comic Con and cooperated with this grand romantic gesture. -via The Mary Sue

The Wrath of Star Trek Fans

News.com.au got schooled in the ways of Star Trek fandom when they posted an article containing errors about the Trek universe. Today they printed an apology with corrections. News.com.au apologises unreservedly for the error. There was no intention whatsoever to suggest Captain Kirk may have commanded the Galaxy Class Starships Enterprise-D and Enterprise-E. Any damage to the Star [...]

Patrick Stewart saw ghost at haunted theatre

Actor Patrick Stewart has reported seeing a ghost in one of Britain’s most haunted theatres during a performance of Waiting for Godot with Sir Ian…