Tribbles in Ecstasy 207

Tribbles in Ecstasy Take 207: Happy as Larry

The Tribbles in Ecstasy crew are joined by Star Trek author, actor, editor, archivist, consultant, and producer, Larry Nemecek who’s involved in many projects that include Portal 47, TrekLand, Enterprise in Space and many, many more!

We discuss this week’s news from the world of Star Trek, Star Trek Unofficial Productions plus Star Trek Online and Star Trek Timelines gaming news and events.

The topics discussed this week are:

  • The new Star Trek TV Series coming in 2017,
  • Antaeus Theatre Company,
  • Star Trek TNG: The Worf Chronicles,
  • Star Trek Online news and events,
  • Star Trek Renegades,
  • Star Trek Anthology,
  • Star Trek Axanar,
  • Star Trek Timelines,
  • and more!

Community Questions:

  1. Have you checked out the videos for the Antaeus Theatre Company kickstarter?
  2. Do you like the new version of Star Trek Online’s ‘Into the Breach’?

Help a friend of the Community:

Please help friend of the show and fellow Star Trek Online player and podcaster Mav with donations to support his recovery with his current health situation here:

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A Tale of Two Movies

tomorrowland trailerRight off the bat, I can tell you that I don’t often see movies in theaters anymore. I stopped in my early 20’s since I was always too broke (and also worked at Blockbuster, making rentals far easier to manage). I never really got back in the habit again. I won’t even go with the obnoxious logic that they don’t make movies worth seeing in theaters anymore – I’m just still too cheap to bother.Still, last week I wound up seeing two movies. One, a promise I’d made to my mother, was Jurassic World. The other was Tomorrowland. Before I discuss some of my thoughts on these movies, I’ll mention that I am not an authority on film, CGI, feminism, dinosaurs…I’m just talking about my impressions here, not trying to present anything as objective truth.
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HUZZAH!!! Musings on Renaissance Festivals

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As the weather (slowly!) gets warmer out here, my thoughts tend to wander to Renaissance Festivals. “Fest Season” is a normal thing among most of my friends, and I sometimes forget not everyone considers that its own part of the year. Of those who do, not everyone has worked or volunteered at any – though it’s 100% something I’d recommend.So, is it the food? The mead? The bodices and layers of clothing that ensure I have to be extra-careful on hot days so as not to get heatstroke? Having an excuse to shout, “HUZZAH!” at random? Perhaps it’s the almost permanent dust cloud that will turn your snot black for days, or that when it rains the grounds become a giant, cold, wet, mud puddle?I’m not doing a good job of building up the “fun” levels of this, am I?
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