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#DSTE – Press conference

**We are live blogging, please excuse any lapses in our grammar, spelling or accuracy.** We've said it before and we'll say it again. Press conferences at Star Trek conventions are weird! Their primary function is to give major press outlets access to Star Trek's finest so they write about the event and get extra people through the doors. generationshd0102 They are similar to panels but as the questions aren't from hard core fans it has a totally different feel from the fan orientated questions. Still, we feel very lucky to attend these. Here's what happened... William Shatner is first up talking about social media - Kirk wouldn't use it. How he feels young, but not as young as he used too. About 50 years of Star Trek. There is a magic about Star Trek. He then even said that he saw an interview this morning with "these girls" (pointing to us in the first … Continue Reading ››

One week until #DSTE – Schedule available

One week until our favourite every-year-or-two event; Destination Star Trek. The schedule has been released and so begins the mission briefing! web-logo-v6 As you might see we have a couple of panels ourselves. Which we have began frantically preparing for! Please remember the details can change at anytime! Cosplay panel - We have been asked to host a panel on cosplaying and we are delighted to do! We don't claim to be expert cosplayers ourselves but we do dress up at conventions and are fascinated by the phenomenon. We have invited some of our friends as panelists. Misty Chance, the Trekkie Drag queen and Cosplay legend. If you have been to any of the DST's or the recent Star Trek Las Vegas convention you would have seen her sporting one of her many pro costumes including the Intendant, Seven of Nine, T'Pol, Queen Aracnia and Lwaxana Troi. Looking at her Continue Reading ››

MAC Star Trek Review

We can't stop raving about it! The full range is available online and in stores now and we can't help ourselves! Check out our vblog review! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hx3ledE_C38 img_5527
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L-R Kling-it-on, LLAP, Where no man has gone before, The enemy within
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L-R Holla-Deck nail polish, Khaaannnn, Set to stun, Warp speed ahead, Pleasure planet (Lipglass)
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Top - Midnight, bottom left - Bird of prey, bottom right - Naked time
Trip the light - Luna Lustre
Trip the light - Luna Lustre

Win Tickets to Destination Star Trek Europe!

web-logo-v6             **COMPETITION CLOSED** The good folk at Massive Events have been kind enough to donate a pair of 3 Day weekend tickets to Destination Star Trek Europe. This is the perfect place to celebrate 50 years of Star Trek ... and they have Will Wheaton..... WIL WHEATON!!! All you need to do to enter is answer this easy peasy question and someone will be picked at random.  Make sure you are following us on Facebook and Twitter for more chances to win! More details on DSTE check out http://www.destinationstartrek.com Competition closes on 19th September and winner will be contacted on 20th September.

Star Trek 50th Anniversary Celebrations

We'll be celebrating #StarTrek50 tonight at 21:00 BST. Find us on Periscope and Twitter  where we will let you know how you can win some amazing Star Trek prizes including items donated by Paramount Pictures, Sky Cinema UK and Destination Star Trek Europe! The years festivities all come together today. Fans from all the world join in celebrate the day Star Trek first aired. It's remarkable that more people exist in a time where there has always been Star Trek, us included. Remember to take your Star Trek Selfie and send it @StarTrek as detailed below (they are really pushing this, it's gotta be good!) ST selfie ad.jpg

Choose your own crew with Sky Cinema UK

To Celebrate the Sky Cinema dedicated Star Trek Movies channel, Sky Cinema are giving us the chance to pick our own crew! It's not easy! We spend many hours discussing this amongst ourselves and with many of you. In fact, we were talking to Jordan Hoffman from the Official Engage Podcast just a couple of weeks ago about the complexities of picking your own crew. Its not just about the  individuals, its the relationships and how crew members complement each other. Whilst the likes of Spock, Data, Seven of Nine, Odo and T'Pol are brilliant characters. Would they all work well together? probably .... but the ship might not be as exciting without people like Dax, Tom Paris and Geordi for them to bounce off. As you can see from the video above, Picard is a legend amongst the new cast! And rightly so. Also, they need to watch more Star Trek! Hope you're enjoying … Continue Reading ››

STLV – Saturday Review

Saturday had an intensive schedule which was difficult for us because we had not got very much sleep! See our last post for more details The Women in Star Trek panel was one we were keen to attend as we greatly admire all the panelists that consisted of; Kate Mulgrew, Mary Czerwinksi (Glue Guns and Phasers), Bjo Trimble (from saving Star Trek fame), Dr Kayla Iacovino (TrekMovie.com), Jarrah Hodge (Women at Warp) and Amy Imhoff (Shoes and Starships). They each spoke about how Star Trek had inspired feminism and their own personal choices with the biggest laugh going to Kayla who is an actual ‘Vulcanologist’. Bjo Trimble is already a woman we look up to but this panel inspired us even more. She talked about being the 'little house wife who spoke out'. She mentioned that when she … Continue Reading ››

Star Trek Las Vegas Pt 2

‘Klingon Karaoke’ on Thursday night we enjoyed listening to fans with incredible voices (and signing credentials to back them up) wow those of us mingling on the dance floor. When Connor Trinneer, Dominic Keating and Chris Doohan took to the stage, the audience were in hysterics. Then there’s the regulars who’s antics fill us casual attendees feed each August. Seeing the famous ‘Eric Allan Hall’ sing was a real treat. Eric is such a good Data cosplayer we can't say for sure that he isn't a Soong Android. klingon kareoke Friday The day started by buying more MAC for Star Trek (we know, we don’t need to even insert the Picard face palming meme because you’re already imagining it!) Star Trek.com presented the 'Missing footage panel' with Roger Lay Jr (Producer), and the production team Michael and Denise Okuda, Phil Bishop, Rod Roddenberry and Trevor Roth. This was a panel we were very much … Continue Reading ››

Star Trek Las Vegas – Review pt. 1

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cz7vc9hSfPo The five day long convention has passed us at Warp Speed! We're sorry we didn't do daily blog posts but we barely had a chance to eat or sleep! Hopefully you caught our extensive twitter feed covering all aspects. 1arrived Wednesday The convention formally opens at 2.30, we're not sure why so late there must be a logical reason? On a selfish level this is fine as Sam has only just landed! We spend the afternoon getting our bearings, walking in and out of panels, drooling over the vendors room (especially the MAC Station - more on that soon!) and bear hugging old friends and twitter acquaintances. Something we discovered early on was that we were suffering 'missing out syndrome'. This might sound insulting if you weren't able to attend the convention and wished too but even at the event itself, there is always something else going on. When you're sat in … Continue Reading ››

STLV – we have landed! 

   Both Sam and Carole have now beamed in to Star Trek Las Vegas's 50th anniversary celebration. It is like Star Trek on viagra here!  We spent Wedsnesday getting our bearings and keeping Sam awake!  We won't post detailed pictures of the venue because our pictures come out rubbish and you can get better ones from official sources but the halls are massive!  The vendors hall is probably the size of a galaxy class starship. The centre peice is the MAC cosmetics stand which resembles a bridge shape along with its own transporter set, ten forward and a smokin hot Seven of Nine model!               We went to check out the range which you can buy ahead of its release in September. When we heard they were running dangerously low on 'Khaaaan' lipgloss and 'Where no man has gone before' lipstick we had to make an emergency … Continue Reading ››