After 6 years (!), I’m headed back to Phoenix Fan Fusion—finally!

I can’t believe it’s been that long — since 2016? And you can’t even blame it on the pandemic. But hello again, finally,  Phoenix Fan Fusion (formerly Comic-Con) this weekend. PFF was knocked out by COVID since 2020… and even before that, there were hiccups before that kept me away, after five straight guestings. But no longer! (PFF was the …

It’s back! “Gallifrey One” is WHO-ing again, and I’ll be Trek-ing there too

Full circle:  This weekend, at long last, is Gallifrey One here in L.A. at the LAX Marriott … …the last con I remember attending LIVE in The Before Times, live and in-person. It’s in half-scale as we creep back to normality, whatever that is… and with full COVID local protocols in place. But “it’s back” nonetheless.  (And slow to sell …

Join me & 60 Trek family for Trek*Talks webathon to aid Hollywood Food Coalition

Surely you’ve seen all the buzz about this special event for a good cause — available globally! — but just in case: A quick charity shoutout for THIS Saturday,  Jan. 15  for  “Trek*Talks“ — an EIGHT-hour “webathon” to benefit the Hollywood Food Coalition : SIXTEEN  half-hour panels of various Star Trek actors and creatives! Jeri Ryan and Jonathan Frakes are …

See you in San Diego this weekend? I’m actually at “Special Edition” Comic-Con

Who’s going to Comic-Con? Yes, in San Diego — and yes, a replacement con squeezed after the second consecutive COVID-cancellation… over this post-Thanksgiving weekend. in It’s an odd time — a make-up time after two years without a live con — but yes, I have a panel at the San Diego Comic-Con Special Edition over post-Thanksgiving Day weekend— I’m down …

Utah! Come say hi at FanX Salt Lake

As live events creak back into our comfort zone, how great is it to be back at FanX Salt Lake this weekend — Thursday through Saturday. Four panels (see below) — one sharing with the great John Eaves, can’t wait to catch up. And of course, a special Briefing Party for all things Trekland Saturday, with doorprizes, signup bonuses and …

Happy 100! Join the Gene Roddenberry Centennial birthday bash now—and later

  Well, here it is at last:  COVID couldn’t dim it and revisionists couldn’t dent it. It’s the day, and the kickoff of reflections and celebrations, to mark the birth centennial of The Great Bird of the Galaxy, Gene Roddenberry: Aug. 19, 1921, one hundred years ago. For all you lurker mundanes out there, Gene is of course — quite …

Join us July 23: Space law from sci-fi to sci-fact— at Comic-Con @Home July 23

Hopefully this is the last summer that San Diego Comic-Con has to go all-virtual “@Home” in the COVID-19 era — but hey, I’m still thrilled to bring another thought-provoking panel into the mix. This Friday July 23 —after you enjoy the Star Trek Prodigy/Lower Decks all-animation preview peeks from Paramount+ — just stay close to your wi-fi all day for …

“But Is It Trek?”: Join me in a LIVE virtual panel at LockDownCon II this Saturday

As we hopefully, slowly, cautiously emerge back into a world of live events and cons again… a few last virtual events remain. But unlike SDCC…  this one is LIVE: LockDownCon II! For TWO days, this Saturday and Sunday. This year’s “token Trek” panel has an AWESOME line-up I’m part of— check out that billboard! Author and ST: Prodigy consultant David …

ENCORE: Another S1 LOWER DECKS Blu-ray free drawing THIS Saturday—Live!

Yes, but HURRY: You have a third shot from Trekland at a Season 1 Bluray copy of Lower Decks. Hurry because it’s tomorrow— Saturday, May 22 (I warned you Tuesday, right?) during our regular Life Support LIVE show with Dr. Ali—right before we open up for  “Hailing Frequencies.” Same entry path:  Go RIGHT NOW and enter —the drawing is THIS …

Catch 3 Trekland LIVE events at virtual-again Penguicon Saturday, April 24

Three— count’em three— are the ways you can catch some flavor of Trekland at the makers/scifi non-profit convention Penguicon out of greater Detroit, now in its second virtual edition and with me frozen in time once again as a Guest of Honor. The con runs Thursday through Sunday with not just panels but social events and “Makers Mart,” all online …

VGR doc, Life Support sampler, fan voices: My WonderCon @Home v-panels

This time, they’re a little more planned and a little more polished: But the COVID-cancelled 2021 edition of WonderCon — little brother to granddaddy San Diego Comic-Con— is back in virtual form March 26-27 (for starters). And Dr. Trek is proud to be moderating/co-hosting and taking part in THREE fun, thought-provoking pre-recorded virtual Trek panels with many friends and colleagues, …

EXTENDED: Rebound into 2021 Trek with Portal 47’s easiest path to access

UPDATE:  Gift time’s over, but what about yourself? This missed a lot of folks with all the distractions, so I’ve extended the P47 holiday offer: but hurry—ends at midnight Tuesday, Jan. 5. ________________________________________ If Pandemic 2020 has taught us anything, it’s how much we need to stay in touch, despite Zoom fever. Here in our realm of starships and soundstages,  …

Happy New Year! My thoughts and THANKS from Trekland HQ

Yeah, shame on me. As all the livestreaming/podcasting has picked up— three times a week!—I do not post here near as much as I should. I’ve had events, thoughts, special offers all through this insane pandemic/political/justice-fighting year … and  never even given them the light of day here on this “page.” It sure feels all nice and shiny and a …

Saturday, go live!: Join me among all the Vendors Haul virtual booths and panels

Whew!  Are you ready for a BREAK — I know you are! — like more free Star Trek fun this weekend? Especially the way Discovery is really piling it on with the new background and canon deep-dive ponderings? Well…. Kayleigha and Jay at tribble-happy Science Division are back with another virtual fun day tomorrow—Vendors Haul, loaded with lots of Star Trek licensed booths …

A LIVE panel and 5 days of virtual booth: we’re back at Virtual Trek Con 2 *now*

News of the not-unexpected cancellation of STLV in December, and delay until another August slot, makes this timing perfect: Just when Trek peeps are missing cons again … here comes Virtual Trek Con 2 THIS weekend, FIVE days from today/Thursday through Monday. And all FREE! (PayPal donations are accepted, however.) The first edition only last July was such a hit, …