INTERVIEW: Rod Roddenberry Discusses Producing Star Trek and His Foundation's Current Projects
Rod Roddenberry inherited the responsibility for Star Trek from his parents and he takes it seriously. He also takes making the world a better place seriously, and DSTN’s Managing Editor, T. Rick Jones, had a chance to sit down with him to talk about his “sibling rivalry” with Trek, the Roddenberry Foundation’s current projects, and just what all those Executive Producers do on Star Trek.
The world plunges into war, and one man seems to be at the center of it. But when the crew of the Orville suddenly appears, how real is that war? This week, the official Orville novella, Sympathy For The Devil, goes into the Mission Log.
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Looking for love in the Delta Quadrant is difficult no matter who you are, even for the EMH and his Vidiian girlfriend with a holographic uplink. This week, Mission Log looks for Lifesigns. Sponsored by – – take 10% off with checkout code “RODDENBERRY”! Sponsored by – !
Amber Benson Loves Researching Female Serial Killers
Content Warning: Discussion around murder, assault, and serial killers. She’s no stranger to blood and gore with roles in projects like Buffy The Vampire Slayer, The Nightmare Gallery, House of Demons, and writing projects such as Terror in The Woods and Anne Rule’s a Murder to Remember; but when Amber Benson isn’t working she is still enthralled by all things bloody. Or rather, the psychology and drive of Female Serial Killers to be more specific. That’s right Amber Benson loves to research Female Serial Killers and her and host Clare Kramer dive into how this fascination started, what it is Amber finds so riveting, and how it highlights larger trends regarding gender, only on Fanaddicts.
Faster than you can say “spoiler alert,” the May 1982 issue of the Star Trek II fan club newsletter delivered the news about Spock’s death weeks before the movie hit cinemas. The studio was ok with the leak though, as Dan Madsen tells us in this week’s episode of The Trek Files.