How “Star Trek” Created, Lost, And Won Back Pop Culture’s Most Devoted Fandom
As science fiction's most venerable franchise marks its 50th anniversary with a new movie and its first new TV series in over a decade, the chance to unify and mobilize its famously devoted — and demanding — fanbase may be the true final frontier.
Sherlock Holmes, James T. Kirk, Shaun Of The Dead, And Spock All Walk Into A Bar...
There is no joke here — that’s just what happened. This weekend, Star Trek II costars Chris Pine, Simon Pegg, Zachary Quinto, and the new film's baddie, Benedict Cumberbatch, all went to their local Hooters establishment (I am not making this up) to kick off a night of revelry we'll call The Hangover III: Beership Enterprise. Thankfully, they documented it for us via the Twitterspehere.