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"Can Gene Roddenberry Learn Anything From Terry Nation" by Edi Bjorklund - video
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maidavids
Edi Bjorklund's 20 minute academic talk - "Can Gene Roddenberry Learn Anything From Terry Nation"
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLYTtL1FB2XCowDP4dIVhEFq5MrHrBvmeK

Around 1987 Edi made this tape of her talk and sent it to me to illustrate with video, leaving black gaps at the time for her to use to catch up if she spoke too fast or too slow.  Over the last weeks I've filled in all the gaps and updated the images.  There was little I could do with the very old audio.  It's very pro Blakes 7 as I had just seduced her into the fandom, to the Nome editor's everlasting dismay.

Edi died in 2005, years after she suffered a massive stroke that stopped her from working or creating in fandom as Flora Poste.  I've wanted to do this forever in order to honor her, and I am just so pleased to have finally gotten it done.

I'm next going through some of my old convention tapes to see if I've got anything useful, like the original of Paul Darrow in our room sending a message to Gareth Thomas.  I can't find it right now but I have an original tape taken at the Trek crew's introduction into the NAB Hall of Fame.  Mostly scenes of them chewing, but I will search again.

Best, Mary

I'm finally putting my Star Trek fanvids up on YouTube
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maidavids
Realizing that the copyright holders are now monetized makes me feel much safer about putting up my music videos, so I've put Star Trek videos.  More are up on my website.  As I'm doing this, I'm saving old projects and creating best existing copies for videos that haven't been up on my site in many years.  You may find there are vids available here that you haven't seen for 30 years.  Some are blocked and if there's any blockage I take them down immediately.  Some I'm still working thru, so expect more to appear in the next few days.  Good memories.  And I'm still working in Deep Space 9.  There are a couple more new videos there.

The full YouTube channel for Star Trek videos is:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLYTtL1FB2XCodjz6SNabsJ0w6ORFpLV4d

The full YouTube channel for all the fandoms is at:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKo6Ll07wmk8TeGx9PShukg

All videos are available for downloading at:
http://www.iment.com/maida/tv/songvids/stsong.htm

Hope you enjoy them.   Best, Mary

Four new Trek music videos, and one new Mixed including Trek !
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maidavids
I'm planning on more DS9 videos.  Please let me know if there's a video not up that you'd like put up.

Hit Me with your Best Shot - Pat Benetar - DS9 - Quark/Grilka - 173 MB Mp2; 27 MB Mp4 - R: G
http://www.iment.com/maida/keepthissecret/songvids/stsong.htm#bestshot

Loveable - Glass Pear - DS9 - Garek/Ziyal - 224 MB Mp2; 34 MB Mp4 - R: G
http://www.iment.com/maida/keepthissecret/songvids/stsong.htm#loveable

Boys of Summer - Don Henley - DS9 - Worf/Jadzea - 284 MB Mp2; 44 MB Mp4 - R: PG
http://www.iment.com/maida/keepthissecret/songvids/stsong.htm#boysofsummer
I've played this song almost every month for 31 years looking for a fandom.   FINALLY!

Dashboard - Chris Young - TOS - Kirk+Spock - 214 MB Mp2; 32 MB Mp4 - R: Ghttp://www.iment.com/maida/keepthissecret/songvids/stsong.htm#dashboard

If You Were a Woman - Bonnie Tyler - Mixed - 271 MB Mp2; 39 MB Mp4 - R: PG
http://www.iment.com/maida/keepthissecret/songvids/miscsong.htm#ifyouwereawoman
Victor/Victoria; Sherlock Holmes; Star Wars; Red; DS9; STTNG; TOS; Quark; Get Smart; Men in Black; Superman; Dr Who; Star Trek; Boston Legal; Due South; Starsky & Hutch; Hobbit; Muncle

******
http://www.iment.com/maida/keepthissecret/songvids/index.htm
Best, Mary

Top Ten Most Depressing "STAR TREK VOYAGER" Episodes
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TOP TEN MOST DEPRESSING "STAR TREK VOYAGER" EPISODES

Here is a LIST of ten "STAR TREK VOYAGER" episodes that I consider to be the most depressing.

President Obama meets the Doctor meets Captain Kirk (multicrossover)
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dieastra
Today's story was inspired by President Obama talking about Star Trek recently. I thought he might want to meet his hero!
Please find some more detailed pictures and close-ups behind the cut.
(Look what he has on his table ;) )


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"STAR TREK BEYOND" (2016) Review
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"STAR TREK BEYOND" (2016) Review

I wrote this REVIEW of "STAR TREK BEYOND", the third entry in the recent STAR TREK reboot franchise. Directed by Justin Lin, the movie stars Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto and Idris Elba.

Action figure pictures 1:6 scale
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dieastra
As promised to belandlix here are some of the pictures I recently took with the Quantum Mechanix Kirk and Spock. If you plan to get them, act soon, I hear they are almost sold out.

More pictures also can be found on my LJ here: http://dieastra.livejournal.com/141174.html

Let's make music!

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Requiem for Methuselah

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This Side of Paradise

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Excessive Criticism of “STAR TREK VOYAGER”
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EXCESSIVE CRITICISM OF "STAR TREK VOYAGER"

I wrote this ARTICLE about the TREK fandom and its views on "STAR TREK VOYAGER".

Action Figure Theatre: 50th anniversary
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dieastra
I forgot to post this yesterday:

Happy 50th Birthday Star Trek! Let's celebrate! #StarTrek50 #LLAP50

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"STAR TREK BEYOND" (2016) Photo Gallery
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"STAR TREK BEYOND" (2016) Photo Gallery

Here is a GALLERY featuring images from "STAR TREK BEYOND", the latest entry in the "STAR TREK" film franchise. Directed by Justin Lin, the movie stars Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto and Idris Elba.

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