Posts Tagged ‘star trek’



Warp speed ahead with legendary sci-fi writer Dorothy “D. C.” Fontana! Dorothy talks about working with Gene Roddenberry on both the original and animated Star Trek series, developing the history of Spock, and we even get to chat about The Six Million Dollar Man!
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Date: January 19, 2019







Talkin’ Trek this week as author Marc Cushman returns to the Lair to chat about his Star Trek behind-the-scenes books, “These Are The Voyages…”. You’ll learn all about post-original series years, get animated with the Filmation series, and discover the secret Gene Roddenberry took to his grave that he hid from Leonard Nimoy!
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Date: January 12, 2019






Get ready to blast off with the helmsman from The Orville – Scott Grimes! Scott joins me to talk about working with Orville creator Seth MacFarlane on the hit Fox sci-fi series as well as Family Guy, and American Dad. PLUS – find out if the actor/musician would rather be a movie star…or a rock star!
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Date: December 22, 2018







Concluding my adventure at the Cincinnati Comic Expo with a trip to the 24th century to talk with Star Trek: The Next Generation’s LeVar Burton! You’ll hear LeVar’s reaction to Patrick Stewart’s return to Trek, plus a look back at 35 years of Reading Rainbow and LeVar’s latest literary venture – LeVar Burton Kids!
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Date: October 13, 2018







Mego is back and on Comic Book Central! The greatest toy line of all time has returned and I’ve got the Mego meeting of the minds with the man behind Mego, Marty Abrams, Paul Clarke (Dr. Mego), and curator of the Mego Museum, Brian Heiler! It’s the retro roundtable you’ll hear ONLY on Comic Book Central!
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Date: September 22, 2018







This week, I’m talking with actress Brenda Strong about Indiana Jones, Spaceballs, Star Trek, Shatner, and her role as Lillian Luthor on Supergirl!
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Date: January 20, 2018







Pull up a chair at Quark’s bar and order a Warp Core Breach because it’s time to celebrate 25 years of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine with producer, writer, and showrunner, Ira Steven Behr!
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Stuff you heard on the show:  Lin Workman’s blog Have Geek Will Travel


Date: January 13, 2018







Year Five of Comic Book Central begins with sci-fi legend and original Star Trekker, Walter Koenig! Walter beams into the Lair to talk Trek (classic and new!), Monkees wigs, and working/sparring with Shatner! Warp factor five and full speed ahead for a new season of Comic Book Central!
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Follow Walter on Twitter    Order Warped Factors on Amazon    Order These Are The Voyages from Jacobs Brown Press

Stuff you heard on the show:  TerrifiCon    The IndyCast


Date: December 16, 2017







Get ready to celebrate the 4th anniversary of Comic Book Central! It’s my annual treasury-sized travel back over the past year to revisit some of the most memorable moments on the show. Guests from the worlds of Superman, Star Wars, Star Trek, DC and Marvel TV shows and movies, MST3K, Lost in Space and much MORE!

Stuff you heard on the show:  Lin Workman’s blog, Have Geek Will Travel    “Like” Lin on Facebook


Date: November 12, 2017







From chief medical officer on board Deep Space Nine to chief bad guy in Gotham City! Alexander Siddig is my guest this week and we’re talkin’ Trek and his latest gig as Ra’s al Ghul on Gotham! PLUS – I announce my 4th anniversary Comic Book Central EXCLUSIVE giveaway!
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SidCity – Alexander’s official fansite    Get Gotham Season 3

Stuff you heard on the show:  Have Geek Will Travel blog


Date: October 21, 2017






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