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Stephen Schleicher began his career writing for the Digital Media Online community of sites, including Digital Producer and Creative Mac covering all aspects of the digital content creation industry. He then moved on to consumer technology, and began the Coolness Roundup podcast. A writing fool, Stephen has freelanced for Sci-Fi Channel's Technology Blog, and Gizmodo. Still longing for the good ol' days, Stephen launched Major Spoilers in July 2006, because he is a glutton for punishment. You can follow him on Twitter @MajorSpoilers and tell him your darkest secrets...

9 Comments

  1. They seem to have Kirk sleep with Uhura. I’d say, no they don’t handle sexuality any better.

    Until I saw that trailer the other day I hadn’t quite decided if I wouild bother to see the film. Now I won’t. I’m just not interested in a bunch of kids that have to command a ship, we already had a DS9 episode like that. Also filling the screen with ships all over the place isn’t big drama, it’s just confusing. It’s not a cohesive invitation to watch further, it’s just flashy picture after flashy picture.

  2. I don’t think Kirk sleeps with Uhura (that’s an Orion slave girl if I’m not mistaken).

    I just don’t want any more of the Enterprise-teehee-I-saw-your-boobies-approach.

  3. @Campaigner

    You sir are correct, Diora Baird was cast as an Orion. Do yourself a favor and GIS, her Playboy spread was phenomenal.

    Haters be damned, this movie is going to farking rule.

  4. If you say so. I can’t see the difference. Maybe her dark skin is because the room is dark and she’s in Kirk’s shadow.

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