We’re excited to announce the next book we’ll be reading for Wikia Book Club is J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit! Whether you’re new to Middle-earth or can recite the Elvin Hymn to Elbereth, this is a great way to celebrate the upcoming release of Peter Jackson’s film The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.
Join us on the Literature Wiki Wednesday, Dec. 5th at 5pm PST and then again on Sunday, Dec. 9th at 5pm PST (if you can only make one that’s fine too) on to share your thoughts on Hobbit-holes, diminutive Dwarves, and smoldering Smaug- or whatever your favorite topic may be!
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by: Anthony Pascale
It was 46 years ago this evening that NBC aired the first episode of a new kind of science fiction series. This new "Star Trek" was to be a serious show with a bigger budget and adult approach to drama. Creator Gene Roddenberry had a vision, and in 2012 that dream still lives on. So tonight TrekMovie remembers how it all started and takes a look back at some videos from the beginning of Star Trek.
46 years ago - Don't miss Star Trek in color!
After making not one but two pilots for the show, Gene Roddenberry finally convinced NBC to pick up his "wagon train to the stars" sci-fi series. Roddenberry was convinced a serious sci-fi show could be done for adults …
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