Tagged A Klingon Christmas Carol

A Klingon Christmas Carol Brings Scrooge and Star Trek Together Again

When I first heard back in August that auditions were happening for A Klingon Christmas Carol, I immediately had to share with a group of fellow Star Trek nerd friends. After much fangirling and wishing they could move here for the experience, it was largely not-at-all discussed for months, until it popped up in my Facebook feed as a suggested event. I promised them I would go, so tickets were purchased for a double date on opening night. I’ve never...

This Week in Geek (11/28/2016–12/4/2016)

Welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, November 28th through Sunday, December 4th. Feminist Comic Book Club What: Meetup, Comics When: Tuesday, November 29th at 6:00 p.m. Where: Mischief Toy Store Feminist Comic Book Club, an open group for feminists who love comics, will be meeting up to discuss Suicide Club: Kicked in the Teeth. The comic is on sale at Mischief. YogaQuest Continues:...

50 Years on the Final Frontier: Seeing Star Trek through the Eyes of Minnesota Geeks

It’s been 50 years to the day since Star Trek‘s September 8, 1966, premiere on NBC. A different but equally important milestone happened 20 years later, on December 20, 1986—the night William Shatner appeared on Saturday Night Live, in an episode featuring then-timely sketches about T. J. Hooker and Oliver North and presenting the musical stylings of one Buster Poindexter. More to the point, Shatner appeared as himself in a now-infamous sketch set at a clichéd Star Trek fan convention...

This Week in Geek (08/29/16–09/04/16)

Welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, August 29th through Sunday, September 4th. Joe Zieja Autographing at Uncle Hugo’s What: Signing, Books When: Monday, August 29th at 5:00 p.m. Where: Uncle Hugo’s Science Fiction Bookstore Author and voice actor Joe Zieja will be signing copies of his novel Mechanical Failure at Uncle Hugo’s Science Fiction Bookstore tonight. Shadow Horse Theatre 2016 Fundraiser: Murder Mysteries...

This Week in Geek (12/21/15–12/27/15)

Welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, December 21st through Sunday, December 27th. Must See TriVia What: Trivia, TV When: Tuesday, December 22nd at 7:00 p.m. Where: The Driftwood Char Bar Spare Squares Trivia (the producers of TC Trek Trivia) invite you to tune in to their spin-off series: Must See TriVia, the only pub trivia in the Twin Cities dedicated to the sitcoms...

This Week in Geek (12/14/15–12/20/15)

Welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, December 14th through Sunday, December 20th. The 9th Annual Star Wars Holiday Special and Toys for Tots Benefit What: Screening, Movies When: Wednesday, December 16th at 4:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m., and 10:00 p.m. Where: Bryant Lake Bowl The Bryant Lake Bowl will be hosting its 9th annual Star Wars Holiday Special and Toys for Tots Benefit this...

This Week in Geek (12/07/15–12/13/15)

Welcome to This Week in Geek, your guide to events of interest to the Minnesota geek community for the week of Monday, December 7th through Sunday, December 13th. Books & Bars: How Star Wars Conquered the Universe What: Meet-Up, Books, Bars When: Tuesday, December 8th at 7:00 p.m. Where: Indeed Brewing Books & Bars is an “open public book club show” hosted and moderated by Minnesota Public Radio senior producer Jeff Kamin that provides attendees with “a unique atmosphere...

Weirdo to Watch: Klingon Christmas Director Bill Stiteler

Bill Stiteler is a man who touches the Twin Cities geek community in many different ways. He directed the film Thac0, about geeks playing role-playing games in a basement, as well as multiple Fringe shows; he is involved in CONvergence; and he is an avid podcaster. I recently sat down with Bill to discuss his life as a geek and his new project A Klingon Christmas Carol, playing this December at the Historic Mounds Theatre. Duck Washington (TCG): What does the...
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