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New Star Trek Footage Definitely Puts The "Oooo" In Uhura

By Joanna Robinson | Pajiba Love | January 31, 2013 | Comments ()


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Have you missed me, poppets? I've missed you. I hope your babysitters have been taking good care of you in my absence. (I know they have. They're the best.) I've had a little free time since I stopped excavating linkage on the daily and am currently moonlighting over on a new site. So, yes, go check out the post I wrote about 9 TV Theme Songs You Wouldn't Be Ashamed To Have On Your Playlist. (KQED Pop!)

Ugh! Shameless self-promotion! How vile. Is it over? Tis! Let's celebrate with this über Pajiban plunger. What makes it über Pajiban? Why the noodly tentacular appendage, of course. (JWZ)
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I didn't read this post as I tend to shy away from "Doctor Who" spoilers, but apparently some new action figures may give away un upcoming Moffat plot twist. Look at your own peril. (io9)

I scoped about and I don't think this has already been posted on the site, so here's Disney's short film Paperman. Yeah that dude still looks like proto-Neo to me. (Wired)

Alas, this link comes a wee bitty bit too late for Burns Night, but here's how you can make a set of bagpipes out of PVC pipe and duct tape. You know, in case you have some neighbors that you despise. (Hack A Day)

Splitsider has an excellent piece on what the Kings and Queens of Comedy were up to when they were 25. a) You aimless twenty-somethings will feel better about your prospects and b) the images are priceless. (Splitsider)
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We aimless thirty-somethings will just have to console ourselves with distracting Internet ephemera. From the Sick, Sad minds over at Warming Glow, here's a twisted round-up of the weirdest stuff the Internet has to offer. (WG)

I love all these BAFTA illustrated posters for the best films of the year, but the one from Argo has to be the favorite. (Unreaity)
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Kate Arthur has a fantastic, in-depth piece on how "Smash" became TV's biggest train wreck. What did I learn? We have Spielberg to blame for that damn Ellis character. But who can I blame for the scarves? WHOOO? (BF)

I've got a one-two punch of photography links for you. First, this awesome project where a mother and daughter posed the same way in the same clothing. (Carra Sykes) And, secondly, this stunning B&W photograph that's like an Escher painting come to life. (This Is Colossal)

Speaking of photography of a less arty nature, check out how the Google Street View Team captured The Grand Canyon. Those guys had to hike down wearing all that insane equipment? They couldn't burro that sh*t? (Boing Boing)

Vanity Fair has a long-read/oral history piece on Pulp Fiction. Daniel Day Lewis was almost Vincent Vega? Do tell. (VF)

I know you competitive nerds love games so here's a fun movie math game you can play over at Vulture. 27 Dresses plus 7 Pounds equals Miracle On 34th St. Get it? Got it? Good. (Vulture)
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And for you music/neurology dorks, here's a very cool MRI music video.

And, finally, as promised, here's some more footage from the upcoming Star Trek juggernaut. Go ahead and ignore the bit where they try to sell you on the virtues of 3-D and focus on the steamy Uhura/Spock lip lock.


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  • SugarSmak

    Thanks for posting that link to the Splitsider article - and the pic of young Steve Carell. That alone justifies my ongoing crush on him.

  • Ben

    I really wish they hadn't added the magic paper into paperman, kind of ruins the entire thing for me.

  • Slash

    Zoe Saldana IS goddam gorgeous. Beautiful skin, beautiful, liquid brown eyes. I kinda have a girl crush on her.

  • Slash

    Holy crap, that "Smash" story (which I'm still reading) is pretty fascinating. Doesn't make me want to watch the show, really, but it is an interesting (and sad) look at why (sometimes, anyway) shows start to suck. Or maybe why some of them suck from the get-go.

  • melissa82

    I definitely thought that picture next to Steve Carell and Steven Colbert was Chris Hardwick... That's what Zach Galifianakis looked like at 25!?

  • Irina

    He looks like Dan Radcliffe :)

  • Irina

    The Paperman looks sooooo cute! And the guy looks like Roger from 101 Dalmatians (guess it's the classic Disney nose).

  • Salieri2

    A young Sam Waterston.

  • I'd just like to thank you for that header image. Thank you.

  • ,

    Indeedy.

    Dayum. Just ...

  • Sara_Tonin00

    Zoe Saldana knows how to do sexy. Naughty AND classy. I wish I could pull it off 10% so well.

  • Fabius_Maximus

    [Nothing to see here. Move along.]

  • Sara_Tonin00

    See, that's what helps keep the naughty classy. If one is too round...then it just looks flat out naughty. Stacy & Clinton know what I'm talking about.

  • Fabius_Maximus

    Turns out you can't delete comments. Mine was a bit dickish, but obviously, I wasn't fast enough to edit.

  • Sara_Tonin00

    Didn't read as dickish to me, but there are worse offenders on the non-eating front. I will say, though, that it's in her pose - the profile rather than a leer at the camera - she's looking beautiful and just happens to be sexy, as opposed to trying for sex.

  • lowercase_ryan

    They're mules, not burros. Either way, you want nothing to do with them. Scary things them. They walk right on the edge, no thanks.

  • God Of Bal-Sagoth

    Mmmm... foie gras.

  • Mrs. Julien

    Do you suppose they consciously made the victim look like foie gras for the gluttony picture from Seven? It would be thematically-appropriate given the forced-feeding in both cases, and the potential to be delicious.

  • Jannymac

    I keep reading it as Star Trek: Into Dorkness

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