Shore Leave #14 - Exploring the 2016 Trek Cons

Originally released on September 25, 2016

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Jeff and Heather are joined by well-travelled convention goer and good friend Marina Kravchuk to discuss how Creation's New Jersey convention and Star Trek : Mission New York compare to STLV! Later, Jeff and Heather reflect on their participation in the live-tweet event for the new Leonard Nimoy documentary.

Star Trek Las Vegas vs. Star Trek Cherry Hill, NJ vs. Star Trek Mission NY with Marina Kravchuk
  • Marina talks about how previous Cherry Hill conventions compared to the Star Trek 50th anniversary year. Was it as big a difference as Vegas versus previous years?
  • How does the Creation New Jersey Trek convention compare to Las Vegas in terms of size, attendance, celebrity guests, panels and community?
  • Star Trek Mission New York was held for the first time this year at the Javitz Center in Manhattan - a large convention space - how does it compare to Las Vegas in terms of size, attendance, celebrity guests, panels and community?
  • Marina and Jeff discuss running into STLV friends at Mission NY.
  • How does the cosplay compare between the three conventions? Are the other two up to the level of Las Vegas?
  • Were the celebrities really more approachable at Cherry Hill and Mission NY as mentioned by convention-goers online?
  • What panels or vendors that appeared in New Jersey and New York would we like to see come to Las Vegas?
The Tricorder Transmissions Participates in the "For The Love Of Spock" Live-Tweet Event
  • Heather and Jeff discuss how they became involved in the online event
  • Heather reflects on being interviewed for the film with Atavachron co-host Claire Little in the vendor's room at STLV
  • Heather and Jeff chat about their overall thoughts and impressions of the film, things they learned while watching, their favorite scenes, and their mutual fondness for Leonard Nimoy
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Jeff Hulit
Managing Partner of The Tricorder Transmissions Network and Administrator of the Unofficial Las Vegas Star Trek Convention Facebook Group.
Jeff is a regular host on Shore Leave, DiscoTrek, The Original Mission, Drawing Trek, and Supplemental Logs.


Heather Barker
Managing Partner of The Tricorder Transmissions Network and Administrator of the Unofficial Las Vegas Star Trek Convention Facebook Group.
Heather is a regular host on Shore Leave, DiscoTrek and The Original Mission.
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Marina Kravchuk
Friend of the show and frequent Trek convention goer!