NEWS: Star Trek Smackdown

Come see me debate the merits of science fiction’s best starship captains at the Star Trek Smackdown on May 12 at the Paley Center (formerly known as the Museum for Television and Radio) in New York.

From the Paley Center’s website:

Event: Star Trek Smackdown

Tuesday, May 12, 2009
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
New York

John Joseph Adams, Editor of anthologies Federations, Wastelands: Stories of the Apocalypse, and The Living Dead
Matt Mitovich, Senior Editor, TVGuide.com
Bones Rodriguez, Author, Captain Kirk’s Guide to Women
Moderated by David Bushman, Curator, Television
Additional panelists to be announced.

O Captain! My Captain! Who’s the greatest leader in the history of science fiction on television? We’re pitting Captain James T. Kirk of Star Trek against your choices, based on the results of our Star Trek Smackdown poll. We’re beaming aboard a panel of sci-fi experts to debate the pros and cons of all the leading contenders, but we also want to hear what YOU think, so set your coordinates for the Paley Center and come join the debate.

Bring your tricorders to help you answer some trivia questions to win some DVDs and other special prizes! Costumes welcome!

Tickets include admission to the Paley Center (free to Members, $10 for non-members).

Hope to see you there!