Back in September of 2010, author KEVIN DAVID ANDERSON saw his novel NIGHT OF THE LIVING TREKKIES (still available in hardcover, paperback, kindle, and audio format) published by Quirk Books. A brilliant mash-up of a Star Trek convention and zombie movies, the book was filled with hilarious and clever jokes and references that Trek fans would get…
via FUNNY video: “Night of the Living Trekkies” — Fan Film Factor. Not sure why the linked video that shows up after I posted it isn’t working, but if you click on either the blog link above or the YouTube video link below, it should let you watch the trailer.
This is a blog that I follow and what could be better than Zombies meet Star Trek convention? A lot of stuff, but seems that zombies are the rage right now – see my post about Axis and Allies – Zombie Edition. Not sure the ebook is worth $9.99 when I can buy a print copy of the book for less than $5.00 from several Amazon retailers – https://www.amazon.com/Night-Living-Trekkies-Quirk-Fiction/dp/1594744637 (not an affiliate link). I will wait and see if the ebook goes on sale although I may later buy the print copy since it’s cheap enough.
There is a three minute trailer in the above link, but you can also watch it on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MyO2k-jApng. After watching the trailer, it would have made a great movie. Plus, it’s parody/satire which gets around any potential issues with the holders of the Star Trek franchises.