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In researching Man from UNCLE, an interesting bit of trivia kept popping up: Leonard Nimoy and William Shatner’s first appearance together was in UNCLE’s season one episode “The Project Strigas Affair.”
When Leonard Nimoy passed away last week, the internet was heaving with tributes for the Star Trek star. Now Nimoy has been immortalized in an official Star Trek product — the massively mulitiplayer role-playing game Star Trek Online.
In the wake of Leonard Nimoy's death, a number of Canadians have taken to the practice of converting the portrait of Prime Minister Sir Wilfred Laurier on the Canadian $5 bill into the iconic image of Mr. Spock. According to the Bank of Canada, defacing bills is not illegal — but it's not without consequences.
Doodle-driven Canadians have been cleverly defacing their five dollar bills for years, turning the portrait of former Prime Minister Sir Wilfrid Laurier into the pop-culture figures he eerily resembles: Spock (seen here) and Harry Potter's Severus Snape.
Leonard Nimoy passed away today. But his memory and legacy will live on forever in his fans and the lives of the people he touched — which is easy to see because right now because Twitter, Instagram and the rest of the Internet is teeming with touching Nimoy tributes. Here's how the world is responding.
Leonard Nimoy didn't just have a massive impact on science fiction, he also transformed pop culture. Nimoy, who died today, took the thankless supporting role of an emotionless alien science whiz, and turned Spock on Star Trek into an icon.
The New York Times is reporting that scifi icon Leonard Nimoy has passed away today at the age of 83, a few days after being taken to the hospital for chest pains. Our full obituary and memorial of the Star Trek star will follow soon.
The official 50th anniversary of Star Trek is in 2016, which will be fifty years from the first airing of Star Trek on television. The Original Series' "The Man Trap" aired on September 8, 1966. But, as memorialized by Leonard Nimoy, the unaired pilot "The Cage" began filming on December 3, 1964.
Here's something to make your Monday a lot more interesting. Back in 2010, NPR decided to include Ray Bradbury's intense story "The Veldt" in its "Selected Shorts" series. And they chose none other than Stephen Colbert, the comedian and late-night host, to read it. Listen for yourself.
Did Cloud Atlas’ insane three-hour running time scare you off when the movie was in theaters? Well, now’s your chance to finally watch the scifi epic near the comfort of your own bathroom! Plus ponies, the Grim Reaper and zombie slayers gone wild, all in this week’s DVD and Blu-ray releases!
Sorry, Volkswagen Darth Vader Kid. This new Audi commercial, starring both Leonard Nimoy and Zachary Quinto, has beat you. You've got two Spocks smack-talking each other, Leonard Nimoy cursing, and best of all, an impromptu rendition of the "The Ballad of Bilbo Baggins."
Threadless is currently holding one of their Socks Challenges, and the jewel of the potential collection is definitely these Spock Socks. They're aren't official yet, but they are officially Leonard Nimoy-approved (he called them "fascinating", natch). Anyways, you can vote for them here, and then patiently await the…
Zoidberg also battles Hawkeye, Dick Tracy, an unlicensed Hobbit and a bunch of terrible zombies if you want to get picky about it, but I suggest just checking out today's DVD and Blu-ray releases instead.
What would Star Trek V have been like if Leonard Nimoy had played both Spock and his misguided brother Sybok? Answer: Probably still pretty terrible, all other things being equal.
Nobody expected Leonard Nimoy to return to Fringe the way he did last week — after all, the science fiction MVP had retired from acting. And the show had gone to crazy lengths to include his character, William Bell, without requiring his physical presence, including an animated episode and a "bodily possession"…
After Spock and Lt. Saavik got to know each other much better in Star Trek III: The Search for Spock, you could have been forgiven for thinking that something would come of it later on. And indeed, Robin Curtis says in a new interview that she expected a whole "Saavik is pregnant with Spock's baby" storyline in Star…
Leonard Nimoy turned a youthful 80 years old yesterday, and next week his ears from Star Trek: The Motion Picture go up on the auction block. According to auctioneers Premiere Props, the ears should go for $500-700.