The friendship of Leonard Nimoy and William Shatner is legendary, and it is now the subject of a new book from Shatner: Leonard: My Fifty-Year Friendship with a Remarkable Man. Fittingly, the audiobook edition of the book is narrated by the Captain himself.
There’s one place that Star Trek has never gone before—musical theater. And William Shatner thinks that for its 50th anniversary, Trek should burst into song. What sort of musical numbers would you want to see in Star Trek: The Musical?
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.”
In a new video for Big Think, George Takei, noted internet god and LGBT+ rights activist, explains why Star Trek, a show that embraced diversity, didn’t feature one gay character during its original run. The reason: audiences weren’t ready for it.
Former Star Trek star William Shatner has made a slew of Trek documentaries in recent years, so when I saw he had a new one about the first few years of Star Trek: The Next Generation, I wasn’t sure if it was worth watching. But it totally was.
He's a rocket man, burnin' out his fuse up there alone. HBD Captain!
Good news! You can now use your e-reader tech to read about William Shatner's Tek — that fictional cyber-drug that people will kill for in the Tek War series. The final four Tek War books, co-written with Ron Goulart, are coming out from Open Road Media, making the series complete.
The moment we get immersive virtual reality, you know what people are going to use it for: the same thing we've used every other new technology for. And as long as movies have depicted virtual environments, there have been ridiculous VR sex scenes. Here are the most bizarre and hilarious VR hookups of all time.
Sorry, but the Dalek quote seems way too apt in this situation not to use. We've been hearing for months about how superior the Tomorrow People are, while also witnessing their atrophied reasoning skills. At this point, not only are they mostly unfit to live, they're also terrible, horrible people. Spoilers ahead...
After 50 years of enthusiastic support for boldly going into the unknown, William Shatner was finally formally honoured by NASA with a Distinguished Public Service Medal. This highest honour has been awarded to only a handful of people for their support of space exploration.
If you watch Supernatural, The 100, Star Crossed or The Others this week, William Shatner will be watching them with you. Since last month, The Shatastic One has been providing live commentary of CW shows on Twitter. What began as a fun pastime, he says, is now a dedicated effort to boost ratings of genre TV programs.
Angered by his own inability to recite iambic pentameter, actor William Shatner hops inside a time-traveling robot to kill Shakespeare. But his plot against the bard doesn't go as planned.
We all know about the time Captain Kirk took whales to the future — but years earlier, William Shatner wanted to bring dolphins on a rocket. In this special episode of Six Million Dollar Man, Shatner plays an astronaut whose brain gets supercharged by an energy field in space, letting him communicate with dolphins.
William Shatner decided not to boldly go into orbit, on board Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic spaceship. According to Branson, this is because Shatner is "scared of airline travel." Probably because of those gremlins on the wing, right?
I sincerely hope this video results in a nation-wide line of official William Shatner Dojos. More people need to know how to perform the "Wall of Destruction" properly... although I imagine anyone teaching the "Kiss and Dismiss" is going to get arrested.
Luc Besson directed The Professional, The Fifth Element, and more, so I have no idea why it's taken this long to get his newest film, The Extraordinary Adventures of Adele Blanc-Sec, released in the U.S. but here’s the other offerings accompanying mademoiselle!
Few people know of William Shatner's personal campaign to get kids interested in reading. The actor read the classic children's book Where the Wild Things Are to a group of kids at the recent Denver Comic Con; if he embellished the tale a bit, what of it? A book is merely a doorway to imagination, while Shatner's…
Now that a Star Trek movie is #1 at the box office again, everybody's looking back at the history of Star Trek films. And one meme I've been hearing a lot is that Wrath of Khan, formerly the sacred cow of Trek films, is overrated. Here's why that's not true.