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Ice Bucket Challenge: David Beckham is the latest celebrity to take...

David Beckham is the latest celebrity to get a chill after taking part in the ALS ice bucket challenge that has been sweeping the internet.


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Cristiano Ronaldo Ice Bucket Challenge (Funny Version) #IceBucketChallenge

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Hispanic Business

George Takei Talks of Career 'Rebirth' in Documentary

In October 2005, George Takei figured his long, successful Hollywood career would screech to a halt.


Related Topix: George Takei, Star Trek, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Howard Stern

Sun Aug 17, 2014

New York Daily News

George Takei's new documentary is 'To Be Takei'

Most people know George Takei as Lt. Sulu, "Star Trek's" even-tempered helmsman.


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Fri Aug 15, 2014


Top Tweets of the Week: Matthew Lewis Acts Out Fan Fiction And More

The Teen Choice Awards went on this past weekend and while the day was all about the teens, William Shatner couldn't help but to call out his one time on-screen son from Sh*t My Dad Says, Jonathan Sadowski for being there.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Lothian County, Scotland, World News, United Kingdom

Thu Aug 14, 2014

How Now, Brownpau?

Vegas Trek

They call it Sin City, but we weren't in Las Vegas for gambling or sex: my primary mission was to get the nerdiest possible photo I could with William Shatner at the Star Trek Convention .


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Santa Barbara Independent


Though the whirlwind crowd at the Star Trek shindig in Las Vegas a couple weeks back meant Sabina Saib and Pilar Montes missed meeting Peter Weller, Kate Mulgrew, or Simon Pegg, they managed to get to the costume contest.


Related Topix: Star Trek, Simon Pegg, Celebrities, Pop/Rock

Sun Aug 10, 2014


Star Trek's William Shatner Afraid of Flying?

Virgin CEO Richard Branson gave Captain Kirk the chance to go into space. William Shatner turned him down, and Branson says it's because Shatner is afraid to fly.


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Fri Aug 08, 2014

CBC News

Facebook Mentions celebrity app gets wide release

The Facebook Mentions apps allows 'verified' celebrities such as Mariah Carey to do live question-and-answer sessions with their fans.


Related Topix: Social Software, Startups, Facebook, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone App, iPod touch App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone, Star Trek, Science Fiction TV, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Coast Reporter

Ehhhh: Henry Winkler gives thumbs-up to Stampede parade marshal William Shatner

Actor Henry Winkler says William Shatner is the perfect choice as grand marshal of this year's Calgary Stampede parade because he attracts followers wherever he goes.


Related Topix: Star Trek, Science Fiction TV, Comedy, Entertainment, Happy Days, Television, Celebrities, Henry Winkler, Pop/Rock

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Los Angeles Times

William Shatner checking in with space agencies on Twitter

Actor William Shatner has been keeping track of the galaxy with Twitter. The star of "Star Trek" has been tweeting at space agencies, and they have been responding.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Star Trek, Entertainment

Mon Aug 04, 2014


'Sesame Street' pays tribute to 'Doctor Who', 'Batman' and 'Star Trek': Video

Who needs Comic-Con? Certainly not "Sesame Street," as the PBS show threw its own nerd gathering, Numeric-Con.


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Christian Science Monitor

William Shatner tweets at NASA, nerdiness ensues

Calgary Stampede Parade Marshal William Shatner speaks to the media about the upcoming event at a news conference in Calgary, Alberta, on July 3. To fans around the world, William Shatner will always be known as the captain of the USS Enterprise , and apparently NASA is no exception.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Canada, Twitter, Star Trek


Okay: Captain Kirk And NASA Interact On Twitter

This is the exchange between William Shatner and NASA on Twitter . For those of you under the age of ten, William Shatner is famous for playing Captain Kirk on Star Trek in the late 60's.


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'Star Trek' to NASA's 'secret weapon'

Nichelle Nichols played Star Trek's glamorous communications officer, Lt. Uhura, over a 25-year span -- beginning with the original TV series in 1966, and most recently the 1991 feature film.


Related Topix: Star Trek, Science Fiction TV, Entertainment, Television, Nichelle Nichols, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Science / Technology, Space

I4U Future Technology News

William Shatner Plans to Win GISHWES

William Shatner is apparently taking part in GISHWES. GISHWHES is a 5-time Guinness World Record breaking scavenger hunt hosted by Misha Collins .


Related Topix: Star Trek, Science Fiction TV, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, World Records, Supernatural, Drama, Misha Collins

Sun Aug 03, 2014


Star Trek's William Shatner Is Cooler Than You

William Shatner has the life. He's had one of those roles that was not only famous for the usual pop culture reasons, but it endeared him to a generation or two as an icon.


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Sat Aug 02, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

William Shatner Tweets At NASA, Gets Awesome Response

For whatever reason, actor William Shatner, most famous for his role as Capt. Kirk on "Star Trek" was up for some conversation with NASA on Saturday, and the space agency actually responded.


Related Topix: Star Trek, Science Fiction TV, Science / Technology, NASA, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Space

Dark Horizons News

Casting: Shatner, Fiennes, Laffety, Huffman, New

Ted 2 William Shatner is reportedly set to cameo as himself in the upcoming "Ted" sequel which is currently filming in Boston.


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Fri Aug 01, 2014

Business Journal

Pros and cons: Ten minutes with Star Trek's William Shatner

William Shatner , who played Captain James T. Kirk in the Star Trek series, is a guest at Wizard World's San Antonio Comic Con, which runs Friday, Aug. 1, through Sunday, Aug. 3. I interviewed the 83-old actor, author and filmmaker about the expansion of pop-culture conventions as part of the Business Journal's cover story on the business behind ... (more)


Related Topix: Star Trek, Celebrities, Pop/Rock

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

Emmys: Marion Dougherty Gets Governor's Award, Juried Winners Announced

The Television Academy honors the late casting director and announces early awards for "Saturday Night Live," "The Simpsons," Cartoon Network and others.


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