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Friday Sep 12 | National Public Radio

Why Atheists Need Captain Kirk

Actors in the TV series Star Trek Leonard Nemoy as Commander Spock, William Shatner as Captain Kirk, DeForest Kelley as Doctor McCoy and James Doohan as Commander Scott. AP hide caption Actors in the TV series Star Trek Leonard Nemoy as Commander Spock, William Shatner as Captain Kirk, DeForest Kelley as Doctor McCoy and James Doohan as Commander Scott.

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Related Topix: Star Trek, Science Fiction TV, Entertainment, Television, Kirk, CO, Leonard Nimoy, Celebrities, Pop/Rock

Friday Sep 12 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

Why Atheists Need Captain Kirk

Actors in the TV series Star Trek Leonard Nemoy as Commander Spock, William Shatner as Captain Kirk, DeForest Kelley as Doctor McCoy and James Doohan as Commander Scott. The painter Barnett Newman is said to have replied along these lines to a friend who was bemoaning the sorry state of American political life and praising European social democracy.

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Related Topix: Star Trek, Kirk, CO, Science Fiction TV, Entertainment, Television, Leonard Nimoy, Celebrities, Pop/Rock

Friday Sep 12 | Fleet News and Mail

Richard Kiel talks Jaws and James Bond in unseen interview

James Bond fans have been saddened this week by the death of the man known as Jaws, actor Richard Kiel. Kiel, who died at the age of 74, visited Beaulieu National Motor Museum twice in 2013 from his California home and on one occasion gave an exclusive interview which has never been published before now.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Thriller, Crime Movies, Action Movies, Silver Streak, Richard Kiel, Celebrities, Doug McClure, Pop/Rock, Richard Pryor, Black Entertainment

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Examiner.com

On this Day in Movie History, September 11, 2014: villian Jaws bites the big one

The towering steel jawed villain played in the Bond thrillers The Spy Who Loved Me and Moonraker , died in hospital in Fresno on Wednesday a spokeswoman for Saint Agnes Medical Center confirmed Kiel's death, but did not reveal the cause. Originally intended to die at the end of the movie The Spy Who Loved Me, Kiel so popular with fans that he was brought back to reprise the role in Moonraker.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Thriller, Loved, Fresno, CA, Celebrities, Roger Moore, Earl Holliman

Tue Sep 02, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Tickets Now On Sale for First Seven Wizard World Comic Cons in 2015

Wizard World, Inc. today announced that VIP, three-day and single day admissions are now available for its first seven Comic Con events on the 2015 schedule, through the year's first quarter.

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Related Topix: Arrow, Entertainment, Television, Teen Wolf, Star Trek, Science Fiction TV, Celebrities, Guardians of the Galaxy

WebProNews

William Shatner Launches Hashtag Battle, Pushing Nimoy and Quinto to 1M Followers in Same Night

William Shatner stays on top of things, tech-wise. He maintains an active Twitter presence.

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Related Topix: Star Trek, Science Fiction TV, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Startups, Facebook, Leonard Nimoy

Sun Aug 31, 2014

CBC News

William Shatner sees 'mythological' appeal in science fiction

William Shatner says the people taking part in Fan Expo this weekend are looking for much more than a chance to see the stars of science fiction up close and in person.

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Related Topix: Star Trek, Science Fiction TV, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Canada,

WebProNews

George Takei Reveals How He Came Out Because of Arnold Schwarzenegger

Star Trek alum George Takei has become the well-broadcast voice of the gay community on social media.

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Related Topix: Star Trek, Science Fiction TV, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, George Takei, Arnold Schwarzenegger, US Governors, Pop/Rock

Thu Aug 28, 2014

DVD Verdict

William Shatner's Get a Life

As a follow-up to his documentary The Captains , actor/director/Renaissance man William Shatner casts his camera on the Star Trek fans.

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Related Topix: Star Trek, Science Fiction TV, Entertainment, Television, TekWar, Science Fiction Movies, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Vocal, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Drama

CBC News

Fan Expo 2014: Fandom arrives in Canada's cosplay capital

Darth Vader and his storm troopers helped kicked off last year's Fan Expo in Toronto.

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Related Topix: Guardians of the Galaxy, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Star Trek

NEWS.com.au

Star Trek stars reunite for super selfie

RITA who? DJ Calvin Harris isn't letting his messy split from Rita Ora get the better of him, spending his time with a sexy lingerie model.

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Related Topix: Star Trek, Science Fiction TV, Entertainment, Television, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Celebrities, Patrick Stewart, Pop/Rock

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Canada.com

Scene and Heard: Toronto's Fan Expo is William Shatner's latest sci-fi mission

William Shatner boldly goes where ever he wants to. In the last August weekend of 2014, he's decided to log into Fan Expo at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.

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Related Topix: Star Trek, Science Fiction TV, Entertainment, Celebrities, Pop/Rock

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Examiner.com

'Star Trek' alum tackle the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Sir Patrick Stewart has become the most recent of the ' Star Trek ' franchise alums to undertake the Ice Bucket Challenge , which was started to raise money and awareness for ALS .

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Patrick Stewart, Pop/Rock, George Takei, Amazon

The Winnipeg Free Press

William Shatner looking forward to seeing 'Next Generation' cast in Toronto

William Shatner is not just an actor - he's working on a reality TV series, taking his one-man show back on tour in December and is currently busy promoting a "Star Trek" documentary he produced.

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Related Topix: Star Trek, Science Fiction TV, Entertainment, Television, TekWar, Boston Legal, Science Fiction Movies, Drama, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Emmy Awards

Mon Aug 25, 2014

JAM! Showbiz

'Twin Peaks' star Ray Wise at home in sci-fi, horror and gaming

If he wanted, Ray Wise could surf fan-boy events like Toronto's Fan Expo, signing autographs from end-to-end.

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Related Topix: Twin Peaks, Soap Opera, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Ray Wise, Star Trek, Science Fiction TV, Celebrities

The Wichita Eagle

'To Be Takei' tells inspiring tale of droll sci-fi actor

In case you missed it, it's George Takei's America. We're just living in it. And getting his autograph.

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Related Topix: Star Trek, Science Fiction TV, Entertainment, Television, George Takei, Gay/Lesbian, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Asian-American, Japanese-American

Examiner.com

Alan Alda, Kyle Chandler among personal favorite Emmy winners

Alan Alda who is the only man to ever win an Emmy for acting, directing and writing in the same series is one of the all-time great Emmy winners.

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Golden Globe Awards, Family, Comedy, Drama, Frasier

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The London Free Press

William Shatner explores 'Star Trek: The Next Generation' turbulence

Gene Roddenberry, the legendary creator of Star Trek, was often referred to as the Great Bird of the Galaxy.

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Brandon Sun

TV Blog Buzz: Chris Hadfield inspires a sitcom; Nick Offerman's shower thoughts

His book, "An Astronaut's Guide To Life On Earth," is the inspiration for a TV pilot being commissioned by ABC.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Science / Technology, Space, Downton Abbey, Entertainment, Television, Hugh Bonneville, Laura Carmichael

Trinidad Guardian

Boldly go back to Star Trek

On an unappetising Sunday, the only Also Rans worth mentioning are a Sam Peckinpah Western , a Clint Eastwood baseball thing the kiddie flick and its sequel that would have got the nod if today's pick didn't have its own five sequels following it immediately after! The week holds six former picks, five very good indeed .

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Related Topix: Star Trek, Science Fiction TV, Entertainment, Television, Thriller, Crime Movies, Dirty Harry, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Music!, Bird, Biography Movies, Celebrities, Clint Eastwood

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