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Walter's World: Stars Trek to Celebrate Mr. Koenig

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 11.14.2012 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

On Monday the 10th, to great fanfare, Walter Koenig received his long-overdue star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame. People love Walter. He summons, let us say, hearty conviviality.

Google Plus Week: Flipboard Comes to Android and Google+

Dan McDermott | Posted 09.02.2012 | Technology
Dan McDermott

Content beautification and delivery app Flipboard gets "most favored nation" status from Google and launches on Android. We also discuss Microsoft new computer-tablet hybrid and other Google+ and tech news of the week.

George Takei: Is This A Phaser I See Before Me?

Posted 06.20.2012 | TV

On the latest episode of "Hollywood Treasure" (Tue., 10 p.m. ET on Syfy) Joe Amendola had what looked like an original "Star Trek" phaser. If authe...

From the Man Who Brought You Three Goats and a Cow

Ken O'Neill | Posted 08.01.2012 | Books
Ken O'Neill

Though I am no longer able to track the reach of my words it seems that in the last few days one version or another has been shared over 30,000 times.

Star Trek's George Takei Donates In Hawaii Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.07.2012 | Politics

Former "Star Trek" actor George Takei is helping Rep. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) prosper in Hawaii's U.S. Senate race by donating $500 to her campaign in...

George Takei Talks Early 'Star Trek' Days

Moviefone | Posted 04.20.2012 | TV

April 20 is a very important day for George Takei: it's his birthday. This year's a particularly momentous one for the"Star Trek" legend, as he turns ...

WATCH: Star Trek Actor Thanks Donors With Best 'Happy Dance' Of All Time!

Posted 03.11.2012 | Impact

George Takei is thrilled. The former Star Trek actor is incredibly pleased that the fundraising campaign for the new Broadway musical Allegiance wa...

WATCH: George Takei Names Tennessee's Anti-Gay Lawmakers As 'Friends Of Dorothy'

Posted 03.07.2012 | Gay Voices

Just days after vowing to talk same-sex marriage with Donald Trump, "Star Trek" actor George Takei is taking on Tennessee lawmakers who are spearheadi...

George Takei: My Team Should've Won 'Apprentice'

Posted 03.07.2012 | TV

George Takei may have the respect of Donald Trump, but he still got the axe on "Celebrity Apprentice." "To be respected and to be fired, isn't that...

WATCH: George Takei And Stephen Baldwin Debate Kirk Cameron's Remarks On Homosexuality

Posted 03.06.2012 | Gay Voices

The debate over "Growing Pains" actor Kirk Cameron's controversial remarks on homosexuality continues at full-force. Now, George Takei and Stephen...

George Takei's 'Celebrity Apprentice' Charity Has Very Personal Meaning

Posted 01.20.2012 | TV

George Takei will be raising money for the Japanese-American National Museum during this season of "The Celebrity Apprentice." The charity holds a ve...

George Takei Smacks Down 'Twilight'

Posted 02.11.2012 | Entertainment

Star nerds, unite. Leave it to Mr. Sulu to broker peace between the warring factions of "Star Trek" and "Star Wars" fans. Following the back and fo...

WATCH: ‘Strange Frame,' The World's First Animated Lesbian Sci-Fi Film

Posted 11.26.2011 | Gay Voices

The world's first animated lesbian sci-fi film is headed our way. As SheWired.com is reporting, the first clips of "Strange Frame," from producer, ...

The Best Kardashian Joke Ever

Posted 01.08.2012 | Entertainment

As with any big story, jokes -- good, bad and off-color -- are inevitable. And, when it comes to the recent Kardiashian-Humpries split, well, it's har...

Naughty But Nice Rob

Shatner, Takei Still At Odds Over Kiss

HuffingtonPost.com | Naughty But Nice Rob | Posted 12.05.2011 | Celebrity

Openly gay "Star Trek" actor George Takei is still upset with his former co-star William Shatner over a previous, innocent display of affection -- and...

'Star Trek' Celebrates Its 45th Anniversary in Las Vegas

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 10.22.2011 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

Love is in the air-conditioning at the biggest "Star Trek" convention in the whole world. I am in hot-hot-hot Las Vegas, Nev., which is pretty darned weird, and having one of my greatest weekends ever.

Is It Okay to Say Gay? Devon Hicks Protests Tennessee Bill

Shira Lazar | Posted 07.25.2011 | Education
Shira Lazar

Seventeen-year old gay rights advocate Devon Hicks spoke out against Tennessee's "Don't Say Gay" bill. The bill would effectively ban talk about homosexuality in middle and elementary schools.

WATCH: Can't Say Gay? Say Takei!

Posted 07.20.2011 | Comedy

Tennessee's senate recently passed a bill that would prohibit teachers from discussing homosexuality in classrooms before students reach ninth grade, ...

Star Trek Chief Regrets Excluding Gays

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

'Star Trek's unexplored final frontier? An openly gay character. In all of its movies and iterations -- including 726 television episodes -- there ...

WATCH: George Takei To Play Holographic Ninja Grandpa In Nickelodeon Series

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Oh my! George Takei is about to take on his next big role: a holographic ninja grandfather on the new Nickelodeon show, 'Supah Ninja.' According to I...

Cinefantastique Post-Mortem: Snubbing George Takei & Monsters Mini-Review

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

After debating whether three animated films in one year is more than enough from DreamWorks Animation, the Cinefantastique podcast crew of Dan Persons...

George Takei & Partner Are First Gay Couple On 'Newlywed Game'

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Even as states and jurisdictions made gay and lesbian marriages legal, "The Newlywed Game" has played it straight – until now. ...

Kathy Griffin In 'Kate Is Enough: The Kate Gosselin Story' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Kathy Griffin went on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" last night and introduced her new Lifetime "film," "Kate Is Enough: The Kate Gosselin Story." In it she expl...

George Takei Speaks Out On Prop 8 Ruling

E! | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Proposition 8 may have been upheld by the courts today, but George Takei is hopeful it won't be forever. The Star Trek star, who married longtime lov...

William Shatner Keeps George Takei Feud Alive

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — William Shatner is continuing to feud with former "Star Trek" co-star George Takei. In his latest online video, Shatner says: "Georg...