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Here's A 'Secret' Behind April 25, AKA The 'Perfect Date'

The Huffington Post | Jenna Amatulli | Posted 04.25.2017 | Entertainment

For the past 17 years, we’ve known April 25 as the “perfect date.” In the film “Miss Congeniality,” Cheryl Frasier (played by Heather Burns)...

1 In 3 Americans Would Move To An Alien Planet To Escape U.S. Politics

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 02.24.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON — If it meant escaping the current political atmosphere, nearly 1 in 3 Americans say they’d be willing to leave Earth altogether. That...

William Shatner Crosses Into 'Star Wars' Territory To Help Kid With Autism

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 02.16.2017 | Parents

When a dad in Canada posted a Facebook appeal to help his son, he didn’t expect William Shatner to step in and use his star power to help him get a ...

To The Moon, Alice! - Why We Stopped Going There

Michael Rosenblum | Posted 09.05.2016 | Media
Michael Rosenblum

Star Trek, the television series was launched. The USS Enterprise, piloted by William Shatner, playing Captain James T. Kirk rocketed into space. In the first episode, Captin Kirk and his team beam down to the surface of planet M-113 where they encounter Dr. Robert Crater and his wife Nancy, who claim they only need 'salt tablets'. The plot only gets more complicated,and more exciting, after that.

Captain Kirk Toasts New London Mayor With Epic Tweet

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 05.10.2016 | Entertainment

Star Trek actor William Shatner congratulated the newly elected Mayor of London in the most fitting way. He tweeted Sadiq Khan, the first Muslim to ta...

William Shatner Emotionally Remembers Friendship With The Late Leonard Nimoy

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 01.06.2017 | HuffPost Live 321

It's been nearly a year to the day since "Star Trek" star Leonard Nimoy died from pulmonary disease at the age of 83. In the months since his passing,...

WATCH LIVE: William Shatner Discusses The Life Of Late Friend Leonard Nimoy

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 02.15.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

William Shatner joins HuffPost Live to discuss the life of his celebrated co-star and close friend, Leonard Nimoy. Shatner's latest book, Leonard: My ...

'Just In Time for Christmas' Is a Lesser Hallmark Hall of Fame Effort

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 12.03.2016 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Just In Time For Christmas is a frothy, light romantic comedy that hits all the right notes as far as the requirements for a Hallmark Channel movie go.

William Shatner Disses 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 10.27.2015 | Entertainment

Here's a pretty safe bet: William Shatner has not pre-ordered tickets to see "Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens" on opening night. The 84-year...

There's A Star Trek Cruise, And It Looks AMAZING

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 10.24.2015 | Travel

Trekkies of the world unite: There is a Star Trek ocean cruise, and it looks AMAZING. The cruise will set sail from Miami in 2017, sailing to ports of...

Captain Kirk Says There Are Life Forms On Mars

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 10.08.2015 | Entertainment

Set phasers to stunned! Captain Kirk is not happy you're ignoring Mars. Actor William Shatner explored space for years on "Star Trek," and he tells T...

Friday Talking Points -- Following the Trump Whirlwind

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.24.2016 | Entertainment
Chris Weigant

Two weeks ago, we kind of went out on a limb (the polling evidence was not all that clear when we wrote it) and subtitled our previous column: "Donald Trump, Frontrunner." Since that time, such a statement has gone from being a wild prediction to becoming an equally-wild reality.

The Trouble With Mr. Serling

Perry Block | Posted 07.20.2016 | Fifty
Perry Block

Rod Serling, the program's creator, is today rightly regarded as one of the true giants of television. But back in the early days it seems that not everyone had the same positive view of the somewhat enigmatic Mr. Sterling.

William Shatner Fires Back At Critics After Missing Leonard Nimoy's Funeral

The Huffington Post | Lauren Zupkus | Posted 03.01.2015 | Entertainment

William Shatner is facing some backlash since announcing that he could not attend Leonard Nimoy's funeral because of a commitment he made to a charity...

Why William Shatner Can't Attend Leonard Nimoy's Funeral

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 03.02.2015 | Entertainment

William Shatner took to Twitter on Saturday to express his regret over having to miss Leonard Nimoy's funeral. Though the two "Star Trek" actors w...

Farewell to Leonard Nimoy

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 04.29.2015 | Celebrity
Lincoln Mitchell

Few fictional characters, particularly from television, have been as enduring in the public consciousness, memorable and profound as Spock, and few actors have both inhabited and created a character as fully and brilliantly as Leonard Nimoy did with Spock.

William Shatner Pays Tribute To 'Brother' Leonard Nimoy

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 02.27.2015 | Entertainment

William Shatner played Captain Kirk opposite Leonard Nimoy's Mr. Spock on the "Star Trek" television series and in multiple feature films. Following N...

Star Trek's Troubling 50th Anniversary

William Bradley | Posted 01.17.2015 | Entertainment
William Bradley

There was some heartening news over the holidays for those of us who are longtime Star Trek fans. And there was some alarming news, none of which has been mitigated since.

In Love for the Long Haul

George Heymont | Posted 03.11.2015 | Arts
George Heymont

Two films recently screened for Bay area audiences gave new meaning to the old saying that "He who laughs last, laughs best."

Artie Lange Says William Shatner Is 'A Bit Of A Douche'

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 10.15.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

In his eight years on "The Howard Stern Show," comedian Artie Lange saw his fair share of celebrities come through. William Shatner was apparently the...

George Takei: William Shatner Was The 'Problem Uncle' In The 'Star Trek' Family

OWN | Posted 08.13.2014 | OWN

It's been more than 40 years since George Takei and William Shatner first worked together on the set of the starship Enterprise, but the two feuding "...

William Shatner Doesn't Like Facebook's New App Or George Takei

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 07.23.2014 | Technology

William Shatner is not impressed. Shatner, best known as Captain Kirk on the 1960's TV show "Star Trek," is less than enthused about Facebook's ne...

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror ... and the Saturn Goes to ....

Pamela Glasner | Posted 09.20.2014 | Entertainment
Pamela Glasner

You need to know about The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films, and the award it annually bestows upon those deemed the best at doing all that, and more: The Saturn.

Top 5 Alternatives to San Diego Comic-Con

Home Away | Posted 09.13.2014 | Travel
Home Away

While 130,000 geeks head to the San Diego Comic-Con in July, you can check out a more affordable and low-key alternative in your own backyard.

So U and More: Conversations with Neal Schon, Judas Priest's Rob Halford and Edgar Winter

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.05.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Neal Schon: "Journey is more about well-crafted songs and well recorded and produced songs, and I think that what I enjoy about my solo songs is that I'm sort of more of a painter with a blank canvas and a bunch of paints and materials to work with and I kind of throw everything on there and see how it lands."