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Star Trek Trek IRL: Nimoy's Anti-Bullying Message, Today Stardate: 032515.1. Tomorrow would have been Leonard Nimoy’s 84th birthday, and this piece, which passes along crucial life lessons in Mr. Nimoy’s own words, is in tribute to him. There are many reasons why Mr. Dean's Assorted Thoughts: Privilege, humour and "good faith": How to avoid telling offensive jokes On several recent occasions I've witnessed acquaintances making offensive and oppressive remarks, often intended as jokes. This has been extremely annoying and disappointing. Nevertheless, because I have often ended up being called upon to explain to these acquaintances why these remarks caused so much offence and turmoil, I think I have gained some general insights which I’d like to share here.
CRP In the News Bloomberg Politics Published on 6/9/17 The U.S. Star Trek Nimoy, Leonard Born and raised in Boston, Leonard Nimoy started acting as a boy, but moved to Los Angeles at age 18 to give it a go on a professional level. He worked his way up from small roles in the likes of Queen for a Day, Zombies of the Stratosphere and Them! to major guest star turns in such shows as Broken Arrow, Dragnet, Sea Hunt, Twilight Zone, Wagon Train and The Outer Limits. At one point, he acted in an episode of The Lieutenant, a show written and created by a rising behind-the-scenes talent named Gene Roddenberry, and he acted in an episode of The Man from U.N.C.L.E. with a young Canadian by the name of William Shatner. It wouldn't be long before their lives intersected again. Roddenberry created Star Trek: The Original Series, tapping Nimoy to play Spock and Jeffrey Hunter to play Captain Pike.
How to tell jokes like a pro Loaded: 0% Progress: 0% "Why do giraffes have such long necks?" I ask a woman in her 80s outside King's Cross station in London. Daily Intelligencer Deadlocked SCOTUS Keeps Obama Immigration Initiative Frozen There's no telling how this saga will end. By Ed Kilgore There's no telling how this saga will end. Share Tweet Get smarter news, now. Follow Daily Intelligencer. MEFCC: William Shatner on Leonard Nimoy, Friendship and Loss “Star Trek” veteran William Shatner revealed he plans to write a book about his friendship with longtime co-star Leonard Nimoy, who passed away Feb. 28 at age 83. “I’ve been asked to write a book about it, and I think I will,” he said during a press conference over the weekend at the fourth annual Middle East Film & Comic Convention in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates. “One of the characteristics of [the United Arab Emirates] is the making of friendship,” said Shatner, who recently turned 84. “Once you are a friend, it becomes a lifelong tie.
Ricky Gervais Broke My Heart WARNING: This is an angry rant! What I'm so tired of is when a person or group of people spouts racist, fatphobic, misogynistic, transphobic or homophobic crap like they're being SUBVERSIVE and EDGY because they think it's fucking cool or something. No. You're just like 90% of the rest of the world. You're a tired old bigot with tired old hate-diarrhea pouring out of your mouth, just like everyone else.
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moviepilot Acclaimed director J.J. Abrams, who is best known for his work on the Star Trek and Star Wars franchises, has paid a very emotional and touching tribute to the late great Leonard Nimoy. The Star Trek legend, who played the character of 'Spock' for over 40 years, passed into eternity late last week.