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Leonard Nimoy’s Son Makes A ‘Spockumentary’ To Honor Dad

The son of Star Trek legend Leonard Nimoy, Adam Nimoy raised over $600,000 through Kickstarter to make a documentary that will focus on the pop icon and his legacy, having received little interest from film studios.
Adam Nimoy is a TV director and film professor, so the production, titled “For the Love of Spock” will…

Katrin Higher / July 5, 2015

Leonard Nimoy, Star Trek’s Beloved Captain Spock, Has Died at 83

Long before Zachary Quinto’s eyebrows were getting Chris Pine out of intergalactic jams, the Vulcan who won over the hearts of a universe was actor Leonard Nimoy, “Star Trek”‘s  original Captain Spock, was charming audiences everywhere with his resolute pragmatism aboard the Starship Enterprise. The 83-year old actor passed away at home in Beverly Hills on Friday…

Beejoli Shah / February 27, 2015

It’s Old Spock Vs. New Spock In This New Audi Commercial

I’ve never been a big fan of commercials, and growing up, my dad even used to mute the TV and block the screen with a scarf during the ads. I’m serious. But I am completely delighted by this new Audi ad, featuring Leonard Nimoy and Zachary Quinto (“Star Trek”‘s old and new Spock. respectively) competing against each…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 7, 2013

“Star Trek”‘s Uhura And Spock Were Supposed To Hook Up Year Ago, Then William Shatner Pulled Rank

Well this is a surprise. We all know about the interracial kiss that rocked the world on “Star Trek” on November 22, 1968 but did you know that kiss was originally supposed to be between Uhura and Spock, not Uhura and Kirk?
In the episode ”Plato’s Stepchildren” from the original series, the crew land on a planet filled with telekenetic humanoid…

The Mary Sue / April 22, 2013

Beyonce Writes A Poem For Frank Ocean, Plus 7 Other Surprising Celebrity Poets

Beyonce is super stoked for newly out R&B singer Frank Ocean, and to show her support, she did what only Bey-Bey could: She posted a poem for Ocean on her website. The rather repetitive verse encourages Ocean to be himself and be an inspiration. Would we expect anything less from Beyonce, really?
After the jump,…

Julie Gerstein / July 10, 2012