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“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 humanoids who had been living their lives as if they were in ancient Greece. When they ask that Dr. McCoy stay on their planet just in case they ever need a doctor, disagreements follow and the people use their powers to humiliate Kirk and the others by making them do silly dances and the like. They even make Spock express emotion. But the news-worthy bit came when they forced Kirk and Uhura to kiss.

As far as what we already know from history, the story was Kirk/Uhura was what was written in the script but after concerns from NBC executives, they thought to change the kiss to Spock/Uhura but William Shatner insisted they keep with what was written. But in a recent interview, Nichelle Nichols gave some details that cast a slightly different shade on this story. Read more on The Mary Sue…

Cover Your Tracks: William Shatner Does Cee-Lo


Yesterday, on “Lopez Tonight,” William Shatner sung the bleep out of Cee-Lo’s rad single, “F**k You.” It’s even better than his version of “Rocket Man.” The Shatner killed it! No surprise though, once you helm the starship Enterprise, you’re awesome for life. [The Daily What]
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William Shatner Reads Levi Johnston’s Twitter


My weird obsession with Levi Johnston has only been made that much more die-hard ever since I discovered his Twitter. Unfortunately, Levi recently made his feed private (unlike his soon-to-be-seen wang), but not before my beloved Captain Kirk William Shatner got a hold of the best ones for a reading on “Late Night With Conan O’Brien.” Keep reading »

Is William Shatner Obsessed With Sarah Palin?

Several folks have noted that Sarah Palin‘s words kinda sound like poetry. But William Shatner seems to believe that on a whole ‘nother lever. On Monday night, Shatner did a spoken word performance as only the master of sexy slow talk can do, and on Wednesday’s Conan O’Brien, he recited some of Palin’s tweets, proving he needed no more than 140 words to create a performance masterpiece. Oh, oh. I hope this obsession leads to romance. I would vote Palin for president if William Shatner were her vice president slash lovah. More after the jump… Keep reading »

The Daily Squeeze: Stolen Condoms, William Shatner, Booties, And Stolen Goods

  • A man who really needed some condoms rammed his SUV into a convenient store’s front door and stole two packs of Trojans. Police found him soon after hiding in some bushes. Ha. [FirstCoastNews.com]
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    The Top 5 Space Studs Of Sci-Fi Films

    Science Fiction is full of freaks, but the heroes make us want to get freaky. From spandex spacesuits to alien armor, just looking at these guys makes us sweat. So, in honor of the gentlemen that fend off evildoers and fulfill our fantasies, here’s The Frisky’s Top Five Space Studs of Sci-Fi.

    5. Sam Jones as Flash Gordon The bleach blond muscle-bound babe was tough enough to play professional football and fight off intergalactic bad guys. He was an eyeful in spandex on screen, but if you want to see Flash in the flesh, check out his nsfw Playgirl pictorial from ‘75. We’re pretty sure the “Flash! O-oh!” lyric from the theme song came after Freddie Mercury saw this spread. Keep reading »

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