Star Trek: TOS
Hey out there, in case you haven’t heard, it’s William Shatner’s birthday! Yah, we spelled out his name for that. It’s special. It’s March 22nd, his 81st birthday and he’s showing NO signs of slowing down…or aging, for that matter. I gotta say, he looks fantastic on and off screen!! I hope I look that good when I’m 81.
Lost And Unproduced Star Trek TOS Episode 'He Walked Among Us' By Norman Spinrad, Unearthed After 45 Years
Many of you know Norman Spinrad as an award winning science fiction novelist as well as the writer of the TOS classic "Doomsday Machine". Up until recently, Norman's second, unproduced and ill-fated, Star Trek episode "He Walked Among Us" was thought to be lost to the ages.
Norman explains: "I thought the text of my original version--written on a typewriter!--was lost forever until recently a fan asked me to autograph a faded copy he had bought somewhere. I did, and in return he sent me a pdf off a scan"CONTINUE READING >>
I've said it before and will again; The Shat is a force of nature. Not only is he increasing his convention schedule this year, but he's also steering his one-man-show around this beautiful country of ours. Starting on Broadway. . LA Weekly recently sat down with Sir Billiam (thought we forgot about it, huh?) and got the chance to experience The Shat's essence while he rehearsed for the launch of Shatner's World: We Just Live in It. Where Bill revealed that he's essentially happy with the way his life has turned out.
"I'm a happy man. I'm a somewhat anxiety-ridden man right now, with opening night and all that. But in its right perspective, there should be a sense of joy about it. I'm going to open on Broadway in a one-man show. It's extraordinary. What a gift — to me!"
Yeah, I would be happy too. I mean think about, all of his conquests throughout the galaxy (great and small) and having an alien as the best man for your wedding. What's not to be happy about?CONTINUE READING >>
The Shat seems to be everywhere lately. I mean, really…everywhere. I don’t think he ever stops working. Personally, I’m totally impressed (and a little jealous) of his never ending energy. How he juggles the dozens of projects he currently has going, I’ll never know.
The latest announcement on the Shatner front is that he’s joined Wizard World’s Comic Con Tour. He just finished the New Orleans convention last weekend, and has three more on his schedule already. One special note, he’s listed as “Saturday Only” for each of the following locations. Be sure to check the schedules so you don’t miss your favorite guest at any of them.
Philadelphia Comic Con Fri-Sat-Sun/June 1, 2, 3, 2012
Also at attending; Jeri Ryan (Voyager), Kate Mulgrew (Voyager), Avery Brooks (DS9), Paul McGillion (Stargate: Atlantis), and Bruce Campbell (…you name it)…and more
Chicago Comic Con Thur-Fri-Sat-Sun/August 9, 10, 11, 12, 2012
Also attending; Everybody from the above list, plus; James Marsters (Buffy The Vampire Slayer), Luke Perry (90210), Jason Priestly (90210) …and moreCONTINUE READING >>
Creation Entertainment announced today that Gates McFadden (ST:TNG - Dr. Beverly Crusher) and George Takei (TOS - Mr. Sulu) will be among the celebrity guests at this August’s Vegas Convention. They have a stellar (ya, we meant to do that) line up so far for the upcoming convention. Most of the captains (hopefully more to be added), tons of the series regulars and a whole bunch of episode special guests. Confidentially, we haven’t yet seen Gates in person because she doesn’t seem to attend quite as many conventions as some of the other cast so we’re pretty excited to see her in Vegas this year.
You can check out the current confirmed celebrity guest list here. If you have a favorite, make sure to jot down when they will be appearing, because not all guests will be there for the whole weekend.CONTINUE READING >>
We’re excited to announce that some Star Trek goodness is finally happening right in our own backyard, Downtown Austin, Texas. Typically we have to pine over the cool events going on elsewhere, but this time we actually get to attend. A local Austin, TX improv group is running a new show every Saturday at 8pm during this January and February. It’s a Sci-Fi Comedy Double Feature; Twilight Zoned & Start Trekkin’. Improvised parodies of two classic television shows – back to back in the same night!
By now you’ve heard about The Shat’s solo show on Broadway, Shatner’s World: We Just Live in It, and are on pins and needles waiting to find out when you can see it. Well, a definitive date has finally been set for the play. It will run from its preview showing on February 14 to March 4, of this year. The Music Box Theater will be holding an official opening on February 16th.
The two-hour show, according to press notes, will "take audiences on a voyage through Shatner’s life and career, from Shakespearean stage actor to internationally known icon and raconteur, known as much for his unique persona as for his expansive body of work on television and film."CONTINUE READING >>
We know The Shat is all the rage and that all you want out of life is to feast your peepers on him, live and in person. Ok, so maybe that was our goal, not yours, but I’m gonna go out on a limb here and assume since you’re reading a website about Star Trek that you kinda, maybe, sort of dig William Shatner. Well, that being the case, you’ll be thrilled to know that he is scheduled to be a featured guest at Wizard World’s New Orleans Comic Con January 28-29, 2012.
He’s only going to be there that Saturday, so don’t miss your chance to see him. He’s the cat’s pajamas!CONTINUE READING >>
Ya know, maybe we should change the name of our blog to Shatspace Communique, because it seems like he's all we talk about. Heck, we're not complaing, The Shat is an omnipresent force that seems unstoppable. If you're looking for your quick Shatner fix this evening, check him out on Piers Morgan Tonight... tonight. That's on CNN at 9pm / 8pm central. We think Sir Billiam (still trying) is there to talk about his new album Seeking Major Tom, but you never really know where the conversation will lead. Actually, you do... to awesomeness.
Check out the episode description below.CONTINUE READING >>