Stephen Colbert Uses Star Trek, George Takei, To Fix Midterm Elections

People are more indifferent than ever about midterm elections. Midterm elections are expensive. Stephen Colbert thinks he's found a money-saving solution, and he found it in "A Taste of Armageddon," the twenty-third episode from the first season of Star Trek: The Original Series. » 11/01/14 10:13am 11/01/14 10:13am

George Takei Narrates This Hilariously Philosophical Parody Of A Fable

It sounds like a children's fable: Albert the Squirrel wakes up one chilly morning to discover that his scarf is nowhere to be found. As he searches the woods, he meets various animals who ask his advice on their various woes. That's when things start getting weird... » 9/29/14 2:20pm 9/29/14 2:20pm

George Takei describes his experience in a Japanese internment camp

Actor and activist George Takei recently made an appearance on Democracy Now! where, in addition to discussing Arizona's recent anti-LGBTQ bill and his role as Mr. Sulu, he talked about his family's experience inside a Japanese internment camp during the Second World War. » 2/28/14 8:40am 2/28/14 8:40am

Lost Girl's fourth season starts with an "Ohhhhhh my!"

Lost Girl has returned! And oh what a delirious mess it continues to be, now with 100 percent more George Takei (and roughly the same amount of overacting). » 1/14/14 9:54am 1/14/14 9:54am

Dick Tracy's newest partner-in-crime-fighting is none other than George…

The beloved Star Trek star and gay rights activist is currently starring in the Dick Tracy comic strip as George Tawara. Now, before you ask how could Takei star in a newspaper comic strip under a different name: 1) check out the art above (that's as close as Dick Tracy gets to photorealism); 2) this comic storyline… » 1/21/13 1:40pm 1/21/13 1:40pm

George Takei reading 50 Shades of Gray is the sexiest thing you'll hear…

I suppose watching a beloved Star Trek actor reading aloud from a legally obtainable book is technically safe for work, but I wouldn't necessarily watch this clip with your sound turned all the way up. I've seen hardcore pornography that was less phenomenally sexual than hearing George Takei read aloud from the… » 12/20/12 7:40am 12/20/12 7:40am

George Takei kidnaps Finn and Jake on Adventure Time and we visit Chuck…

This week in the world of cartoons, Dipper and Mabel talk to a time traveler on Gravity Falls, while George Takei makes an amazing, hilarious, and at the same time extremely creepy appearance on Adventure Time. » 8/25/12 7:00am 8/25/12 7:00am

George Takei and Robonaut 2 flash the Vulcan salute in support of LGBT…

Late last month, George Takei visited NASA's Johnson Space Center to speak about leadership and inclusiveness at an event sponsored by the Agency's "ASIA" and "Out & Allied" resource groups, which represent the Space Center's Asian-Pacific American and LGBT employees, respectively. » 6/12/12 11:30am 6/12/12 11:30am

George Takei's Greatest and Weirdest Moments

It's official: George Takei owns the internet. This is the year that Takei's domination over our assorted cyberwebs became official and final. He's become our greatest meme generator and his mellifluous voice turned out to be perfect for summing up the state of the world circa 2011. » 12/23/11 1:00pm 12/23/11 1:00pm

As far as I'm concerned,…

Why The 1986 Crap Flick Star Crystal Is Better Than Star Wars and Star…

The leads of the Star Wars and Star Trek franchises have come to verbal blows as of late, and a certain mellifluous Enterprise helmsman has attempted to ameliorate the situation. What this public spat ignores is that there's a superior Star film out there, one that eschews flights of fancy and makes your appreciate… » 12/19/11 7:20am 12/19/11 7:20am

Watching George Takei talk about McDonald's for two minutes is…

Have you ever pondered, "Gee, self. I really wonder if today's the day I get to see noted actor George Takei discuss McDonald's promotional opportunities circa 1993." Well, brace yourself, for today is that day. Welcome to your reason for getting out of bed this morning. » 12/10/11 10:35am 12/10/11 10:35am

George Takei to Warner Bros.: Don't Whitewash Akira

Star Trek legend George Takei is leading the charge against Hollywood's whitewashed version of anime classic Akira. He wants Warner Bros. to do the right thing and cast Asian actors in the saga. But will the studio listen? » 4/22/11 2:31pm 4/22/11 2:31pm

George Takei auditions for Spider-Man: "Not only do I have great…

Oh my! You must watch George Takei's video audition for the floundering Spider-Man musical. Yes! This is a great way to save this flop - geek stunt casting! Someone get Wil Wheaton on the phone. » 4/06/11 11:30am 4/06/11 11:30am

Watch The Heroes Scenes The Strike Rescued You From

Click to viewBe glad we never got to see Hiro's dad use his superpower on Heroes, if this deleted scene from the episode "Four Months Ago" is any guide. The Heroes season two DVD set doesn't come out until August 26 in the U.S., but it's already out in England. In addition to this deleted scene, it also includes the… » 8/11/08 10:37am 8/11/08 10:37am

George Takei Marries, Journos Spin Gay Sulu Memes

In news and gossip math, the announcement of George Takei's wedding plans must've looked something like "B-List Sixties Geek Icon + Gay + Social Hot Button Topic = Win." There's just something perfect storm-ish about Takei's marrying boyfriend of 21 years Brad Altman for the jaded headline writers of the world, and… » 5/22/08 6:30am 5/22/08 6:30am

Beware The Wrath Of Warlord Shank!

This clip shows off everything that was great about Space Cases, the kids-in-space show that ran on Nickelodeon for two seasons. It has George Takei chewing not just the scenery, but the actual walls, as the evil neck-gyrating Warlord Shank, whose ship has been hit with a computer virus by a demented computer. And… » 3/20/08 1:30pm 3/20/08 1:30pm

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Must See: Star Trek

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Title: Star Trek
Date: 1966-1969

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