William Shatner

Victoria boy gets Shatner's support for invented word

A six-year-old Vancouver Island boy's video on a word he created has received endorsement from actor William Shatner. Levi Budd is hoping to have the …

Language

Deep Frying a Turkey This Thanksgiving? Here’s Some Advice for a Fireball-Free Feast

The National Fire Protection Association has some advice for anyone dunking their bird in oil this holiday.<p>By<p>Nov 20 2017, 10:52 AM<p>Updated Nov 20 …

Thanksgiving

9 best Christmas movies on Netflix – Scrooged, Love Actually and more

Crackers all round.<p>The nights are drawing in, the Christmas lights are up – the festive season is fast approaching, which means it's time to start …

Christmas

William Shatner Thinks 'International Men's Day' Might Be a Set-Up — Watch What Happens

In case you missed it, Sunday was International Men's Day (IMD).<p>According to the IMD homepage, the day was meant to focus on and celebrate both men …

Star Trek

[WATCH] ‘The Indian Detective’ Trailer: Russell Peters Starrer | Deadline

We’re getting an exclusive fist look at <i>The Indian Detective,</i> a four-part comedy series developed by Frank Spotnitz and Smita Bhide (<i>Transporter: The</i> …

TV

Christopher Plummer dishes on bar brawls with George C. Scott

He’s played captains and kings, a kaiser and a Klingon — so it was just a matter of time before Christopher Plummer got around to playing Scrooge. In …

Entertainment

8 British Stars Who Are Secretly Jerks (And 7 Who Are Sweethearts)

There’s something about the British that is simply irresistible to an American audience. Maybe it’s the posh accents, or the tastefully adorned …

Helen Mirren

The 13 Most Badass Movie Teams

With the DC superheroes of Warner Bros.’ <b>Justice League</b> suiting up this past weekend, ComingSoon.net is counting down <b>The 13 Most Badass Movie Teams</b>! …

Movies

November 18 in Twilight Zone History: Celebrating the 1960 premiere of 'Nick of Time'

Today, November 18, This Day in Twilight Zone History celebrates the 1960 debut of the very compelling "Nick of Time," the first <i>TZ</i> episode to star …

Star Trek

Interracial Intimacy and Film as Social Commentary

Fifty years ago, the Supreme Court struck down anti-miscegenation laws in <i>Loving v. Virginia</i>. In 1969, the first interracial sex scene occurred on …

Black History

How Pie Became A Powerful Punchline In Political Provocation

The rise and fall (and rise again) of dessert-based activism.<p>When Sean Thompson showed up at a farm-to-table dinner at Sacramento Charter High School in September of 2016, he was there to serve up some just desserts to Mayor Kevin Johnson.<p>Thompson, a 32-year-old veteran who’d suffered bouts of …

Star Trek

Win a pair of tickets to convention For the Love of Sci-Fi

Independently-run fan convention For the Love of Sci-Fi is returning to Manchester for its third event next weekend. It takes place at Bowlers …

Star Trek

A Brief History of STAR TREK’s Mirror Universe

On the mid season finale of <i>Star Trek: Discovery</i>, Captain Lorca (Jason Isaacs) initiated a daring move to defeat the Klingons with their experimental …

Star Trek

Jason Isaacs hopes William Shatner won’t appear in Star Trek: Discovery as he teases ‘consequences’ to come

Jason Isaacs has revealed why he hopes Star Trek: Discovery won’t see appearances from cast of the original series, saying it would ‘completely pull’ …

Star Trek

25 Reasons You Should Date a Canadian, Eh

Happy Canada Day! In honour of the country's holiday, I put together a case for dating Canadians — a topic near and dear to my heart as I'm actually …

Ryan Gosling

Captain Kirk helps B.C. kid’s enterprise - Surrey Now-Leader

William Shatner has thrown his support behind a local boy’s bid to add a new word to the dictionary, and he did it on Twitter for all the world to …

Star Trek

The Postman Persists… and delivers…. (plus more SF news...)

Let me remind you that my post before this one - about looming clouds of war -- remains pertinent and important. The best way to prevent it from …

Science Fiction

While you were sleeping: Military takeover in Zimbabwe

Also: Cute lions and ugly Habs statistics<p><b>The Montreal Canadiens lost 2-1 in overtime against the Columbus Blue Jackets.</b> On a day when Carey Price’s …

Canadian News

Shatner tweets support for the survival of the McGill Daily

Actor William Shatner has weighed in on the latest threat to the survival of the McGill Daily newspaper, posting a message of support for the …

Canadian News

Tuesday links

Most Popular Thanksgiving Foods in All 50 States, Mapped.<p>Can you make a 10-year malt whisky in weeks? The chemistry says yes.<p>Self-Help Lessons from …

Frank Lloyd Wright

Lucifer Mega Buzz: Will We Ever Meet God?

<i>Welcome to Mega Buzz, your go-to place for the latest and greatest spoilers on your favorite TV shows. We know you have questions, and we have</i> …

TV

‘Star Trek: Discovery’ – the stars of the Netflix revival on the cliffhanger ending and the show’s future

While you’ve been racing to catch up with the goings on in the Upside Down, a whole new televisual frontier was being boldly gone to. <i>Star Trek:</i> …

Star Trek

Henry Winkler talks Fan Expo, John Lennon, and jumping the shark

On the whole, newspaper writers are trained to be calm, cool, and, most of all, objective. Personal feelings are pushed aside, professional …

John Lennon

Tips from me, the birthday boy: Grill beef quickly and always appreciate a tight spiral

A few thoughts on grilling a steak …<p>This rib-eye might be smarter than I am. I’m not even sure it is fully dead. Still, I’m the one with the tongs, and it’s the one hissing at 500 degrees. That alone assures me of a certain superiority — physical if not moral.<p>There are two things you should know …

John Lewis Christmas Advert: As Elbow Cover 'Golden Slumbers', 12 More Artists Who Reinvented Beatles Tracks

Warning: contains William Shatner.<p>Every year when the countdown to the festive season begins, attention turns to the annual John Lewis Christmas …

Star Trek

Friday links

Before it was Veterans Day it was Armistice Day, for the fallen of the First World War: here’s some history.<p>The June 1940 ‘Lancastria’ disaster – …

Star Trek

William Shatner covers The Cramps' 'Garbageman' for new Dr. Demento punk box set

Oh, William Shatner, you have brought us much joy over the years with all your awkward spoken-word interpretations of popular songs. Now, you're …

Culture

How Grey's Anatomy Bounced Back From the Brink & Joined the 300 Episode Club as One of TV's Most Prolific Shows

In the spring of 2005, ABC was on quite an upswing. <b>Teri Hatcher</b> was getting desperate on Wisteria Lane, while <b>Matthew Fox</b> was wondering just what kind …

TV

‘Garbageman’: Listen to William Shatner cover The Cramps

Oh yes, I’ll ‘fess up to owning a small but fine selection of William Shatner albums over which I’ve enthused to my beard-stroking chums who’ve …

Star Trek

Charlyne Yi Boards ‘Second Act’; Molly Ringwald Joins ‘Kingfish; Robert Scott Wilson Joins ‘Relic’ | Deadline

Actress and comedian <b>Charlyne Yi</b> will co-star opposite Jennifer Lopez in STXfilms’ romantic comedy <i>Second Act</i>, directed by Peter Segal. It’s based on …

Hollywood