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George Takei

  1. George Takei Praises Taylor Swift’s All-Female “Bad Blood” Video While Calling Out Marvel

    Band-Aids don't fix bullet holes.

    George Takei knows what's up. In this Tweet from a few days ago, Takei praises Taylor Swift's "Bad Blood" video for its all-girl cast (except for token featured dude, Kendrick Lamar), while seemingly referencing Marvel's lack of a Black Widow movie and/or any instance, really, of there being more than one or two women at a time doing anything action-y in a scene together without being otherwise surrounded by men.

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  2. Relevant to Your Interests: The Baby From Labyrinth, Nathan Fillion, and George Takei Have Made a Feature-Length Puppet Movie

    This cast is bonkers good.

    Toby Froud is so much more than the man who once played Sarah's baby brother in Labyrinth! The son of two puppeteers, Froud has previously directed the live-action puppet short Lessons Learned, and is now an Executive Producer alongside Heather Henson on the puppet feature Yamasong: March of the Hollows, the tale of a young girl and a tortoise warrior.

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  3. George and Brad Takei Continue to Be Adorable in It Takeis Two Episode Two

    It Takeis two episodes to get rid of a meme, apparently.

    George and Brad Takei continue their quest to pull Brad's meme from the Internet's clutches. If anyone can bend the Internet to his will for the person he loves, it's George Takei.

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  4. George & Brad Takei Have a Modern Marital Argument Over a Meme in It Takeis Two‘s First Episode


    After the bewitching trailer, the first episode of George and Brad Takei's It Takeis Two "heightened reality" webseries about their daily lives is here, and it's got all of the George-Takei-mercilessly-punning that you'd expect. Oh my.

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  5. Prepare to Be Bewitched by George Takei’s New Reality Webseries With His Husband, It Takeis Two

    Oh, my!

    Ok, if this isn't adorable I don't know what is. Star Trek's George Takei, the man who knows no pun bounds, and his husband, Brad Takei, are premiering a new series online April 7th! It's semi-scripted and features stuff from their normal, daily routines, which are sometimes not so normal.

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  6. Nat Geo Announces Awesome Guests, 4/20 Premiere Date for Neil deGrasse Tyson’s Late-Night Talk Show

    Way to know a very specific segment of Cosmos' audience, guys.

    he National Geographic Channel announced this morning that Neil deGrasse Tyson's highly anticipated late-night talk show will premiere Monday, April 20th at 11 pm and feature George Takei, Christopher Nolan, retired Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield, producer Norman Lear, Jimmy Carter and Richard Dawkins as guests (where my ladies at, yo?). Bill Nye is set to make a weekly appearance.

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  7. Playboy Does Sexy Halloween Costumes Right With GRRM, Neil deGrass Tyson, George Takei & More!

    "I'm too sexy for my vest, too sexy for my vest. So sexy... oh look, a black hole!"

    Yes, yes, let's skip the "I already find George Takei incredibly sexy" comments and go right to "Why didn't I think of that??"

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  8. Things We Saw Today: Adorable Link and Ganondorf Dolls

    The Triforce of Cuteness

    Take these! It's dangerous to go alone!

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  9. Okay, But Why Aren’t We All Talking About How George Takei Lip Synced To “Let It Go?”

    Of course, it's not like he cares what we're going to say. Ehh? Ehhhhh?

    I know we all have busy lives and we're still more or less trying to recover from Comic-Con, but this video has been out for, like, two months. Why aren't we talking about it constantly?

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  10. Things We Saw Today: Lady Luffy!

    She's going to be king of the pirates!

    This Rule 63 Luffy cosplay from One Piece by Jessdresses Cosplay is too cute for words. (via Fashionably Geek)

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  11. George Takei’s TED Talk on American Democracy

    This is important.

    George Takei's TED Talk at TEDxTokyo is all about his struggle to reconcile his experience of being raised in an American internment camp for citizens of Japanese descent, with what he was later taught about the ideals of American democracy.

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  12. Things We Saw Today: A TARDIS For Your Shower

    Things We Saw Today

    I don't currently need a shower rack but man, would I have been all over this in college. (via Geek Alerts)

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  13. Things We Saw Today: Harry Potter Travel Posters

    Things We Saw Today

    As if you didn't want to go to Hogwarts enough already, here's this magical travel poster by Caroline Hadilaksono. Posters for the Quidditch World Cup and the Hogwarts Express can be found on her site.

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  14. We Got Our Noses On George Takei’s Punnily-Named Perfume


    You might have noticed that we don't really do a lot of perfume reviews on The Mary Sue. Or any. That's our sister site Styleite's thing. But when we were offered the chance to review Eau My, George Takei's foray into perfumery, we couldn't say no. Could you? So, after a quick primer from Styleite on how the heck you even review perfume in the first place, we went around the office with a sample and asked for opinions.

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  15. George Takei Has a Perfume, And It’s Called “Eau My”

    Peanut Butter and Chocolate

    If you're wondering what George Takei's official perfume smells like, according to the description on Amazon there are notes of mandarin zest, Italian bergamot, night-blooming jasmine, white freesia petals, grated ginger, and fresh ozone. Oh, and once it dries you'll smell like "sensual woods" and "soft skin musk." Eau my, indeed. (via Geeks Are Sexy; photo credit Pete Hottelet / Omni Consumer Products) Are you following The Mary Sue on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest, & Google +?

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  16. The Starship Enterprise Appears to be Surveying Earth From The Moon

    The Final Frontier

    This amazing photo was taken in broad daylight, and is interesting enough as a fascinating shot of the moon.  But it's doubly exciting because it looks like the Enterprise is drifting over the moon, and George Takei agrees, commenting on his facebook page,"My goodness, from this angle it looks like a certain starship I once flew." Unfortunately, Spock, Kirk, Sulu and company have not traveled back in time to our present day, and the shot in reality shows the International Space Station, photographed by Maximilian Teodorescu, a Romanian photographer.  Still, regardless of whether we're seeing the Enterprise or the ISS, the photograph and the space station photographed are amazing.

    (via i09)

    Previously in Star Trek

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  17. George Takei’s Facebook “Ghostwriter” Apologizes


    Rick Polito, the comedy writer behind many of the posts on George Takei's Facebook page, feels bad about "letting the tribble out of the bag" on his ghostwriting involvement for the Star Trek actor's page. He apparently sent Takei and husband Brad Altman an apology. For those of you that didn't get this news: yes, the truth can be a terrible thing. George Takei is not the only person writing jokes for his Facebook page.

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  18. George Takei Continues to Win at the Internet, Posts Hilarious Amazon Reviews

    Meanwhile, we continue to wish that he would be our cool adoptive grandpa.

    It’s a well-known fact that former Star Trek star George Takei loves the Internet. No, love is not strong enough a word to describe how Takei clearly feels. He adores the Internet. He knows all the latest memes and updates his Facebook page with them constantly. Heck, he even wrote an autobiography solely about his social media fame entitled Oh Myyy! (There Goes The Internet). So really, it's not a surprise that he's apparently taken up writing hilarious reviews of ridiculous products on Amazon. And before you ask -- yes, they're legit. He's got them cross posted on his Facebook.

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  19. Comedians and Other Celebrities With Baguettes Where Baguettes Should Not Be

    Elsewhere on the internet

    So there's this Tumblr, where comedians and other folks put baguettes in places they shouldn't be, and then take nice pictures of it. And that's it. I don't know what else you would want.

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  20. Things We Saw Today: Art Nouveau Katniss Everdeen

    Things We Saw Today

    By Megan Lara, available in shirt or poster form at RedBubble.

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