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“Kirk Got Redpilled”: William Shatner Lashes out At “SJWs” And “Snowflakes” in Twitter Attacks

William Shatner's troubling behavior online is hardly new. But the actor caught the attention of Twitter at large when he used the ad hominem attack language of the alt-right in response to a fan. The fan was trying to remind him that he was part of an extremely progressive television show in the '60s that would have been lambasted by the "anti-SWJ" crowd, had they been around then and had 4chan. William Shatner should probably log off for a while.

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Today In Disappointing: William Shatner Cries “Misandry,” Proving That Fans Understand Kirk Better Than He Does

On Twitter yesterday, William Shatner got involved in a discussion about misogyny and its imaginary counterpart, "misandry" (you know, "reverse racism's" cousin?). What's interesting is that the discussion, as well as his disappointingly sexist comments, were the result of a fan tagging him in an article that the fan completely misunderstood.

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Things We Saw Today: The Jungle Book Gets an “Honest Trailer” and It’s, Well, Spot On

Strap on your big red diapers and settle in for some laughs.

It’s that most wonderful time of the day when an Honest Trailer pops up in the feed and this time, those clever Screen Junkies take on Jon Favreau’s live-action Jungle Book adaptation.

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William Shatner Versus the Outlander Fandom

A lesson in toxic fandom and imbalance of power.

After months upon months of Twitter backlash and fighting on both sides, many Outlander fans are accusing William Shatner of bullying them into silence. But what's really going on here?

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William Shatner Says, “A Woman’s Place Is in the Fridge,” Remains the Worst

Thousands of fans turned out for Montreal Comic-Con July 8-10, many to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Star Trek. Overall, the mood was positive, forward-looking, and particularly supportive of diversity in the franchise. But then William Shatner opened his mouth, and took us all back in time (not in a fun Voyage Home way) with a string of sexist jokes.

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Watch and Cry at the First For the Love of Spock Trailer

Adam Nimoy, son of Leonard Nimoy, raised over $662,00 on Kickstarter to make the documentary For the Love of Spock—a tribute to his father's life and his role as Spock on Star Trek. 

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Uh… William Shatner Said a Star Trek Musical Could Happen

So that's a thing.

William Shatner said that more than a few ideas have been tossed around for the Star Trek 50th anniversary--including, apparently, a musical.

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William Shatner Re-Ignites Intergalactic Rivalry, Pans Star Wars

William Shatner decided to take to Twitter to re-ignite decades of intergalactic rivalry, throwing some serious star-shade at Star Wars.

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Things We Saw Today: Sonic the Hedgehog Theme on Keytar!

Talk about a Sonic jam.

YouTuber Rush Coil recently posted a video of him recreating the theme from the first stage of Sonic the Hedgehog.

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Things We Saw Today: A Xena: Warrior Princess Mini Reunion

[longing intensifies]

All together now: d'aaaawwwwnowbringbackXenapleasethankyou.

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The Simple Feeling and Beyond: Kirk and Spock’s Place in Queer History

The modern understanding of queerness and fandom, in all its myriad forms and complexities, owes the lion’s share of thanks to James T. Kirk and Spock. That might’ve been because Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry was fully on board with implying that they were queer.

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Things We Saw Today: William Shatner Celebrates Leonard Nimoy’s Life On Twitter

To honor Nimoy's life today, Shatner took to Twitter to answer fan questions about Nimoy and their friendship.

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This Just In: William Shatner Has A Lot Of Opinions About Sailor Moon

Set phasers to "supreme thunder," team.

Today in "stuff that is surreally relevant to your very specific fandom interests," Captain Kirk uses a picture of Supernatural's Castiel and Kevin Tran to have a conversation about Sailor Jupiter. I am not making that up. It actually happened.

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Michael Keaton Doesn’t Want To be Asked About Batfleck; Will Shatner Gets Mad About Star Trek 3 Rumors

And both of them want you off their lawn.

Today in "older actors from beloved franchises getting kinda snippy with the press about reboots" news, Michael Keaton and William Shatner are... well, doing that. Bless you both.

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The Shat Gatecrashed This Star Trek: The Next Generation Reunion Selfie


The Shat didn't just wander in off the street to dazedly photobomb this TNG reunion—as selfie-taker LeVar Burton points out in this tweet, they were all participating in a panel at Wizard World Chicago Comic Con. I... I'm sorry, was I saying something? Sir Patrick Stewart continues to be hypnotic.

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Sesame Street Knows You’re a Giant Nerd, Introduces Muppet Captain Kirk and Doctor Who


Sesame Street has released a preview of an upcomoming episode centered around Numeric Con, “the greatest number-lover convention of the year.” Elmo, did you dress as “The Dark Nine-t”? Did you?! What's your favorite geek reference in this video? Is it anything other than Muppet Shatner?

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NASA Addresses William Shatner as Captain, Updates Him on the ISS, Is This Real Life?

Captain's log: Checked in on NASA's quaint "space station."

Being the quintessential Starfleet Captain has its perks, including NASA addressing you as such and updating you on missions, apparently. Good to know the space program is keeping ol' Kirk in the loop.

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LeVar Burton Assembles Elite Star Trek Team for Reading Rainbow

Resistance is futile.

What does the Internet like more than Geordi La Forge? Geordi La Forge and his Enterprise friends reading bedtime stories, of course! To reach the Reading Rainbow Kickstarter's updated goal of $5 million, LeVar Burton has assembled a fleet of Star Trek actors for a series of live shows, and yes--Shatner and Professor X will be in attendance.

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Things We Saw Today: A K-9 Poodle Skirt for Hip Whovians

Things We Saw Today

Poodle? Pah. Robot dog. Created by Redditor Trammel for their daughter’s sock hop. (io9)

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I Don’t Know Why LEGO William Shatner Is Time Traveling To William Shakespeare & I Don’t Care.

And I'll Form the Head!

Oh, sweet mystery of life, at last I've found you! (via io9) Are you following The Mary Sue on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest, & Google +?

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