Shatner, Fillion, Nichols, Tennant, Gaiman, & More Set For BBC America’s Real History of Science Fiction
Stop confusing people and go find us some cheap plane tickets, Shats old boy!
The case of the jelly-doughnut rock on Mars is still being cracked, and at a NASA panel reflecting on the Rovers' accomplishments, it was revealed that even late-to-the-game William Shatner thinks Martians might be behind the mysteriously composed rock.Read More
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The World Doesn't End Because the Doctor Dances
You will ponder the mystery of whether anyone is into this for something other than comedy.
William Shatner has a new album coming out, because he's really into spoken word type stuff and needs an outlet for his creative genius. Unsurprisingly, it has massive entertainment value.Read More
The public voted and decided the names should be "Vulcan" and "Kerberos", but it won't be official until SETI says it is.
Today at 12:00 PM EDT you can jump on a Google Hangout with SETI to hear the official naming of Pluto's two smallest known moons. SETI held a vote a few months ago, and the winning names were "Vulcan" and "Cerberus." Cerberus is already the name of an asteroid, so to avoid any confusion they're expected to use the alternate Greek spelling "Kerberos." We've got the live video right here.Read More
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Need Something Heartwarming to Read? This Four-Year-Old Star Wars Fan And His (Imperial) Walker Might Do the Trick.
May The Force Be With You
If you haven't seen much original Star Trek before, you're going to want to at least watch one brief, and very (in)famous, clip in a moment. A clever and hilarious new trailer for the upcoming Star Trek video game features William Shatner once again battling the Gorn in hand to hand combat.Read More
Who else would the creators of Star Trek: The Video Game get for their spokesperson than William Shatner? Although the likenesses of Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto are used in the game, we all know this pairing makes for comedy gold. (via The Hollywood Reporter) Are you following The Mary Sue on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest, & Google +?Read More
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Space is huuuuuge, but it gets a tiny bit smaller each time we discover something new that we can name, classify, and tell everyone about. The latest is exciting, because it's been a very long time since we've seen anything like it. It's a new star system -- a field of stars revolving around one another -- and it's the closest one we've found in nearly a century. It's also the third-closest to our Sun. While we've been busy demoting our own Solar System's planets into ice dwarfs, then letting William Shatner name the moons, this binary system's been floating out there beyond our knowledge. Until now. Hit the jump to find out how.Read More
I'm In A Glass Case of Emotion
"I just feel like that gig is so hard. Especially for, like, a woman—the amount of months that would be spent trying on dresses alone ... no way." — Tina Fey, asked whether her Golden Globes hosting gig and an endorsement by William Shatner might lead to her and Amy Poehler hosting the Oscars next year. Told that the interviewer "was hoping for at least 'a one in a million chance,'" Fey responded "I wish I could tell you there was." Welp. There you go. 2015, maybe? (The Huffington Post, via I Watch Stuff) Are you following The Mary Sue on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest, & Google +?Read More
First the SETI Institute put it up for vote, then the geeks and nerds swarmed the Internet, and now it's as certain as it can be before the International Astronomical Union (IAU) makes the final call: The names of last two moons of Pluto have been chosen, courtesy of 450,324 votes and William Shatner. And the Plutonian award goes to....Read More
We should have known! When SETI announced that the public could vote to name the fourth and fifth moons of Pluto, they also allowed voters to suggest their own. Given the demographic of astronomy and sci-fi fans, this new twist in the space-time continuum should have been inevitable: William Shatner rallied Star Trek fans to vote for the added name of Vulcan -- and now it's winning! Read on to learn about the other contenders.Read More
If there's something cool to be done aboard the International Space Station, then Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield is going to do it. He's already talked to William Shatner, jammed with the Barenaked Ladies, and tweeted a Valentine while in space. Today at 4pm ET he'll be taking questions during a Reddit Ask Me Anything. Our first question: Why you so awesome, Commander Hadfield?Read More