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Family members say the former president of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences has died in Oceanside, Calif.
Benedict Cumberbatch is a star used to working with other stars, but even he was impressed by the cast of a new project.
George Takei, the actor who played Mr. Sulu in the control deck of the Starship Enterprise on the television series "Star Trek," said he doesn't mention "God" when he recites the Pledge of Allegiance.
Nobody's going to win an Emmy for a $60,000 parody of the TV show "Star Trek" filmed by Internal Revenue Service employees at an agency studio in Maryland. Instead, the IRS got a rebuke from Congress for wasting taxpayer dollars.
Actor and equal rights advocate George Takei, whose portrayal of the "Star Trek" character Mr. Sulu in television and film has made him a science-fiction legend, is crossing a new frontier this week by appearing as himself in issue No. 6 of Archie Comics' "Kevin Keller," a series about Riverdale's only gay teenager.
William Shatner is not attending the USS Enterprise's retirement, after all.
BTE Dan is the person behind Build the Enterprise, a website devoted to building an actual, functional, space lasers 'n all version of the USS Enterprise, the venerable pop-culture starship featured in "Star Trek." Estimated time frame? Twenty years. Suggested cost? $1 trillion. Proposed missions? Dropping probes beneath the giant ice sheets of Jupiter's moon Europa, or maybe blasting asteroids before they can smash into Earth, "Armageddon"-style.
It's over, gang. Might as well pack it in. Personal computer sales are in decline, falling to an avalanche of tablet devices. There's nothing new under the sun. "Resistance is futile. You will be assimilated."
Anybody who doesn't think this is the cutest little news story of the day must be a Klingon.