George Takei

Type: Person
Name: George Takei
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

'Star Wars' cast gets soaked for Ice Bucket Challenge

While the Force would have been drier, Mark Hamill uses ice water to raise awareness for ALS. Video screenshot by Bonnie Burton/CNET Iconic geek celebrities like Steven Spielberg[1], George Takei[2], Sir Patrick Stewart[3], William Shatner[4], Sir Ian ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 15 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

William Shatner Reveals Some Juicy Star Trek TNG Gossip

[ Life ]William Shatner is just as relevant as ever, perhaps more so. The man is a pop-culture icon, right up there with the likes of George Takei.Now the Captain/Admiral is once again mining the lode that brought him all that attention. His latest project, ... [Published WebProNews - 8 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Takei doc gets AFI screening

George Takei and husband Brad Altman (Washington Blade file photo by Michael Key)AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center (8633 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring, Md.) presents “To Be Takei,” a documentary that follows George Takei and his husband Brad, for ... [Published Washington Blade - 15 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Ridiculous Peanut Portraits Look Just Like Jimi Hendrix, George Takei, Bryan Cranston and More

There’s a certain artsiness to the random peanut shells that get thrown around the floors of bars or places like Five Guys. An ordered chaos, if you will. A testament to the undying will of humanity.Yeah, these amazing peanut portraits totally shit on ... [Published Food Beast - 15 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

George Takei Helps Beam $650K to 'Star Trek' Fan Film

With the backing of none other than Sulu, a fan-made production of a feature-length "Star Trek" film raised more than $650,000 to chronicle one of the U.S.S. Enterprise's adventures. "Battlestations! RT if you want exciting new Star Trek filmmaking. Let's ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 16 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

George Takei explains how to pronounce his name in the Toyota Green Room

In this week’s edition of “Sounds of the Toyota Green Room,” actor George Takei explains why “Hikaru Sulu” will be written on his grave. He also clarifies how to correctly pronounce his name. ... [Published CBS News - 20 hours ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Finding 'the gay' at TIFF

Finding “the gay” at TIFF is one of the biggest games we play here at the video deapartment. Sometimes it is easy.  David Thorpe’s new documentary Do I Sound Gay? is an example of an easy get. It has the word “gay” in the title and, as far as subject ... [Published Daily Xtra - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

George Takei uncensored, Alex Owumi on escaping Libya, Canadian novelist Miriam Toews 08/26/2014

1:28 PM ET 1:10:40George Takei on his role in the doc, To Be Takei, and why he gave the filmmaker "carte blanche". How Alex Owumi, a Nigerian-American basketball player, escaped from the heart of the Libyan civil war. Canadian novelist Miriam Toews on ... [Published CBC - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

You Shared Your Hopes for Change

Out There: In this week's LGBT wrap-up with Thomas Roberts, actor and activist George Takei joins Roberts for a discussion on the 2014 Gay Games, the coming out of a college football player, the return of the AIDS quilt and Takei's new documentary "T ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 3 reports

Galaxy Zoom 2

A model promotes Samsung Electronics' smartphone, the , during an SNS poster shooting for the latest collection of eSpoir, the international cosmetics brand. The posters were shot with the Galaxy Zoom 2 and will be released on Instagram, Monday./ Courtesy ... [Published Korea Times - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 4 reports

George Takei: Facebook ‘mistakes’ part of life

Star Trek veteran and social media sensation, George Takei, stars in a new documentary aptly named, ‘To Be Takei.’ ... [Published ACQ Magazine - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 3 reports

George Takei: 'Being Optimistic Is Ensuring Your Success'

There’s a Japanese word that shows up repeatedly in the new documentary, To Be Takei (Aug. 22) about the life of George Takei: “gaman.” “Gaman translates into English as ‘to endure with dignity, or fortitude,’” the Star Trek actor tells TIME. Gaman was, ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Aug 21 2014]

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"He was one of the early people who got fired from the military," said Takei. "he became an active and vocal activist in the military and the rescinding of 'don't ask, don't tell."

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William Shatner Reveals Some Juicy Star Trek TN... [Published WebProNews - 8 hours ago]
William Shatner Reveals Some Juicy Star Trek TN... [Published WebProNews Feed - 8 hours ago]
Takei doc gets AFI screening [Published Washington Blade - 15 hours ago]
'Star Wars' cast gets soaked for Ice Bucket Cha... [Published DailyMe.Com - 15 hours ago]
Ridiculous Peanut Portraits Look Just Like Jimi... [Published Food Beast - 15 hours ago]
George Takei Helps Beam $650K to 'Star Trek' Fa... [Published DailyMe.Com - 17 hours ago]
George Takei explains how to pronounce his name... [Published CBS News - 21 hours ago]
'Star Wars' cast gets soaked for Ice Bucket Cha... [Published CNET.co.uk - 21 hours ago]
Finding 'the gay' at TIFF [Published Daily Xtra - Aug 26 2014]
George Takei uncensored, Alex Owumi on escaping... [Published CBC - Aug 26 2014]
You Shared Your Hopes for Change [Published Austin American Statesman - Aug 26 2014]
TV on Tap: Lifetime Orders “Omen” Series, Steve... [Published The Backlot - Aug 26 2014]
The Future of Independent Trek: Star Trek: Axan... [Published Prlog - Aug 25 2014]
Ice Bucket Round-Up: LGBT Celebs Get Wet For ALS [Published Gay.com - Aug 25 2014]
'Star Wars' Stormtrooper takes the Ice Bucket C... [Published CNET News - Aug 25 2014]
A Deep Documentary about National Treasure Geor... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Aug 25 2014]
‘To Be Takei’ [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Aug 25 2014]
A Few Reasons Why the Ice Bucket Challenge Has ... [Published Media Bistro - Aug 25 2014]
George Takei Humbled "to Be Takei" [Published Huffington Post - Aug 25 2014]
Star Trek: The Compendium review, plus Star Tre... [Published The Digital Bits - Aug 25 2014]
Former astronaut Buzz Aldrin takes the #ALSIceB... [Published DNA India - Aug 25 2014]
'Star Trek:' George Takei's favorite drinking b... [Published UPI - Aug 24 2014]
Saint George [Published Atlantic Monthly - Aug 24 2014]
Saint George [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Aug 24 2014]
Galaxy Zoom 2 [Published Korea Times - Aug 24 2014]
WV Travel Team: Every weekend is a celebration ... [Published Charleston Gazette - Aug 24 2014]
What if fire breaks out? [Published Korea Times - Aug 24 2014]
Hunger sit-in [Published Korea Times - Aug 24 2014]
George Takei responds to ridiculous tweets abou... [Published Sydney Star Observer - Aug 24 2014]
6 Awesome Gay Rights Videos That Everyone Shoul... [Published TakePart - Aug 24 2014]
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A Deep Documentary about National Treasure Geor... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Aug 25 2014]
George Takei is a national treasure , and this loving documentary does him right, sharing the Takei family’s story of surviving US internment during World War II, unpacking the homoerotic significance of Star Trek’s Sulu , and giving us a lovely gawk... ...
‘To Be Takei’ [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Aug 25 2014]
A deep documentary about national treasure George Takeiby David Schmader George Takei is a national treasure, and this loving documentary does him right, sharing the Takei family’s story of surviving US internment during World War II, unpacking the homoerotic ...
Saint George [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Aug 24 2014]
by Dish Staff Noting that people “don’t realize the patience it takes to be a good icon,” Jennifer M. Kroot suggests that George Takei is a sort of holy man for a secular age: We filmed George at the Emerald City Comicon where George signed autographs ...
Nuance Dragon Dictate 4 is nearly word perfect ... [Published Venturebeat - Aug 22 2014]
Speech recognition is one of those technologies that took a long time to get off the ground, but in today’s world of smartphones, wearables, and smart home devices, it’s suddenly everywhere. From Siri and Google Now on smartphones to Android Wear ...
George Takei: ‘Being Optimistic Is Ensuring You... [Published TIME.com - Aug 21 2014]
There’s a Japanese word that shows up repeatedly in the new documentary, To Be Takei (Aug. 22) about the life of George Takei: “gaman.” “Gaman translates into English as ‘to endure with dignity, or fortitude,’” the Star Trek actor tells TIME. Gaman ...
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GLAAD awards a proud occasion for George Takei ... [Published Reuters Video: Entertainment - May 06 2014]
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