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Archive for August, 2010

Takei On Missed Chances

Monday, August 2nd, 2010

While many fans might think that George Takei’s thoughts on where Sulu should have gone would focus on the Captain’s chair, Takei felt that something else should have been developed for the character.

Playing Sulu was a “breakthrough opportunity” according to Takei. “Just to be able to play a member of the leadership team, without an accent, was hugely important. So many Asians back then were, first of all, stereotypes and spoke with a heavy accent.”

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Call For Boycott Of $#*! My Dad Says

Monday, August 2nd, 2010

Even though though the show is airing on broadcast television, not cable, a group of unhappy parents want a boycott for $#*! My Dad Says, on which William Shatner will be starring beginning next month.

The Parents Television Council (PTC) has written to around three hundred companies who advertise on television in hopes of getting them to “send a message” to CBS.

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