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Takei: Move The 2014 Winter Olympics

Thursday, August 8th, 2013

Gay rights activists, including the original series’ George Takei, are calling for the 2014 Winter Olympics, due to be held in Sochi, Russia, to be moved somewhere else.

Russia recently passed legislation that “made it illegal to provide information about homosexuality to people under the age of eighteen in an effort to curtail ‘propaganda of nontraditional sexual relations.’”

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Takei To Appear With North Carolina Symphony

Friday, June 21st, 2013

Star Trek‘s George Takei will be appearing next weekend with the North Carolina Symphony in Sci-Fi Spectacular, a program of music from sci-fi films and television shows.

Takei will appear in two Sci-Fi Spectacular shows, next Thursday and next Friday.

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Takei Ghostwriter: Sorry!

Thursday, June 13th, 2013

Comedy Writer Rick Polito, who revealed that he writes some of the material used on George Takei‘s Facebook page, has apologized to the actor for spilling the beans.

The revelation by Polito had not fazed Takei, who said, “What is this hoo-ha about my FB posts?” Takei went on to explain who contributed to his FB page.

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Takei Posting His Facebook Page? Not Always

Monday, June 10th, 2013

The original series’ George Takei‘s Facebook page is very popular, but Takei is not always providing the material for his page.

Rick Polito, a comedy TV writer, spilled the beans and admitted that he is paid to provide jokes for the FB page.

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Takei To Host Awards Show

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Star Trek‘s George Takei will be hosting The One Show awards presentation.

The One Show celebrates the year’s best in advertising.

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Takei Wins Shorty Award

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013

George Takei was one of the recipients of a Shorty Award, handed out Monday at the 5th Annual Shorty Awards Ceremony.

The Shorty Awards “honor the best in social media; recognizing the people and organizations producing real-time short content across Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, YouTube, Foursquare and the rest of the social web.”

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TV Alert: Takei On The Neighbors

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

Tonight, on ABC, George Takei can be seen as “Grandfather” on The Neighbors.

Also guest-starring will be Star WarsMark Hamill, who will be playing “Commandant Bill.”

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Takei Neighbors Appearance Update

Thursday, March 7th, 2013

More information had emerged regarding George Takei’s guest appearance on ABC’s The Neighbors.

In addition to Takei, another well-known sci-fi actor will be appearing in the episode, titled It Has Begun…

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Takei The Supah Ninja

Friday, February 8th, 2013

George Takei will be part of the Supah Ninjas team, beginning this season.

Supah Ninjahs is the story of a boy who discovers that he comes from a long line of ninjas, and with his best friend enters the world of crime-fighting.

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Takei To Guest Star On Neighbors

Monday, January 28th, 2013

Star Trek‘s George Takei will be seen on The Neighbors this season.

Takei will be taking on the role of the father of Larry Bird (Simon Templeton).

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Takei Appearance In Dick Tracy Comic

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

George Takei and his husband Brad are guest-starring in the long-running Dick Tracy comic.

The duo is part of a storyline that deals with a seventy-year-old murder mystery.

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ISS Astronaut Trek Tweeting

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

More Star Trek actors interact with astronaut Chris Hadfield and a famous astronaut joins in the fun.

If you’re not following Hadfield, a flight engineer from Expedition 34 on the International Space Station, on Twitter,  you’re not only missing fabulous pictures of Earth taken from high above, but you’re also missing Star Trek-related tweets.

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Takei To Supreme: Recuse Yourself!

Thursday, December 13th, 2012

Gay civil rights activist George Takei has a message for Antonin Scalia; recuse yourself from the two gay marriage cases set to come before the Supreme Court.

Takei believes that Scalia is “clearly biased” after making “repugnant” statements about homosexuality recently.

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Takei Heads To Riverdale

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

Star Trek‘s George Takei will be seen in a forthcoming issue of Archie Comics.

Takei will be seen as himself in issue #6 of Archie Comics’ Kevin Keller comic.

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Takei’s Strange Five-0 Find

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

In preparing for his role on the new Hawaii Five-0, George Takei found something a bit creepy.

Takei will appearing in Five-0 thirty-seven years after appearing as a cop in the original Hawaii Five-O (1975′s Death’s Name is Sam episode). In the new episode, airing December 17th, Takei will play Chin Ho Kelly’s (Daniel Dae Kim) Uncle Choi.

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