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Thursday, February 23 2012

The Best Non-Fiction of 2011

Books have a long shelf-life. A loved book may outlast its original owner by a generation – or more -- if well cared for. With that in mind, we recall our best loved books of 2011 here, well into 2012. Better late than never...


Monday, October 3 2011

20 Questions: William Shatner

William Shatner, Captain Kirk, Cultural Icon Extraordinaire. Shatner Rules. Like all great American actors – he’s not American. We’re not even sure he’s human. We’re certain, however, that he’s The Captain of Everything -- not least PopMatters 20 Questions.


Columns

Thursday, December 15 2011

O Captain! My Captain! Going Where No Octogenarian Has Gone Before

As "Bill" explores the meaninglessness of celebrity, "Shatner" embraces the shallow and the superficial like an Andy Warhol soup can come to life.


Reviews

Friday, July 27 2012

'William Shatner's Get a Life!' Returns Captain Kirk to the Alien World of His Fans

The film's easy conclusions leave us wishing for a little less abstract pontificating, and a little more self-reflection.


Thursday, January 19 2012

William Shatner: Seeking Major Tom

Seeking Major Tom is a sleek dog that's fallen in the swimming pool and doesn't deal well with the extra weight. It stumbles awkwardly around the kitchen knocking over chairs, stopping every once in a while to shake its paws miserably.


Tuesday, November 1 2011

'The Captains': Should Have Let Shatner Just Be Shatner

Despite many, many flaws, this is still a documentary that feels like something special.


Tuesday, November 9 2004

William Shatner: Has Been

Has Been is a brilliant spoken-word album, performed by a man now 73 years old. And somehow, it just might be the pop album of the year.


News

Wednesday, June 25 2008

'Up Till Now' is that rare, entertaining celebrity biography

William Shatner is a man in a hurry. He has just signed an astounding 260 books in 25 minutes, leaving the assembled publicists slack-jawed with awe. Having


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