William Shatner
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The Best Non-Fiction of 2011
23 Feb 2012 // 4:00 PM

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...

20 Questions: William Shatner
3 Oct 2011 // 5:00 PM

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.


O Captain! My Captain! Going Where No Octogenarian Has Gone Before
15 Dec 2011 // 4:00 PM

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


'William Shatner's Get a Life!' Returns Captain Kirk to the Alien World of His Fans
27 Jul 2012 // 12:13 AM

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

William Shatner: Seeking Major Tom
19 Jan 2012 // 4:00 PM

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.


'Up Till Now' is that rare, entertaining celebrity biography
25 Jun 2008 // 10:58 PM

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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Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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