Category Archives: Obits & Bios

Happy Birthday, George Takei

George Takei may have come to our attention in the role of Mr. Sulu, but he continues on in our affection by being just plain awesome. Today marks Takei’s 76th birthday, and we’d like to take this opportunity to wish … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Leonard Nimoy!

Eighty-two years ago today, Leonard Nimoy was born in Boston. Clearly, among sci-fi fans, the-man-who-played-Spock needs no introduction, but in honor of his birthday, let’s look beyond Spock. Nimoy began acting at age 8 in community theater. He studied acting … Continue reading

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Farewell to Gore Vidal

Literary giant, Gore Vidal died yesterday at his Hollywood Hills home. The 86 year-old author died of complications from pneumonia. Vidal served as first-mate on a supply ship in the U.S. Army during World War II (1943-46), and his first novel, Williwaw, was … Continue reading

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Remembering Ray Bradbury

Early this morning, the reading world suffered a great loss. Ray Bradbury died in Los Angeles at the age of 91, just two days afterThe New Yorker ran an interview with Bradbury, entitled “Take Me Home.” Ray Bradbury, a long-time resident of Cheviot … Continue reading

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