What’s that sound? Like millions of nerds suddenly cried out in terror, and were suddenly silenced? You had one job, USA Today!
Leonard Nimoy passed away today. But his memory and legacy will live on forever in his fans and the lives of the people he touched — which is easy to see because right now because Twitter, Instagram and the rest of the Internet is teeming with touching Nimoy tributes. Here's how the world is responding.
My buddy Scott is this big time photographer who shoots all sorts of famous people. So, when news of Leonard Nimoy's death broke this morning, he had a fun little anecdote to tell me about the Star Trek actor and his favorite cell phone.
I'm trying not to cry as I write this. Actor Leonard Nimoy has passed away at age 83, leaving behind a legion of grieving fans who have loved him all their lives, and millions of honorary "grandchildren" like me.
Spocks both past and present face off in a battle of wits and driving in this hilarious Audi video posted to YouTube yesterday. There's Leonard Nimoy besting Zachary Quinto at chess, singing the "The Ballad of Bilbo Baggins," and using a vulcan nerve pinch. There's also a lot of smack talk.
Go tell it on the mountain: The Y2K banking computer glitch will bring about screwy traffic lights, a worldwide blackout and (maybe) the return of Christ. Oh those silly profiteering televangelists!
J.J Abrams' Star Trek took the original characters in a new, wonderful direction, but that doesn't mean people still can't enjoy the boxy look of the original series with this sharp-looking tricorder replica.