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Bank To ‘Star Trek’ Fans: It May Not Be Illegal But Stop Spocking Our Bills

After the death of Leonard Nimoy, fans in Canada took pens to $5 bills in tribute. Now, the Bank of Canada has a message for those fans: Stop Spocking our bills.

Canada Urges Citizens To Stop 'Spocking' Their $5 Bills

3 months agoHumor / odd : Geekologie

Following Leonard Nimoy's death last week, the Bank of Canada is urging citizens to stop drawing on their $5 bills to make seventh Canadian prime minister Sir Wilfrid Laurier look more like Spock, despite it being an obvious improvement. Show More Summary

RadioBastard: Remembering Leonard Nimoy

3 months agoHumor / odd : Nerd Bastards

With the passing of a legend, Jeremy and Jason are joined by Chris Cummins and Matthew Jackson to talk about Leonard Nimoy‘s rich and diverse career and the value of Star Trek and Nimoy’s role in the establishment of that franchise. If you’re feeling it too and want to reminisce about the Sasquatch episode of […]

Leonard Nimoy as Spock Sings a Reggae Version of the Song ‘Maiden Wine’ From ‘Star Trek: The Original Series’

3 months agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

Los Angeles-based musician and composer Andy Rehfeldt (previously) has created “Bitter Dreads,” a great new video remix of Spock (Leonard Nimoy) singing a reggae version of his song “Maiden Wine” from the 1968 Star Trek: The Original Series episode “Plato’s Stepchildren“. Rehfeldt arranged and performed his remix of the classic television series song, which was […]

Canada’s Central Bank Requests End To Defacing of Debasing Canadian Dollar

Canada’s Central Bank Requests End To Defacing of Debasing Canadian Dollar - From “Spocking” in Canada to overtly political imagery in Greece, paper currency is growing in popularity- Outpouring of affection for Leonard Nimoy has inspired...Show More Summary

The Bank of Canada is warning people to stop drawing Spock on their money

Canadians are paying a strange sort of tribute to the late Leonard Nimoy — they're drawing his most famous character, Star Trek's Spock, over a 19th-century politician on their banknotes. Nimoy died on 27 February, and got a variety of tributes, not least from President Barack Obama. Show More Summary

Canadians Are 'Spocking' Their $5 Bills, Which Is Both Awesome And Totally Legal

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The death of actor Leonard Nimoy last week has inspired people to post photos on social media of marked-up five-dollar Canadian banknotes that show former prime minister Wilfrid Laurier transformed to resembleShow More Summary

Asking If the House of Cards Is Realistic Is the Wrong Question

Sunday Night on Virtually Speaking Digby and I talked about the Leonard Nimoy’s passing and how fiction and fictional characters can shape people’s attitudes.  (podcast link here.) Today some friends who work in the world of politics were discussing House of Cards. Some loved it, some hated it.  I don’t really move in those specific circles [...]

Leonard Nimoy: a star yet down to Earth

3 months agoHealth : Booster Shots

To the editor: Leonard Nimoy and I were seatmates on a flight from Los Angeles to San Antonio in the late 1960s. ("Not just Spock: Leonard Nimoy's arts trek covered many galaxies," Feb. 27)

The internet is currently brimming with touching tributes to...

The internet is currently brimming with touching tributes to Leonard Nimoy, testaments to his universal awesomeness and the profound way so many of us have been touched by both his great life and his recent passing. We’ve gathered a few of our favourites here. Nasa astronaut Terry W. Show More Summary

The MovieFilm Podcast: Focus, the Oscars and Leonard Nimoy

We're very excited to be joined by special guest Sabir Pirzada, staff writer on the CBS series Person of Interest, for this episode, and there's a lot to cover! Starting with a quick run-down of the latest releases, we segue into our...Show More Summary

Newswire: Bank of Canada says it’s legal, but not appreciated, to Spock your cash

Since Leonard Nimoy’s death last week, Canadians have been honoring Mr. Spock by drawing his likeness over Prime Minister Sir Wilfrid Laurier’s face on out-of-date Canadian money. According to io9, Laurier’s vague similarities to the...Show More Summary

A Beautiful Musical Tribute to Leonard Nimoy on a Vulcan Harp and Theremin

3 months agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

Canadian musician Peter Pringle has released a new performance in which he plays a beautiful tribute to the life of the late Leonard Nimoy on his Vulcan harp and theremin, a 26-stringed instrument resembling the one that Spock used in Star Trek: The Original Series. Since the Vulcan harp was introduced by artist and visionary […]

Saturday Night Live Trek Skit

3 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : TrekToday

Last weekend, Saturday Night Live included a Star Trek skit and a short tribute to Leonard Nimoy. The skit was titled “Emergency Room: Worf M.D.” In the skit, a doctor who was attending a Star Trek convention is called into the hospital on his day off, but did not have time to change out of […]

Shatner: Celebrate Life

3 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : TrekToday

William Shatner defended his decision to fulfill his commitment to the Red Cross this weekend, which meant he missed Leonard Nimoy‘s funeral on Sunday morning. Reporters caught up with Shatner at his home after he returned to Los Angeles. “My understanding is ‘mourn the dead, but celebrate life,'” said Shatner. “I chose to celebrate life […]

Read Zachary Quinto's Heartfelt Tribute To Leonard Nimoy

One of the more interesting things to arise from the moment that J.J. Abrams took over the Star Trek franchise in 2009 was the apparent real life friendship developed between the two Spocks. In the film, extraordinary circumstances created...Show More Summary

Musician Peter Pringle Performs a Beautiful Tribute to Leonard Nimoy (Spock) on His Vulcan Harp and Theremin

3 months agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

Canadian musician Peter Pringle has released a new performance where he plays a beautiful tribute to the life of late Leonard Nimoy on his Vulcan harp and theremin, a 26-stringed instrument resembling the one that Spock used in Star Trek: The Original Series. Since the Vulcan harp was introduced by artist and visionary Wah Ming […]

Live long and prosperous: Canadians pay tribute to Spock with $5 bill

3 months agoTechnology / Apple : Cult Of Mac

From the Vulcan salute by an astronaut aboard the International Space Station to the pancake artist who created a batter likeness of Mr. Spock, the tributes to the late Leonard Nimoy have been touching and creative. Canadians have gone as … Read more ›

Shorties (March New Book Previews, Leonard Nimoy's Music Career, and more)

Bustle, BuzzFeed, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, and Flavorwire recommended March's best new books. Stereogum looked back on Leonard Nimoy's music career. Stream a new Courtney Barnett song. In the New Yorker's fiction podcast Etgar Keret read and discussed short fiction by...

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