Latest George Takei Stories

2014-05-15 12:30:37

~ Takei's Take Hits over 100,000 subscribers and Honored with Webby Award WASHINGTON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP will launch season two of its award winning original web series, Takei's Take, on June 5, 2014 on YouTube, where it has already amassed a following of over 100,000 subscribers. Hosted by the ever-popular social media phenomenon, George Takei, the second season of Takei's Take steps outside of the studio with Takei traveling the world and meeting leading...

2014-04-29 12:40:42

Takei's Take Original Web Program Honored in Technology Category; AARP Driver Safety Website Wins in Car Sites and Car Culture Category WASHINGTON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP announced today it has been honored with two Webby Awards, which are hailed by The New York Times as the "Internet's highest honor." AARP's original Web series Takei's Take has been voted the winner of the Webby People's Voice Award in the Technology category and AARP's Top Ten Technologies...

2014-03-05 12:25:37

Actor, Pioneering Social Justice Activist, Social Media Mega-Power and Host of AARP YouTube Series, Takei's Take, Set to Take the Stage at SXSW March 11th at 12:30 p.m. CDT WASHINGTON, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Social media icon and social justice champion George Takei is boldly going where he has never gone before-- SXSW Interactive on Tuesday, March 11. Takei will be sharing his take on the social and digital universe at what is known as the ultimate social and...

2014-02-26 23:21:04

Bitcoin has a new friend in town, and he has an agenda. Teamed up with the renowned activist Edie Windsor, cryptocurrency "TakeiCoin" aims to make a difference in the fight for human rights. (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 With financial aid cut to historic lows for nonprofit and charity organizations bitcoin-like cryptocurrency TakeCoin will donate a minimum of $10,000 to The Long Island GLBT Services Network, a charity supported by renowned activist, Edie Windsor. Windsor, who...

2011-06-20 18:56:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: The world premiere of LARRY CROWNE LARRY CROWNE writer/director/producer/cast member Tom Hanks; cast members Julia Roberts, Bryan Cranston, Cedric the Entertainer, Taraji P. Henson, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Wilmer Valderrama, Pam Grier, Rita Wilson, George Takei, Ian Gomez, Rami Malek and Maria Canals-Barrera; writer Nia Vardalos; producer Gary...

2011-01-10 11:54:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- George Takei joins the cast of Nickelodeon's brand-new live-action comedy series, Supah Ninjas, one of five original series premiering on Nickelodeon in early 2011. Comic book in tone and cinematic in style, the half-hour series follows three unsuspecting kids who are drafted into the secret world of crime-fighting after Mike Fukanaga, an average high school student, discovers he is descended from a long line of ninjas. He is helped...

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