Kirks Folly

10 Dec 18
WritersWrite

Pauld2leo.wordpress.com (Book 48 Non-Fiction ‘Baseball, Our Field of Dreams’…Vol 2) By C. Paul Di Tullio                                           Chapter 10 – ‘Baseball Goes ‘On and On’                       […]

29 Nov 18
Sentinel Colorado

“Plato’s Stepchildren,” which first aired on Nov. 22, 1968, came before Star Trek morphed into a cultural phenomenon. The show’s producers, meanwhile, were concerned about one of the main episode elements: Humanlike aliens dressed as ancient Greeks that torture the crew with their telekinetic powers and force the two USS Enterprise crew members to kiss.

29 Nov 18
New Delhi Times

It was the kiss heard around the galaxy. Fifty years ago — and only one year after the U.S. Supreme Court declared interracial marriage was legal — two of science fiction’s most enduring characters, Captain James T. Kirk and Lieutenant Nyota Uhura, kissed each other on “Star Trek.” It wasn’t romantic. Sadistic, humanlike aliens forced […]

29 Nov 18
News Exc Celebrity

Article and photos from hienalouca.com

An iconic scene from Star Trek 50 years ago changed the way Americans view interracial relationships, critics claim, but if it wasn’t for William Shatner and Nichelle Nichols purposely messing up it may not have aired in its entirity.

The sci-fi show included footage of characters locking lips on November 22, 1968, and the gesture helped move the country and the world into a greater acceptance of the US Supreme Court declaring interracial marriage legal the year before.

Despite taking the bold move to film the scene, showrunners later grew concerned about the reaction from Southern television stations and opted to obscure the action with the back of Nichols’ head.

But she said Nichols said in her book, Beyond Uhura: Star Trek and Other Memories, that she and Shatner deliberately flubbed lines to fo

29 Nov 18
Black America Web

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was the kiss heard around the galaxy. Fifty years ago — and only one year after the U.S. Supreme Court declared interracial marriage was legal — two of science fiction’s most enduring characters, Captain James T. Kirk and Lieutenant Nyota Uhura, kissed each other on “Star Trek.” It wasn’t romantic. Sadistic, […]

28 Nov 18
Canoe

WASHINGTON — It was the kiss heard around the galaxy. Fifty years ago — and only one year after the U.S. Supreme Court declared interracial marriage was legal — two of science fiction’s most enduring characters, Captain James T. Kirk and Lieutenant Nyota Uhura, kissed each other on “Star Trek.” It wasn’t romantic. Sadistic, humanlike […]

28 Nov 18
WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was the kiss heard around the galaxy. Fifty years ago — and only one year after the U.S. Supreme Court declared interracial marriage was legal — two of science fiction’s most enduring characters, Captain James T. Kirk and Lieutenant Nyota Uhura, kissed each other on “Star Trek.” It wasn’t romantic. Sadistic, […]

28 Nov 18
STL.News

WASHINGTON — It was the kiss heard around the galaxy. Fifty years ago — and only one year after the U.S. Supreme Court declared interracial marriage was legal — two of science fiction’s most enduring characters, Captain James T. Kirk and Lieutenant Nyota Uhura, kissed each other on “Star Trek.” It wasn’t romantic. Sadistic, humanlike […]

28 Nov 18
National Post

WASHINGTON — It was the kiss heard around the galaxy. Fifty years ago — and only one year after the U.S. Supreme Court declared interracial marriage was legal — two of science fiction’s most enduring characters, Captain James T. Kirk and Lieutenant Nyota Uhura, kissed each other on “Star Trek.” It wasn’t romantic. Sadistic, humanlike […]

26 Nov 18
Kairos Blog

 Sermon of the Week A Kirk with Purpose: Peace and Justice A Meditation preached at The Kirk of Kansas City, Missouri, on November 25, 2018. The third of a three-part Stewardship Sermon Series. #pcusa Keywords: Winter Storm Bruce, Christ the King, God’s Shalom, Peace and Justice, Purpose Statement, a Kirk with Purpose. Scripture readings (which you […]

26 Nov 18
IPO EMPIRE

Sunday Night wrap-up: Kirk Cousins leads Vikings to win  NBC Sports – NFL (blog) Vikings, Kirk Cousins take to the air to defeat Packers 24-17  TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press Vikings push Packers’ season to the brink; Broncos snap Steelers’ win streak  Washington Post Another fourth-down folly leads to another Packers road loss  ESPN (blog) Full coverage from More Top Stories – […]

25 Nov 18
The Russell Kirk Center

Pedro Blas González reflects on the vast differences between happiness as felt and happiness as explained.