Still Boldly Going Strong

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Still Boldly Going Strong

William Alan Shatner turned 80 earlier this week.  Shatner is – and most likely always will be – one of my favourite screen icons, and I say that without so much as a trace element of irony.  Seriously: he’s up there with Clint Eastwood, Woody Allen and Orson Welles in my personal pantheon and all-time Honour Roll.

Don’t look at me like that: for once I’m not taking the piss.

Anyway, to celebrate the great man’s recently acquired state of octogenarianism, here he is performing a cover of Cee Lo Green’s poignant and heartfelt ballad, Fuck You:

And for those who still say that William Shatner can’t act, my stock comeback still remains: “He’s more than just an actor – he’s a Shactor“.

(Thanks to Harry Vale for the You Tube heads-up)

2017-05-25T14:23:04+00:00

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My name is Tom Lennon and I'm a freelance writer who specialises in humour at the geekier end of the pop culture spectrum. I'm based in Birmingham, UK, and my work has recently appeared in BuzzFeed and Time Out.

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