Click the Shat to see where it’s at. Huge thanks to my sister Kathy for sending this my way today.
Richard Donald Schwartzberg, April 24, 1930 – July 5, 2021
These were stowed away in a random folder buried in my backup files. Apparently Past Chris had decided to write an article about them, but left no clues as to his thought process. I have to assume that the previous me was waiting for inspiration that never came. Well, Past Chris, your wait is over. Let’s get these published.
The more I watch this, the more I become convinced that, in many ways, this is the single greatest music video ever made. Rock it, man.
One year ago today we lost one hell of a guy. William Shatner gets a lot of shit about his ego, and most of it is well deserved, but this is a surprisingly touching, unusually frank account of Shatner’s own failings, and how Leonard Nimoy stepped in and became one of the few real friends Shatner ever had. Just reading this makes me proud to be a Star Trek fan.
“Sorry to disappoint you, but I’m real…”