The same day, Takei posted a status update on Facebook responding to the criticism and asked concerned fans to "take it down--a notch, please." November 22nd 2012 George and Todd sit down with Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky and P.W. George Takei Prank Board. Journalist Jose Fermoso says it is. On June 13th, Takei addressed the controversy on his Facebook page with an image macro of his Star Trek character sipping tea and the caption reminding his fans not to believe everything they read online (shown below). I must confess that I haven't seen any of the Star Trek episodes with George Takei. I've always loved Star Trek but don't classify myself as a "Trekkie." It's not a assistant or an imposter, it's really George Takei! It's like saying "shoot" instead of "shit." On January 18th, 2009, YouTuber Ralph Miller uploaded a video titled "Oh My 'The George Takei Song'," featuring the Howard Stern sample mixed with the song "Oh Yeah" by Yello (shown below, left). Although friends of mine do share his stuff occasionally and I do find much of it amusing. I proceeded to "Like" his page and have been enjoying his posts ever. Join hosts George Takei and Todd Beeton as they explore the racially charged viral videos that have taken the internet by storm. Although friends of mine do share his stuff occasionally and I do find much of it amusing. Interest. We've added 58 new stickers to the existing packs, including 18 new FREE ones! I immediately liked it, him and his sense of humour so when amazon offered his e-books to be read via the library I didn't have any excuse anymore not to read them. George Takei branded offensive and ignorant, Amy Coney Barrett's White House Rose Garden Nomination Ceremony, Science Diagrams That Look Like Shitposts, Fully Automated Luxury Gay Space Communism. He also portrayed the character in six Star Trek feature films and one episode of Star Trek: Voyager. Just a quick and not-so-serious look at yet another person that has gotten a second-act thorough Internet stardom (though, to be fair, it's not really like his first act ended). George Takei is amusing as always. * Now with more George! I know George has a great sense of humor, and I was expecting a little more of that. There Goes the Internet is a peek at George Takei's venture at 75 years old into the world of Twitter and Facebook. dont know a single gay thug. I have to be honest, I skipped most of these sections, as I have no interest in how the EdgeRank system works, or how to get most everyone to see my posts. I definitely enjoyed the random memes and Facebook posts scattered throughout. by It felt pretty meta to read a book all about the internet. Tell them George scent you. I must confess that I haven't seen any of the Star Trek episodes with George Takei. It wasn't ALL bad, there were some chapters devoted to analysing different aspects of the Internet culture. When did he go from an ordinary con celebrity into a social media overlord? I really enjoyed this book. I loved George Takei's book, and I feel that it rightly deserves five stars. When I watched Star Trek on television, it was Captain Jean-Luc Picard's turn already. On November 18th, 2012, BuzzFeed published a post titled "11 Reasons George Takei is the Absolute Best," which included several screenshots of several notable tweets by Takei (shown below). How Trump Administration Policies Are Impacting Asylum Seekers During the Coronavirus Pandemic. Takei was born in Los Angeles, California to Japanese American parents on April 20th, 1937. He posts something and it covers the world wide web like a California wild fire. As a Trekkie, I WANTED to love this book. How do you manage a happy, healthy online community when faced with infinite trolls? This book delves into the where's and why's of many things I never thought about before, and other things I've been ruminating on for some time: Why did Takei come out when he did? Burp Board. I enjoyed this book! It's interesting to see this experience from the perspective of a 75-year-old newbie who happens to be a world-famous celebrity. For every famous person who makes a bad joke, there are a billion more regular people who make worse jokes. Tears in my eyes, and a lump in my throat.... https://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/457680-log-cabin-republicans-endorse-trump, https://www.nbcnews.com/feature/nbc-out/gay-republican-group-endorses-trump-reversal-2016-n1043221, https://pmatep5f7b.execute-api.us-east-1.amazonaws.com/ProdStage.