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Podcast: How to Break Habits – And Keep Them Broken

 We all have habits we’d rather not have, whether it’s smoking, emotional eating, or any of a hundred other things. And it’s likely that we’ve all, at one point or another, tried to break one or more of them, only to have the break be only temporary. What’s the secret to permanent habit change? Listen to this episode and find out! Subscribe to Our Show! And Remember to Review Us! About Our Guest Judson Brewer, MD, PhD is a thought lea...
Tags: Psychology, Facebook, General, Wales, Habits, Mit, Mindfulness, Netflix, Spock, Leonard Nimoy, Vincent, Yale University, Gabe Howard, Brewer, Vince, Gabe

Star Trek: Discoverys Ethan Peck on Landing the Role of Spock — and That Controversial Hair and Beard

The long wait is almost over, Star Trek: Discovery fans. After a half-season of hints and teases, we finally get our first look at a young Spock in Thursday’s episode (CBS All Access, 8:30/7:30c), with Ethan Peck stepping into the iconic role played by Leonard Nimoy on the original Trek TV series. Peck — a veteran of Gossip Girl and Madam Secretary, and the grandson of legendary actor Gregory Peck — knows full well what huge shoes he’s about to fill… even though he didn’t know whose shoes they...
Tags: Religion, Toronto, Spock, Cbs, Leonard Nimoy, J J Abrams, Gregory Peck, Peck, Nimoy, Ethan Peck, TOP VIDEOS, Discoverys Ethan Peck

Things to do in the San Fernando Valley and LA area, Feb. 1-8

  Lunar New Year celebrated on Feb. 2 at The Original Farmers Market in Los Angeles. (Photo, at the 2018 event, courtesy of The Original Farmers Market)   There’s always something fascinating to do in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area. Here is a sampling of entertainments this week and also save-the-date events to put on your calendar.   EVENTS   Bianchi Planetarium at Cal State Northridge: “Winter Sky” show, 7:30, and “Light Years from Andromeda: A Journey Between T...
Tags: Local News, Art, Books, Comedy, Dance, Lunar New Year, Movies, Museum, Music, San Fernando Valley, Theater, Things to Do, Top Stories LADN

11 theater productions to see in Southern California this week (Feb. 1-7)

LOS ANGELES COUNTY ‘Accidental Death of an Anarchist’ After an accused railway station bomber “accidentally” falls out of a police station window, a man pushes for the truth. When: Through March 9. Where: The Actors’ Gang Theatre, 9070 Venice Blvd., Culver City. Tickets: $25-$50. Information:  310-838-4264, ‘Antony and Cleopatra’ A staged reading of Shakespeare’s tragedy featuring Joely Fisher, Harry Hamlin, Tony Amendola, Jamison Jones and Michele Greene to benefit the Shakes...
Tags: London, Disney, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Stephen Sondheim, Shakespeare, Memphis, Martin Luther King Jr, Cleopatra, Venus, Leonard Nimoy, Pittsburgh, Valentine, Southern California, Wilson

Picard’s Life is Much Different in New Star Trek Series

Picard’s life is much different in new Star Trek series Star Trek head honcho Alex Kurtzman has already said that Picard, the new CBS All Access series focusing on the life of former Starfleet Captain Jean-Luc Picard (Patrick Stewart), would be “extremely different.” Now, thanks to an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, we’re getting a sense of how different this series will be. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAu...
Tags: TV, Hollywood, Movies, Star Trek, Discovery, Spock, TV News, Cbs, Patrick Stewart, Leonard Nimoy, Cbs All Access, Gene Roddenberry, J J Abrams, Picard, Starfleet, Alex Kurtzman

‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Season 2 Trailer: Hot Spock Joins the Fight for the Future

The Star Trek: Discovery season 2 trailer is here, bringing more space action, more space drama, something called the Red Angel, and hot, bearded Spock. What’s not to love? The second season of the CBS All Access series, set a decade before the events of the original Star Trek show, will have the crew of the Discovery interacting with the crew of the famous Enterprise, but that’s only one element of a much bigger story. Watch the Star Trek: Discovery season 2 trailer below.  Star Trek: Disco...
Tags: Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Star-Trek, Spock, Cbs, Leonard Nimoy, Zachary Quinto, Peck, Starfleet, Alex-Kurtzman, TV Trailer, Kurtzman, Anson Mount, Ethan Peck, Star Trek Discovery

J.J. Abrams Was Really Nervous To Direct Leonard Nimoy In Star Trek

Fascinating... Karl Urban spills on what J.J. Abrams was like on the first day on set Star Trek, with Leonard Nimoy reprising his role as Spock.
Tags: Religion, Leonard Nimoy, J J Abrams, Direct Leonard Nimoy In Star Trek

32 Days of Halloween XI, Day 9: More Bradburypalooza!

What would 32 Days of Halloween be without Rox of Spazhouse, curator of the good stuff? Well. Here she is. It’s that magical time of the year again. I am talking about autumn, the time of the year that changes drastically (though we in Florida have to wait another month for the temperature to change). In folklore it is the time when the veil between this life and the next is the thinnest. Our imagination is on fire with with fantastical images of dancing skeletons and lit jack o’ lanterns. It ...
Tags: Halloween, Florida, Horror, Stephen King, 32 Days of Halloween, Old Time Radio, Paul Frees, Ray Bradbury, Sci-fi, Mars, King, Leonard Nimoy, Bradbury, Rox, Uncle Ray, Marionettes Inc

‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Season 2 Trailer: Meet Young, Bearded Spock

Hot off the heels of the CBS All Access show’s New York Comic-Con panel, Star Trek: Discovery has released the trailer for its sophomore season. And things are looking pretty hairy for the crew of the USS Discovery. Literally. The Star Trek: Discovery season 2 trailer gives us a glimpse at the new threats and new allies that the USS Discovery crew meets, including old-school Klingons and a young Spock (Ethan Peck), both sporting lots of hair. Star Trek Discovery Season 2 Trailer The act...
Tags: Movies, Sci-fi, Spock, Cbs, Rebecca Romijn, Leonard Nimoy, Michelle Yeoh, Kirk, Peck, Burnham, Pike, Starfleet, Bryan Fuller, Alex Kurtzman, Georgiou, Nycc

‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Season 2 Bringing in Spock Represents a Huge Opportunity for the Series

Star Trek: Discovery won’t be back in orbit on CBS All-Access until 2019, but the second season has already made news by casting Spock. Ethan Peck is going to portray the character in his earlier years and will, of course, help his sister Michael Burnham (Sonequa Martin-Green), their father Sarek (James Frain) and the Discovery crew figure out what’s going on with the U.S.S. Enterprise. “We searched for months for an actor who would, like [Leonard Nimoy and Zachary Quinto] bring his own int...
Tags: Television, Movies, Washington Post, Sci-fi, America, Star-Trek, Features, Spock, New Orleans, Cbs, Cleveland, Leonard Nimoy, Michael, Zachary Quinto, Variety, Kirk

William Shatner Opens Up About Not Attending Leonard Nimoy’s Funeral

The sci-fi legend breaks his silence on the matter.
Tags: Religion, William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy

The Top 7 Most Popular Geek Takeover Week Posts Ever

A long time ago in 2012 in a milky way galaxy, I began what has become an annual August tradition around here: Geek Takeover Week. While most of the world is melting, traveling, or some combination of both, myself and other geeky guests takeover to post to the nerdiest topics that come to mind. It’s a 5 day detour of the usual and in case you’re new to the site or were too busy drinking something on some beach, these are the most popular Geek Takeover Week posts of the past 6 years. 1. A Super-...
Tags: Travel, London, America, Dave, United States, Ford, Moldova, Leonard Nimoy, Site News, Potterhead Brian

Star Trek saga casts new Spock actor Ethan Peck

How will Ethan Peck compare to Leonard Nimoy and other actors who've played the pointy-eared science officer?
Tags: News, Leonard Nimoy, Ethan Peck

Ethan Peck is Spock in Star Trek: Discovery Season 2

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Ethan Peck is Spock in Star Trek: Discovery season 2 Ethan Peck (10 Things I Hate About You) has been officially cast to join the season 2 of CBS All Access‘ science fiction series Star Trek: Discovery as the iconic character Spock. Peck is the grandson of Hollywood icon Gregory Peck (Roman Holiday, To Kill A Mockingbird). “Through 52 years of television and film, a parallel universe and a mirror universe, Mr. Spock remains the only member of the original bridge crew to sp...
Tags: TV, Hollywood, Movies, Netflix, Canada, Spock, TV News, Cbs, Leonard Nimoy, Cbs All Access, Rainn Wilson, Zachary Quinto, Gregory Peck, Vulcan, Sarek, Starfleet

‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Has Found Its Spock in Actor Ethan Peck

Star Trek: Discovery has found its Spock and his name is Ethan Peck. The actor, whose credits include television shows like Madam Secretary, I Ship It, Gossip Girl, and the small screen version of 10 Things I Hate About You, will strap on those iconic ears and venture where Leonard Nimoy and Zachary Quinto have gone before in season 2 of the CBS All Access series. Variety has the news of Peck’s casting, along with this statement from executive producer Alex Kurtzman: “Through 52 years of tel...
Tags: Hollywood, Television, Movies, Casting, Sci-fi, Spock, Cbs, Leonard Nimoy, Zachary Quinto, Gregory Peck, Peck, Nimoy, Micheal, Alex Kurtzman, Star-Trek, Ethan Peck

‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Casts Its Spock

Ethan Peck is about to boldly go where Leonard Nimoy and Zachary Quinto have gone before. A veteran TV actor, Peck has been cast to play the iconic Starfleet officer Spock in season two of CBS All Access drama “Star Trek: Discovery.” Executive producer Alex Kurtzman confirmed at Comic-Con in July that Spock, one of […]
Tags: News, Spock, Cbs, Leonard Nimoy, Zachary Quinto, Peck, Starfleet, Alex Kurtzman, Ethan Peck, Star Trek: Discovery

Zachary Quinto Talks ‘Paying Homage’ to Leonard Nimoy for ‘In Search Of’ Reboot

“Star Trek” alumnus Zachary Quinto is following in Leonard Nimoy’s footsteps once again as host and executive producer of History’s “In Search of” reboot. But free of Spock’s iconic makeup and “Live long and prosper” catchphrase, Quinto is taking full creative liberty to make the new intimation entirely his own. Each episode of the docu-series […]
Tags: News, Features, Spock, Leonard Nimoy, Zachary Quinto, In Search Of

Zachary Quinto on reviving Leonard Nimoy's 'In Search Of,' Tarantino's R-rated 'Star Trek'

After playing Spock in the new 'Star Trek' movies, Zachary Quinto follows the late Leonard Nimoy once again, this time in a revival of 1970s mystery series 'In Search Of' on History.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Spock, Usa Today, Leonard Nimoy, Tarantino, Zachary Quinto

Paramount Signs S.J. Clarkson as First Female Director in Star Trek History

Paramount signs S.J. Clarkson as first female director in Star Trek history Following various development announcements for the big-screen franchise, Paramount has announced a big step forward for the Star Trek reboot series with the hiring of S.J. Clarkson to direct a fourth installment, according to Variety. The franchise’s future has been in question in the two years following its previous entry, Star Trek Beyond, as two key actors, Anton Yelchin and Leonard Nimoy, passed away, while produ...
Tags: Movies, Star Trek, Las Vegas, Quentin Tarantino, Clarkson, Paramount, Leonard Nimoy, Kong, Kirk, J J Abrams, Patrick McKay, Ragnarok, Anton Yelchin, ComingSoon, Movie News, Chris Hemsworth Thor

Star Trek actor and director wed on Spock's birthday

Leonard Nimoy's son and actress Terry Farrell married on what would have been his 87th birthday.
Tags: News, Spock, Leonard Nimoy, Terry Farrell

How Leonard Nimoy's Son Adam Honored Him At His Wedding

Leonard Nimoy continues to live long and prosper through his son's touching wedding tribute.
Tags: Religion, Leonard Nimoy

Happy Birthday to Kenny Chesney

Happy 50th birthday to Kenny Chesney today! Kenneth Arnold Chesney was born March 26th, 1968 in Knoxville, Tennessee and raised in the nearby town of Lutrell. Read his full bio here. Kenny shares his birthday with actresses Keira Knightley and Amy Smart, Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler, actors Martin Short and Leonard Nimoy, former Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, and legendary singer Diana Ross.
Tags: Music, Keira Knightley, Personal, House, Nancy Pelosi, Steven Tyler, Leonard Nimoy, Martin Short, Kenny, Knoxville Tennessee, Kenny Chesney, Kenneth Arnold Chesney, Lutrell Read, Amy Smart Aerosmith

‘Big Bang Theory’ Co-Creator Remembers Lunching With Stephen Hawking

Without a doubt, the best thing about working on a TV show about fanboys is the opportunity to be a fanboy. The anticipation that you’re headed into work with Leonard Nimoy or Steve Wozniak or Buzz Aldrin or Adam West is the kind of thing that makes you wish you could send a letter back […]
Tags: News, Stephen Hawking, The Big Bang Theory, Leonard Nimoy, Adam West, Steve Wozniak, Aldrin, Bill Prady

Zachary Quinto to Host In Search Of Reboot

Zachary Quinto to host In Search Of reboot HISTORY has announced it has greenlit a ten-episode order for a reboot of In Search Of, hosted and executive produced by Emmy-nominated actor Zachary Quinto (Star Trek, Heroes). Inspired by the iconic 1970s franchise, the series will examine unexplained phenomena from all over the world. UFOs and paranormal mysteries remain relevant as the Pentagon recently acknowledged a secret UFO program which investigated sightings of UFOs from 2007 – 2012. Fans ...
Tags: TV, Movies, Horror, Spock, TV News, Pentagon, Leonard Nimoy, Rod Serling, Zachary Quinto, Fremantlemedia, Zachary, FremantleMedia International, TV Premiere Dates, Mitch Pileggi, Quinto, Brett Patrick Jenkins

When Star Trek’s Spock Met PLATO

When programmers introduced Leonard Nimoy of Star Trek to the 1970s-era computer system, they quickly realized he was no Spock.
Tags: Star Trek, Leonard Nimoy, Backchannel, Spock Met PLATO

Movie Mixtape: 6 Movies to Watch After You See ‘Coco’

(Welcome to Movie Mixtape, where we find cinematic relatives and seek out interesting connections between new releases and older movies that allow us to rethink and enjoy what’s in our theaters as well as the favorites on our shelf. In this edition: Coco.) You probably noticed on store shelves this Autumn that Dia de los Muertos (or Dia de Muertos if you want to be exact) is having a cultural moment beyond Mexico, so it’s my sincere hope that Pixar’s Coco will help the uninitiated gain an appre...
Tags: Coco, Movies, Mexico, Germany, Ray Bradbury, Disney, Features, United States, Egypt, Animation, State Department, Nazi, Pixar, PIP, Hayao Miyazaki, Donald Duck

‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Review: ‘Lethe’ Keeps the Series in the Trenches

This week on Star Trek: Discovery, we got back into Vulcan territory with “Lethe.” Michael (and Tilly and Ash) had to save a stranded Sarek in a remote nebula, thanks to a “logic extremist” (read: Vulcan terrorist) who was against Sarek’s love for humanity. We got some much-needed backstory on Michael and Sarek’s relationship, but I can’t help but feel like there are some…inconsistencies with how the relationship is being presented. To go along with the episode’s theme of nature versus nurture,...
Tags: Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Star-Trek, Features, Spock, Cbs, Ash, Academy, Leonard Nimoy, Michael, Michelle Yeoh, Vulcan, Nimoy, Sarek, Starfleet

Queens of the Stone Age will bring its ‘Villains’ tour to the Forum in February

Following much buzzed about sets at Riot Fest in Chicago and Cal Jam ’17 earlier this month in Devore, rock band Queens of the Stone Age announced dates for its 2018 Villains North American Tour, which comes to the Forum (3900 W. Manchester Blvd.) in Inglewood on Saturday, Feb. 17. Related Articles Fleetwood Mac’s Christine McVie moved to the country and it led to a musical reunion with Lindsey Buckingham Beck, Mumford & Sons, Cage the Elephant and...
Tags: Minnesota, Sport, Chicago, Things To Do, Soccer, Mark Ronson, Leonard Nimoy, Concerts, Inglewood, Josh Homme, KROQ, Dean Fertita, Troy Van Leeuwen, Christine McVie, DeVore, Michael Shuman

Record Store Day announces rare vinyl releases for Black Friday that include Paul McCartney, Snoop Dogg, Queen – and Leonard Nimoy?

Record Store Day is the best day of the year for lovers of rare and unusual releases on vinyl, and while it officially arrives each year in mid-April for the past few years it’s also added Black Friday specials as a way to get music lovers into some 1,200 independent record shops around the United States on the day after Thanksgiving as the Christmas shopping season kicks off. So what cool new stuff will be on the shelves of stores around Southern California come Friday, Nov. 24? We’ve sifted th...
Tags: London, Norah Jones, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, United States, Spock, Paul Mccartney, Willie Nelson, Damon Albarn, Gorillaz, Keith Richards, Leonard Nimoy, Southern California, Secret Santa, Inglewood

Record Store Day announces 2017 Black Friday exclusives

RSD Black Friday 2017 titles include the first-ever North American vinyl pressing of Neil Young's 'Harvest Moon,' a 40th anniversary edition of Richard Hell & The Voidoid's 'Blank Generation,' Tori Amos' hair metal band Y Kant Tori Read and more. Continue reading… [Author: Bill Pearis]
Tags: Music, Neil Young, Gorillaz, Lou Reed, Garth Brooks, Record Store Day, Anthrax, Fleet Foxes, Leonard Nimoy, Sondre Lerche, Music News, Mike Watt, Clutch, Jason Isbell, Chris Stapleton, Bill Pearis