276: William Shatner vs. The World

Standard Orbit: A Star Trek Original Series Podcast

Jul 22 2019 • 1 hr 4 mins

Standard Orbit 276: William Shatner vs. The World

William Shatner, Fans and Social Media.

At eighty eight years old, William Shatner is as active  as ever. Television, music albums, conventions and of course social media; there’s no slowing down The Shat. His continued interactions with fans and commentary on Twitter has not been without incident however, and this week on Standard Orbit hosts Ken Tripp and Zach Moore take a look at some of the more controversial situations Shatner has been a part of in recent years.

Should fans approach celebrities in public for autographs? What’s been the aftermath of some of Shatner’s Twitter wars? What is a fan to do in response to all this? All this and more in this week's Standard Orbit, boldly listen!

Chapters
Welcome to Standard Orbit! (00:01:27)
William Shatner and Social Media  (00:02:07)
Autographs (00:18:28)
Convention Faux Pas (00:27:10)
Baby It's Cold Outside (00:40:04)
Hot Take (00:45:06)
Final Thoughts (00:55:25)
POTFM (00:58:22)
Closing (01:00:52)

Host
Ken Tripp
Zach Moore

Production
Zach Moore (Editor & Producer) Ken Tripp (Producer) Hayley Stoddart (Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Norman C. Lao (Associate Producer) Nicolas Anastassiou (Associate Producer) Tim Robertson (Associate Producer) Richard Marquez (Associate Producer) Corey Elrod (Associate Producer) Dan Rhodes (Associate Producer) Mike Richards (Associate Producer) Richard Marquez (Production Manager) Brandon-Shea Mutala (Patreon Manager)