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E. 36 Hidden History or They Called Us Enemy by George Takei et. al

What Y’All Reading? A YA Book Review Podcast

If you are a history nerd who loves graphic novels, listen in to this episode to get hyped about this book! If not, listen anyway to get hyped about this book! It is rare for history to be portrayed in such a raw, personal, digestible way. This comic is truly impeccable. Read it.


26 May 2021

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5. "Betrayed By George Takei” ATLA S1E6

Spoilers are Good, Actually! - Avatar: the Last Airbender

In this episode, we look at the themes of community and resistance while discussing how the 100 year war parallels real life conflicts. We also express our feelings of betrayal by George Takei, drink every time Katara touches her necklace, and ask ourselves; should snitches really get stitches? Covers Book 1 Episode 6 of Avatar: The Last Airbender - Imprisoned. Follow us on Twitter! @SpoilersareGood


27 Apr 2021

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Ep. 099: Kim Petras, George Takei, Oh My!

Let's Talk About Gay Stuff

This week the guys talk George Takei and Chris discusses Kim Petras in the latest 'Whip Her, Snap Her' segment.

1hr 54mins

18 Apr 2021

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6. George Takei: Ohh Myyyy

Queer Icons

This week, Matthew and Niko discuss George Takei


6 Apr 2021

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Elon Musk Doesn't "Get" Memes, He's Just George Takei For Redditors

The Content Mines

We're talking about Elon Musk this week. Ryan thinks he's just a meme thief who doesn't actually understand anything about the internet. Luke think he uses dumb tweets to puff up the value for Tesla stock. Maybe both of these things are true. Basically, Elon Musk makes more sense if you think of him as a digital media company first, billionaire second. It's all just content for him.


4 Feb 2021

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WNET Up Next: “Asian Americans” – George Takei


ASIAN AMERICANS  is a five part  PBS documentary series produced by WETA that  examines the role of Asian Americans in shaping American history and identity, exploring the impact of this group on the country’s past, present, and future. For  a recent  fundraising broadcast of the series, actor, author  and activist George Takei was interviewed by series narrator Tamlyn Tamita.    Takei, best known for his role as Hikaru Sulu,  helmsman of the USS Enterprise in the original television series Star Trek and several sequels, spent his early years in two  internment camps operated by the United States  government during World War II.  He shares his  history and how his time in the camps  came to be a major defining moment for himself and his family. In addition to his acting career he has been a long-time activist in the LGBTQ community, and in fighting racism of all kinds.   He is the author of “They Called  Us Enemy”, a graphic novel  based on his  story and was also involved with the Broadway musical production “Allegiance.” ASIAN AMERCIANS is available for streaming on PBS Passport. Producer/Editor:  Terence Taylor Host/Producer:  Tom Stewart Audio Engineer:  Jon Berman Executive Producer: Daena McBride WNET Up Next is a presentation of the Design/On Air Promotion/Fundraising Department of WNET New York Public Media THE WNET GROUP The post WNET Up Next: “Asian Americans” – George Takei appeared first on THIRTEEN - New York Public Media.


1 Feb 2021

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They Called Us Enemy by George Takei


Join our hosts Mr. Jonathan, Mr. Dave, and teen Declan Rice as they discuss this months' book They Called Us Enemy.


15 Oct 2020

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George Takei


The actor, who rose to global fame as Mr Sulu in Star Trek, talks to Nihal Arthanayake about his life on an off the screen. From his childhood experience of internment during the Second World War to having to live a double life as a closeted gay man in an era when homophobia could threaten his livelihood, to his current role in CBeebies Love Monster.


6 Oct 2020

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Episode 20 - "Nice Try George Takei"

Two Minks Podcast

George Takei's sinister plot, Robert Kennedy Jr's faulty XLR cable, Bob's custom PPV's, Chad questions, Sleep deprived mandatory efficiency (the motto of the show) this and more! The minks are back baby!

1hr 21mins

3 Oct 2020

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San Diego Still In Red Tier, Local Scientist Reacts To Changing CDC Guidance, New Bill Makes Military Sexual Harassment A Crime, And George Takei

KPBS Midday Edition

It was a welcomed surprise for many businesses in San Diego, the county remains in the red tier Tuesday under the state’s color-coded four-tier reopening plan. It was in danger of slipping into the state’s most restrictive tier. Plus, a local scientist says despite the CDC’s retracted guidance, there is evidence that COVID-19 can be transmitted through the air. Also, the coronavirus has slowed the wheels of justice, but starting next month jury trials are scheduled to begin again with safety measures in place. And, in response to Vanessa Guillen’s death, a newly introduced bill makes sexual harassment a crime under military law. Finally, a preview of this year’s One Book, One San Diego.


22 Sep 2020