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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Wil Wheaton’

Keifer Sutherland Said To Be Hard To Work With

Actor Freddie Prinze, Jr. told ABC News that working alongside 24 star Keifer Sutherland made him want to quit acting altogether. Prinze played a character named Cole Ortiz on the eighth season of the hit Fox drama, and commented, “it was terrible. I hated every moment of it.” The late-90’s teen idol Prinze went on to say, “Kiefer was the …

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Wil Wheaton Hosts A New Show For Geeks

Wil Wheaton, star of Star Trek: The Next Generation and The Big Bang Theory has a treat for geeks all over the world. On Tuesday night, his new show entitled The Wil Wheaton Project debuted on the SyFy channel. Reports say that the show was Wil’s own idea. He pitched the idea to the SyFy network and they liked it. …

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Wil Wheaton On His Geek-Tastic New Syfy Show

Wil Wheaton has gotten a reputation over the years for being an expert on all things nerdy, and while it may have stemmed from his well-articulated manner of speaking or his role on Star Trek: The Next Generation, it probably has something to do with his love of geekdom and all its accoutrements. Wheaton has described himself as a “nerd …

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Wil Wheaton Has Advice for Kids Being Bullied

Were you ever picked on for being a nerd or have a child who is being picked at school for being nerdy? If so, Wil Wheaton has some advice, and who better to listen to than Wesley Crusher from Star Trek: The Next Generation (or plain old Wil Wheaton from The Big Bang Theory, for the younger folks), after all? …

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Wil Wheaton Responds To Viral “Nerd” Video

Wil Wheaton began to trend across the web last week after a video taken at a comic con in June went viral. In it, the “Stand By Me” star was asked by a girl named Mia about whether he was bullied for being a nerd as a kid and if so, how he dealt with it. Wheaton responded beautifully, and …

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Anti-NSA Ad Mixes Stars And Whistleblowers

A new ad put together by StopWatching.us mixes celebrities and actual whistleblowers to give us the lowdown on the surveillance tactics of the government, to great effect. Maggie Gyllenhaal, Oliver Stone, John Cusack, Wil Wheaton, artist Molly Crabapple, and Phil Donahue are among the celebrities who have lent their voices and faces to the ad, which comes just before a …

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Now Celebrities Are Even Coming Out Against The NSA

It’s sometimes hard for the celebrity to relate to the common folk. After all, they don’t have to worry about many of things that us plebeians have to deal with on a daily basis. Every once in a while, however, an issue comes along that we can all stand behind – like a right to privacy. The latest moral crisis …

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William Shatner, Wil Wheaton Tout NASA Accomplishments

Though the budget for NASA has been declining since the early 90s, the discoveries and technological advances coming out of the agency continue to stimulate the economy and improve the lives of all Americans. This makes NASA arguably the best investment the U.S. government makes, and the agency has recruited some sci-fi legends to make the case for space exploration. …

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Is Google Forcing Google+ Down People’s Throats?

Earlier this week, actor/Internet celebrity Wil Wheaton posted a pretty interesting rant about Google on his blog, and on his Tumblr. Specifically, it was about a feature he spotted on YouTube, which placed a Google+ like button in the spot where the YouTube thumbs up button would normally be. It would prompt users to upgrade to Google+ when not signed …

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Google+ YouTube Integration May Not Go Over Too Well

Google appears to be testing (or rolling out) a new integration of Google+ into YouTube. Wil Wheaton, the Star Trek/Stand By Me actor, shares a screenshot of a Google+ button taking the place of the like button on YouTube:

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Wil Wheaton Slams Chris Dodd On Piracy Debate

Fan favorite Wil Wheaton has been very vocal about his stance on the Internet and his utter hatred of SOPA and the like. Now Wheaton is calling MPAA boss and former Senator Chris Dodd a liar. He says that jobs aren’t being lost because of piracy, but the bad business and culture of Hollywood itself. On his tumblr, he reacted …

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