• Life

    Farewell, Grandpa Leonard

    by Typing this, I learned a few minutes ago that Leonard Nimoy has left us. This morning in his California home, from “end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease”. Diagnosed last year, and attributed by him to a long habit of smoking, though he gave it up several decades ago. Family man, actor, musician, photographer, writer, and many other things. I’ve enjoyed his work my entire life, and will continue to do so, but it might be a little while before I can watch him on screen and not be a bit wistful about it. I was privileged to get to see him last year at Ottawa Comic Con, though it was…

  • Days of Geek,  Podcast

    DoG Ep 10: Leonard Nimoy at OCC 2014

    by 00:00 Episode ID Days of Geek, Episode 10: From Ottawa Comic Con 2014, Live via Skype, the legendary Leonard Nimoy. 00:09 Music “Split In Synapse”, courtesy of Kevin McCleod at incompetch.com. 00:17 Intro Where I note how it’s been too long since an episode without saying exactly how long and then move straight to the Leonard Nimoy Q&A. 00:48 Main A quick gathering of famous Spock quotes to introduce the Q&A. Mr. Nimoy covered a fair bit of ground during the Q&A, which was unfortunately crashed by Karl Urban for a couple of minutes, most of it Star Trek related, but he also briefly mentioned other parts of his…