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William Shatner interviews Amanda Tapping

Monday - January 3, 2011
Category: ACTORS | Tags: , ,

And now for something completely different: Star Trek‘s William Shatner interviewing Stargate and Sanctuary actress Amanda Tapping!

Tapping talks about Sanctuary‘s origins on the Internet, a success story that Shatner is hoping to duplicate with the new sci-fi social networking site MyOuterSpace.

The interview runs about six minutes long (and yes, the audio and video are out of sync).

(Thanks to Rich for the tip!)




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  • She’s such a sweetheart, as always.

    As for their website: With all due respect, at first glance, that website seems to be a low-budget affair that is largely about Shatner. All the “Admiral of MyOuterSpace Shatner” and “animate Shatner” stuff, and especially the cheesy-looking $4.95 web hosting advertisement look kind of tacky.

    I mean, any support from inside the industry that thoughtful and creative sci-fi can get is a good thing, but they need to step back and decide what their site is really about – and redesign it accordingly – if they really want to have a positive impact on sci-fi.

    On the other hand, if they’re just trying to ride the coattails of the social networking fad, set engines to warp 9, I guess….

  • Or was it July? I can’t remember. Anyways. Amanda seemed pretty star struck. I will love Shatner no matter what he does, but I have to agree with Dachannien. The whole myouterspace thing just seems so… yeah, tacky is the word.

  • It’s funny you comment on the hosting company… HostGator is probably the best most professional hosting company you can get. It’s cheap, it’s not a reseller (has it’s own datacenters, connected directly to the internet backbone), the entire company is US-based (24/7 I can call a guy in TEXAS). It came recommended to me by a network administrator, and I’ve recommended it to everyone since.

    Don’t mean to be an ad, just saying, not a cheesy company, even if their logo is. It’s not surprising for a website to use ads through the affiliate program of their own host.

  • Love her… I wish I could see a lot more of her on TV :)
    Sanctuary rocks!

  • HolyAngelQueenSG-1

    Hmm…. I think maybe She want new three movie is: Stargate:Revolation OR SGE?? HUH? What is She tell?? :-/

  • @HolyAngelQueenSG-1
    I’m going to guess that english isn’t your primary language.

    Anyway, I think we can all agree that William Shatner and Amanda Tapping are awesome in their own rights, but like Dachannien said, the whole sci-fi social network things seems tacky and pointless when compared to the social networking giant known as Facebook.

  • HolyAngelQueenSG-1

    @billz

    I still English with ASL. i was real deaf. okay?

  • @HolyAngelQueenSG-1

    Oh I see. I’m sorry. I didn’t realise you were deaf.

  • When Shatner asked Amanda if she wanted to be captain of a spaceship I wanted her to say that she was already the commander of a spaceship, The Hammond!

  • Amanda Tapping is great but she was definitely up on adrenaline and seemed very nervous with Bill. Her voice was kind of shaking. Definitely star struck. I met here during signatures at a Creation Con and I was bumbling fool. DOH!

  • amanda was with william how fans are with her! :p

    she’s sooooooooooooooooo cute!! :p

  • There seems to be some delay with the voiceover and the video. And yeah as retired said it cuts off at 6:00 mins.

  • Joe Friday

    I love Shatner, I really do. But I’ll be darned if he doesn’t get involved in some dodgy projects. I know he likes to stay in the public’s eye, but he needs to be more discriminating about which jobs he accepts.

  • I love Shatner but I think he may be the victim of his own success. It reminds me of how Vincent Price ended up in so many horrible projects just so he could keep working.


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