392 - William Shatner: Live Long And ... Lessons from an Intergalactic Legend


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Captain Kirk has always been one of my heroes. So when Steve told me I'd get to interview the intergalactic legend, I immediately teleported back to my 11-year-old self. Star Trek made it possible for people to look up at the stars and wonder what else is out there. So I brought William Shatner on and asked him everything. He told me about the brief period in his career when he lived out of his truck, he told me what he's doing to live so long (he's 87), and then we had a BIG surprise. Michio Kaku (one of the most brilliant physicists alive today) was in the audience. Halfway through the podcast, we invited him on stage. If you've ever wondered what else is out there... in space and in your own life, the possibilities of true fulfillment, then you have to listen to this episode.

Links & Resources:


Live Long And . . .: What I Learned Along the Way by William Shatner

“Why Not Me?” (William Shatner’s Country Album with Jeff Cook of the group “Alabama”)

Shatner-Clause (William Shatner’s Christmas Album)

The Wrath of Khan

William’s One Man Show

Also Mentioned:

Aretha Franklin

The Brill Building

Captain Kirk

Mitzi Shore


Star Trek (tv series)

There’s A Girl In My Soup

Star Wars

Star Trek: The Motion Picture

Robert Wise

Michio Kaku

Stephen Hawking author of “A Brief History in Time”

Edward Hubble

The Hubble Space Telescope

Jules Verne

The Big Bang

“Physics of The Impossible” by Michio Kaku




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