Playing the famous half-Vulcan requires a little meditative depth and a lot of brow-shaving. Heroes villain Zachary Quinto plays Spock in the reboot of the Star Trek franchise, with the blessing of original Spock Leonard Nimoy. Quinto tells NPR about befriending Nimoy, shaping eyebrows and more.
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The guys sit down with Danica McKellar for a stellar conversation about growing up Winnie Cooper, her passion for math and how to give children confidence through education. Danica is WAY smart. She has a theorem named after her for crapsake! This ep takes wonderful turns that you may not expect!
Show: The Sound of Young America Guests: Simon Pegg
Simon Pegg joins us to talk about nerd rants, his philosophy on zombies, and his close-knit relationship with colloborator and friend Nick Frost.
He’s best known as the actor, writer, and director whose guiding hands have been involved in British TV comedy Spaced and films Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, and Paul.
His new memoir follows his own journey as the nerdy everyman; Nerd Do Well: A Small Boy’s Journey to Becoming a Big Kid is out now.
A. O. Scott speaks with the screenwriter Charlie Kaufman, who makes his directorial debut with “Synecdoche, New York.”
Salon interviews Charlie Kaufman on his directorial debut "Synecdoche, New York", starring Philip Seymour Hoffman.