How can you not love William Shatner? He was dashing, and kitsch, as Captain Kirk. His Denny Crane was a brilliant reinvention. And I actually watch his Priceline commercials. And who watches commercials these days? No one. Exactly.
In his 70s now, Shatner’s career has gone up and down. But this week he returned to his spoken-word past, lambasting Sarah Palin on the Tonight Show. The video of the actor reading her speeches and tweets as if they’re beat poetry are at once hilarious (she actually says this stuff?) and saddening (people actually listen to this stuff?).
It’s damn good stuff, regardless.