Missing Leonard Nimoy and the Lasting Power of Mr. Spock
The death of Leonard Nimoy is a profound moment in American geek culture, if that’s not a contradiction in terms. The actor was the soul of the original Star Trek, a brooding pointed-eared presence who played an intergalactic half-breed, his human and Vulcan selves frequently in conflict. You didn’t have to be a Trekkie to love him. It was logical to do so.
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