RIP Leonard Nimoy (1931-2015)


Not surprisingly, we at CatSynth have been huge Star Trek fans, approaching the level of household religion. So we were very saddened to read about the passing of Leonard Nimoy today. His character Spock was a great hero, very distinctive, iconic and someone with whom I could empathize. But I also interested in Nimoy’s work as an accomplished art photographer, especially his 2002 book Shekhina; and his dramatic readings on Selected Shorts and elsewhere – he certainly had quite the voice. After the reading the announcement in the New York Times, I was also fascinated to learn more about his Orthodox Jewish upbringing and rediscovery of his heritage. I hope to read more about this.

One thought on “RIP Leonard Nimoy (1931-2015)

  1. RIP Spock….

    I was 12 or 13 when I discovered Star Trek,via the early Bantam novels and the Cartoon show novelizations by Allan Dean Foster.

    My creativity, as a writer, was seriously stirred for the first time by those books and the TV re-runs.

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