The Raven Read by 14 of The World’s Greatest Voices

dramatic readings of the raven

The Raven, one of Edgar Allan Poe’s most famous poems published in 1845 makes for a great dramatic reading around Halloween. Here’s proof. From Vincent Price to Lou Reed (and two animated versions; The Simpsons and Tim Burton’s Vincent), here are 14 readings of the poem by the world’s most mellifluous voices. Read more

The Rivet: A Steampunk Trike Built For A Captain

RIVET Steampunk Trike

William Shatner, a lifelong motorcycle rider, has partnered with Illinois-based custom bike shop American Wrench to create a steampunk trike called the Rivet by Iron Bill. Read more

Captain Kirk, Bohemian Rhapsody and a Teddy Bear Named Miles For Thomson Holidays.

thomson teddy bear commercial

A new television ad from Beattie McGuinness Bungay (BMB) for Thomson holidays and vacation travel of the UK features the mellifluous voice of non other than William Shatner. The Captain is singing – well, more like speaking – the lyrics to Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody as we watch the story of a one-eyed bear named Miles who is in desperate need of a holiday to recover his smile. Read more