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William Shatner launches new app called Shatoetry
Slash Gear ^ | November 4, 2012 | Shane McGlaun

Posted on 11/04/2012 5:51:41 AM PST by Vince Ferrer

Most geeks will know William Shatner as the original Captain Kirk from Star Trek. Shatner has also acted in other memorable roles including lawyer Denny Crane and Frank O’Hara on Psych. Shatner has launched a new application called Shatoetry that plays on Shatner’s known body of spoken word works.

The app is available for the iPhone and comes with a library of pre-recorded words allowing users to create unique “Shatisms” that play using Shatner’s voice. Shatner says that his life is unlike any other celebrity allowing users to make him say whatever they want him to say. The app supports multiple users or Shatoetists.

The multiple user functionality allows two users to collaborate online to make their own spoken word using Shatner’s voice. Advanced users can take advantage of the app to compose poetry and haiku. The app also allows users to create simple sentences and phrases, word juxtapositions, and more. Entire poems, phrases, or even individual words can be sent as messages or comments to friends.

The app will be updated with word packs for the holidays and special occasions as well as performance contributions from special guests. The app is available on the App Store right now for $2.99. Check out the video below to learn more about the app.

Shatoetry


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Poetry; TV/Movies; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: app; captainkirk; iphone; poetry; shatner; shatoetry; spokenword; startrek; williamshatner

1 posted on 11/04/2012 5:51:46 AM PST by Vince Ferrer
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To: Vince Ferrer

Shatner should try to land a job with weightwatchers.


2 posted on 11/04/2012 5:54:07 AM PST by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: Vince Ferrer

Eeewww... sounds like poop poetry.

Yuck.


3 posted on 11/04/2012 5:55:17 AM PST by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: Cowgirl of Justice
Eeewww... sounds like poop poetry.

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I always thought SHAT was the past tense....
Begging your pardon.... of course...

4 posted on 11/04/2012 6:00:35 AM PST by Wings-n-Wind (The main things are the plain things!)
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To: Vince Ferrer
"Taste my nightstick. POW!"

Remember Palin's reading of Shattner on Leno?

5 posted on 11/04/2012 6:04:01 AM PST by FrdmLvr (culture, language, borders)
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To: Vince Ferrer

You know, it’s honestly a little hillarious how the cast of the original series of Star Trek are all going at each other, with some exceptions like Nimoy and Shatner, after the series was over. Anyways, it’s a funny contrast between acting and reality that I often like to take note of.


6 posted on 11/04/2012 6:11:03 AM PST by Morpheus2009
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To: Vince Ferrer
"Free Enterprise" - my favorite non Star Trek (sort of) movie with Shatner.
7 posted on 11/04/2012 6:13:27 AM PST by raybbr (People who still support Obama are either a Marxist or a moron.)
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To: Vince Ferrer

Let’s just cut the crap and call it Shat.

Kirk’s new app is the Shat.

So get ShatApp already.


8 posted on 11/04/2012 6:20:34 AM PST by ecomcon
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To: raybbr
My favorite Shatner:

William Shatner declaims "Rocket Man" (1978).

9 posted on 11/04/2012 6:20:51 AM PST by 1rudeboy
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To: Vince Ferrer
How about in the episode "The Trouble with Tribbles"? Kirk, amid a pile of fuzzballs hears from Spock that they are eating the quadrotriticale (a hybrid wheat).

"The what? The what?" Lol, gets me laughing every time.

10 posted on 11/04/2012 6:47:43 AM PST by Zuben Elgenubi
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To: Vince Ferrer


"Iphone and Iphone..WHAT IS IPHONE????"
11 posted on 11/04/2012 7:27:37 AM PST by Dallas59 (President Robert Gibbs 2009-2011)
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To: Wings-n-Wind

Sounds like a re-do of his “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds”.


12 posted on 11/04/2012 7:39:40 AM PST by donmeaker (Blunderbuss: A short weapon, ... now superceded in civilized countries by more advanced weaponry.)
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To: Vince Ferrer
Shatner has also acted in other memorable roles including lawyer Denny Crane and Frank O’Hara on Psych.

T.J. Hooker - not so much.

13 posted on 11/04/2012 7:50:34 AM PST by Last Dakotan
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To: Dallas59

Kirk with his IPhone app

14 posted on 11/04/2012 7:56:40 AM PST by Vince Ferrer
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To: Slings and Arrows; martin_fierro; Roscoe Karns; dead

ping


15 posted on 11/05/2012 12:16:55 PM PST by EveningStar
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16 posted on 11/05/2012 2:26:14 PM PST by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: Farmer Dean
Shatner should try to land a job with weightwatchers.

Shatner might say the same about you if your weren't a nobody.

17 posted on 11/05/2012 2:32:26 PM PST by Eaker (Stripping Americans of their freedom and dignity and rubbing their noses in it is a very bad idea.)
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To: Dallas59

hahahahaha love it


18 posted on 11/06/2012 5:02:40 PM PST by visualops (artlife.us)
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To: Vince Ferrer

I am a huge fan of Mr. Shatner. However, I ain’t paying 3 bucks for his app LOL


19 posted on 11/06/2012 5:05:46 PM PST by visualops (artlife.us)
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To: Farmer Dean

Post a picture of yourself when you are his age.


20 posted on 01/25/2013 9:03:40 AM PST by fish hawk (no tyrant can remain in power without the consent and cooperation of his victims.)
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To: Morpheus2009

Last I knew all hatchets had been buried, mostly by Shatner admitting he was kind of a jerk in the 70s.


21 posted on 01/25/2013 9:12:32 AM PST by discostu (I recommend a fifth of Jack and a bottle of Prozac)
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