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Patrick Stewart calls on men to take responsibility for violence against women

Sir Patrick Stewart was raised in a violent household where he witnessed his father routinely beat his mother while the authorities did nothing. Greatly influenced by this experience, he’s spent much of his career speaking out against domestic violence. In the video above, he calls on all men to take responsibility…

Patrick Stewart didn’t think Star Trek: The Next Generation was going to last

His 176-episode run as Captain Jean Luc Picard on Star Trek: The Next Generation transformed Sir Patrick Stewart from a classically trained, renowned stage actor into an international superstar. But before he took the job, Stewart had doubts the series was going to find success. The original series was cancelled after…

Thomas Middleditch and Patrick Stewart won’t stop insulting each other on Instagram

The last two people you might expect to be involved in a social media flame war would be esteemed Shakespearean actor Patrick Stewart and star of HBO’s Silicon Valley Thomas Middleditch. And yet, here we are. For the past week, the two have been going at it on Instagram, mocking each other in short, filter-heavy…

Read This: The story behind the greatest Star Trek episode ever

There’s no shortage of great Star Trek episodes, though it’s rare that an episode could mine as much pathos from its storylines as it could action and philosophy. Enter “The Inner Light,” a Star Trek: The Next Generation episode that many consider to be the best entry in any iteration of the franchise. In honor of its…

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It’s been a long day, you’ve earned this video of Patrick Stewart meeting his new foster dog

Even beyond his role as a cultural institution, playing some of science fiction’s most beloved bald men, Patrick Stewart tends to be just as treasured off-screen as on. Speaking out vocally in favor of feminism and LGBT rights, performing country songs for charity, telling Hugh Jackman stories about his penis: Stewart…

Patrick Stewart would consider playing Professor X in a Deadpool movie

Patrick Stewart’s retirement from X-Men movies hasn’t even started, but he’s already teasing that he’d return to the role of Professor X for a Deadpool movie. It’s not that he’s really desperate for a chance to show off his comedy chops outside of American Dad, though, he just seems to think that Ryan Reynolds’…