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Video: William Shatner hawking the World of Warcraft

Our fearless leader, Jay Garmon, posted an entry the other day touting the <a href="http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/geekend/?p=1019" target="_blank">product hawking exploits of William Shatner for the VIC-20</a> all those years ago. I couldn't resist showing Captain Kirk's latest promotional foray in this World of Warcraft television commercial. Take a good look at each one -- don't the seem eerily similar?

Our fearless leader, Jay Garmon, posted an entry the other day touting the product hawking exploits of William Shatner for the VIC-20 all those years ago. I couldn't resist showing Captain Kirk's latest promotional foray in this World of Warcraft television commercial. Take a good look at each one — don't the seem eerily similar?

By the way, there is also a commercial of Mr. T promoting is own character styling in the World of Warcraft.

About Mark Kaelin

Mark W. Kaelin has been writing and editing stories about the IT industry, gadgets, finance, accounting, and tech-life for more than 25 years. Most recently, he has been a regular contributor to BreakingModern.com, aNewDomain.net, and TechRepublic.

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