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Viral Video: Shatner and Web Singing Sensation Have a Total Eclipse of the Heart

Here is yet another classic talk-sing video of actor William Shatner.

He’s in a duet with Taiwanese singer Lin Yu Chun, aired on the “Lopez Tonight” television show last night.

Lin became well known after a video of his wowza performance on a Taiwanese talent show, singing “I Will Always Love You” in Whitney Houston style, garnered more than 12 million views on YouTube.

The song Shatner and Chun share is the classic “Total Eclipse of the Heart,” first made famous by Bonnie Tyler.

Here’s their duet, as well as the performance that got Chun noticed, much in the same way it happened for Britain’s Susan Boyle:


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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik