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SHATNER’S NEGOTIATOR RETURNS FROM THE DEAD

August 16, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Priceline may have killed off William Shatner’s braggart “Negotiator” character in its television commercials eight months ago (after helping to rescue his fellow passengers, he went down in flames off a cliff in a tour bus), but it never did kill him off on its website. And now the online travel service is bringing him […]

SHATNER SAYS HE WAS “SHOCKED” BY PRICELINE DECISION

January 30, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

William Shatner maintains that he did not learn that his iconic Priceline character The Negotiator would be killed off in a new commercial until he was handed the script for it. “No one was more shocked than I was,” he told Advertising Age magazine. He said that “after they picked me up off the floor,” […]

SHATNER’S PRICELINE NEGOTIATOR KILLED OFF

January 20, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Less than a year after William Shatner’s $#!? My Dad Says was killed off after its first, low-rated season, his character, “The Negotiator,” in Priceline commercials, has died a fiery death — literally. Priceline has begun airing a new commercial in which Shatner, who has acted as the company’s iconic frontman for 14 years, is […]

MYSPACE, A SHADOW OF ITS FORMER SELF, IS SOLD

June 30, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

MySpace, the social network site that Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp bought six years ago for $580, has been acquired by the ad network Specific Media for about $35 million in stock. That’s about one dollar in stock for each of the 35 million users who access the website each month. While that is an enormous […]