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Posted at 7:46 AM ET, 02/15/2011

♪♫ William Shatner is a romantic at heart

By Melissa Bell
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My desk shrine to William Shatner.

In case you didn't realize from our relentless coverage of the man, we here at BlogPost suffer from a severe crush on William Shatner. (As proof, I submit the above photograph of a photograph of Shatner that hangs on my desk.)

He's taken the public caricature of William Shatner and made it into a full-time business playing a slightly comic, slightly insane version of himself. I'm pretty sure he's in on the joke. His spoken-word tributes to pop songs need an entry in musical history of their own. Monday night he serenaded two love birds with Rihanna's "Umbrella." I couldn't ask for a better Valentine's Day gift from the Shatner I love (it's around the 4:07-minute mark):

By Melissa Bell  | February 15, 2011; 7:46 AM ET
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