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George Takei

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With a career spanning five decades, George Takei is known around the world for his founding role in the acclaimed television series Star Trek, in which he played Hikaru Sulu, helmsman of the Starship Enterprise. Takei starred in three seasons of Star Trek and later reprised his iconic role in six movies.

Mashable.com says Takei is the #1 most-influential person on Facebook, with more than 4.2 million followers. Takei has more than 700,000 followers on Twitter. Takei authored "Oh Myyy! There Goes the Internet," released in e-book and paperback earlier this year, and it ranked #10 on the New York...

Mariko Tamaki

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Mariko Tamaki's works include the comics This One Summer (First Second/Groundwood Books) , Skim (Groundwood Books) , with Jillian Tamaki, Emiko Superstar (DC Comics) , with Steve Rolston, and the YA novel (You) Set Me on Fire (Penguin Canada) . Her upcoming YA novel, Saving Montgomery Sole (Roaring Brook Press) , is about unsolved mysteries, California and frozen yogurt.

Her first film "Happy 16th Birthday, Kevin" is currently touring with Toronto's Inside/Out Festival.

You can read all about her adventures at marikotamaki.blogspot.com.