Don't you just love it when pop-culture icons collide? We do, and we're particularly fond of this one. In recent days, Star Trek's Patrick Stewart visited NPR's "Ask Me Another" program, where he recited lyrics from the Taylor Swift hit "Blank Page." Right around the same time, Stewart's pal and frequent co-star, Ian McKellen, did a dramatic reading of lyrics from another Swift smash, "Bad Blood," for Yahoo! viewers.

Stewart, A/K/A @SirPatStew, then tweeted a message to Swift:

Little more than a half-hour later, Swift tweeted back. Her note:

How cool is our Captain Picard?


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