Trapped in self-isolation, Montreal native William Shatner is reprising his role as Captain Kirk to share updates on the situation.\nIn Kirk's world, the mundane features of Shatner's Los Angeles home become extravagantly alien.\nShatner also shared his dubious invention, the ShatMask.\nVisit MTLBlog for more headlines.\nOne Montrealer is taking the coronavirus crisis out of this world. Former on-screen captain of the starship Enterprise, William Shatner, is using social media to bring some light to this dark situation, reprising the character of James Kirk to share a Starfleet perspective on his own self-isolation in Los Angeles. The McGill grad is live-tweeting Kirk's logs, daily journal entries that served as soliloquies on the original series.\nMany of the logs recount the officer's encounters with Espresso and Macchiato — Shatner's dogs who, in Kirk's world, have become alien dignitaries.\n"Captain’s Log: Stardate 1 of self imposed isolation. After having arrived at Planet Home, I was warmly greeted by Emissaries Espresso & Macchiato. I look forward to my planned respite from my normal duties. Kirk out."\nThe diplomatic mission to Home became even more extravagant on the second day of his mission.\n"Captain’s Log: Stardate 2 of self imposed isolation. Emissaries Macchiato & Espresso have been exploring a new territory called Underbed bestowing upon me tributes of missing socks and other items in an attempt to get my attention & adoration."\nThings took a turn for the worse on the third and fourth days of the visit, however.\nCaptain’s Log: Stardate 3 of self imposed isolation. Emissaries Macchiato & Espresso have been banished to backyard penal colony for chewing away mission leather bag.🙄 Had to venture to #officecolony to retrieve items for the month long celebration called #lockdownLA More later.— William Shatner (@WilliamShatner) March 20, 2020\nI had hoped my supplies would last through isolation but with it now being twice as long I have calculated that my reserves may not hold out before the Enterprise can return & replenish. 😱 Otherwise spirits are high and things to do are plentiful to pass the time. 📚 👨💻 📲🥩🥓🍕— William Shatner (@WilliamShatner) March 21, 2020\nLike everyone in quarantine, the actor has had to find ways to keep himself entertained by transforming the mundane into the extraordinary — and he's taking his followers along for the (space ship) ride.\nKirk's logs aren't Shatner's only creation during quarantine.\nHe also invented the dubious "ShatMask."\nView this post on Instagram 🤔 Wouldn’t Y front underwear with cotton and gauze stuffed in the pocket be good DIY makeshift mask in a pinch? 😳🤷🏼♂️ The opening for the legs allow you to see out. I call it; The #ShatMask 😏😝 A post shared by William Shatner (@williamshatner) on Mar 21, 2020 at 3:56pm PDT\n"Wouldn’t Y front underwear with cotton and gauze stuffed in the pocket be good DIY makeshift mask in a pinch?" he captioned a photo of the ShatMask on Instagram.\n"The opening for the legs allow you to see out."\nCaptain’s Log: Stardate 6 of self imposed isolation. It’s Day 4 of #LockdownLA. Trying to maintain a semblance of order has it’s own trials & tribblatations.😏 The city, while in lockdown, still has movement. I only hope that movement is necessary & not the product of stupidity.— William Shatner (@WilliamShatner) March 23, 2020\nCaptain’s Log: Supplemental #CakeComa gives one quite a relaxing and deep sleep. 🥱😴 🛌— William Shatner (@WilliamShatner) March 23, 2020\nShatner joins a growing list of Montrealers who are finding ways to have some fun with the COVID-19 crisis.\nStay tuned for more quarantine fun.