First, he was so cute on Roots and then he read to my kids, which I only watched with them to see him, and was on Star Trek: The Next Generation. Then he had a podcast where he read to adults (yes, I did... listen that is and still do). Now, he wants kids to listen to again. Quote: "“In a certain sense, ‘LeVar Burton’ has reached iconic status,”" He IS iconic. They all are actually.