Episode 68: “Unlikable” Women of Trek

Kenna from Priority One joins us to talk about the women many Trek fans see as “unlikable,” from Pulaski to Keiko to T’Pol. How is the idea of likability related to gender? Do women characters need to be likable? Are…

Star Trek’s Tragic Hybrids

Ziyal standing on the Promenade

All die-hard Star Trek fans have a memory of the first time their mind was blown by something in the franchise. Perhaps it was bearing witness to the first interracial kiss on television, or seeing an actor of your race…

Star Trek Discovery Recaps

Sonequa Martin-Green as Michael Burnham

Hello, First Time Trek here! When Star Trek: Discovery was first announced I had a lot of people asking me if I was planning on live-tweeting it. Which is a valid question considering I Kool-Aid-manned into the Star Trek fandom…

When Jules Took a Stand

In season five of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, the episode “Doctor Bashir, I Presume?” opens with Doctor Bashir getting the opportunity of a lifetime: the newest Emergency Medical Hologram will be modeled off of his appearance and personality. He…