Author: The Crew

Episode 57: To Julie Newmar, Thanks for Everything

screencap from Friday's child showing Eleen and McCoy

  A detailed look at the TOS Season 2 episode “Friday’s Child,” which stars Julie Newmar as Eleen, a pregnant woman whom Kirk, Spock and McCoy help to flee her tribe. Download now (right-click and save) Hosts: Jarrah, Andi, Grace Editor: Andi Notes…

Episode 56: Women in Security

From Anne Nored of The Animated Series to Kira on Deep Space Nine as well as every mostly Bajoran badass lady in between, the crew is joined by Sabriel Mastin to discuss the pitfalls and triumphs of portraying women in…

Episode 55: Ripped and Machiavellian

mirror hoshi sato on the bridge

Put on your crop tops and keep a knife handy because we’re going to the Mirror Universe. We’ll discuss the costumes, characters, and messages about race, gender and sexuality. Download now (right-click and save) Hosts: Grace, Jarrah, Andi Guest: Rumman – rummanchowdhury.com,…

Episode 54: Indigenous Representation in Star Trek

An amazing group of guests, including Molly Swain and Chelsea Vowel (Métis In Space), professor and author Sierra Adare-Tasiwoopa Api, and David Holquinn (Trekradio) join us to talk about Indigenous representation in Trek, from “The Paradise Syndrome” to Chakotay. Download now (right-click and…

Episode 53: Fanfic Part 1 – Pre-Internet

cover art from Spockanalia fanzine

The crew is joined by Erica Massey, a PhD student studying modern literature and pop culture, to discuss pre-internet Star Trek fanfiction. We discuss the fanzine production process, the culture of the early fanfic community, and debates around “slash” fic.…