Author: The Crew

Episode 61: All the Klingon Ladies

Duras Sisters

We’re joined by Kennedy Allen from the Black Tribbles podcast to talk about Klingon women like Mara, K’Ehleyr, Grilka and of course, the boob-windowed Duras Sisters. Note: we’re saving B’Elanna for her own episode. Download now (right-click and save) Hosts: Andi,…

Episode 60: Barclay’s Psyche

Barclay

Lieutenant Reginald Barclay stands out among recurring Star Trek characters as someone who experiences a range of mental health issues. In this episode, we discuss those issues and how they’re received by his crewmates on TNG and Voyager. Download now (right-click and…

Episode 59: Sexual Agency in Star Trek

Lauren from "Statistical Probabilities" lounging on a bed

How much are women in Star Trek able to make choices and act freely when it comes to sex? Our crew discusses this question and considers Trek’s best and worst portrayals of women’s sexuality. Content Note: Includes discussion of mature themes. Download…

Episode 58: The Right Choice for Your Job

Shelby cover art

Lieutenant Commander Shelby made a big impression on crewmembers and fans alike when she beamed on board the Enterprise-D in “Best of Both Worlds”. In this episode we look at her role on screen and her legacy in Trek novels…

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…