Episode 107: You May Now Give Birth

Kes, Paris and their baby after Kes gives birth

Special guest Anne Theriault joins us to talk about depictions of pregnancy and childbirth in Star Trek, covering both of Keiko’s pregnancies, Kes’ labour during time travel, Trip’s alien pregnancy, Ekora from “The Quickening”, “Friday’s Child” and more. Download Now…

Episode S15: Gabbing with Gersha Phillips

Gersha Phillips joins Grace and Jarrah to discuss her work as Star Trek Discovery’s Costume Designer. They talk about updating classic sci-fi looks, a new take on the mirror universe, designing gender neutral costumes, unexpected challenges on set, cosplay, and…

Episode 106: Book Club: Letters to Star Trek

Photo of a cat reading Letters to Star Trek

Letters to Star Trek is a 1976 collection of fan mail received during the first run and early syndication of The Original Series. We pick our favorite letters and discuss Gene Roddenberry’s responses and how Trek, society and fan mail…

Episode 105: O Captain, My Captain (Sisko)

It’s almost Valentine’s Day so we’re continuing our series on the Captains’ love lives, this time examining the romantic interests of the Emissary himself, Benjamin Sisko, from Jennifer Sisko to Kasidy Yates. Download Now (right-click and save)  Hosts:  Grace,…

Episode 104: “Retrospect”

Seven in a flashback in "Retrospect"

Tackling one of our most-requested topics, our crew discusses the Star Trek: Voyager episode “Retrospect,” in which Seven of Nine believes she was “violated” by an alien arms dealer. We cover the 1990s cultural context of the episode as well…

Episode 103: Discovery’s Short Treks

Before Star Trek Discovery’s Season 2 premiere, the crew takes a look at the 4 Short Treks: Runaway, Calypso, The Brightest Star, and The Escape Artist. We discuss each short in detail, and examine the story, themes, and how they…