Category: Episodes

Episode 148: Jailhouse Trek

Activist and lawyer Adrienne Smith joins us to talk about incarceration in Star Trek, from Dominion prison fight club to Rura Penthe. What are the messages in these scenes and how does the Federation’s own penal system stacks up against…

Episode 146: “Balance of Terror”

The crew takes a deep dive into “Balance of Terror,” widely considered one of Star Trek’s best. We discuss themes of duty, bigotry, xenophobia, and war; parallels to WW2 and Cold War stories; the introduction of the Romulans (and Mark…

Episode 145: Women at Warp: The Next Generation

Women at Warp is excited to announce the addition of three new hosts to the regular crew rotation: Kennedy Allen, Sarah Gulde, and Aliza Pearl. These “Next Generation” hosts introduce themselves and talk about their favorite women characters. Download Now…

Episode 142: Well, Here We Yar

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Raised on an lawless colony world, Tasha Yar dedicated her too-short life to order and justice. This week we discuss Tasha’s origins and plumb the depths of her most memorable moments, from “The Naked Now” to “Yesterday’s Enterprise.” Download Now…