Category: Episodes

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.…

Episode 52: Book Club – The “Legacies” Series

The crew discusses the three-part “Legacies” series, which was released in celebration of Star Trek’s 50th Anniversary and follows Number One as she finally completes a mission that began 15 years prior. Download now (right-click and save) Hosts: Andi, Sue, Jarrah…

Episode 51: Set a Course for Home

Voyager introduced us to the Delta Quadrant, several new alien species, and of course Star Trek’s first woman captain to lead a show. The crew is joined by Charlynn Schmiedt to discuss the stories, characters, and themes in Season 1.…

Episode 50: “The Child”

Deanna and Ian Andrew

We take an in-depth look at the Next Gen episode “The Child,” in which Troi is impregnated by an alien being. Download now (right-click and save) Hosts: Andi, Jarrah, Grace, Sue Editor: Andi Transcription: Rebecca – @carolinalady Download transcript: PDF or Word Notes…

Episode 49: Would Lady Kirk Wear a Miniskirt?

We gender-bend TOS, asking how would it have been different if the creators had cast women in the men’s roles and vice versa? Would Captain Kirk have behaved differently? Would Mudd have existed? And what 1960s actors would have been best…

Episode 48: Star Trek for Girls

Naomi Wildman in Once Upon a Time

Want to introduce your daughter to Star Trek but not sure where to start? Anika and Jennie join us to pick some great Star Trek episodes for girls. Download now (right-click and save) Hosts: Andi and Jarrah Guest: Anika (pixiedane.tumblr.com) and Jennie…