Category: Episodes

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…

Episode 102: Minor Characters, Major Impact

We share some of our (and your) favorite minor characters from across the Trek universe, the characters who shone in secondary roles and made us want to know more about them. Download now (right-click and save) Hosts: Grace, Jarrah, and…

Episode 101: “The Inner Light”

The crew takes a deep dive into one of TNG’s most loved episodes, “The Inner Light.” We discuss several themes and issues raised by narrative, including trauma, consent, gaslighting, self-discovery, family, and “the theater of the mind.” Download Now (right-click…

Episode 99: Jadzia, My Beloved Old Friend

She’s a young scientist who’s also over 300 years old. She carries the memories of women and men, including a gymnast, a mathematician, a mother and a father, a pilot and a murderer. She’s Jadzia Dax and this week we’re…

Episode 98: Fanfic Part 2 – Surfing the Web

We’re joined by ASC Award Winner B.A. Lopez to discuss fanfiction’s migration onto the internet, from net.startrek in 1982 through Archive of Our Own today, with a few stops along the way.  We also talk about our own experiences in…