Tag: star trek: voyager

The Seska Problem: Pregnancy as Manipulation

Seska and her baby

  Let’s face it, Star Trek can have really bad luck with women. Whether it’s being seduced by salt-sucking shapeshifters or being so damned suave that an intergalactic peace offering bonds to you, the moment our illustrious men get rose-colored glasses…

The Introduction of Kes

Kes appears in four seasons, 70 episodes, of Star Trek: Voyager. She wears 19 different outfits. I’ve ranked them. And her opening outfit from “Caretaker” is number 19 – the bottom of the list. Kes is introduced as a hostage.…

I’m Still Alive

B'Elanna Torres in "Extreme Risk"

B’Elanna Torres snuck up on me. When Voyager began I instantly admired Captain Janeway, related to Kes, and crushed on Tom Paris, and when Seven of Nine was introduced she rapidly became my favorite character in all of Star Trek.…

Episode 43: Book Club: Born With Teeth by Kate Mulgrew

Cover art for Episode 43

Our crew shares personal reactions to Kate Mulgrew’s memoir Born With Teeth, a book that includes the actress’ intimate thoughts on motherhood, adoption, and sexual assault. With guest Amy Imhoff of Shoes and Starships. Download now (right-click and save) Hosts: Sue,…