Tag: tas

Comic Review: IDW’s Star Trek vs. Transformers

Back in April, IDW announced that Transformers writer and Hasbro property head John Barber had been named Editor-in-Chief. Soon after, “Star Trek vs. Transformers” was announced. Hand to God, I really hope that this was Barber’s long-term childhood dream. Mostly…

Episode 44: It’s Not Easy Being Green

vina as green dancing orion girl

The Orion slave girl has been one of the most iconic and controversial figures in Star Trek since the original pilot 50 years ago. Now, we put a feminist lens on the early “green skinned space babes” and their more modern incarnations in…

Episode 36: Women of The Animated Series

Doctors, mermaids, huntresses, matriarchs and many cat-women populate the universe of Star Trek: The Animated Series – in addition to the women of Starfleet. Join us to discuss TAS’ most memorable women. Download now (right-click and save) Hosts: Sue, Andi and…

Episode 19: Star Trek Matriarchies

Beata and Riker in "Angel One"

What happens when Star Trek tries to depict societies dominated by women? We discuss the various Trek matriarchies, from the sirens of “The Lorelei Signal,” to the straw feminists of “Angel One” to the sexy matriarchy of “Bound.” Download Now (right-click…

Episode 11: His Name is Mudd

Mudd with androids in I, Mudd

Harcourt Fenton Mudd is an “intergalactic pimp” whom we first meet trafficking mail order brides and later see creating an android of his ex-wife just so he can keep her locked up. Yet Mudd, often described as a “loveable rogue,” is considered a…