Episode 47: The Baddest Women in the Universe, Part I

Seska, Kai Winn, Lursa

We begin a multi-part look at the villainous women of the Star Trek universe, starting with the Duras Sisters, Kai Winn, Seska, Losira (TOS “That Which Survives”) and Tarah (ENT “Cease Fire”). Download now (right-click and save) Hosts: Jarrah, Grace Guest:…

Episode 46: How I Met Your Great-Great Grandmother

Janeway and T'Pol in 11:59 and Carbon Creek

Janeway and T’Pol each get to tell the stories of their foremothers, in Voyager’s “11:59” and Enterprise’s “Carbon Creek.” We compare these episodes and discuss the themes of family history, role modelling, and the meaning of progress. Download now (right-click…

Episode 30: Book Club – Mosaic by Jeri Taylor

Mosaic book cover

In this book club episode we tag along as young Kathryn Janeway explores the water caves of Mars, saves old ladies from haunted Irish castles, calls out a high school boyfriend for gaslighting, and interacts with Data, Riker and Admiral Paris. Special…

Episode 24: “Year of Hell”

Janeway on the bridge in "Year of Hell"

We look at the Voyager two-parter “Year of Hell” and consider questions like: would this concept have worked for an entire season? Is it possible for Captain Janeway to kick more ass? How does Annorax stack up as a Trek…

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 18: Voy-oween

Happy Hallo-Women at Warp! This week we look at the most Halloween-y Voyager episodes: “Bride of Chaotica”, “The Haunting of Deck Twelve” and “The Thaw” and learn how Janeway > Fear.   Download Now (right-click and save) Notes and References: For more on…