Episode 194: Book Club: Strangers from the Sky

Anika joins us to discuss Margaret Wander Bonanno’s 1987 novel “Strangers from the Sky,” a staple of the Star Trek literary canon, as we look at the story, writing, themes, and more. Download Now (right-click and save)  Hosts:  Sue,…

SNW Recap s1e8: “The Elysian Kingdom”

“Someday, when you are grown up, you’ll write your own stories.  And you can have any ending you like.” -Dr. M’Benga Previously on Star Trek: Strange New Worlds – M’Benga’s daughter, Rukiya, has a fatal disease.  In order to keep…

SNW Recap s1e7: “The Serene Squall”

“Sometimes we act a certain way to fit people’s expectations, but that’s not necessarily who we are.” – Dr. Aspen Previously on Star Trek: Strange New Worlds – Spock’s relationship with T’Pring is strained because he can be “too Human.” …

Why We Need a Travelers Spinoff

Wesley and the Traveler in "Journey's End"

Spoiler alert for Star Trek: Picard Season 2 finale. As fans of Picard know, the second season’s finale included a highly memorable cameo from none other than Wesley Crusher, who had gone back in time to recruit Kore as a…

Episode 193: Latinidad in Trek

Aliza Pearl hosts an overview and discussion on how the Latin diaspora appears throughout the Star Trek franchise, with special guests Dr. Luz Rosines and Anna Post. Taking stock of Latin actors and characters including Ricardo Montalban, B’Elanna Torres, Dr.…