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Episode 164: Ethics of the Prime Directive

Philosophy professor Dr. Janet D. Stemwedel joins us for a discussion on the ethics of the Prime Directive. From cultural observation to natural disasters to internal politics, we take a look at how our various Starfleet crews navigate good ole…

Episode 163: Teamwork In Trek

Grace, Jarrah, Sarah, and Worldbuilders Executive Director Gray Miller discuss the teamwork of Star Trek, from “The Galileo Seven” to “The Magnificent Ferengi”. What does teamwork look like in the Trek universe, and what can we learn from it? This…

Episode 162: The Viability of Trek Tech

Astrophysicist, aerospace engineer, and Star Trek science consultant Dr. Erin MacDonald stops by to help us reverse the polarity of the neutron flow and understand Trek tech. We talk about current technology inspired by Trek – like Bluetooth, 3D printing,…

Episode 161: Autism and Trek

Guests Jessie Gender and Claire Little join us to talk about Autistic coding and characters in the Star Trek universe who speak to an Autistic audience. Download Now (right-click and save) Hosts: Grace and Andi Guests: Jessie Gender – @jessiegender…

Episode 160: An Anniversary Episode

To celebrate our sixth podiversary, the whole crew is here to take a look back over the last 3 years (since our last clip show) and share some of our favorite moments. This episode is brought to you by Text…

Episode 158: “Before and After”

This week, the crew takes a look at “Before and After,” and discusses the Ocampan life span, the idea of Voyager as a generation ship, and themes of ageism, believing women, time travel, medical life extension, and much more. This…

Episode 157: Guinan Revisited

Aliza and Kennedy chat about Guinan’s role and impact, as well as their favorite moments of the iconic Next Generation character.  TL;DR – Listen to Black women. Download Now (right-click and save)  Hosts: Aliza and Kennedy Editor: Andi Additional…