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Episode 21: Two About T’Pol

T'Pol in "Fusion"

A look at two early T’Pol-centric Enterprise episodes. In “Fusion,” T’Pol is sexually assaulted during a mind meld, and in “Stigma,” she is stigmatized for a disease she contracted as a result of the assault – Enterprise’s attempt at an…

Episode 20: Book Club – Diane Duane

Diane Duane and covers of her novels

Author Diane Duane joins us on the show and tells us about her Star Trek novels, learning from David Gerrold, what it was like to pitch a script to Gene Roddenberry, how she creates alien characters, and more. Featuring questions…

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…

Episode 17: WAW Dragon Con Panel

At Dragon Con 2015, Andi and Sue were joined by Trek Track staffer Carol Underwood, Chief Xenocosmetology Officer Moxie Magnus, and Miss Star Trek Universe Pageant Winner Hannah Hoyt for an audience-guided discussion of the women and portrayals of women in the Star…

Episode 16: Pulaski Pulls No Punches

Pulaski episode art

Doctor Katherine Pulaski (Diana Muldaur) is one of Star Trek’s most controversial characters. Taking over from Doctor Crusher in Season 2 of The Next Generation, she has been described as a “female Bones” and criticized in particular for her attitude towards Data. In this…