Category: Episodes

A Story Worth Telling: Kirsten Clancy

Admiral Kirsten Clancy

  You agree to meet with the man who slandered the organization you lead, who told billions of people that actions you believe helped protect them were, in fact, “dishonorable” and “criminal.” He arrives and speaks in “we” as if…

Episode S22: Bonnie Gordon Interview

Star Trek: Prodigy has a new voice of the Computer, and she’s here to tell us all about it! Find out how actress Bonnie Gordon went from Trekkie to Trek-adjacent to official Trek canon. Download Now (right-click and save) …

Episode 175: Mirror Universe Crystal Ball

Kira and Mirror Kira

What might a Terran Empire education system look like? What about their family structures or arts and culture? Our crew looks at what we know and speculates on what we don’t know about Star Trek’s Mirror Universe. This episode is…

Episode 174: Kink in the Star Trek Universe

Andi, Grace and Kennedy tackle Kink in the Star Trek Universe, taking a look at the Mirror Universe, Klingon culture, and those times in Star Trek when the subtext was just a bit spicier than usual! Download Now (right-click and…

Episode 173: “The Offspring”

The Offspring

Blue joins us for a deep dive on TNG’s “The Offspring,” including a look at how the episode evolved from the initial pitch, and queer, trans and neurodivergent readings of the story. This episode is brought to you by Text…

Episode 172: Mixed-Race Characters in Trek

From Spock to Ziyal to B’Elanna, Trek has no shortage of mixed-race characters. But why are their stories always so sad? Download Now (right-click and save)  Host:  Sarah Guests: Claire Light – @seelight Rian Roberson – @spacewiz206 Michele Foss…

Episode 171: This Unit Must Survive (Trek and AI)

We’re joined by Dr. Rumman Chowdhury for an in-depth look at many of the different depictions of artificial intelligence and machine learning in the Star Trek universe. Why are malevolent AIs always susceptible to logic problems? Why gender an android?…