Category: Episodes

Episode 125: Trans-ness in Trek

We’re joined by two great guests to explore examples of sex and gender change and trans allegories from the Star Trek universe – from Kirk and Lester’s body swap in “Turnabout Intruder” and Quark’s turn as Lumba in “Profit and…

Episode 124: Book Club: Dwellers in the Crucible

Our crew reviews Margaret Wander Bonanno’s 1985 Star Trek novel Dwellers in the Crucible, which has maintained a cult following due to its representation of a Kirk/Spock-like relationship between two women characters: a human and a Vulcan. Content note: includes…

Episode 123: Conversing with Kate Mulgrew

The crew is joined by Kate Mulgrew, Captain Janeway herself, to discuss her experiences crafting two memoirs, look back on Star Trek Voyager after 25 years, examine how she approaches new and differing characters, and maybe even announce her next…