Category: Episodes

Episode 40: Star Trek’s 50th in Vegas

The crew with Deyvid from TrekRadio

In our first-ever in-person recording, our crew reports from Star Trek Las Vegas. Hear about the best cosplay, the most exciting speakers and the weirdest vendor’s room finds. Includes a special convention interview with Natalia Nogulich, who played Admiral Alynna Nechayev. Download…

Episode 39: Jaylah for President

Our crew reviews the newest Star Trek movie, Star Trek Beyond. There’s lots to talk about: a classic Star Trek message, also a brand new villain, a more diverse cast and a new, exciting woman character in Jaylah.   Download now (right-click and save) Hosts: Jarrah, Andi…

Episode 38: Disability and Ableism in Trek

Melora and Geordi La Forge

Special guest Karissa Mehr joins us to discuss how Trek has represented characters with physical disabilities, from Captain Pike to Melora, and of course Geordi La Forge. Download now (right-click and save) Hosts: Jarrah, Sue and Andi Guest: Karissa Mehr…

Episode 37: Incoming Transmissions

The Doctor and Seven look at PADDs

In this episode, the crew opens up the digital mailbag and reads and responds to listener emails, comments, and questions.  We discuss everything from Trek episode suggestions for kids, to examples of supportive workplace environments on Star Trek, to our…

Episode S6: Mission Montreal

Nichelle Nichols

Montreal Comiccon celebrated Star Trek’s 50th anniversary with on-stage appearances by Kate Mulgrew, Nichelle Nichols, William Shatner and Brent Spiner. We bring you the highlights, including Mulgrew’s thoughts on Janeway’s significance, her upcoming book, and what she’d like to see…

Episode 36: Women of The Animated Series

Doctors, mermaids, huntresses, matriarchs and many cat-women populate the universe of Star Trek: The Animated Series – in addition to the women of Starfleet. Join us to discuss TAS’ most memorable women. Download now (right-click and save) Hosts: Sue, Andi and…

Episode 35: Best Male Allies

Which male characters in Star Trek do the best job working for equality and standing up against injustice? Forbes Associate Science Editor Alex Knapp joins us to talk about the meaning of allyship and the characters in the franchise who…

Episode 34: Janice Rand and the Beehive of Power

Janice Rand

What the heck is a “yeoman” anyway? After a brief history and etymology lesson, the crew turns the spotlight to everyone’s favorite Yeoman – Janice Rand (Grace Lee Whitney).  From Roddenberry’s initial conception of the character to her no-so-subtle feelings…