Tag: consent

Episode 179: Why We Can’t Have Holodecks

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Time to take a close look at the ethical and consent implications of using someone else’s likeness in your holodeck fantasy, as well as broader issues of holographic sex, privacy, labor rights and censorship. Download Now (right-click and save) …

Episode 89: Opening Other People’s Mail

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Our crew answers listener questions about oo-mox, new Trek rumors, hologram consent, Stamets’ personality, fan series, and the importance of representation. Download Now (right-click and save)  Hosts: Andi, Grace, Jarrah, and Sue Editor: Jarrah Notes and References: On The Podcast: Rep Sweats,…

Episode S13: The Orville

Sue gathered a panel of guests to discuss the first season of Seth MacFarlane’s “The Orville.” We talk about expectations, first impressions, the cast, the show’s relationship to Star Trek, and then deep-dive into two episodes: “About a Girl” and…

Episode 59: Sexual Agency in Star Trek

Lauren from "Statistical Probabilities" lounging on a bed

How much are women in Star Trek able to make choices and act freely when it comes to sex? Our crew discusses this question and considers Trek’s best and worst portrayals of women’s sexuality. Content Note: Includes discussion of mature themes. Download…