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Review: Star Trek: Waypoint #4

Cover of Star Trek: Waypoint 4

This month brought comic and star trek fans alike issue number 4 of IDWs “Star Trek:Waypoint” an anthology series of stand-alone stories to highlight different facets of the 50-year franchise. The first half of the issue begins with “The Fragile…

Episode 47: The Baddest Women in the Universe, Part I

Seska, Kai Winn, Lursa

We begin a multi-part look at the villainous women of the Star Trek universe, starting with the Duras Sisters, Kai Winn, Seska, Losira (TOS “That Which Survives”) and Tarah (ENT “Cease Fire”). Download now (right-click and save) Hosts: Jarrah, Grace Guest:…

Episode 46: How I Met Your Great-Great Grandmother

Janeway and T'Pol in 11:59 and Carbon Creek

Janeway and T’Pol each get to tell the stories of their foremothers, in Voyager’s “11:59” and Enterprise’s “Carbon Creek.” We compare these episodes and discuss the themes of family history, role modelling, and the meaning of progress. Download now (right-click…

Episode 44: It’s Not Easy Being Green

vina as green dancing orion girl

The Orion slave girl has been one of the most iconic and controversial figures in Star Trek since the original pilot 50 years ago. Now, we put a feminist lens on the early “green skinned space babes” and their more modern incarnations in…

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…