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Star Trek’s Tragic Hybrids

Ziyal standing on the Promenade

All die-hard Star Trek fans have a memory of the first time their mind was blown by something in the franchise. Perhaps it was bearing witness to the first interracial kiss on television, or seeing an actor of your race…

The Duality of Spock

Many people identify with Leonard Nimoy’s beloved portrayal of the half-human, half-Vulcan. As his son Adam’s recent documentary For the Love of Spock relates, many fans relate in a literal sense to his mixed heritage. Others relate to the Enterprise’s…

Episode 49: Would Lady Kirk Wear a Miniskirt?

We gender-bend TOS, asking how would it have been different if the creators had cast women in the men’s roles and vice versa? Would Captain Kirk have behaved differently? Would Mudd have existed? And what 1960s actors would have been best…

Episode 23: Star Trek Through the JJ-verse

Did J.J. Abrams’ two Star Trek movies capture the spirit of Star Trek? Improve roles for women? Our crew discusses these and more questions about the JJ-verse, and talks about the first trailer for Star Trek Beyond. Download Now (right-click…