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Episode 140: “Facets” of Dax

The crew picks up the jewelers loupe to better examine the “Facets” of Jadzia Dax, as her former hosts embody her friends on Deep Space 9, and talk about mentorship, bodily autonomy, gender, imposter syndrome, and more. This episode is…

Episode 139: O Captain, My Captain (Janeway)

It’s time to take another look at a captain’s love life. This time, we’re talking about those characters who grabbed Kathryn Janeway’s attention, from Mark to Kashyk to Jaffen; and even some of those ‘ships that never left port, like…

Episode 138: Unpopular Star Trek Opinions

Is Data over-used? Is the Prime Directive an excuse to turn a blind eye to inconvenient problems? Is “The Wrath of Khan” overrated? Should Tuvix have returned to the Alpha Quadrant with Voyager? The crew discusses some “unpopular” Star Trek…

The Great Landfill Up in the Sky

According to Al Gore and most climate change scientists, my home is going to disappear under water. Not in the immediate future, but sometime later this century. A local Dutch website monitoring rising sea levels, is optimistic about my short-term…

Episode 137: Book Club – The Last Best Hope

Our crew dives into Una McCormack’s Star Trek Picard tie-in novel, “The Last Best Hope,” discussing the additional character and story background it provides and parallels to today’s geopolitical and social issues. Download Now (right-click and save)  Hosts:  Andi,…

Episode 136: Picard Season 1

In this super-sized episode, Jamala joins Jarrah and Sue to look back at the first season of Star Trek: Picard. We discuss overall impressions; new and returning characters; themes of xenophobia, mental health, queer representation, government corruption, sexuality; and SO…