Bev’s Best Moments – Celebrating #BevCrusherDay

“I don’t understand Doctor Who. Never seen it. All I hear is people asking, ‘Who’s your Doctor?’ Well, you know who my doctor is? Beverly Crusher.“ -Me, World Con 2011 (before watching any Doctor Who) Beverly Cheryl Howard Crusher has been…

Crusher’s Critical Perspective

Crusher listening to Picard in "The Perfect Mate"

For rules to stay relevant – even pillars such as the Prime Directive – they must regularly be challenged and re-evaluated. Many of us love Star Trek for the moral ambiguity, the conundrums with no clearly right answer, and the…

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…

Episode 26: O Captain, My Captain (Picard)

Picard in his robe on Risa

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, our crew talks about Captain Picard’s love interests, from his “ghost from the past” Jenice Manheim to the roguish Vash, and of course, Doctor Beverly Crusher. Download now (right-click and save) Hosts: Sue, Grace, Jarrah and Andi Editor: Jarrah