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The Trek Profiles podcast is devoted to the idea that Star Trek changes lives for the better. Each episode, we sit down with a different Trek fan, examine how they discovered Star Trek and what it’s meant to them. In doing so, we hope to figure out why Trek means so much to us!

The Trek Profiles podcast is devoted to the idea that Star Trek changes lives for the better. Each episode, we sit down with a different Trek fan, examine how they discovered Star Trek and what it’s meant to them. In doing so, we hope to figure out why Trek means so much to us!

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United States

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The Trek Profiles podcast is devoted to the idea that Star Trek changes lives for the better. Each episode, we sit down with a different Trek fan, examine how they discovered Star Trek and what it’s meant to them. In doing so, we hope to figure out why Trek means so much to us!

Language:

English


Episodes

Trek Profiles 64: Daniel Fried

4/26/2022
A conversation with Star Trek fan Daniel Fried. Be advised that this episode contains content that may not be suitable for all ages or sensitivities. If you would like to know more, please visit the show notes page which gives a full run-down of all the topics discussed. If you would like to get free and confidential support for emotional distress or for suicidal thoughts, please visit: The Suicide Hotline Resources in the UK If you liked the show, please make sure that you've subscribed...

Duration:01:29:38

Trek Profiles 63: Ron Wrobel

3/24/2022
In this episode we speak with fan Ron Wrobel. He’s a long-time fan who enjoys the lighter side of Star Trek. I hope you enjoy this conversation! Ron also owns a coffee shop and you can buy some of his beans here. If you liked the show, please make sure that you've subscribed to the podcast via your preferred player. If you’d like to contribute to the show, I’m always looking for Lightning Round questions. If you’d like to send some in for possible inclusion on the show, you can send me a...

Duration:01:50:42

Trek Profiles 62: Ashley Victoria Robinson

2/19/2022
In this episode we speak with actor, podcaster, and writer Ashley V Robinson about her Star Trek fandom, how she discovered Trek, and what she loves about the show. If you liked the show, please make sure that you've subscribed to the podcast via your preferred player. If you’d like to contribute to the show, I’m always looking for Lightning Round questions. If you’d like to send some in for possible inclusion on the show, you can send me a message via Twitter or email me. I give some...

Duration:01:11:43

Trek Profiles 61: Abby Sommer

1/24/2022
In this episode we speak with lifelong Star Trek fan, teacher, mom, and podcaster Abby Sommer. If you liked the show, please make sure that you've subscribed to the podcast via your preferred player. If you’d like to contribute to the show, I’m always looking for Lightning Round questions. If you’d like to send some in for possible inclusion on the show, you can send me a message via Twitter or email me. I give some suggestions on good questions here. This show is a labor of love. If you’d...

Duration:02:23:40

Trek Profiles 60: Paul Mattingly

12/23/2021
A conversation with improv actor, podcaster, and former cast member at the Star Trek: The Experience Paul Mattingly. If you liked the show, please make sure that you've subscribed to the podcast via your preferred player. Some portions of the Kobayashi Maru lightning round questions in this episode were written by listener Adam Saunders. If you’d like to submit questions for possible inclusion on the show, you can send me a message via Twitter or email me. I give some suggestions on good...

Duration:01:59:41

Trek Profiles 59: Tongtong Bu

11/29/2021
A conversation with Star Trek fan Tongtong Bu, also known as @Captain Pike-a-chu from Twitter! In this one, she tells us of being a child immigrant to the US and discovering Star Trek. We also learn how she learned English from the show and how it shaped her life. If you liked the show, please make sure that you've subscribed to the podcast via your preferred player. Connect with the Trek Profiles podcast...

Duration:02:08:34

Trek Profiles 58: Brandon-Shea Mutala

10/27/2021
A conversation with Star Trek fan Brandon-Shea Mutala. We talk about how he discovered the show, what he loves about it, and what it means to him. If you liked the show, please make sure that you've subscribed to the podcast via your preferred player. Connect with the Trek Profiles podcast via: feedback@trekprofiles.comhttps://www.facebook.com/TrekProfileshttps://twitter.com/trekprofiles websitePodchaser This podcast brought to you by Stars and Sky Media Lab. It's Cosmic!

Duration:02:07:48

Trek Profiles 57: Abigail Glover

9/15/2021
A conversation with new Star Trek fan Abigail Glover. We talk about how she discovered the show, what she loves about it, and what it means to her. If you liked the show, please make sure that you've subscribed to the podcast via your preferred player. Connect with the Trek Profiles podcast via: feedback@trekprofiles.comhttps://www.facebook.com/TrekProfileshttps://twitter.com/trekprofilesweIn this episode we speak with ZZZ If you liked the show, please make sure that you've subscribed to...

Duration:01:36:05

Trek Profiles 56: Glenn Dakin

8/26/2021
A conversation with Star Trek fan and author Glenn Dakin. We talk about his growing up as a fan, as well as a few of his Trek-related books. If you liked the show, please make sure that you've subscribed to the podcast via your preferred player. Connect with the Trek Profiles podcast via: feedback@trekprofiles.comhttps://www.facebook.com/TrekProfileshttps://twitter.com/trekprofileswebsitePodchaser This podcast brought to you by Stars and Sky Media Lab. It's Cosmic!

Duration:01:06:23

Trek Profiles 55: Lurker Profiles with Norman Lao

8/22/2021
A special episode. In this one, we leave Star Trek for a moment and talk about Babylon 5 with Lurker Norman Lao. If you liked the show, please make sure that you've subscribed to the podcast via your preferred player. Connect with the Trek Profiles podcast via: feedback@trekprofiles.comhttps://www.facebook.com/TrekProfileshttps://twitter.com/trekprofiles websitePodchaser This podcast brought to you by Stars and Sky Media Lab. It's Cosmic! Acknowledgements Good DayTribe of Noise Pro...

Duration:02:04:39

Trek Profiles 54: Norman Lao

7/14/2021
In this episode we speak with Norman Lao, co-host of the amazing MissionLog podcast, amateur swordsman, and wearer of kilts. Norm is a life-long fan of Star Trek and shares his most personally meaningful episodes in this discussion. If you liked the show, please make sure that you've subscribed to the podcast via your preferred player. Connect with the Trek Profiles podcast...

Duration:02:09:05

Trek Profiles 53: Alexandria Elnadouri

6/28/2021
My guest Alexandria has been in many fandoms but only recently discovered Star Trek in December 2020! Let's talk about how she got into Trek and where she is in her journey and why she decided she was a fan. If you liked the show, please make sure that you've subscribed to the podcast via your preferred player. Connect with the Trek Profiles podcast via: feedback@trekprofiles.comhttps://www.facebook.com/TrekProfileshttps://twitter.com/trekprofiles Trek ProfilesPodchaser This podcast...

Duration:00:51:04

Trek Profiles 52: Marc Cushman

5/29/2021
A monthly podcast where we deliver interviews with delightful Star Trek fans about their Trek fandom. This episode's guest is writer Marc Cushman. He’s probably best known to Star Trek fans as the originator of the Star Trek TNG episode Sarek. He’s also written an exhaustive history of the production of TOS called These are the Voyages. If you liked the show, please make sure that you've subscribed to the podcast via your preferred player. Connect with the Trek Profiles podcast...

Duration:01:52:09

Trek Profiles 51: Jeff Akin

4/9/2021
Trek Profiles Podcast: A monthly podcast where we deliver interviews with delightful Star Trek fans about their Trek fandom. This episode's guest is the Professional Wrestling Commentator, former Pollical Candidate, and Star Trek podcaster Jeff Akin. He has an inspiring story about sharing Trek with his Mom, plus he talks about how the show influenced his pollical campaign. Jeff also podcasts about leadership lessons in the show on the Starfleet Leadership Academy show. Also, during the...

Duration:02:02:46

Trek Profiles 50: Alex Shomaker

3/25/2021
A monthly podcast where we deliver interviews with delightful Star Trek fans about their Trek fandom. This episode's guest is the artist and STO-player Alex Shomaker. We had a fun conversation about her history with Star Trek and why she became a fan. We also, as is typical, have a few diversions along the way. If you liked the show, please make sure that you've subscribed to the podcast via your preferred player. Connect with the Trek Profiles podcast...

Duration:02:38:46

Trek Profiles 49: Ben Robinson

2/19/2021
A monthly podcast where we deliver interviews with delightful Star Trek fans about their Trek fandom. This episode's guest is Ben Robinson. Ben is not only a long-time fan, but he also works in Star Trek for EagleMoss. We have a lengthy discussion on Ben’s history with Trek and the episodes that make it special to him. If you liked the show, please make sure that you've subscribed to the podcast via your preferred player. If you’d like to show your support for Trek Profiles, please...

Duration:01:22:16

Trek Profiles 48: Jimmy McShane

2/18/2021
A monthly podcast where we deliver interviews with delightful Star Trek fans about their Trek fandom. This episode's guest is Jimmy McShane. He’s a new Star Trek fan, only having discovered it about a year ago. We take a look at what drew him in and the episodes that made an impression. If you liked the show, please make sure that you've subscribed to the podcast via your preferred player. If you’d like to show your support for Trek Profiles, please consider a donation to our favorite...

Duration:01:21:16

Trek Profiles 47: Diane Carey

1/20/2021
A monthly podcast where we deliver interviews with delightful Star Trek fans about their Trek fandom. This episode's guest is Diane Carey. She’s best known to Trek fans for writing the novels Dreadnought and Battlestations, plus many others. If you liked the show, please make sure that you've subscribed to the podcast via your preferred player. Connect with the Trek Profiles podcast...

Duration:01:03:43

Trek Profiles 46: Thad Hait

12/27/2020
A monthly podcast where we deliver interviews with delightful Star Trek fans about their Trek fandom. This episode's guest is Thad Hait. He’s a long time Star Trek fan and also a podcaster as well. Thad often tweets about Trek and politics too. If you liked the show, please make sure that you've subscribed to the podcast via your preferred player. Connect with the Trek Profiles podcast...

Duration:01:52:57

Trek Profiles 45: Olivia Anko

12/17/2020
A monthly podcast where we deliver interviews with delightful Star Trek fans about their Trek fandom. In this one, we meet Olivia, a newer Trek fan who has become quite a presence on Trek Twitter. Follow her at @oliviaj_8. If you liked the show, please make sure that you've subscribed to the podcast via your preferred player. Connect with the Trek Profiles podcast via: feedback@trekprofiles.comhttps://www.facebook.com/TrekProfileshttps://twitter.com/trekprofilesTrekProfiles.comPodchaser...

Duration:01:28:19