This episode is a love letter to the first captain of the Enterprise, Captain Christopher Pike! Join in as we cover a brief bit of casting news — with feedback from friend of the show Matthew Turnage, then our friend and playwright, Lee Shackleford, talks about his feeling on what Captain Pike has meant to him and so many others.
Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 48:30 While aired as the third episode of the first season of Star Trek: The Original Series, “Where No Man Has Gone Before” — the second of two pilots — manages to right the ship. Not only did it get the series green-lit, but it also … Continue reading "DT028: Star Trek: The Original Series “Where No Man Has Gone Before” Review"
In this episode, we take a look at IDW’s third issue of their Star Trek Discovery book, “The Light of Kahless”. Join us as we give the book the deep-dive, as well as discuss the Star Trek Discovery news coming out of WonderCon 2018!
In this episode, we take a look at IDW’s second issue of their Star Trek Discovery book, “The Light of Kahless”. Join us as we give the book the deep-dive, as well as talk a bit about our time at PENASCON–were we got at meet Robert Picardo!
In this episode, we are once again doing things a bit differently! While the normal crew takes a bit of a break after covering season one of Star Trek: Discovery, we go to the Discussing Who archives for a review of the 2016 movie Arrival! Join in as Kyle Jones, Lee Shackleford, and Clarence Brown give their thoughts on one of the biggest science-fiction movies of 2016.
In this episode of the STD Podcast, we take a look back at season one, discussing the highs, the lows, and some things that just didn’t sit well with us! Did things end as well as they started with the onset of the Klingon War in the “Vulcan Hello”? Are we satisfied with the Tyler/Voq-arc? Was the venture into the mirror universe ultimately a good thing? Join us as we attempt to answer these questions and more!
Season one of Star Trek Discovery is in the books! In the season finale, Mirror-Georgiou leads the away team to execute a plan that could give the federation a leg up in the war against the Klingons. All is not as it seems, and Burnham and crew are left with the only thing they know–their Starfleet principles. Join us as we wrap-up season one of Star Trek Discovery with “Will You Take My Hand?”
In the next to last episode of season one, a decimated Federation confides in a unlikely source, while the crew of Discovery attempts to come to terms with what remains of Lieutenant Tyler. Join in as we unpack it all in our review of the latest episode of Star Trek Discovery “The War Without, The War Within”.
In the latest episode of Star Trek Discovery, Lorca attempts to fulfill his destiny, while Burnham–with the help of the Emperor–attempts to keep Lorca’s forces at bay. Meanwhile the power source for the ISS Charon, powered by the mycelium network, threatens all life as we know it. Join in as we review Star Trek Discovery “What’s Past Is Prologue.
In the latest episode of Star Trek Discovery, the mysteries keep unfolding! Saru tries to keep Tyler alive, Stamets is trapped in the mycelial network, and mirror-Georgiou gives Burnham critical information that sheds light on Lorca’s true intentions. Tonight we dine on ganglia-soup!
Star Trek Discovery is back for “Chapter 2”, and we are back to give you all the details! Love, death, treachery — we have it all! Join us as we review Star Trek Discovery season one episode ten, “Despite Yourself”.
In our first episode of 2018, we take a detour off the beaten path to talk about the Netflix Black Mirror episode, USS Callister. Like all Black Mirror episodes, USS Callister takes a modern day dark twist on technology with a backdrop of a Trek-esque world. We give it the deep dive, and have vastly different opinions on Black Mirror’s first entry into their fourth season.
In what may be our last episode of 2017, we talk Star Trek Discovery “Season One, Chapter Two” speculation, giving our best guess at what the just announced episode titles could bring to the series. We also reflect on the fan love-hate relationship for the series, by diving into a bit of feedback. Finally we wrap things up, briefly talking about the Star Trek Discovery Soundtrack, and the newly announced IDW annual.
In this episode, we take a look at IDW’s first Star Trek Discover comic book, “The Light of Kahless”. Join us as we give the book the deep-dive, as well as talk a bit about the Issacs/Shatner debacle, Black Mirror’s U.S.S. Callister trailer, and the Quenton Tarantino pitch to Paramount.
In this episode, we talk about that “other” show. Star Trek faithfuls have made no qualms about their love of “The Orville”, and how it has managed to capture some of that Star Trek magic. Throw in the vast differences in the tone of Discovery, along with the CBS All-Access paywall, and you have the makings of a true competitor. But how does the show really stand-up?
In this episode, we are doing things a bit differently! While the normal crew takes a bit of a break after covering the fall half of Star Trek: Discovery season one, we go to the Discussing Who archives for a review of the 2016 movie Star Trek Beyond! Join in as Kyle Jones, Lee Shackleford and Clarence Brown give their thoughts on the third Star Trek movie based in the Kelvin-universe!
The first-half of season one is in the books, and it ended with quite the bang. As Stamets sacrifices his well-being for the success of the mission, Burnham and Tyler infiltrate the sarcophagus ship to complete the second leg of an equally dangerous and complicated plan to crack the Klingon cloak. Stay tuned as we unpack this action-packed ground-breaking episode of Star Trek Discovery.
The cloaking technology of the sarcophagus ship is spreading among the Klingon houses and the Federation is on the hunt to find scanning technology that can detect their presence — but Saru finds so much more. Join us we take a deep dive into “Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum (if you want peace, prepare for war)”.