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Four Black women, who are O.G., Gen X, and Millennial Trekkies, discuss Black science fiction in tv, films, graphic novels, books and conventions.

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United States

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Four Black women, who are O.G., Gen X, and Millennial Trekkies, discuss Black science fiction in tv, films, graphic novels, books and conventions.

Twitter:

@syfysistas

Language:

English


Episodes
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Interviews with Michelle Paradise and Doug Jones

6/14/2024
It’s been a Hellva Ride This week the Sistas sit down with the Executive Producer Michelle Paradise and Actor Doug Jones for one last set of official Star Trek Discovery interviews. Watch Star Trek Discovery on Paramount+: https://www.paramountplus.com/ Find out more about Michelle Paradise: IMDb: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1114909/ Instagram: @michelleparadise1 Twitter: @michelleparadise Find out more about Doug Jones: IMDb: https: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0427964/ Instagram: @actordougjones Twitter: @actordougjones Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/actordougjones2/ Support the SyFy Sistas podcast on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/syfysistas ALL SYFY SISTAS INFO AT YOUR FINGER TIPS: https://linktr.ee/syfysistas Please subscribe/Follow/Like Thank you Dena Massenburg for our dope logo: @blackbeanz70 Thank you to our sound engineer DoS, the Anonymous: @dos_theanonymous_1 You can find the SyFy Sistas and our family of podcasts on The Trek Geeks Podcasts at https://trekgeeks.com FANSETS - Our pins...have character. We want to thank our friends at FanSets for being the presenting sponsor of the Trek Geeks Podcasts. https://fansets.com

Duration:00:28:43

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Dawnn: A New Day Foundation

5/31/2024
Our Fully Pipped Captain The Sistas welcome TV icon, Dawnn Lewis to the show. We geek out about “A Different World” and “Star Trek Lower Decks”. But what we are really excited about is, is Dawnn’s A New Day Foundation and the upcoming Focused N F.I.T. For A Different World Conference, Saturday June 15, 2024. The A New Day Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization, founded by Award Winning Actress, Musician, Producer & Activist Dawnn Lewis. The foundations mission is to provide financial and programmatic support toward the empowerment and education of underserved youth; provide capacity building pro bono services to assist small/grassroots non-profits; and to provide general support services in underserved communities. https://anewdayfoundation.net/ 2024 Focused N F.I.T. For A Different World Conference Saturday, June 15, 2024 8am-530pm PST University of Southern California (USC) 3351 Trousdale Pkwy, Los Angeles, CA 90089 For College-Bound High School Juniors & Seniors, Parents, and College Freshmen & Sophomores Affecting The Mindset of Today’s Youth, While Providing Tools for Life Choices, Technology and Financial Literacy Free Meals provided for all, during the day The opportunity to receive 1 of 8 - $2,000.00 scholarships Register Here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/16X5TR0_HYnNfpYUqy9UsEEZKBmTjGfAFDASVd2ARkCE/viewform?edit_requested=true&pli=1 Support the SyFy Sistas podcast on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/syfysistas Thank you Dena Massenburg for our dope logo: @blackbeanz70 Thank you to our sound engineer DoS, the Anonymous: @dos_theanonymous_1 You can find the SyFy Sistas and our family of podcasts on The Trek Geeks Podcast Network https://trekgeeks.com FANSETS - Our pins...have character. We want to thank our friends at FanSets for being the presenting sponsor of the Trek Geeks Podcast Network. https://fansets.com ALL SYFY SISTAS INFO AT YOUR FINGER TIPS https://linktr.ee/syfysistas Please subscribe/Follow/Like

Duration:01:08:01

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Our Geek Origin Stories

5/17/2024
Support Your Local Library The Sistas reminiscence on how it all started. Fran, Subrina, Tamia and Yvette share the intimate details of their Geek journey. “A Wrinkle in Time”: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/33574273-a-wrinkle-in-time “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe”: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/100915.The_Lion_the_Witch_and_the_Wardrobe?ref=nav_sb_ss_1_9 “The Mists of Avalon”: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/40605251-the-mists-of-avalon?from_search=true&from_srp=true&qid=MQ6EB8v3oW&rank=1 Octavia E. Butler: https://www.octaviabutler.com/ 2001:A Space Odyssey: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0062622/ Star Wars: https://www.starwars.com/ US Space Shuttle Program:https://www.nasa.gov/space-shuttle/ Freedom 7: https://www.nasa.gov/project-mercury/ Mercury 7: https://spacecenter.org/mission-monday-nasa-announces-mercury-7-americas-first-astronaut-class/ Fireball XL5: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fireball_XL5 Stingray: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stingray_(1964_TV_series) Thunderbirds Are GO: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thunderbirds_Are_Go_(TV_series) The Time Tunnel: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Time_Tunnel Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Voyage_to_the_Bottom_of_the_Sea_(TV_series) The Twighlight Zone: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0052520/ U.S. Libraries: https://www.usa.gov/libraries Support the SyFy Sistas podcast on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/syfysistas Thank you Dena Massenburg for our dope logo: @blackbeanz70 Thank you to our sound engineer DoS, the Anonymous: @dos_theanonymous_1 You can find the SyFy Sistas and our family of podcasts on The Trek Geeks Podcast Network https://trekgeeks.com FANSETS - Our pins...have character. We want to thank our friends at FanSets for being the presenting sponsor of the Trek Geeks Podcast Network. https://fansets.com ALL SYFY SISTAS INFO AT YOUR FINGER TIPS https://linktr.ee/syfysistas Please subscribe/Follow/Like

Duration:01:11:39

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A Joyous Conversation with Eve Harlow & Elias Toufexis

5/3/2024
Star Trek Discovery’s Villain Couple The Sistas were granted a short but sweet interview with Star Trek Discovery’s newest villians Eve Harlow (Moll) and Elias Toufexis (L’Ak). Sistas Tamia and Yvette had a ball geeking out with these two. Find out more about Eve Harlow: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm2602672/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1 IG: @eveharlow Find out more about Elias Toufexis: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1340118/ IG: @realeliastoufexis Twitter: @eliastoufexis Support the SyFy Sistas podcast on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/syfysistas Thank you Dena Massenburg for our dope logo: @blackbeanz70 Thank you to our sound engineer DoS, the Anonymous: @dos_theanonymous_1 You can find the SyFy Sistas and our family of podcasts on The Trek Geeks Podcast Network https://trekgeeks.com FANSETS - Our pins...have character. We want to thank our friends at FanSets for being the presenting sponsor of the Trek Geeks Podcast Network. https://fansets.com ALL SYFY SISTAS INFO AT YOUR FINGER TIPS https://linktr.ee/syfysistas Please subscribe/Follow/Like

Duration:00:24:20

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Ashlei Sharpe Chestnut - Our Pilot of the Enterprise

4/12/2024
startreklegacy The Sistas welcome actor and writer Ashlei Sharpe Chestnut to the podcast and this episode is basically a love fest. The Sistas geek out and Ashlei indulges us. Thank you Phumz Sitole for texting Ashlei and thank you Ashlei for saying yes. Find out more about Ashlei: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm6569232/?ref_=nmawd_ov IG & Threads: @ashleisharpechestnut Twitter: @ashleisc Support the SyFy Sistas podcast on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/syfysistas Thank you Dena Massenburg for our dope logo: @blackbeanz70 Thank you to our sound engineer DoS, the Anonymous: @dos_theanonymous_1 You can find the SyFy Sistas and our family of podcasts on The Trek Geeks Podcast Network https://trekgeeks.com FANSETS - Our pins...have character. We want to thank our friends at FanSets for being the presenting sponsor of the Trek Geeks Podcast Network. https://fansets.com ALL SYFY SISTAS INFO AT YOUR FINGER TIPS https://linktr.ee/syfysistas Please subscribe/Follow/Like

Duration:00:54:28

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Phumzile Sitole: Another Theater Kid on Star Trek

3/29/2024
This week all of the SyFy Sistas are on the show. And Phumzile Sitole, Star Trek Discovery's General Diatta Ndoye joins us. We fell in love with Phumz’s big heart and her smile that brightens up the entire room. And...we may have convinced her that Star Trek DS9 is worth a watch. Watch Star Trek Discovery on Paramount+: https://www.paramountplus.com/ Find out more about Phumzile: IMDb: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm8669708/ Instagram: @phuzap Support the SyFy Sistas podcast on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/syfysistas ALL SYFY SISTAS INFO AT YOUR FINGER TIPS: https://linktr.ee/syfysistas Please subscribe/Follow/Like Thank you Dena Massenburg for our dope logo: @blackbeanz70 Thank you to our sound engineer DoS, the Anonymous: @dos_theanonymous_1 You can find the SyFy Sistas and our family of podcasts on The Trek Geeks Podcasts - https://trekgeeks.com FANSETS - Our pins...have character. We want to thank our friends at FanSets for being the presenting sponsor of the Trek Geeks Podcasts. - https://fansets.com

Duration:01:09:19

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Raven Dauda: Our Beloved Spiritual Alien

3/15/2024
The Doctor is In. When the Sistas met Raven Dauda, Star Trek Discovery's Dr. Tracy Pollard, at a random breakfast it was love at first sight. This week sit back and listen as they geek out together over the meaning of... Watch Star Trek Discovery on Paramount+: https://www.paramountplus.com/ Find out more about Raven: https://www.ravendauda.com/ Support the SyFy Sistas podcast on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/syfysistas Thank you Dena Massenburg for our dope logo: @blackbeanz70 Thank you to our sound engineer DoS, the Anonymous: @dos_theanonymous_1 You can find the SyFy Sistas and our family of podcasts on The Trek Geeks Podcast Network https://trekgeeks.com FANSETS - Our pins...have character. We want to thank our friends at FanSets for being the presenting sponsor of the Trek Geeks Podcast Network. https://fansets.com ALL SYFY SISTAS INFO AT YOUR FINGER TIPS https://linktr.ee/syfysistas Please subscribe/Follow/Like

Duration:01:02:48

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A Conversation with David Ajala

3/1/2024
Part 1 The Sistas embark on Season 4 with Shakespearean actor, dancer, drummer and beautifully Black David Ajala. We also learn some important tid-bits about season 5 of Star Trek: Discovery. Find out more about David Ajala: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm2916966/ Twitter: @iamdavidajala IG: @davidajala Watch Star Trek: Discovery on Paramount+: https://www.paramountplus.com/ Blues Alley https://www.bluesalley.com/ Support the SyFy Sistas podcast on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/syfysistas Thank you Dena Massenburg for our dope logo: @blackbeanz70 Thank you to our sound engineer DoS, the Anonymous: @dos_theanonymous_1 You can find the SyFy Sistas and our family of podcasts on The Trek Geeks Podcast Network https://trekgeeks.com FANSETS - Our pins...have character. We want to thank our friends at FanSets for being the presenting sponsor of the Trek Geeks Podcast Network. https://fansets.com ALL SYFY SISTAS INFO AT YOUR FINGERTIPS: https://linktr.ee/syfysistas Please subscribe/Follow/Like

Duration:00:54:33

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3.24 - The Sistas Talk Foundation

12/8/2023
The Sistas end Season 3 talking about Isaac Asimov’s Foundation books and the remix of the books that is AppleTV+’s Foundation Season 1 & 2. Watch Foundation on AppleTV+: https://www.apple.com/apple-tv-plus/ Isaac Asimov: https://memory-alpha.fandom.com/wiki/Isaac_Asimov?so=search Support the SyFy Sistas podcast on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/syfysistas Thank you Dena Massenburg for our dope logo: @blackbeanz70 Thank you to our sound engineer DoS, the Anonymous: @dos_theanonymous_1 You can find the SyFy Sistas and our family of podcasts on The Trek Geeks Podcast Network https://trekgeeks.com FANSETS - Our pins...have character. We want to thank our friends at FanSets for being the presenting sponsor of the Trek Geeks Podcast Network. https://fansets.com ALL SYFY SISTAS INFO AT YOUR FINGER TIPS https://linktr.ee/syfysistas Please subscribe/Follow/Like

Duration:01:03:16

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3.23 - Happy Golden Jubilee Doctor Who

11/24/2023
The Sistas welcome their favorite Whovian Paul J. Salamoff back to the show. The talk about 60 glorious years of Doctor Who: PBS to Disney, Doctors and Companions, the upcoming the upcoming specials and the new Doctor. Join Paul, Subrina and Tamia for the Who-nerd-out. Follow Paul J. Salamoff: https://www.instagram.com/paulsalamoff/?hl=en https://twitter.com/PaulJSalamoff https://www.youtube.com/user/psalamoff https://linktr.ee/salamoff Doctor Who:https://tardis.fandom.com/wiki/Doctor_Who_Wiki Support the SyFy Sistas podcast on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/syfysistas Thank you Dena Massenburg for our dope logo: @blackbeanz70 Thank you to our sound engineer DoS, the Anonymous: @dos_theanonymous_1 You can find the SyFy Sistas and our family of podcasts on The Trek Geeks Podcast Network https://trekgeeks.com FANSETS - Our pins...have character. We want to thank our friends at FanSets for being the presenting sponsor of the Trek Geeks Podcast Network. https://fansets.com ALL SYFY SISTAS INFO AT YOUR FINGER TIPS https://linktr.ee/syfysistas Please subscribe/Follow/Like

Duration:01:00:53

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3.22 - The Urban Nerd Con II

11/10/2023
The Sistas welcome back our first second appearance guest. Our friend Roy M. Evins is back giving us all the details for the upcoming: The Urban Nerd Con. Below is the list of Early Bird ticket prices! These prices will be valid until 11:59pm Sunday February 4th 2024. Name - TUNC-Young Nerd Badge-Donated $25 Description-This is the standard Donated weekend Young Nerd Badge. This badge is for students 17 and under. Link: https://square.link/u/4kIQBSLh Name - TUNC-Young Nerd Badge $25 Description - This is the standard weekend Young Nerd Badge. This badge is for students 17 and under. Link: https://square.link/u/83im5J8U Name - TUNC Early Bird-Adult Weekend $50 Description - This is the Early Bird Pricing for the Adult Weekend Badge. This gets you in to all standard Con events, panels and workshops. Link: https://square.link/u/TBM4mqCS Name - TUNC-Early Bird - Friday Adult Badge $30 Description - This is the Early Bird badge for Friday only. This will get you into all standard events on Friday of the Con. Link: https://square.link/u/wtBCU6VD Name - TUNC-Early Bird - Saturday Adult Badge $40 Description - This is the Early Bird badge for Saturday only. This will get you into all standard events on Saturday of the Con. Link: https://square.link/u/Xx2p8Vwq Name - TUNC-Early Bird - Sunday Adult Badge $30 Description - This is the Early Bird badge for Sunday only. This will get you into all standard events on Sunday of the Con. Link: https://square.link/u/mAezXPaw Name - TUNC - Early Bird Star Trek $75 Description - The TUNC Early Bird Star Trek Tract guest receives early entry and preferred seating for tract panels, special tract event entry. Link: https://square.link/u/1iin4POg Name - TUNC - Early Bird Star Trek-VIP $100 Description - The TUNC Early Bird Star Trek VIP guest receives early entry and reserved seating for tract panels, special event entry, Swag Bag Exclusive tract event Link: https://square.link/u/s7ELxP2v Name - TUNC - Early Bird Stargate $75 Description - The TUNC Early Bird Stargate Tract guest receives early entry and preferred seating for tract panels, special tract event entry Link: https://square.link/u/bBVQClxA Name - TUNC - Early Bird Stargate-VIP $100 Description - The TUNC Early Bird Stargate VIP guest receives early entry and reserved seating for tract panels, special event entry, Swag Bag Exclusive tract event Link: https://square.link/u/P6Yza7bI Name - TUNC - Early Bird VIP - $300 Description - The TUNC Early Bird VIP guest receives early entry and reserved seating for Con panels, special event entry, Swag Bag Exclusive. Link: https://square.link/u/PeHQvzk6 Support the SyFy Sistas podcast on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/syfysistas Thank you Dena Massenburg for our dope logo: @blackbeanz70 Thank you to our sound engineer DoS, the Anonymous: @dos_theanonymous_1 You can find the SyFy Sistas and our family of podcasts on The Trek Geeks Podcast Network https://trekgeeks.com FANSETS - Our pins...have character. We want to thank our friends at FanSets for being the presenting sponsor of the Trek Geeks Podcast Network. https://fansets.com ALL SYFY SISTAS INFO AT YOUR FINGERTIPS https://linktr.ee/syfysistas Please subscribe/Follow/Like

Duration:00:47:31

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3.21 - The Consummate Creator, Brandon Schultz

10/20/2023
"Without Star Trek Discovery there is no SyFy Sistas." The Sistas welcomed Brandon Schultz to show. Brandon is the co-founder and Producer of Street Legends Ink. He is the writer of Blade: Blood Thirsty, Blokhedz Mission G, Star Trek Discovery and Short Treks: The Girl Who Made the Stars. He is the consummate creator. Find out more about Brandon Schultz: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0776206/ Instagram and Twitter: @bschultzwriting Street Legends Ink: @blokhedz Morehouse University: https://morehouse.edu/academics/majors/cinema-television-and-emerging-media-studies/ Support the SyFy Sistas podcast on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/syfysistas Thank you Dena Massenburg for our dope logo: @blackbeanz70 Thank you to our sound engineer DoS, the Anonymous: @dos_theanonymous_1 You can find the SyFy Sistas and our family of podcasts on The Trek Geeks Podcast Network https://trekgeeks.com FANSETS - Our pins...have character. We want to thank our friends at FanSets for being the presenting sponsor of the Trek Geeks Podcast Network. https://fansets.com ALL SYFY SISTAS INFO AT YOUR FINGERTIPS https://linktr.ee/syfysistas Please Subscribe/Follow/Like!

Duration:01:25:41

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3.20 - Keith “Grandmaster” DeCandido

10/6/2023
The Sistas welcomed the International Association of Media Tie-In Writers’ Grandmaster; Keith DeCandido. If you have watched Star Trek, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Doctor Who, Supernatural, Stargate SG-1, Sleepy Hollow, Farscape, and Leverage then Keith has written a tie-in story for it. It is Star Trek Discovery’s 6th Anniversary so we invited Keith to talk about his upcoming Star Trek Discovery tie-in short story for the Star Trek Explorer Magazine. We talked, we laughed and we asked him to come back for more. Find out more about Keith DeCandido: Instagram: @krad418 Twitter: @kradec Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KeithRADeCandido/ Website: http://decandido.net/ Tor.com: https://www.tor.com/author/keith-decandido/ Support the SyFy Sistas podcast on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/syfysistas Thank you Dena Massenburg for our dope logo: @blackbeanz70 Thank you to our sound engineer DoS, the Anonymous: @dos_theanonymous_1 You can find the SyFy Sistas and our family of podcasts on The Trek Geeks Podcast Network https://trekgeeks.com FANSETS - Our pins...have character. We want to thank our friends at FanSets for being the presenting sponsor of the Trek Geeks Podcast Network. https://fansets.com ALL SYFY SISTAS INFO AT YOUR FINGERTIPS https://linktr.ee/syfysistas Please subscribe/Follow/Like

Duration:01:30:41

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SyFy Sistas Book Club Author Series: Derek Tyler Attico

9/25/2023
This is the audio only version of Derek Tyler Attico’s live reading of his Star Trek Deep Space Nine short story, "The Dreamer and the Dream." This award-winning short story, along with other Star Trek short stories can be found at: https://www.simonandschuster.com/books/Strange-New-Worlds-2016/Various/Star-Trek/9781501161582 Pre-Order Derek’s highly anticipated upcoming novel, "The Autobiography of Benjamin Sisko" at: https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1803366230 Support the SyFy Sistas on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/syfysistas Visit our store: https://syfy-sistas.creator-spring.com Please LIKE/SUBSCRIBE/COMMENT

Duration:01:58:44

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Special 3.02: Taking Up Space

8/25/2023
The Sistas welcomed the Founder & CEO of Taking Up Space, Czarina Salido, to the show. This Special defintely shines a light on the non-profit BUT it quickly turned into a conversation between 5 grown women nerding out. We covered Alien Conspiracies, Ghosts, mothers and grandfather, little girls in STE(A)M and of course; Sci-Fi. Taking Up Space is a non-profit dedicated to increasing Native American representation and decreasing the gender gap in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) fields. They empower middle-school-aged Native American girls to develop and pursue their curiosity, passion, and confidence in STEM by providing an intensive 36-week colloquium and sponsoring their trip to NASA’s Space Camp in Huntsville, AL. Founded in 2016 and based in Tucson, Taking Up Space is where fun, passion, curiosity, and STEM come together to inspire the next generation of scientists, health care workers, mathematicians, and more! Become a Sponsor: https://taking-up-space.org/?page_id=3841 Donate & Patches: https://taking-up-space.org/?page_id=3570 Check out Czarina Salido: Intagram & Twitter: @czaritsa Time in Cosmology: https://firstflightbook.com Former Astronaut John Bennett Herrington: https://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/atoms/files/herrington_john.pdf U.S. Space Force Capt. Haida StarEagle: https://www.facebook.com/officialnabmw/photos/a.637601233453152/989360474943891/?type=3 Please support the SyFy Sistas podcast on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/syfysistas Thank you Dena Massenburg for our dope logo: @blackbeanz70 Thank you to our sound engineer DoS, the Anonymous: @dos_theanonymous_1 You can find the SyFy Sistas and our family of podcasts on The Trek Geeks Podcast Network: https://trekgeeks.com FANSETS - our pins...have character. We want to thank our friends at FanSets for being the presenting sponsor of the Trek Geeks Podcast Network. https://fansets.com ALL SYFY SISTAS INFO AT YOUR FINGERTIPS https://linktr.ee/syfysistas

Duration:00:53:55

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3.19 - Shore Leave with Dayton Ward

8/11/2023
Scribe Award winner Dayton Ward joined the Sistas for a live recording at Shore Leave 43 on July 8, 2023. Dayton talked about his love of writing, his mom, current Trek and his newest tie-in novel:"Star Trek Discovery: Somewhere To Belong." Check out Dayton Ward: http://www.daytonward.com Twitter: @daytonward IG: https:@daytonward_kc Check out Dayton’s newest novel "Star Trek Discovery: Somewhere To Belong" https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1668002299?tag=simonsayscom Donate to send young women ages 14-18 to the Nichelle Nichols cadet space camp June 26-29, 2024 in Huntsville, Alabama. https://nichellenichols.foundation/donate Please support the SyFy Sistas podcast on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/syfysistas Thank you Dena Massenburg for our dope logo: @blackbeanz70 Thank you to our sound engineer DoS, the Anonymous: @dos_theanonymous_1 You can find the SyFy Sistas and our family of podcasts on The Trek Geeks Podcast Network https://trekgeeks.com FANSETS - our pins...have character. We want to thank our friends at FanSets for being the presenting sponsor of the Trek Geeks Podcast Network. https://fansets.com ALL SYFY SISTAS INFO AT YOUR FINGER TIPS https://linktr.ee/syfysistas

Duration:00:38:48

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3.18 - Google It! The Strike Edition

7/28/2023
Rico E. Anderson has been a true Brotha to the SyFy Sistas from jump. He is always hyping us up and thanking us for the work that we love to do. So we wanted to thank him for his continued support and finally get one of our favorite humans on the show. Rico is an actor that has many credits, none of which you will hear about on this episode. Instead Tamia, Yvette and Rico talk about tap dancing, Black Studies, Marilyn Monroe & Ella Fitzgerald, being young and Black in the 90’s and of course the SAG-AFTRA and WGA strikes. Check out Rico E. Anderson: https://www.ricoanderson.com Follow Rico on: Twitter & IG @iamricoanderson The African American Shakespeare Company: https://www.african-americanshakes.org/ Ella Fitzgerald & Marilyn Monroe: https://www.biography.com/celebrities/marilyn-monroe-ella-fitzgerald-friendship Writer’s Guild of America: https://www.wga.org/ Screen Actors Guild - American Federation of Television and Radio Artists: https://www.sagaftra.org/ —- Donate to send young women ages 14-18 to the Nichelle Nichols cadet space camp June 26-29, 2024 in Huntsville, Alabama. https://nichellenichols.foundation/donate Please support the SyFy Sistas podcast on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/syfysistas Thank you Dena Massenburg for our dope logo: @blackbeanz70 Thank you to our sound engineer DoS, the Anonymous: @dos_theanonymous_1 You can find the SyFy Sistas and our family of podcasts on The Trek Geeks Podcast Network https://trekgeeks.com FANSETS - our pins...have character. We want to thank our friends at FanSets for being the presenting sponsor of the Trek Geeks Podcast Network. https://fansets.com ALL SYFY SISTAS INFO AT YOUR FINGERTIPS: https://linktr.ee/syfysistas

Duration:01:45:15

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3.17 - Ensign Nyota Uhura

7/21/2023
THIS INTERVIEW WAS RECORDED BEFORE THE SAG-AFTRA STRIKE AND IS BEING AIRED WITH THE CONSENT OF OUR GUEST. SPOILERS! The Sistas were granted an interview by Paramount+ with Celia Rose Gooding following her starring role on Star Trek Strange New Worlds episode 206: "Lost in Translation." Join us as we sit down with the Grammy Award winning Actor for an overdue conversation regarding her place in Star Trek canon and in our collective hearts. Check out: Follow Celia on: Instagram @celiargooding ——- Donate to send young women ages 14-18 to the Nichelle Nichols cadet space camp June 26-29, 2024 in Huntsville, Alabama. https://nichellenichols.foundation/donate Please support the SyFy Sistas podcast on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/syfysistas Thank you Dena Massenburg for our dope logo: @blackbeanz70 Thank you to our sound engineer DoS, the Anonymous: @dos_theanonymous_1 dostheanonymous1@gmail.com You can find the SyFy Sistas and our family of podcasts on The Trek Geeks Podcast Network https://trekgeeks.com FANSETS - our pins...have character. We want to thank our friends at FanSets for being the presenting sponsor of the Trek Geeks Podcast Network. https://fansets.com ALL SYFY SISTAS INFO AT YOUR FINGERTIPS: https://linktr.ee/syfysistas

Duration:00:37:43

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3.16 - The Author and the Dreamer

7/14/2023
The Sistas continue to celebrate 30 years of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine with the author of the highly anticipated, “The Autobiography of Benjamin Sisko” Derek Tyler Attico. Derek joined us for a live recording and we talked about his love of reading, writing and Benjamin Sisko/Benny Russell. The proposed release date is 10.10.2023. You can pre-order your copy of The Autobiography of Benjamin Sisko here: https://titanbooks.com/71637-the-autobiography-of-benjamin-sisko/ Check out: www.derekattico.com Follow Derek on: Threads & IG @dattico Facebook https://www.facebook.com/derek.attico Twitter @dattico ——- Donate to send young women ages 14-18 to the Nichelle Nichols cadet space camp June 26-29, 2024 in Huntsville, Alabama. https://nichellenichols.foundation/donate Please support the SyFy Sistas podcast on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/syfysistas Thank you Dena Massenburg for our dope logo: @blackbeanz70 Thank you to our sound engineer DoS, the Anonymous: @dos_theanonymous_1 dostheanonymous1@gmail.com You can find the SyFy Sistas and our family of podcasts on The Trek Geeks Podcast Network https://trekgeeks.com FANSETS - our pins...have character. We want to thank our friends at FanSets for being the presenting sponsor of the Trek Geeks Podcast Network. https://fansets.com

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3.15 - Be Your True Self

6/30/2023
The Sistas asked Matt Jennings from 1701: A Blerd Story, to come and celebrate Pride Month with us. We talked about being Black Queer Nerds, being Blerds, being Trek Fans and being True To Yourself. Happy Pride Everyone! You can find 1701: A Blerd Story here: https://www.youtube.com/@mattjennings5883 Follow Matt on: IG @mljenn TicToc @1701_a_blerds_tory Donate to send young women ages 14-18 to the Nichelle Nichols cadet space camp June 26-29, 2024 in Huntsville, Alabama. https://nichellenichols.foundation/donate Please support the SyFy Sistas podcast on Patreon at: https://www.patreon.com/syfysistas Thank you Dena Massenburg for our dope logo: @blackbeanz70 Thank you to our sound engineer DoS, the Anonymous: @dos_theanonymous_1 dostheanonymous1@gmail.com You can find the SyFy Sistas and our family of podcasts on The Trek Geeks Podcast Network https://trekgeeks.com FANSETS - our pins...have character. We want to thank our friends at FanSets for being the presenting sponsor of the Trek Geeks Podcast Network. https://fansets.com ALL SYFY SISTAS INFO AT YOUR FINGER TIPS https://linktr.ee/syfysistas

Duration:01:24:04