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Season 2 Trailer Reaction

7/23/2018
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This past weekend at San Diego Comic-Con, the brand-new trailer for Season 2 of Star Trek: Discovery was released--and was it ever amazing! We'll examine this preview of what's to come and tell you what we hope it all means as we kick off Discovering Trek's second season with our Trailer Reaction episode! =/\= Music for Discovering Trek is provided by Five Year Mission. They’re writing one song for each episode of The Original Series and their brand new album, Year 4, is AVAILABLE...

Duration:00:31:49

Summer Spectacular

6/30/2018
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In this bonus Summer Spectacular episode of Discovering Trek, Dan & Bill take a look at some of the news and developments ahead of Star Trek: Discovery's second season. Plus, we'll review what we know about Discovery's sophomore season and what we think it might lead to! =/\= Music for Discovering Trek is provided by Five Year Mission. They’re writing one song for each episode of The Original Series and their brand new album, Year 4, is coming soon! Find out more and download all their...

Duration:00:49:02

Drastic Measures

4/9/2018
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In this bonus episode, Dan & Bill are joined by New York Times Best Selling Author Dayton Ward to discuss his brand new Star Trek: Discovery tie-in novel, Drastic Measures! Plus, we'll talk about some breaking Discovery casting news and tell you how you can win a signed copy of Dayton Ward's new book! =/\= Music for Discovering Trek is provided by Five Year Mission. They’re writing one song for each episode of The Original Series and their brand new album, Year 4, is coming soon! Find...

Duration:00:53:38

Season 1 Wrap-Up

2/25/2018
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In our Season 1 Wrap-Up Extravaganza, Dan & Bill are joined by special guest Ken Ray from Mission Log: A Roddenberry Star Trek Podcast to talk about the Star Trek: Discovery's entire first season. We'll look at some favorite moments from the season, discuss what we think the show might have done differently, and even give predictions for what we'd like to see in season two! Direct Download Link: http://traffic.libsyn.com/discoveringtrek/dts01wrapup.mp3 =/\= Music for Discovering Trek is...

Duration:01:11:11

Will You Take My Hand?

2/9/2018
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SPOILER ALERT The first season finale of Star Trek: Discovery bring us to the Klingon homeworld and a battle with our own principles! This week we'll break down Episode 15, "Will You Take My Hand" as we discover how this epic first season draws to a close. Returning to Discovering Trek to join us in the discussion is our great friend Barry DeFord from PoliTreks on The Tricorder Transmissions network of podcasts. In addition to breaking down all the developments in this episode, we'll...

Duration:01:11:32

The War Without, the War Within

2/5/2018
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SPOILER ALERT The fourteenth episode of Star Trek: Discovery finds us in the midst of a war with the Klingons that is not going well. Join us for "The War Without, the War Within" as we find out just how far the Federation will go to win. Joining us to examine this episode is Kevin Reitzel from the Fandom Podcast Network in his first appearance on Discovering Trek! We'll also give you predictions as to what we think could happen in next week's season finale, and reveal what we...

Duration:01:06:11

What's Past is Prologue

1/28/2018
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SPOILER ALERT The thirteenth episode of Star Trek: Discovery concludes our trip into the Mirror Universe! Join us for "What's Past is Prologue" as we discover exactly what Gabriel Lorca is up to! Joining Dan as guest co-host this week is our friend Barry DeFord from PoliTreks on The Tricorder Transmissions Network of podcasts. Joining us to examine this episode is the Enterprise Extra himself! Jim Moorhouse from the TrekRanks podcast (also from the Tricorder Transmissions Network) makes...

Duration:01:16:45

Vaulting Ambition

1/22/2018
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SPOILER ALERT The twelfth episode of Star Trek: Discovery continues the adventure in the Mirror Universe! Join us for "Vaulting Ambition" as we learn more about the Terran Emperor! We’ll examine this episode with our friends Elizabeth Ho from the Netflix Original Series, "Disjointed," and Ira Heinichen, the author of the Starstuff trilogy and the co-host of the Two Guys One Trek podcast! We'll also give you predictions as to what we think could during the rest of the season, and reveal...

Duration:01:10:01

The Wolf Inside

1/14/2018
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SPOILER ALERT The eleventh episode of Star Trek: Discovery continues our journey through the looking glass! Join us for "The Wolf Inside" as we continue to dive in to the Mirror Universe! We’ll break down with our friend Amy Nelson from Trek.FM's "The Edge," give you predictions as to what we think could during the rest of the season, and reveal what we discovered about our own humanity in this latest episode of Star Trek. =/\= Music for Discovering Trek is provided by Five Year...

Duration:00:58:39

Despite Yourself

1/3/2018
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SPOILER ALERT The tenth episode of Star Trek: Discovery sees our crew going boldly a bit too far! Join us for “Despite Yourself” as we examine the kickoff of Chapter 2! We’ll break down with our friends Terilynn Shull and Amy Imhoff, give you predictions as to what we think could during the rest of the season, and reveal what we discovered about our own humanity in this latest episode of Star Trek. =/\= Music for Discovering Trek is provided by Five Year Mission. They’re writing one...

Duration:01:19:09

Discovering Trek: A Midseason Review

12/19/2017
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In a special "Midseason Spectacular", Dan & Bill are joined by living podcast legend John Champion from Mission Log to talk about the 1st half of Star Trek Discovery. From favorite moments to Episode 10 predictions, they give their thoughts on what was recently named one of the top 10 most in demand "On Demand" shows of 2017!" =/\= Music for Discovering Trek is provided by Five Year Mission. They’re writing one song for each episode of The Original Series and their brand new album, Year...

Duration:01:08:43

Into the Forest I Go

11/12/2017
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SPOILER ALERT The ninth episode of Star Trek: Discovery brings us nose to nose with the Klingon Ship of the Dead! Join us for "Into the Forest I Go" as we examine Discovery's mid season finale! We'll break down this tense situation, give you predictions as to what we think could during the rest of the season, and reveal what we discovered about our own humanity in this latest episode of Star Trek. =/\= Music for Discovering Trek is provided by Five Year Mission. They’re writing one...

Duration:01:04:44

Trek Geeks 119: The Discovery Social Media Microscope

11/10/2017
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SPECIAL BONUS EPISODE: Trek Geeks: A Star Trek Podcast Episode 119 This week on Your Independent Star Trek Podcast, hosts Bill Smith and Dan Davidson examine some of the most common complaints on Social Media regarding Star Trek: Discovery. DSC is the first new Star Trek series in the age of Facebook, Twitter, and other social sites and it's been the subject of a lot of posts. We'll look at the most commonly repeated complaints and break down why they're absurd. It's like Buzzword...

Duration:01:18:41

Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum

11/6/2017
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SPOILER ALERT The eighth episode of Star Trek: Discovery takes us to a world that takes its harmony very seriously--and it has some surprising results for Saru! We're joined by our great friend Brandon-Shea Mutala from Trek.FM for "Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum" as we look at this latest episode! We'll look at this first away mission, give you predictions as to what we think could during the rest of the season, and reveal what we discovered about our own humanity in this latest Star...

Duration:00:57:59

Magic to Make the Sanest Man Go Mad

11/2/2017
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SPOILER ALERT The seventh episode of Star Trek: Discovery features a 30 minute time loop and events that must be set right! Join us for "Magic to Make the Sanest Man Go Mad" as we look at this latest episode! We'll look at this complex story, give you predictions as to what we think could during the rest of the season, and reveal what we discovered about our own humanity in this latest Star Trek. =/\= Music for Discovering Trek is provided by Five Year Mission. They’re writing one...

Duration:00:51:29

Lethe

10/23/2017
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SPOILER ALERT The sixth episode of Star Trek: Discovery features Ambassador Sarek in distress! Join us for "Lethe" as we break down the episode with our dear friend, Hayley Stoddart! We'll examine the developments for Lethe, give you predictions as to what we think could in future episodes, and tell you what we discovered about our own humanity in this latest Star Trek. =/\= Music for Discovering Trek is provided by Five Year Mission. They’re writing one song for each episode of The...

Duration:00:54:05

Choose Your Pain

10/15/2017
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SPOILER ALERT The fifth episode of Star Trek: Discovery features the return of Harry Mudd! Join us for "Choose Your Pain" as we break down the episode with Ken Tripp from TrekFM's "Standard Orbit" and Jeff Hulit from The Tricorder Transmissions network of podcasts! They'll join us to break down the plot, give you predictions as to what we think could in future episodes, and tell you what we discovered about our own humanity in this latest Star Trek. =/\= Music for Discovering Trek is...

Duration:01:02:43

The Butcher's Knife Cares Not for the Lamb's Cry

10/8/2017
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SPOILER ALERT In the fourth episode of Discovering Trek, we’ll consider "The Butcher's Knife Cares Not for the Lamb's Cry" with our guest: Rick Tetreault from the Simply Syndicated Network of Podcasts. We’ll examine the plot, give you our predictions as to what we think could happen down the road, and see if we discover something about our humanity. =/\= Music for Discovering Trek is provided by Five Year Mission. They’re writing one song for each episode of The Original Series. Find...

Duration:01:06:30

Context Is for Kings

10/2/2017
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SPOILER ALERT In the third episode of Discovering Trek, we’ll consider "Context Is for Kings" with our guests: Heather Barker from "Shore Leave" and "Disco Trek" on The Tricorder Transmissions Network of podcasts and Aaron Harvey from Trek.fm's "Saturday Morning Trek" and "The Edge!" We’ll examine this first episode aboard the USS Discovery and break down all the events, as well as give you some predictions as to what we think could happen down the road. =/\= Music for Discovering Trek...

Duration:00:59:28

Battle at the Binary Stars

9/29/2017
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SPOILER ALERT In the second episode of Discovering Trek, we’ll consider “Battle at the Binary Stars” with our guest Norman Lao from the Fandom Podcast Network! We’ll look at the fallout from the first episode and tell you what we think the second installment might mean, as well as give you some predictions as to what we think could happen down the road. =/\= Music for Discovering Trek is provided by Five Year Mission. They’re writing one song for each episode of The Original Series....

Duration:01:02:59