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Synthaholics is a Star Trek podcast hosted by David Duncan and Aaron O'Brian! We seek out new life and new drink combinations to boldly go where no Star Trek Podcast has gone before! We cover topics ranging from all the shows, movies, and even comics!

Synthaholics is a Star Trek podcast hosted by David Duncan and Aaron O'Brian! We seek out new life and new drink combinations to boldly go where no Star Trek Podcast has gone before! We cover topics ranging from all the shows, movies, and even comics!
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Buffalo, NY

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Synthaholics is a Star Trek podcast hosted by David Duncan and Aaron O'Brian! We seek out new life and new drink combinations to boldly go where no Star Trek Podcast has gone before! We cover topics ranging from all the shows, movies, and even comics!

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English

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Episodes

Episode 166: Nickel City Con 2018

5/22/2018
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Episode 166: Nickel City Con 2018 Last week we mentioned we could be at Nickel City Con and we had a fantastic time at the con this past weekend. Aaron ran the Numina Comics table and David was a roamer when he wasn't moderating panels with Barbara Eden, Frank Cho, and Lori Petty. We didn’t speak to as many guests and vendors this year as past years. David did run into Jeff who has been on past comic con episodes and our Balance of Terror episode. David also got to talk to the Angry Video...

Duration:01:37:16

Episode 165: HollyMichelle on Discovery Part 2

5/15/2018
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Episode 165: HollyMichelle on Discovery Part 2 HollyMichelle has finished Star Trek Discovery so it’s time for Aaron and David to get her thoughts on episodes seven through fifteen! Before we get started we wanted to let you know that Aarron and I along with some of our past guests will be doing a podcast panel at the Nickel City Con in Buffalo. Aaron will be at his Numina Comics table and David will be floating around the con. HollyMIchelle has some very fascinating thoughts on Discovery...

Duration:02:11:26

Episode 164: Demons of Terra Prime

5/8/2018
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Episode 164: Demons of Terra Prime HollyMichelle is back this week joining Aaron and David to talk about the Star Trek Enterprise episodes Demons and Terra Prime. But first we talk some Star Trek Movie news and some Avengers Infinity War Spoilers so be warned! Demons and Terra Prime are the two episodes the come right before the series finale of Enterprise. In a way these episodes could of been a more satisfying ending to the show. We discuss this as well the other heavy implications the...

Duration:01:30:18

Episode 163: Captain Foley’s Enterprise incident

5/1/2018
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Episode 163: Captain Foley’s Enterprise incident Captain Foley of Trekyards joins Aaron and David this week to discuss the Star Trek original series episode The Enterprise Incident. Before we get into the episode breakdown and discussion we talk about the Star Trek Discovery Season 2 production video as well as the news on the Star Trek movie that has been greenlit. The Enterprise Incident is one of Captain Foley’s favorite episodes and we have a great discussion with him about it. David...

Duration:01:01:50

Episode 162: HollyMichelle on Discovery Part 1

4/24/2018
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Episode 162: HollyMichelle on Discovery Part 1 Last week HollyMichelle had just one episode of Star Trek Discovery under her belt this week she has seen up to episode 6 Lethe. So David and Aaron decided to get her take on Discovery now that he has made it just over one third of the way into the show. Last week HollyMichelle posted a video along with needed words for a Star Trek Themed madlib to our Facebook Group. It hasn’t been completed yet so we did our own madlib and started the show...

Duration:00:52:19

Episode 161: DS9 The House of Quark

4/17/2018
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Episode 161: DS9 The House of Quark This week Holly Michelle joins Aaron and David to talk the Star Trek Deep Space Nine Episode House of Quark. Before we get into the episode we have some Star Trek Discovery news. Anson Mount Black Bolt himself has been cast as Christopher Pike for Season two of Star Trek Discovery. We also got strange news with next to no explanation that the enterprise had to be 25% due to “legal reasons”. We all found this to sound pretty suspect. Our house of Quark...

Duration:01:12:28

Episode 160: The Prime Directive Part 5 VOY Era

4/3/2018
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Synthaholics Episode 160: The Prime Directive Part 5 VOY Era Aaron and David are back once again to discuss The Prime Directive. It's the last time we swear! (for now anyway) Before we get into the prime directive we have a listener email and we thought we’d let you know Synthaholics Podcast has just turned three years old! Thank you to those that have been with us since the beginning! Last time we started on the Voyager era of prime directive breaks and this week we finish out Star Trek...

Duration:01:21:16

Episode 159: The Prime Directive Part 4 DS9/VOY Era

3/27/2018
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Episode 159: The Prime Directive Part 4 DS9/VOY Era How much do you love the rules? The boys are back again to dive back into the Prime Directive. This week we move into the TNG films, Deep Space Nine, and we start on the very long list that is Voyager! But before we get into this weeks topic Aaron and David discuss the Star Trek Discover deleted scene that was revealed at Wondercon this Past weekend. Once we get into the Voyager episodes Aaron has something very important he needs to...

Duration:01:31:20

Episode 158: The Prime Directive Part 3 TNG Era

3/20/2018
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Episode 158: The Prime Directive Part 3 TNG Era Are you ready for more prime directive? Well we hope the answer is yes because we are moving The Prime Directive discussion into the TNG era this week! This week we get into classic episodes such as “Justice”, “Pen Pals”, “Who Watches the Watchers”, “First Contact”, “Homeward”, and many others! For the most part we thought TNG would be much clearer examples of break or not break in The Prime Directive. But there were a few we definitely got...

Duration:01:20:56

Episode 157: The Prime Directive Part 2 TOS Era

3/13/2018
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Episode 157: The Prime Directive Part 2 TOS Era Aaron and David are back to once again talk about the Prime Directive.The last time we spoke about the prime directive we gave a general overview and tried to highlight some of the possible sub orders. This week we get into the specific instances of the prime directive being broken during the TOS Era. We talk about classic episodes such as “A Taste for Armageddon”, “Errand of Mercy”, “Mirror, Mirror”, and many others! We hope you enjoy our...

Duration:01:22:59

Episode 156: Star Trek DS9 Visionary

3/6/2018
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Episode 156: Star Trek DS9 Visionary This week on Synthaholics we discuss the Star Trek DS9 Visionary! Visionary is a third season episode that features yet again the suffering of one Chief O’Brien. Aaron and David have a great time getting into this Deep Space Nine episode that we both haven’t seen in quite a while. We love how everyone is so cool with the random time travel that happens. The O’Brien’s suffering is turned up a notch this episode as he dies 3 times! We hope you enjoy this...

Duration:01:19:02

Episode 155: Larry Nemecek "Dr. Trek" Returns

2/27/2018
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Episode 155: Larry Nemecek "Dr. Trek" Returns Larry Nemecek “Dr. Trek” Returns to talk some Star Trek with Aaron and David. About five weeks ago Larry started his new Star Trek Podcast the Trek Files and he gives us the low down on his new show. We discuss the current state of Star Trek and we get Larry’s take on the current hot topic Star Trek Discovery. Larry worked on Star Trek Continues and we ask him about the two part finale and his involvement towards the end of Star Trek...

Duration:01:49:39

Episode 154: Star Trek Discovery Roundtable with Trekyards

2/20/2018
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Episode 154: Star Trek Discovery Roundtable with Trekyards This week Aaron and David welcome Captain Foley and Commander Cockings of the Trekyards YouTube channel for a Star Trek Discovery Roundtable discussion! We all have had a week to digest and ponder the whole first season of Star Trek Discovery and have come together to discuss our thoughts and feelings on the show. As this episode is roundtable style its a bit more laid back and more conversational. It was great discussing the...

Duration:01:43:23

Episode 153: Star Trek Discovery Will You Take My Hand

2/12/2018
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Synthaholics Episode 153: Star Trek Discovery Will You Take My Hand The end is nigh, this week Aaron and David discuss the Star Trek Discovery season finale Will You Take My Hand. This episode brings us to the close of the Klingon War in an unexpected way. Will You Take My Hand is full of some fantastic character moments and the whole cast really brings it this episode. This episode has a great surprise guest actor who’s popped up in Star Trek before, that was such a joy to see. Michaels...

Duration:01:23:26

Episode 152: Star Trek Discovery The War Without, The War Within

2/5/2018
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Episode 152: Star Trek Discovery The War Without, The War Within Aaron and David are back to discuss the latest Star Trek Discovery Episode The War Without, The War Within. The Discovery has jumped back from the Mirror Universe nine months into the future. The klingons are winning the war, the federation has lost one third of its fleet. So now in the federations most desperate hour it’s time to play mushroom farmville. Discovery needs it’s spores to go on an insane mission in next week's...

Duration:01:15:39

Episode 151: Star Trek Discovery What’s Past Is Prologue

1/29/2018
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Episode 151: Star Trek Discovery What’s Past Is Prologue Aaron and David discuss the latest Star Trek Discovery Episode What’s Past is Prologue. Mirror Lorca is free and sets his crew free so can make his move against Emperor Georgiou. The USS Discovery is warping into a trap and Michael is wanted alive by her former captain. With Stamets now awake the crew of the USS Discovery learns that the ISS Charon is what is causing damage to the mycelium network and is potential an unwitting the...

Duration:01:09:18

Synthaholics Episode 150: Star Trek Discovery Vaulting Ambition with Anjelle

1/22/2018
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Synthaholics Episode 150: Star Trek Discovery Vaulting Ambition with Anjelle This week our friend Anjelle joins Aaron and David to discuss Star Trek Discovery Vaulting Ambition! For our third week straight we are in the mirror universe. Vaulting Ambition was a very fun episode but It took us through a few twists some we saw coming and some that we did not see. While the jaunt to the mirror universe has been interesting both Aaron and David hope next week's episode will take us back to the...

Duration:01:20:05

Episode 149: Star Trek Discovery The Wolf Inside

1/15/2018
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Episode 149: Star Trek Discovery The Wolf Inside Aaron and David this week talk the latest Star Trek Discovery Episode The Wolf Inside. But first we have a bit of news first our YouTube channel has hit the 100 subscriber milestone that has us excited. Then secondly the big news is that Viacom and CBS are in talk to merge. This is an extremely exciting development and we discuss the possibilities this could open up. The Wolf Inside feels very much like a bridge episode to next week's...

Duration:01:21:35

Episode 148: Star Trek Discovery Despite Yourself with Captain Foley

1/9/2018
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Synthaholics Episode 148: Star Trek Discovery Despite Yourself with Captain Foley Captain Foley of Trekyards joins Aaron and David this week to discuss the latest episode Star Trek Discovery, Despite Yourself. Despite Yourself sends the crew of the USS Discovery to the Mirror Universe and things awesome. We know the wait hasn’t been that long for this episode but it really feels like it. We are so glad Captain Foley could join us for Discovery’s return because we had a feeling this would...

Duration:01:06:34

Synthaholics Episode 147: USS Callister

1/1/2018
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Synthaholics Episode 147: USS Callister It’s 2018 and we are back. Discovery returns in less then a week, and before we jump back into that we thought it would be fun to talk about the latest homage/parody of Star Trek with USS Callister the first episode of the latest season of Black Mirror. Aaron and David are big fans for Black Mirror and so we had a great time getting to discuss a Black Mirror episode for the podcast and it’s so much fun that it is an episode with strong ties to Star...

Duration:01:14:50

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