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Join us weekly as we talk sh*p with guests from across the Star Trek universe who have contributed to the design, creation, and production of its ships. Red alert: Maximum punnage intended.

Join us weekly as we talk sh*p with guests from across the Star Trek universe who have contributed to the design, creation, and production of its ships. Red alert: Maximum punnage intended.

Location:

Dublin, Ireland

Description:

Join us weekly as we talk sh*p with guests from across the Star Trek universe who have contributed to the design, creation, and production of its ships. Red alert: Maximum punnage intended.

Language:

English

Contact:

+353838744480


Episodes

[Ship-Talking Presents] Shuttle Scuttle #22 (Discussing Disco)

12/6/2021
Welcome to the latest episode of our pod-within-a-pod series: 'Shuttle Scuttle'! In this episode, Robbie takes the ship's shuttle to visit Brandon live in-person on Starbase 33 (aka Dublin, Ireland) where the two recorded a chat about their experience watching Discovery's season 4 premiere together... oh, and of course all the new ship p*rn that came along with it. All patrons of Ship-Talking's Patreon gain access to new episodes of 'Shuttle Scuttle' one week before their wide release here!...

Duration:00:11:07

[Ship-Talking Podcast] Episode 29: Hero Collector LIVE

12/3/2021
Recorded in front of a live audience from the Voyager stage at Destination Star Trek London 2021, Brandon hosted this episode and was joined by Hero Collector's Ben Robinson and John Ainsworth. They chat all about the process of bringing ships seen on screen (or not...) into our hands, behind-the-scenes secrets, and much more! Very soon, our patrons at or above the Constitution-class tier on Patreon will also gain access to a couple other recordings that the Pod hosted live at the con which...

Duration:00:35:42

[Ship-Talking x Hero Collector] Ships of the Trek Universe #9 (Section 31 Deimos-class Ship)

11/26/2021
Welcome to the latest episode of the collaboration podcast between Ship-Talking and Hero Collector! For this episode, special guest Ryan Dening from North Front Studio joins Brandon and Hero Collector's Ben Robinson. Ryan is a production/concept illustrator who worked on the ships from the first two seasons of Star Trek: Discovery and stopped by to discuss the Section 31 Deimos-class ship and insights behind how her design came to life. Ship models discussed in this Pod series can be...

Duration:00:13:08

[Ship-Talking Presents] Shuttle Scuttle #21 (LIVE from Destination Star Trek London)

11/22/2021
Welcome to the latest episode of our pod-within-a-pod series: 'Shuttle Scuttle'! In this very special episode, [almost (we missed you, Alex!)] the entire Pod team reports back on their away mission to Destination Star Trek London - LIVE from the convention floor. Before they board the shuttle back to the ship, each crew member shares highlights of their experience and their favourite ship memory from the con. All patrons of Ship-Talking's Patreon gain access to new episodes of 'Shuttle...

Duration:00:11:42

[Ship-Talking x Hero Collector] Ships of the Trek Universe - Holiday Bonus Episode (Borg Cube Advent Calendar)

11/19/2021
Welcome to a special holiday bonus episode of the collaboration podcast between Ship-Talking and Hero Collector! The Pod's Community Manager James gets in the holiday spirit alongside Hero Collector's Ben Robinson as they sit by a fire in the holodeck to chat about this year's Borg Cube Advent Calendar. Not only do they discuss insights behind the development of this unique offering, but they also dive into a taste of what lucky recipients of it will experience over the 24-days of Trekmas....

Duration:00:21:54

[Ship-Talking Presents] Shuttle Scuttle #20 (Like Father, Like Son)

11/8/2021
Welcome to the latest episode of our pod-within-a-pod series: 'Shuttle Scuttle'! In this episode, a very special visitor is shuttled from the ship back to his home planet, and during the journey with him, Brandon discusses the inspiration and impact that Trek and the original Constitution-class have played in both of their lives... have tissues to hand! All patrons of Ship-Talking's Patreon gain access to new episodes of 'Shuttle Scuttle' one week before their wide release here! Hailing...

Duration:00:11:54

[Ship-Talking Presents] Shuttle Scuttle #19 (That Burning, Romulan Sensation)

11/1/2021
Welcome to the latest episode of our pod-within-a-pod series: 'Shuttle Scuttle'! In this episode, Alex takes the shuttle's helm and asks James and Brandon for their thoughts and theories around how 'The Burn' may or may not have affected Romulan ships when the incident occurred during the late 3060s. All patrons of Ship-Talking's Patreon gain access to new episodes of 'Shuttle Scuttle' one week before their wide release here! Hailing frequencies are always open at www.shiptalkingpod.com or...

Duration:00:10:07

[Ship-Talking Presents] Shuttle Scuttle #18 (Registering Registries)

10/25/2021
Welcome to the latest episode of our pod-within-a-pod series: 'Shuttle Scuttle'! In this episode, one of the Pod's very own 'lower deckers' Ryan aka "TheTrekspert" is escorted by Brandon and Robbie in the ship's shuttle on its way to drop off Ryan at Quark's on DS9 for a pub quiz - during the journey, ship registries (e.g. NCC-1701, NCC-74656, etc.) and the theories on their numbering conventions are discussed. All patrons of Ship-Talking's Patreon gain access to new episodes of 'Shuttle...

Duration:00:11:42

[Ship-Talking x Hero Collector] Ships of the Trek Universe #8 (Romulan Flagship)

10/22/2021
Welcome to the latest episode of the collaboration podcast between Ship-Talking and Hero Collector! Brandon is joined in this episode once again by both Ben Robinson and John Ainsworth from Hero Collector to talk about the Romulan Flagship that was seen on-screen during the season one finale of Star Trek: Picard. They discuss her insights and design, along with a few special tidbits you'll just have to listen out for. Ship models discussed in this Pod series can be purchased here....

Duration:00:13:18

[Ship-Talking Podcast] Episode 28: Thomas Marrone

10/15/2021
Thomas Marrone finally gets his solo episode! It is a crime it took us this long; but, we're finally glad to have one of our best-friends of the Pod and Lead Ship Designer on Star Trek Online all to ourselves to talk about ship design, bringing ships to life in STO, and a whole lot of other sh*p. An expanded chat with Thomas is exclusively available to our patrons at or above the Constitution-class tier on Patreon. Your answers to the latest Community Q were also discussed before a new...

Duration:00:45:50

[Ship-Talking Presents] Shuttle Scuttle #17 (The Excelsior Class: The Crown of the Great Experiment)

10/11/2021
Welcome to the latest episode of our pod-within-a-pod series: 'Shuttle Scuttle'! In this episode, George leads an away mission and is joined aboard the ship's shuttle by James and Robbie - during the journey, they discuss the crown jewel herself: The Excelsior Class. All patrons of Ship-Talking's Patreon gain access to new episodes of 'Shuttle Scuttle' one week before their wide release here! Hailing frequencies are always open at www.shiptalkingpod.com or email hello@shiptalkingpod.com.

Duration:00:08:39

[Ship-Talking Presents] Shuttle Scuttle #16 (Stations of the Line)

10/4/2021
Welcome to the latest episode of our pod-within-a-pod series: 'Shuttle Scuttle'! In this episode, Robbie guides the shuttle on a cargo run to Empok Nor with George and Brandon in tow. While enroute, the lads talk about the various stations seen throughout the Trek universe, including those within Federation and beyond. All patrons of Ship-Talking's Patreon gain access to new episodes of 'Shuttle Scuttle' one week before their wide release here! Hailing frequencies are always open at...

Duration:00:10:27

[Ship-Talking Podcast] Episode 27: Rob Bonchune (Part 2)

9/24/2021
The rest of Rob Bonchune's chat takes place in this episode, alongside the return of Ship-Talking Pod founder Robbie! As a reminder: Rob is an Emmy-award winning Trek VFX legend who is most known for his CGI/VFX ship work on DS9, Voyager & Enterprise. During this half of the chat, we talk about this work as well as the amazing ship art renders he's still making today. Part 2 of the expanded chat with Rob is exclusively available to our patrons at or above the Constitution-class tier on...

Duration:00:37:00

[Ship-Talking Presents] Shuttle Scuttle #15 (ShipCon2021 with Mark Rademaker)

9/20/2021
Welcome to the latest episode of our pod-within-a-pod series: 'Shuttle Scuttle', which was recorded in front of a live audience during last month's 'Ship-Talking Pod LIVE' show that Patrons can attend. Alex and Brandon took the ship's shuttle out for a spin to ShipCon2021 where they had a chance to talk sh*p with two friends of the Pod: Designer of the U.S.S. Aventine / Vesta-class Mark Rademaker and Vesta-Super-Fan Oliver Kühle. Oliver gets to meet his idol, we get to hear from Mark more...

Duration:00:10:53

[Ship-Talking x Hero Collector] Ships of the Trek Universe #7 ft. John Eaves (Wallenberg-class Tug)

9/17/2021
Welcome to the latest episode of the collaboration podcast between Ship-Talking and Hero Collector! Special guest & legendary Ship Designer John Eaves joins this episode alongside Brandon and Ben to talk about Starfleet's Wallenberg-class Tug from season one of Star Trek: Picard. In addition to insights for this ship, the gents also talk about the process that ship designs go through to get from concept to what we see on-screen. Ship models discussed in this Pod series can be purchased here....

Duration:00:18:19

[Ship-Talking Presents] Shuttle Scuttle #14 (What Breed of Starship is That?)

9/13/2021
Welcome to the latest episode of our pod-within-a-pod series: 'Shuttle Scuttle'! In this episode, you learn about what we were about to discover at the end of the last episode (spoilers: Robbie squealed when we sent him our report), as well as our thoughts on which dog breeds best represent select ship classes. Do you agree with Alex, Brandon, and James's thoughts? Let us know! All patrons of Ship-Talking's Patreon gain access to new episodes of 'Shuttle Scuttle' one week before their wide...

Duration:00:11:18

[Ship-Talking Podcast] Episode 26: Rob Bonchune (Part 1)

9/10/2021
Emmy-award winning Trek VFX legend Rob Bonchune makes his Ship-Talking Pod debut in an epic chat with Brandon and James that was so long, we're splitting it over this and the next episode. While Rob is most known for his CGI/VFX ship work on DS9, Voyager & Enterprise, he is still creating amazing ship renders today that are curated worldwide. Part 1 of the expanded chat with Rob is exclusively available to our patrons at or above the Constitution-class tier on Patreon. Your answers to this...

Duration:00:43:14

[Ship-Talking Presents] Shuttle Scuttle #13 (LCARS Beyond)

9/6/2021
Welcome to the latest episode of our pod-within-a-pod series: 'Shuttle Scuttle'! In this episode, while traversing the Argolis Cluster in the ship's shuttle - James, George, and Brandon chat about ships' LCARS interfaces, advancements in tactile input devices, and programmable matter, including where the future might be headed with such tech. All patrons of Ship-Talking's Patreon gain access to new episodes of 'Shuttle Scuttle' one week before their wide release here! Hailing frequencies are...

Duration:00:10:08

[Ship-Talking Presents] Shuttle Scuttle #12 (Relation-Ships II)

8/30/2021
Content warning: This episode includes adult situations and language, including sci-fictional diseases and several (Enterprise-)F-bombs. Listener discretion is advised. Welcome to the latest episode of our pod-within-a-pod series: 'Shuttle Scuttle'! In this episode, your favorite Scuttle returns... this time, George put together dating profile headlines for different ships from Trek which he reads to Alex and James during their short shuttle journey. While they each try to guess which ship...

Duration:00:09:58

[Ship-Talking x Hero Collector] Ships of the Trek Universe #5/6 (Romulan Vessel & Narek’s Snakehead)

8/27/2021
Welcome to the latest episode of the collaboration podcast between Ship-Talking and Hero Collector! Ben Robinson and John Ainsworth from Hero Collector return to join Brandon for a double-header episode to discuss two ships: the Romulan Vessel and Narek’s Snakehead -- both of which appeared in the first season of Star Trek: Picard. Along with some behind-the-scenes insights, the ships' designs and original concepts are also examined. Ship models discussed in this Pod series can be purchased...

Duration:00:15:01