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Engage: The Official Star Trek Podcast

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Engage: The Official Star Trek Podcast is a weekly celebration of the most iconic franchise in the galaxy. Aimed at both delighting fans that have been tuned in since the first broadcast, as well as reaching the Trek-curious who aren’t quite sure where to begin, film critic and author of StarTrek.com’s One Trek Mind column Jordan Hoffman will feature guests, interact with enthusiasts and argue the minutiae of this beloved universe.

Engage: The Official Star Trek Podcast is a weekly celebration of the most iconic franchise in the galaxy. Aimed at both delighting fans that have been tuned in since the first broadcast, as well as reaching the Trek-curious who aren’t quite sure where to begin, film critic and author of StarTrek.com’s One Trek Mind column Jordan Hoffman will feature guests, interact with enthusiasts and argue the minutiae of this beloved universe.
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Engage: The Official Star Trek Podcast is a weekly celebration of the most iconic franchise in the galaxy. Aimed at both delighting fans that have been tuned in since the first broadcast, as well as reaching the Trek-curious who aren’t quite sure where to begin, film critic and author of StarTrek.com’s One Trek Mind column Jordan Hoffman will feature guests, interact with enthusiasts and argue the minutiae of this beloved universe.

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Episodes

Episode 80: "The Wolf Inside" Review

1/15/2018
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This week on Engage we have a very short recap of Discovery Episode 11 "The Wolf Inside" by Engineer Brian while Jordan is away on The Star Trek Cruise.

Duration: 00:10:37


Episode 79: Discovery "Despite Yourself" Recap

1/8/2018
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Star Trek Discovery is back so are we! This week we review Discovery episode 110 "Despite Yourself" with special guest Matt Patches of Thrillist! We also talk about the Black Mirror episode "U.S.S. Callister" and throw around some crazy theories about what we'll see in the remaining 5 episodes of Discovery's inaugural season.

Duration: 01:17:53


Episode78: Transgender Representation in Trek

12/19/2017
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In the 90's Star Trek was a little ahead of the curve in the representation of the LBGT community. This week Jordan and special guest Oliver Whitney of Screencrush take a look back at TNG's "The Outcast" & The Host" as well as DS9's "Rejoined" to see how they hold up today. This will be the last episode of the year for Engage. We're going to be taking a little hiatus and will back late January/Early February 2018. Happy Holidays to all and Live Long & Prosper!

Duration: 01:22:47


Episode 77: Discovery Book Club

12/13/2017
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This week on Engage we discuss the first Star Trek:Discovery tie in novel, "Desparate Hours" by David Mack, with our special guest Karen Han of the Daily Beast! Taking place a year before the battle at the binary stars, we get a glimpse into the Shenzou crew's past and maybe see a few other familiar faces along the way. BLACK ALERT! This episode does contain major spoilers for both "Desperate Hours" and what has aired of Star Trek: Discovery, so consider yourselfs warned!

Duration: 01:18:08


Episode 77: Tarantino Does Trek & Discovery Roundtable Part 2

12/5/2017
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This week we talk about Quentin Tarantino's rumored Star Trek pitch to J.J. Abrams and finish up our Discovery rountable with Matt Patches of Thrilist, Emma Stefansky of Vanity Fair and Dave Sims of The Atlantic.

Duration: 01:15:22


Episode 75: Discovery Roundtable Part 1

11/28/2017
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This week Jordan is joined by Matt Patches of Thrilist, Emma Stefansky of Vanity Fair and Dave Sims of The Atlantic to discuss the front 9 of Star Trek: Discovery as a whole (a half of a whole?). Topics include the intergration of discovery into the lore, Michael Burnham's Human/Vulcan Character arc and more!

Duration: 00:49:24


Episode 74: Discovery Co-Executive Producer, Ted Sullivan!

11/21/2017
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This week on Engage we welcome Star Trek Discovery's Co-Executive Producer and writer of "Lethe", Ted Sullivan! Recorded shortly before the mid-season finale, Ted is here to give us a behind the scenes look into the Discovery writer’s room. Special appearance by #jasongorn!

Duration: 01:11:38


Episode 73: Where No Spore Drive Has Gone Before!

11/13/2017
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Wow, what a mid season finale! This week we review the fantastic mid-season finale of Star Trek: Discovery, "Into The Forest I Go". Picking up right were epiosde 8 left off, Captain Lorca takes some risks to try even the odds against the Klingons.

Duration: 01:05:23


Episode 72: CVIII Inventionis

11/5/2017
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This week we review episode 108 of Star Trek Discovery, "Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum" or "If you want peace, prepare for war". We finally get a classic Trek planetary away mission, check in with our klingon friends and continue the debate on Lt. Tyler.

Duration: 00:49:25


Episode 71: Mudd & Effect

10/29/2017
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This week on Engage we review episode 7 of Discovery "Magic To Make The Sanest Man Go Mad". Discovery has its most self-contained episode to date, and it’s a time loop to boot! Harry Mudd is back to wreak havoc on the enterprise and we see some sparks fly between two crewmates. Did Mudd go too far? And how does this episode affect a certain popular fan theory? Tune In To find out!

Duration: 00:57:25


Episode 70: Discovery 106 "Lethe" Review

10/22/2017
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This week we review the 6th episode of Star Trek Discovery "Lethe". This episode gives us some more insight into Lorca and we get to see a defining moment in the lives of Burnham and Sarek. We also talk about the popular fan thory involving Shazad Latif's Lt. Ash Tyler.

Duration: 01:01:44


Episode 69: Minisode with Rainn Wilson

10/18/2017
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A few weeks back we interviewed Rainn Wilson for his charity Lidè Haiti. Now, that we've met Harry Mudd on Discovery, we can share the rest of our interview.

Duration: 00:27:23


Episode 68: "Choose Your Pain" Recap & Anthony Rapp Interview!

10/15/2017
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This week we review the 5th episode of Star Trek: Discovery "Choose Your Pain". In this episode we learn a bit of history of Captain Lorca, meet a potential new crew member in Lt. Ash Tyler and see the introduction of the one and only Harcourt Fenton Mudd! And how about the ending!? We speak to Lt. Paul Stamets himself, Anthony Rapp to elaborate on his character's new situation.

Duration: 01:09:28


Episode 67: Star Trek Discovery "The Butcher's Knife Cares Not For The Lamb's Cry" Review

10/8/2017
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This week Jordan reviews episode 4 of Star Trek Discovery "The Butcher's Knife Cares Not For The Lamb's Cry". After a brief abscence we see what the Klingons are up to since the time jump and Tarigrade npple clamps of all things!

Duration: 00:55:09


Episode 66: Star Trek Discovery "Context Is For Kings" Review

10/1/2017
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This week Jordan reviews Star Trek: Discovery Episode 3,”Context Is For Kings”. We finally get a look at the Discovery and its crew. How does Michael Burnham fit in given her situation at the end of episode 2?

Duration: 01:04:48


Episode 65: Discovery Episodes 1 & 2 Review

9/24/2017
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It's been 12 long years but, Star Trek has finally returned to television. Recorded moments after the world premeire of Star Trek: Discovery Jordan, along with Adam Drosin, review episodes 1 & 2 "The Vulcan Hello" & "Battle At The Binary Stars".

Duration: 00:44:17


Episode 64: Star Trek: Discovery Blue Carpet Premiere

9/22/2017
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We are less that 48 hours away from Discovery folks! To whet your appetite, this week Jordan is live at the blue carpet premiere in Los Angeles and talks with many of the people that make it all happen! This episode you'll hear from Sonequa Martin-Green, Doug Jones, Alex Kurtzman, Akiva Goldsman and more! There may even be an appearance from a Star Trek Legend! We'll back sunday night for our review of episodes one and two and if you're still on the fence about the show, you can get a free...

Duration: 01:05:20


Episode 63: Discovery Set Visit With IGN's Scott Collura

9/15/2017
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We're only a few short days away from the premiere of Discovery! To tide you over, this week we have a conversation with Scott Collura of IGN who was lucky enough to get tour of the discovery set as well as interview several of the actors.

Duration: 00:46:28


Episode 63: Star Trek Las Vegas: Rene Auberjonois

9/8/2017
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This week we have one final episode from Star Trek Las Vegas and its a good one! Joining us this week the one and only René Auberjonois! Now to give a quick warning, the audio quality on this one is a little rough, but we promise the conent is top notch!

Duration: 00:38:07


Episode 61: Rainn Wilson & Tim Russ

9/1/2017
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Oh yes Engage listeners we have not one, but two fantastic guests this week! First is our very first Discovery cast member, Rainn Wilson! Rainn, who is playing Harry Mudd 2.0, is here for a brief moment to talk about a great contest he's running to support his charity, Lidè Haiti, where YOU can win a trip to the Star Trek Discovery premier in L.A. with Rainn! You can find out more and get double entries by going to Prizeo.com/Startrek. If you want more of Rainn, don't worry because he'll...

Duration: 00:44:57

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