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Trekabout Special 8: An Interview with Jennifer Nash

You may know Jennifer Nash best from her role as Meribor in “The Inner Light”, but she has had a long career both in front of and behind the camera. Her latest project, Hide, is a new science-fiction time travel project. We talk about that, her work on “The Inner Light”, and discuss her work …

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Trekabout Special 6: Listener Question Extravaganza!

Happy holidays, everyone! As a special year-end treat, we’re releasing December’s patrons-only episode to you all. We answer a bunch of questions sent in by listeners in this one, ranging from Star Trek to politics to the chances of either one of us ever having kids. Plus! See what you’re missing by not being a …

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Trekabout Special 5: Sleep with Me

Whoa, another Trekabout special? Hold us back! This time, we’re happy to have on the show Drew Ackerman, creator and host of the thrice-weekly sleep aid podcast Sleep with Me.¬†Billed as a “A Lulling, Droning, Boring Bedtime Story to Distract Your Racing Mind”, Drew recounts TNG episodes as bedtime stories. This week he’s telling the …

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Trekabout Special 4: The Pensky Podcast

Surprise! It’s the fourth Trekabout special! This time, we’re joined by Wes Teasdale, creator and host of The Pensky Podcast. We compare notes on our different approaches to Star Trek, discuss whether television has gotten better over time or worse, and spoil the fuck out of Breaking Bad. So, beware of that, we guess. iTunes …

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Trekabout Special 3: Larry Nemecek

On the third (long overdue) Trekabout special, Eric Brasure sits down with renowned Trek author and consultant Larry Nemecek for a wide-ranging discussion about the past, present, and possible future of Star Trek. Larry also fills us in on his new project Portal 47: but you’ll have to listen to find out what it is! …

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Trekabout Special 2: Trekkie Feminist

Progressive ideals bumping up against the realities of contemporary mores? Why, we must be talking feminism in Trek with Jarrah Hodge, founder of Trekkie Feminist! Star Trek has always had a… problematic relationship with feminism and with its female characters, and we talk about that tension for a solid hour. Plus! Which Uhura is better …

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Trekabout Special 1: Improvised Star Trek

On this special episode of Trekabout, Eric Brasure sits down with Griffen Eckstein and Julia Weiss of Improvised Star Trek. Were you like Eric, hoping against hope that there was an improv group out there doing a regular Star Trek show? You’re weird. But also in luck! iTunes Google Play RSS

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