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 …


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 …


Trekabout Episode 236: What You Leave Behind

We say goodbye to Star Trek: Deep Space Nine with “What You Leave Behind”, as plots are resolved, characters leave, and the Star Trek universe is changed forever. We also place the show in context with what’s come before on Trekabout, and wonder a bit about the future. Plus! A surprising and long overdue announcement. …


Trekabout Episode 235: Extreme Measures/The Dogs of War

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine gives us one last standalone, as “Extreme Measures” delves into the psyche of one Sloan, Section 31. Or is he? Then, in “The Dogs of War”, we say goodbye to some Ferengis, and the Federation-Klingon-Romulan Alliance makes a fateful decision about the Dominion War. iTunes Google Play RSS


Trekabout Episode 234: When It Rains…/Tacking into the Wind

Section 31 makes another return in “When It Rains…”, as Bashir makes a discovery about Odo. Then, in “Tacking into the Wind”, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine concludes the journey of a character that has been with Star Trek since Star Trek: The Next Generation. Yes, we’re talking about Mr. Comic. iTunes Google Play RSS


Trekabout Episode 233: Strange Bedfellows/The Changing Face of Evil

Lou Reed, we mean, the Breen and the Dominion reveal a surprise alliance in “Strange Bedfellows”. Then, in “The Changing Face of Evil”, Worf and Ezri decide not to continue their surprise alliance. iTunes Google Play RSS


Trekabout Episode 232: Penumbra/Til Death Do Us Part

Well, it’s finally happened–we’ve reached the multi-part arc that finishes out Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.¬†In “Penumbra”, Captain Sisko makes an important decision, and Worf goes missing. In “Til Death Do Us Part”, someone gets married. iTunes Google Play RSS


Trekabout Episode 231: Badda-Bing Badda-Bang/Inter Arma Enim Silent Leges

Vic Fontaine encounters some trouble in “Badda-Bing Badda-Bang”, and Bashir encounters some trouble in “Inter Arma Enim Silent Leges”. Plus! We meet a cartographer. iTunes Google Play RSS

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Trekabout Episode 230: Field of Fire/Chimera

Hey, it’s another Ezri episode! “Field of Fire” features the return of Joran Dax in a weird murder mystery episode. Then, in “Chimera”, the show does its version of a gay rights episode. iTunes Google Play RSS


Trekabout Episode 229: Prodigal Daughter/The Emperor’s New Cloak

DS9 seems really invested in making Ezri a character, so they give us a dysfunctional family backstory in “Prodigal Daughter”. Then, we say goodbye to the Mirror Universe with “The Emperor’s New Cloak.” iTunes Google Play RSS