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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 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 Episode 237: Star Trek: Insurrection

After the wildly-successful but maybe not wildly-good Star Trek: First Contact, the Next Generation crew returns in Star Trek: Insurrection. Telling a very classic morality play style of Star Trek story, it simultaneously frustrates and delights us. Plus! What the hell are they doing with Doctor Crusher and Counselor Troi? iTunes Google Play RSS

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Trekabout Episode 197: Star Trek: First Contact

Hey, it’s time to check in with our old friends from Star Trek: The Next Generation! Watch Picard as he freaks out over the Borg for some reason! Watch Zefram Cochrane as he invents warp drive with no materials or staff in the middle of a mining camp in post-war Montana! Listen as Trekabout’s affection for …

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Trekabout Episode 146: All Good Things…

Well, after 89 episodes, Trekabout has reached the end of Star Trek: The Next Generation with “All Good Things…”, which is one of the finest episodes of both the series and the franchise, spanning 30 years and 3 different time periods. Plus! Hosts Eric Brasure and Richard Goodness discuss what Trekabout has meant to them …

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Trekabout Episode 145: Emergence/Preemptive Strike

Alright, this is it: the second-to-last episode of Trekabout where we talk about Star Trek: The Next Generation–I bet the writers have got some awesome episodes for us! So, why did they give us “Emergence” and “Preemptive Strike”? Also! Where the hell has Ro Laren been? iTunes Google Play RSS

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Trekabout Episode 144: Firstborn/Bloodlines

Alexander is one of the most problematic characters on Star Trek: The Next Generation, so of course we couldn’t leave the show behind without an episode, “Firstborn”, focusing on Alexander travelling back in time to kill himself. Later, in “Bloodlines”, Daimok Bok returns after seven years to harrass Picard some more. Um, TNG? It’s okay to leave …

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