Monday, July 13, 2020

How to Fix Star Trek (#303)

Hosts Cam Smith and Tyler Orton flee from the Red Hour festival in order to brainstorm repairs for some of the franchise's more maddening missteps. From Discovery's clunky Lorca twist, to Data's abandoned emotion chip and Into Darkness's ill-conceived use of Khan, the duo strive to transform bungled opportunities into satisfying entertainment.

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Sunday, July 5, 2020

Our Genius Plan to Reunite the Trek Casts! (#302)

Hosts Cam Smith and Tyler Orton hop on Zoom in order to debate which famous Star Trek episodes would inspire the most engaging virtual cast reunion table reads. From Picard and crew's madcap hijinx in Sherwood Forest, to Kirk's Romulan cosplay and a trip to the forbidden Mirror Universe, the duo mastermind the ultimate pitches for fan-pleasing pandemic entertainment.

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Sunday, June 28, 2020

The Current State of Trek 2020 (#301)

Hosts Cam Smith and Tyler Orton abandon their second contact strategy guides in order to hold their annual forum gauging the current strength of the franchise. From Lower Decks and Discovery season 3, to future film projects and STLV 2020 uncertainty, the duo determine just how bright Star Trek's future is looking.

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Monday, June 22, 2020

Best & Worst Star Trek Rivalries (#300)

Hosts Cam Smith and Tyler Orton merrily break out the Romulan ale as they celebrate their momentous 300th episode with a deep dive into the franchise's most unforgettable rivalries. From Spock and McCoy's playful sparring sessions, to snarky bickerers Quark and Odo and all the convoluted House of Mogh vs Duras chaos, the duo examine the root of each conflict and determine who walked away the winner.

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Monday, June 15, 2020

Tracing the Star Trek Eras (#299)

Hosts Cam Smith and Tyler Orton make like the Traveler and embark on a time-hopping journey through the history of the franchise in order to examine the five distinct eras that make up the Star Trek universe. From the early days of Roddenberry and crew, to Alex Kurtzman's increasingly prolific run on CBS All-Access, the duo weigh in on each time period's enduring strengths and frustrating weaknesses.

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Sunday, June 7, 2020

Things That Don't Make Sense in Star Trek (#298)

Hosts Cam Smith and Tyler Orton turn down their vintage jazz recordings in order to ponder the many elements of the Star Trek universe that just don't quite add up. From the limited variety of entertainment options, to the very curious economy and the ever-lingering threat of invasion by God-powered aliens, the duo strive to make sense of Roddenberry's utopia's biggest headscratchers.

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Sunday, May 31, 2020

Best Star Trek Comfort Food Episodes (#297)

Hosts Cam Smith and Tyler Orton put their daring holosuite casino heist on hold in order to highlight their favorite feel good Trek episodes to turn to when times are rough. But which one is truly the best, among wonderful entries like Conundrum, The Trouble with Tribbles or Badda-Bing Badda-Bang? Find out as the duo pit their chosen episodes against each other  in order to crown the definitive comfort food champion!

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