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Your weekly deep-dive into the archives of Roddenberry Entertainment, from the personal files of Gene Roddenberry. Each week, “Dr. Trek” himself, Larry Nemecek, and his guest host will take a behind-the-scenes look at documents that haven’t been viewed in decades—many being revealed publicly for the very first time!
 
A groundbreaking bi-weekly podcast committed to examining Star Trek from a feminist perspective, exploring Intersectional Diversity in Infinite Combinations with a rotating crew of six hosts. Tune in for everything from episode and character analysis to history of women behind the scenes and in fan culture to discussion of larger themes and messages throughout the franchise.
 
Join Tawny Newsome (Star Trek: Lower Decks) and Paul F. Tompkins (BoJack Horseman, Comedy Bang Bang) in a wide-ranging and often hilarious take on the Star Trek universe. With unparalleled access to Star Trek luminaries, celebrity superfans, and behind-the-scenes creative professionals, The Pod Directive takes a smart, witty and thoughtful look at all things Trek – both old and new. Offering a high-level discussion of the themes, ideas and characters that resonate across the history of the f ...
 
Primitive Culture is a Trek.fm podcast dedicated to a deep examination of the connections between Star Trek and our own history and culture. In each episode, Duncan Barrett and his guests take you on a fascinating exploration of how our world inspires the franchise we love—and how that franchise inspires us.
 
A Science Fiction Father/Daughter podcast. We called it "History in Reverse", because history is about the past and science fiction is about the future, so it's like history but going in reverse direction. Get it? Caroline, the daughter, got hooked on science fiction by Richie, the father, when we both used to watch Star Trek Voyager. Captain Janeway is still Caroline's favorite captain. Starting this podcast is part of a secret plan by Richie to get Caroline to read books by Stanislaw Lem. ...
 
“The Other Side of Midnight” is live and local radio at its finest, with an emphasis on theater of the mind. Hosted by Frank Morano, a lifelong New Yorker with an encyclopedic knowledge of local politics and an excessive passion for cheese, Star Trek, cigars and martinis, this show takes you where other radio shows don’t dare to tread.
 
The Edge, Trek.fm’s dedicated Star Trek: Discovery podcast, follows the story of Michael Burnham and the crew of the USS Discovery as they chart new territory in the 32nd century, and also explores the creative and cultural history of the legendary franchise by deep diving into the connection between Discovery and TV series, films, books, and comics that came before.
 
How do we build the new in the shell of the old? How do we tackle global warming and its associated crises? How do we make it easier to imagine the end of capitalism than the end of the world? Every week, Joey Ayoub and guests explore how to answer these questions and more. We get into everything from anti-fascism to Star Trek, degrowth to Solarpunk, genocide to mutual aid. From Syria to Taiwan, Ukraine to Bosnia, Ethiopia to Argentina. This is a one-nerd project. To Support: https://www.pat ...
 
You might think you know what it takes to lead a happier life… more money, a better job, or Instagram-worthy vacations. You’re dead wrong. Yale professor Dr. Laurie Santos has studied the science of happiness and found that many of us do the exact opposite of what will truly make our lives better. Based on the psychology course she teaches at Yale -- the most popular class in the university’s 300-year history -- Laurie will take you through the latest scientific research and share some surpr ...
 
New episode every Monday! Trek By The Numbers guides you through episodes of Trek - from any and all the series - focused on a theme. But basically, we're the friends you wish you had to geek out, goof around, and talk about Star Trek. Bob is a history buff, and Josh is a scientist. And we're both life-long Trek fans.
 
For 45+ years there has been one animated Star Trek series, but soon there will be 3 not to mention the animated Short Treks! This podcast explores the world of animated Star Trek in all its incarnations from the 1970s Star Trek: The Animated Series to the animated comedy Star Trek: Lower Decks and the upcoming young adult focused Star Trek: Prodigy! Join Aaron Harvey, co-author of Star Trek: The Official Guide to the Animated Series as he and his co-hosts John Cooley, Jessie Gender, and Dar ...
 
Comic Geek Speak is the best podcast about comic books for fans and new readers alike. Put together by a group of life-long comic geeks, it's 4-5 hours a week of comic book history, current comic news, and a general look at the industry. In addition to all the latest in comics talk, the show also features creator interviews, listener responses, contests, and trivia, lots of trivia. So listen in and experience all the joys of a Wednesday afternoon at the comic shop, from the comfort of your o ...
 
Hosted by Holly Frey (Stuff You Missed in History Class) and Bryan Young (Full of Sith) Fauxthentic History is your most reliable source of fictional history inside the many, varied worlds of popular culture, mythology, and nerddom. From Star Wars and Star Trek to Disney films and Lord of the Rings, your hosts will take you through the finer details of your favorite stories in ways you never imagined.
 
Science fiction author David Barr Kirtley (Save Me Plz and Other Stories) talks geek culture with guests such as Neil Gaiman (#253), George R. R. Martin (#22), Richard Dawkins (#46), Wil Wheaton (#398), Bill Nye (#273), Margaret Atwood (#94), Neil deGrasse Tyson (#32), and Ursula K. Le Guin (#65). Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy has appeared on recommended podcast lists from NPR, The Guardian, The A.V. Club, BBC America, CBC Radio, WVXU, io9, Omni, The Strand, Library Journal, and Popular Mechani ...
 
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The Nearly Numinous podcast seeks to blend the academic study of religion with real world experiences of religion, community, the supernatural, and spirituality. Tune in to hear discussions about religious history, deep dives into pop culture (such as Star Trek or sports fandoms), and spooky discussions on vampires and other supernatural mythology. We’ll be interviewing academics, various practitioners, and more!
 
Think is a daily, topic-driven interview and call-in program hosted by Krys Boyd covering a wide variety of topics ranging from history, politics, current events, science, technology and emerging trends to food and wine, travel, adventure, and entertainment.
 
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The man who played internet Super Hero Captain Badass is back! Steven Presley is an Actor, writer, DJ and creator of the absurd, and now he is hosting a podcast about Pop Culture with a humorous out-of-the-box approach you will likely see everywhere else-- but what the heck give them a listen anyway. He and his panelists pull no punches unless they are trying to kiss someone's specific ass for their own gains. Steven Presley has been featured on Attack of the Show, Current TV, Tech TV SXSW C ...
 
A show about life and the stories we tell. How are pop-culture zombies like Haitian zombis? When did time-travel fiction start? Why are we so fascinated with ghost stories? Join Lauren, Emily, and Matt as they use anthropology, history, sibling rivalry, and pop culture to dig deep into the themes of narratives in film, literature, video games, and life.
 
Thought provoking topics brought to you by Patty C and his "Cracker Jack Think Tank" ** All old episodes are being archived on our Anchor Site called New Timeout with Patty C. The links are below. We will be posting all new episodes here too, so there will be 2 RSS feeds to choose from. Anchor Wedsite- https://anchor.fm/patrick-connolly8 Anchor RSS feed - https://anchor.fm/s/81895144/podcast/rss
 
Pedal back to a simpler time when nobody wore a bike helmet but everybody had fun. Host Karen Morgan helps us remember how much fun we had on this groovy trip down memory lane. The Purple Bike Podcast covers four decades of nostalgia from 1975 to 2015: music, movies, television, current events and a few embarrassing hairstyles along the way. Why "The Purple Bike?" Karen got her first purple bike in 1975, a Huffy Rail with a sparkly banana seat and Malibu handlebars. She got her next purple b ...
 
Stan Deaton is the Senior Historian and The Dr. Elaine B. Andrews Distinguished Historian at the Georgia Historical Society, and the Emmy-winning writer and host of Today in Georgia History. The Off the Deaton Path podcast includes Stan's thoughts on books, sports, movies, people, beer, and more, especially as they relate to Georgia history.
 
Exploring science fiction from all angles - covering the past, the present and the future! We cover science fiction books, film, TV and other media. And we talk about classic or "golden age" SF alongside modern SF, using our "past/present/future" angles. Your hosts: Phil Nichols of the Bradburymedia website, who is also know for the Bradbury 100 podcast and the Bradbury 101 Youtube channel; and Colin Kuskie of the Take Me To Your Reader podcast. Both Phil and Colin love adapted science ficti ...
 
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After just three seasons, the original run of Star Trek reached syndication -- which would become key to everything that happened afterward. In the second part of this series, Ben, Noel and Max explore the fundamental cultural shifts triggered by Star Trek, and how the depiction of a more equal society (however fictional that depiction might be) ge…
 
If you've ever been to a great concert or a banging dance party, then you know sometimes the spirit can overwhelm you -- you might feel compelled to dance. For most people this is a delightful experience... however, this wasn't the case for several unfortunate communities in Medieval Europe. In today's episode, Ben, Noel and Max explore the strange…
 
On tonight's edition of The Other Side of Midnight: Frank starts the show off by talking about the decline in smartphone sales and is then joined by Ken Levine, Emmy award winning screenwriter, director, producer author and the host of the podcast “Hollywood and Levine” to talk about Cheers, the entertainment industry, and awards season. Then, Fran…
 
As we celebrate the 25th anniversary year of "Star Trek The Experience," we return to the roots of the attraction: from a Korean expo to a dazzling transporter effect to a proposed full-scale Enterprise in downtown Las Vegas. Hear the story from one of the show's chief architects, Gary Goddard, on this week's episode of The Trek Files! See the docu…
 
The Jan. 6 committee hearings were a highly produced public display, but they largely left out how social media was used to organize the insurrection. Cat Zakrzewski is a technology policy reporter at The Washington Post. She joins host Krys Boyd to discuss the political pitfalls the committee faced when confronting the pivotal role of social media…
 
On tonight's edition of The Other Side of Midnight: Frank starts the show off by talking about the Tyre Nichols case and then talks about the Paul Pelosi attack. After, Frank does Commendations and is joined by Simone & Malcolm Collins, the Founders of the Pronatalist Foundation, and the Collins Institute and authors of The Pragmatist’s Guide serie…
 
We're surrounded by noise. That "noise" can be actual sounds - but also other annoyances and distractions that make it hard for us to concentrate or think clearly. And it's only getting worse - we're all being bombarded with more sirens, more pings, more chatter, more information. And then there are our internal monologues. Silence is just harder t…
 
One emotion is unlike any other in that it can connect us with humans and nature alike: awe. Dacher Keltner is professor of psychology at the University of California, Berkeley and the faculty director of UC-Berkeley's Greater Good Science Center. He joins host Krys Boyd to discuss a relatively new field of research studying awe, how it can transfo…
 
On tonight's edition of The Other Side of Midnight: Frank kicks off the first hour with Ask Frank Anything. Frank does his denunciations and talks about the Tyler v. Hennepin County case, the 97% decline in illegal border crossings since Mexico started accepting migrants, and much more. Later, Dr. Dan McMillan, political expert, former Professor an…
 
https://youtu.be/AD0Er69GKoU Matt and Sean talk about the Vulcans (again), but with a nice melding of the old and the new. This is kicking off a short multi-episode story arc that dives deep into Star Trek lore. YouTube version of the podcast: https://www.youtube.com/trekintime Audio version of the podcast: https://www.trekintime.show Get in touch:…
 
Jessie Gender joins Joey Ayoub to talk Star Trek, autism, LGBTQ representation and futurisms. Jessie Gender is a known YouTuber who talks about the nuance in the nerdy, focusing on LGBTQ issues (especially the transgender community), women, nonbinary and autistic people as well as other social and political issues through geek topics. -- Book Recs:…
 
The same traits that make autism a social and neurological challenge might also lead to great discoveries. Simon Baron-Cohen is professor of developmental psychopathology and director of the Autism Research Centre at the University of Cambridge. He joins host Krys Boyd to discuss why he believes innovation comes with certain brain patterns and why …
 
Romani history and how mass murder is intertwined with a modern day pilgrimage site and the experiences of Portuguese Jewish communities are discussed by Matthew Sweet and his guests. Richard Zimler's talks about his latest book, The Incandescent Threads; Stuart Taberner reflects on the ways modern writers connect to the Holocaust; Victoria Biggs h…
 
On tonight's edition of The Other Side of Midnight: Frank kicks the show off with Scott Lobaido, patriotic artist and activist and the subject of the new documentary, “The Relentless Patriot” and Chris Martini, the Director of the new documentary, “The Relentless Patriot” to talk about Scott’s life, career and activism, and the new documentary. The…
 
“To infinity … and beyond!” “To boldly go where no man has gone before.” The wonder of space has fueled movies and television shows for decades. Margaret A. Weitekamp is chair of the space history department at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum, where she curates the Social and Cultural History of Spaceflight Collection. She joins hos…
 
On a Very Special Episode of "Home Improvement," Tim and Jill lecture their son about the dangers of marijuana after he’s caught smoking a joint. On a powerful episode of ABC’s "Sports Night," written by Aaron Sorkin, sportscaster Dan Rydell delivers a four-minute monologue on how dope killed his younger brother. On a devastating episode of CBS's "…
 
On tonight's edition of The Other Side of Midnight: Frank talks about Steve Kates, aka Dr. Sky a veteran radio and TV broadcaster and edu-tainer with expertise in astronomy and space. He’s also a podcaster for wabcradio.com about the latest in space news. After, Deacon Kevin McCormack, the new Superintendent of the Schools of the Roman Catholic Dio…
 
Nowadays Star Trek is more than just a show -- it's a global pop culture phenomenon, with measurable impacts on the real world. In part one of this special two-part series, Ben, Noel and resident Trexpert Max explore just how close Star Trek came, multiple times, to extinction. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
Reducing the use of addictive opioids is a noble goal, but people in pain still need help. Maia Szalavitz is a contributing opinion writer for The New York Times. She joins host Krys Boyd to discuss policies that keep chronic pain patients from accessing their drugs and where they turn when prescriptions aren’t an option. Her article is “Entire Bod…
 
On tonight's edition of The Other Side of Midnight: Frank begins the show discussing the metric system and why we should change it. Then he is joined by Michael Story, GJP Superforecaster, Director at the Swift Centre to talk about overcoming a fear of flying. After, some conspiracy theory talk and Frank goes to the mail. Not long after that, Frank…
 
A look back at Star Trek: The Next Generation's early development reveals a lot about how the current crop of Star Trek shows are produced. On the verge of "Star Trek: Picard" season 3, we are happy to welcome showrunner Terry Matalas to discuss creating Trek stories for a whole new generation. See the documents: facebook.com/thetrekfiles Visit the…
 
It's Bryan, Peter, Shane, Kevin, and Murd's turns to go loosy-goosy, anything goes! And by oh boy does it go. Topics include Ancestry Geek Speak; Marvel Saga; History, Index and Reference comics; a Spotify for comic books; what is to become of our collections?; geek hobbies; Kevin's review of Shin Ultraman; discussing Simonson's Thor run issues 354…
 
The U.S.-Mexico border is about much more than just heated immigration policy. Geraldo Cadava, professor of history and Latina and Latino Studies at Northwestern University, joins host Krys Boyd to discuss the many symbiotic ways the United States and Mexico work together and why misinformation is distracting from the bigger picture. His essay “The…
 
Join us as the crew discusses the ups and downs of the bisexual and pansexual representation in Star Trek, including some of the harmful stereotypes portrayed that cause real world harm. HOSTS Andi Grace Sue EDITOR Andi Send us your feedback! Email: crew@womenatwarp.com Twitter/Instagram: @womenatwarp Facebook: http://facebook.com/womenatwarp Suppo…
 
Between Mayor Daley's election to a fourth term, the Cubs hanging up a 22nd straight season losing out on the pennant, and Green Bay winning the first Super Bowl, 1967 was already kind of a mess in Chicago - but factor in unexpected chaos and mayhem and you have a disaster for the ages along the lakefront! After an intro by friend of the show Jim W…
 
On tonight's edition of The Other Side of Midnight: Frank talks about some teachers saying that math is racist and then Michael Medved, nationally syndicated radio talk show host, author, political commentator and film critic joins Frank to talk about the news of the day. After, Frank discusses these permanent bracelets that go on your wrist and Ra…
 
We can put huge amounts of physical and emotional energy into our jobs - even basing our self-worth on our achievements at work and letting ourselves be defined by what we do. So have our careers taken over too much of our lives? Simone Stolzoff (author of The Good Enough Job: Reclaiming Life from Work) argues that we should stop hunting for the "p…
 
You never forget your first... but has the general public forgotten all about Danny Boyle's debut film Shallow Grave? The guys discuss the film in which money is found, greed ensues and perhaps tragedy befalls some in the end. They talk about Boyle already finding his groove as a director, Ewan McGregor playing one of his least likeable characters,…
 
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