Archive for January 2015

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20 years ago this month, Star Trek gained another member of the family.  Star Trek: Voyager debuted, featuring a female captain, a diverse crew, an unexplored quadrant and a holographic doctor. This week, Mike and Barry take a look back at the tale of the long, lost starship, its adventures, and its long voyage home.

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Kate Mulgrew vs. Genevieve Bujold
   Part 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6pgAFV2YxLQ
   Part 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NANUpPaiGG8

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Since TOS first aired, fans have been creating their own adventures of the USS Enterprise and its characters.  Fan fiction has kept Trek alive for years between major TV and movie series. As time and technology have progressed, fanfic has also evolved from typewritten, mimeographed stories all the way to today's professionally created audio and video productions.  Tonight, Mike and Barry welcome two of the creators of this new form of original fan productions, Tony Raymond and Dan McIntosh, executive producers of the "Star Trek: Outpost" audio drama.  Listen now to Episode 26, "Star Trek: Outpost".

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It's 2015, and even in the Star Trek universe everyone is making New Year's Resolutions.  This week Mike and Barry discuss the things they resolve to do and not to do in the new year related to Star Trek, and even toss a few suggestions to the Trek producers.  Plus news about the new movie director, USS Enterprise restoration, and a wonderful, heartwarming story about Mike's new Trek Christmas slippers.  All this and more on Episode 25, "New Year's Resolutions."

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Is there that one Trek episode that everyone seems to toss in the dustbin of history but holds a special place in your heart?  Or maybe one entry in the Trek mythos that is held in lofty esteem, yet you know it wasn't even worth a pile of used tribbles? In this episode, Mike and Barry look at their choices for the most overrated and most underrated Star Trek episodes of all time.  Let the controversy begin on Episode 24, "Best of Times, Worst of Times".

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