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Women at Warp: A Roddenberry Star Trek Podcast

Aug 12, 2019

We interview Star Trek: Discovery actors Jayne Brook (Admiral Katrina Cornwell) and Rekha Sharma (Commander Ellen Landry) at Star Trek Las Vegas 2019. Contains spoilers for the end of Discovery Season 2.

HOSTS
Jarrah, Sue and Grace

EDITOR
Jarrah

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Jul 29, 2019

Representations of older women in pop culture often echo familiar stereotypes. Karen Chuplis joins us to discuss these tropes and the extent to which Star Trek is able to break free, examining characters like Pulaski, Lwaxana Troi, Cornwell and Amanda.

HOSTS
Jarrah and Grace

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Jul 15, 2019

The crew takes a look at the DS9 Season 4 two-parter “Homefront” and “Paradise Lost,” discussing themes like security, individual liberty, government overreach, fear and paranoia, and arming yourself against the threat of an “invisible enemy.”

HOSTS
Andi, Grace, Jarrah, and Sue

EDITOR
Andi

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Jul 1, 2019

This week, we talk to film and television director Hanelle M. Culpepper about her background, her directing experience, her thoughts on the popularity of science-fiction stories, and of course her work on Star Trek Discovery (and Picard - a tiny bit).  And so much more!

 

HOSTS

Jarrah and Sue

 

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Hanelle M....


Jun 17, 2019

The crew discusses the history of queercoding in Hollywood, and the more recent phenomenon of queerbaiting, then examines Star Trek for signs of each. We also share the characters that we interpret as queer and what positive representation can mean for a community or individual.

HOSTS
Grace, Andi, Jarrah, and...