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Saturday, April 16, 2016

Show #220 - April 16

Episode 220 on MP3

Our interview with Marc Okrand!

We talk about linguistics, captioning, court reporting, Klingon, making movies, opera, Axanar, and so much more!

APOLOGIES FOR THE OCCASIONAL HEAVY BREATHING! We have a funky mic set-up for Skype interviews. Lene should probably fix that.

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Sunday, March 27, 2016

Show #219: SVCC Report - Part 2

Episode 219 on MP3

Our report on Day 2 of Silicon Valley Comic-Con!

Let's Go to Mars
Nichelle Nichols' panel
We watched 2 bad Bill shows:
- Gunsmoke, "Quaker Girl" (1966)
- Dick Powell Theatre, "Colossus"(1963)
- Tattletales (game show) (1974)
And then we watched Balance of Terror to make ourselves feel better!

And we got a visit from the Jonkiverse!!
And then Lene got birthday presents!!! (Banned Books socks!! Nancy Drew tote!!)

Pre-Khan "KHAAAAAAN!!!" 

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Thursday, March 24, 2016

Show #218: SVCC Report - Part 1

Episode 218 on MP3

Special Silicon Valley Comic Con Report!

Part 1: On our first day at the con, we report on Bill's appearance. Short version: it was good!

Parts 2 and 3 to follow!


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Wednesday, March 09, 2016

Show #217 - March 4

Episode 217 on MP3

Silicon Valley Comic Con! Coming up soon!

Nicholas Meyer and Rod Roddenberry join the new Trek series!
We discuss a wish list for the new series
Literary Festival 2016: To Boldly Go: What Star Trek tells us about the world
Bill kills it on Meredith Viera
Trek/Hamilton crossover!
Trek Talks

Listeners: When have you seen Shatner-influenced acting? Especially women who might be Shacting!

This is the image they chose for the "Guests" section of the SVCC website. Because of course.

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Sunday, February 21, 2016

Show #216 - Feb. 14

Episode 216 on MP3

We are going to Silicon Valley Comic Con!
Reviews of Bill's book about Leonard here and here
And a good 2-part interview: Part 1 and Part 2
Star Trek: The Ultimate Voyage - film clips and live music!
A long but fun audio interview with Bill at the Hollywood Reporter
Bryan Fuller is the show runner for new Trek
Galaxy Quest fan theory - Did it become a reality show?
Lots and lots and lots of SF/Fantasy in TV and movie development
But what about the Magicians? What do you think?
Competence Porn and why Kirk is actually very competent
Amazing Romance novels, and more about Chuck Tingle

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Saturday, January 23, 2016

Show #215 - Jan 23

Episode 215 on MP3


JK got a blessed Kirk candle and the Star Trek: Costumes book
Lene got a Star Trek puzzle!

Lene met Marc Okrand! He's gonna be on the show!
And he's producing a movie about Constructed Languages - Conlanging the film
A bit more about Axanar - you'll have to look at the cached version of the post
Bill's book about Leonard
Bill on My Little Pony?
Lene reviews Star Trek: New Visions, "Cry Vengeance", in which Spock says BRUSK
10 Things That Star Trek Got Right

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