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Why the Trek: A Star Trek Discovery Podcast

Oct 9, 2018

First, Zach gives us a spoiler-free review of the premiere of the newest season of Doctor Who! We discussed how both Doctor Who and Discovery faced some unexpected backlash based on their choices for series leads.

And then, new Star Trek Discovery content! Unfortunately, Zach and David feel just luke-warm about the...

Aug 27, 2018

We break down the episode that officially kicks off the Dominion War story arc in Deep Space Nine. Along the way, we ask the tough questions: Are humans prejudiced against Ferengi in the 24th century? Are the Jem'hadar 'stealth lizards'? Is the Dominion the Walmart of the Star Trek Universe?

David explains why the...

Aug 27, 2018

This summer has granted us a wealth of great Star Trek news and Zach and David try to recap it all! Discovery Season 2 trailer! Star Trek Shorts! A Jean-Luc Picard TV show! More!


Check out the Disco Season 2 trailer here:


And join us next time (finally) for Deep Space...

Jun 7, 2018

You asked for it (you didn't), so we delivered (we did)! We start with Zach's unfiltered thoughts about Solo, A Star Wars Movie, then David tries his hardest to segue back to Star Trek Discovery.

Then we get into the subject of this episode: Star Trek Deep Space Nine, S1E18 Duet. David compares the Cardassian occupation...

May 10, 2018

We're back for part 2! We ask why Starfleet ships don't replicate shotguns and swords when they fight the Borg. David reenacts (poorly) the best monologue in Star Trek history. We discuss if Picard actually needed to be present to resolve the plot towards the end (think Raiders of the Lost Ark). Join us next time when...