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Why the Trek: A Star Trek Discovery Podcast

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...

May 10, 2018

Sorry about the audio in this one! We cover a few DIS bits of news regarding Captain Pike and Jonathan Frakes and then jump right into the movie. We pick apart the trouble with time travel and Zach shares his theory of the Dynamic Stability of Time. Later, we discuss what Star Trek may have looked like if Tom Hanks had...

Apr 2, 2018

We start off by discussing the recent news regarding the production of Star Trek Discovery season 2... and make a bold prediction for who will play the captain!

We start by poking fun at the intro music for Enterprise, which is a must since this was Zach's first episode of ENT. We also discussed why perhaps a Mirror...

Feb 25, 2018

We dive into our thoughts and feelings about Discovery Season 1 as a whole, including the point where the show almost lost us, and our favorite storylines. Zach talks about why the Spore Drive plot device needs to go soon. David talks about the value of slowing down the pace of storytelling with lower, character-driven...

Feb 12, 2018

Kudos to the writers and producers for giving us a very satisfying season finale in only 45 minutes (we didn’t think it could be done); we tried our hardest, but there just wasn’t much to nitpick. Zach compares L’rell to George Washington, right before President’s day. David gushes in his appreciation for how