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Why the Trek: A Star Trek Discovery Podcast

Jan 31, 2018

We are not happy at all about what happened to a certain captain from the Mirror Universe! Zach points out how this episode felt almost robotic in how it moved us from Point A to Point B, but skipped over some of the most interesting bits, like the fate of the Mirror Buran. David suggests two small changes which could...


Jan 23, 2018

This is the episode where David admits he was wrong about everything about Lorca. Captain Lorca is from the Mirror Universe. Sorry. After some discussion, Zach convinces David that Voq is not gone, but merely suppressed within Ash Tyler’s mind. David tries his hardest to figure out how Prime Lorca may still be alive,...


Jan 17, 2018

The Wolf Inside, episode 11, finally lays the most obvious card on the table: Ash Tyler is Voq and he is out of control! Zach points out how poor Voq’s planning is in his assassination attempt. We discuss what a coincidence it is that Discovery is in the right place at the right time, and how time constrained the last...


Jan 9, 2018

Discovery is back! Episode 10, Despite Yourself, was a roller coaster. David gets excited by the references to the Mirror Universe episodes of Enterprise and the potential to finally see a Constitution class ship on the screen. Zach loved the episode and started buying into Lorca as a “good” Starfleet captain rather...


Jan 1, 2018

There’s just one week to go! David and Zach talk about where the show might go with the open story threads over the remaining six episodes with some absolutely awful personal theories. Is our crew of rulebreakers destined to end up in Federation prison? Are we dealing with a Michael - Ash/Voq - L’Rell love triangle...