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Whom Pods Destroy is a fortnightly discussion podcast on the subject of the Star Trek franchise of TV shows and films. Our focus is on but not restricted to the original series featuring Captain Kirk, Mr. Spock, Dr. McCoy, Uhura, Sulu, Chekov and Scotty. The podcasts are likely to be around three quarters of an hour in length and the format will be loose conversations about specific episodes and general themes such as politics, philosophy, science technology, religion and anything else that ...
 
Trek to Trek - A New Podcast discussing/reviewing two eras of Star Trek Back to Back! Kirk vs Sisko. The Original Series and Deep Space Nine. Longtime Trek fans Bob Mitsch and Eric Gjerdingen review the merits and failings of both one episode at a time. TOS fan Bob watches Deep Space Nine for the first time in a decade or more and DS9 fan Eric watches the Original Series for the first time *ever*. The results should be.. fascinating.
 
Trekspeak is a Star Trek Video Podcast featuring News, Reviews and Interviews on Trek Topics many and varied. The first subject is Fan Films. How do non Hollywood studios replicate the feel of Star Trek with limited resources?. Darren Interviews film makers who explain how and why they do what they do. Included in the Video entry Yorktown : A Time to Heal is the story of a fan film that was abandoned in 1987 after two years of production. The film featured George Takei as Hikaru Sulu and has ...
 
Thesis on Joan is a podcast dedicated to amplifying voices from the LGBTQ+ community in the New York performing arts scene and examining the industry from a queer perspective! Join fanqueers and theatre professionals Holly (they/them) and Meghan (she/her) as they sit down with groundbreaking theatre folx, from Brooklyn cabaret performers to people backstage and on Broadway. For many queers, theatre has been an escape, this podcast looks to have open conversations on where we’ve come from and ...
 
The Funky Durian Podcast is a fresh and stinky take on pop culture and current issues from an Asian American, sometimes queer, but always irreverent perspective. Join co-hosts Panda X-Press and Jolly B. as they hold their noses and dive into everything rotten and indulge in the sweet creamy center of it all. And just like durian, you might not like everything about it, or you might love what's inside, but you always have to remember that it's a spiky, heavy fruit and will do serious damage f ...
 
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Let's talk to Scientists about how they decolonise their field! In this episode, we interview a biological anthropologist, Dr. Michael Rivera. We talk to Michael about the importance of representation in attracting marginalized communities into nontraditional careers that lead to creating a diverse research community, his Ph.D. research in coastal …
 
*TW: this episode features topics on experiences of racism and explicit language was used* How can we make Geology more inclusive? In this episode, we interview a geology graduate, Maryam Helmi. We talk to Maryam about navigating the British schooling system as a minority, the exclusionary practices in academia, and the euro-centricity of our geolo…
 
Join us for our season finale episode in which we get to talk to the artist who coined the name for our podcast, writer and actor Lisa Kron! We discuss Lisa’s early artist days and the “living culture” of WOW Café as well as the origins and almost European tour of the Five Lesbian Brothers. This leads us to the importance and rarity of queer spaces…
 
Let's talk to an Earth Scientist! In this episode, we interview a geologist, Dr. Kirstie Wright. We talk to Kirstie about her current postdoc on historical landslide generated tsunamis, moving between academia and industry, and her past experiences in the petroleum industry. She is also a Director of North Sea Core, which collects and transforms un…
 
How can we make science for everyone? In this episode, we interview an engineer, Dr. Michael Sulu. We talk to Mike about why he decided to stay in engineering, how to be a good mentor, and all the amazing work that the UCL Race Equality steering group is doing to transform the university. Michael Sulu is a biochemical engineer and currently a resea…
 
In our season one penultimate episode, hosts Meghan and Holly talk with Lady Dane Figueroa Edidi. As a performance artist, author, educator, advocate, choreographer, priestess, speech writer, playwright, and healer, Lady Dane takes us through her teenage years creating cabarets and if you’re a fan of WAP, recommends some nasty songs from her Bad B …
 
Kirk as captain. Among Starfleet captains, Kirk certainly had his own style. Were the long-term effects considered during the decision-making process, or were they off-the-cuff style decisions? How was the crew affected by the choices of one person in relation to the Prime Directive and other measures set in place by Starfleet? Would we make the sa…
 
The Science and Mythology of Volcanoes! In this episode, we interview a volcanologist, Dr. Ery Hughes. We talk to Ery about what makes a volcano explosive, how her Ph.D. changed with different barriers and the many different types of internships Earth Scientists are able to take part in. Throughout her Ph.D., Ery has studied Tarawera from several p…
 
Today our guest is none other than the interdimensional Aneesh Sheth! We talk to Aneesh about creating during quarantine, making Shakespeare accessible and relevant (and Bollywood infused, of course), inhabiting many roles as an artist, the magic of Fun Home (we didn’t bring it up, we swear!), trans folx in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, what we re…
 
Welcome to the first episode of What on Earth?! Podcast! In this episode, we interview an earth scientist, Dr. Sonal Khanolkar. We talk to Sonal about study Earth Sciences in India, why she is passionate about studying forams from across the world, and her experiences on a marine expedition. Sonal Khanolkar holds a Ph.D. in Micropaleontology and Bi…
 
Episode 142 Vanishing Point / The Magnificent Ferengi. We start with another adventure/comedy episode with the Ferengi on Deep Space Nine and on Enterprise we have a Hoshi Episode involving Transporter phobia which is.. ok. Vanishing Point Ratings: Bob 6, Eric 6.5. The Magnificent Ferengi Ratings: Bob 6, Eric 7. Question: What is something you have…
 
Episode 141 Star Trek Discovery Season 2. Eric and I go through all 14 episodes of Season 2 of Star Trek Discovery, discuss our views on the Red Angel Arc, our love of Pike, our disagreements on Michael Burnham, as well as our highs and lows of the season from design, to music, to story and characters. Discovery Season 2 overall Score: Bob 3, Eric …
 
Surprise! Join Holly & Meghan on this special mini episode as they talk election hopes & fears and queer culture comfort. They’ll provide a quick fix of bisexual pirates, queer sci-fi, dog talk and road trip paranoia before tomorrow’s election. Get out and vote and we’ll be back on November 11th with our regularly scheduled programming with the inc…
 
Hosts Meghan and Holly keep it in the working family this week with Holly’s co-worker, Sulu LeoNimm, a Theatre of the Oppressed NYC (TONYC) Joker and Interim Executive Director, actor, director, and parent of 2 small kids. Hear about Sulu’s very serious start in drag performance that eventually led to an Asian musical mashup drag show in the back o…
 
Our latest podcast focusses on the classic, franchise saving Star Trek film – Star Trek II: The Wrath Of Khan. This low budget classic remains a fan favourite and contains some of the most memorable scenes in all of Star Trek. Terry, Derek and Graham examine its themes and place in Star Trek lore. We also talk about its impact and legacy, not just …
 
The LAST episode of the Animated series! It's also the LAST episode of classic Trek TV that Josh will be watching for the first time, and the second entire show that we've watched together for this podcast. And it ends on a great note! The Enterprise travels into a backwards universe where stars cast shadow instead of light, everyone is growing you…
 
On our most bookish episode yet Holly and Meghan sit down with award-winning Black queer theatre maker and founder of Roots and River Productions, Azure D. Osborne-Lee! Join us as we chat Black sci-fi, sharing stories with family, being a weird kid, our queer night missed connection with Azure at their show Mirrors, the importance of paying artists…
 
100 EPISODES!!! As TG1T crosses the century mark, we're on the brink of finishing the Animated Series. To commemorate, we try out Red Shirt cologne and discuss its Carpe Diem philosophy, the Enterprise crew encounters the Mayan snake-god of Kukulkan, and we ponder how successful this series has been at balancing its children audience and the larger…
 
Episode 139 Singularity / Statistical Probabilities. We dive into a Bashir story involving quirky side characters and some of the ramifications of Bashir's genetic enhancements on DS9. On Enterprise, we get essentially a bunch of B plots with the crew's obsessive behavior cranked tot he max due to a spacial anomaly. Singularity Ratings: Bob 6, Eric…
 
Episode 138 The Communicator / Resurrection / What We Left Behind: The 2019 DS9 Documentary. We suffer through the weakest of the Mirror Universe episodes and the return of a Kira love interest on DS9 and on Enterprise we cover a basic problem that should have plagued this crew but in a very by the numbers fashion. The Communicator Ratings: Bob 5.5…
 
Episode 137 The Seventh / You Are Cordially Invited. We go through the famous wedding episode of DS9 which does exactly what it needs to and the T'Pol based story on Enterprise. The Seventh Ratings: Bob 5.5, Eric 6.5. You Are Cordially Invited Ratings: Bob 6, Eric 7. Question: Do listeners think Jadzia Dax did the right thing by apologizing at the …
 
Episode 136 Marauders / Favor the Bold / Sacrifice of Angels. We welcome guest Travis Richey again to discuss some of the pivotal Season 6 DS9 episodes. Travis, Eric and myself wax lyrical on Favor the Bold and Sacrifice of Angels and we.... are left rather meh by this weeks Enterprise. Marauders Ratings: Travis 5, Bob 5, Eric 5. Favor the Bold & S…
 
Episode 135 A Night in Sickbay / Behind the Lines. We are left cold by this week's Enterprise just as things are heating up on Deep Space Nine. A Night in Sickbay Ratings: Bob 2.5, Eric 3. Behind the Lines Ratings: Bob 7, Eric 6. Question: Do listeners absolve or disagree with Odo's actions in Behind the Lines? or... Do Listerners think Archer did …
 
Hosts Meghan and Holly receive a virtual fridge tour and so much more from polyspirited Artist Diana Oh. Learn about Diana’s doula in birthing art, how they define chosen family, and why her art is so big, sparkly, colorful, and bombastic. Diana also gives us some advice on how to find some of the joy from Infinite Love Party during quarantine and …
 
In which a dude can split his body into multiple parts! This week, we look ahead to the fast-approaching end of this animated show and what lies beyond...the movies...we decide the Arex is massively underappreciated, and...that, though our titular character doesn't make any sense, this episode was still pretty fun. At least it had a dungeon!…
 
On a “We all escaped from Ohio” special edition of Thesis on Joan- your friendly neighborhood Schmerm, Becca Blackwell, joins your favorite buckeye queers, Holly and Meghan, to talk labels, imagining Midwest queer communities, the many reasons Holly and Becca are destined to be friends, that paradox of trying to understand the gender binary (throug…
 
Earthquakes! Convertibles! Lava! Loc'd up dudes! This is the episode that has it all! Josh feels like Miles O'Brien is being wasted on the Enterprise and airs out his feelings on Riker, we absolutely fall in love with this episode's self-confessed 'coward,' and Kirk *gets* hit on for once. This episode grew on us the more we talked about it!…
 
Tune in this week with Meghan and Holly as they talk with interdisciplinary artist Ty Defoe about breaking out of binaries as a two-spirit Indigiqueer person and finding balance between safe and brave space in theatre. Ty also speaks on being “genre fluid,” building just systems to create justice on stage with projects like Broadway’s Straight Whit…
 
Join Meghan and Holly as they sit down with Tony Award winning producer extraordinaire Sally Cade Holmes as she navigates producing in the age of digital theater. We talk about our mutual love of drag kings, why strong female characters in musicals are probably queer, Holly’s go-to fourth date spot in 2014-2015, the need for queer mentors, and livi…
 
This week’s episode, Thesis on Joan hosts speak with writer C.A. Johnson. Hear about her recent production and premature closing of MCC’s All the Natalie Portmans, writing for sad queers watching movies about women who don’t want them, and our shared love of a certain teen heartthrob. C.A. also talks about the residencies and fellowships she’s done…
 
In Episode 4 get to know Thesis on Joan’s hosts, FanQueers Meghan and Holly! Hear about the inspiration for the podcast, their friendship meet cute, growing up in Ohio as budding musical theatre nerds, their (kinda) matching tattoos and what musical theatre moments probably made them queer. Places / Orgs We Shout Out! ART New York - Body Autonomy P…
 
Thesis on Joan hosts Meghan and Holly chat with Andrea Prestinario, performer, producer and the Executive Director / Co-Founder of Ring of Keys, an advocacy organization that promotes the hiring of queer women, transgender, and gender non-conforming artists working in musical theatre. Learn about Ring of Keys’ mission, the organization’s members (“…
 
Episode 134 Mine Field / Dead Stop / Sons & Daughters. We take in not 1 but 2 great Enterprise episodes that feel like good TOS throwbacks and new NX-01 uniforms. And on DS9, we get a middle of the road Alexander and Garek episode. Mine Field Ratings: Bob 9, Eric 8.5. Dead Stop Ratings: Bob 10, Eric 10. Sons & Daughters Ratings: Bob 6, Eric 6. Ques…
 
In Episode 2 Thesis on Joan’s hosts Meghan and Holly talk to writer and performer Marga Gomez just before her 13th solo show Spanking Machine heads to Dixon Place for a digital presentation July 16-25, 2020. Hear about Marga’s inspiration for Spanking Machine, the highs and lows of creating a show for the digital space (she has some notes for the 5…
 
Episode 133 Carbon Creek / Rocks and Shoals. We take in a great character development episode on the tense DeepSpace Nine and a lightweight 50's set story on Enterprise. Carbon Creek Ratings: Bob 7, Eric 8. Rocks and Shoals Ratings: Bob 9, Eric 9. Question: What if someone you new for 6 months revealed they were an extra terrestrial and how would y…
 
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