200: Five Years and Counting


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Reflecting on The Ready Room and Star Trek.

It’s hard to believe that it’s been five years since the first episode of The Ready Room. Born of disaster, this show has evolved into a gathering place for the hosts of the network that grew up around it. The Trek.fm network has become an important part of the daily routine for many Star Trek fans, but there was a time when there was no network. There was just this show. So as we reach another milestone—200 episodes—we take a break from our usual format to quietly mark the occasion with a good friend who has been part of The Ready Room almost since the beginning: Larry Nemecek.

But first, we start with a bit of the history behind both The Ready Room and the network …

Chapters The History of The Ready Room (00:00:00) Larry Beams In (00:26:47) Where Was the Franchise in 2011? (00:39:38) Where We Are Now (00:54:31) Star Trek’s Return to TV (01:02:25) Five Years of The Ready Room (01:18:03) The Changing Media Landscape (01:37:47) Fandom Triumphs (01:50:05) The Direction of the New Series (02:00:59) Final Thoughts (02:16:22)

Host C Bryan Jones

Guest Larry Nemecek

Production C Bryan Jones (Editor and Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Norman C. Lao (Executive Producer) Charlynn Schmiedt (Executive Producer) Renee Roberts (Associate Producer) Zachary Fruhling (Associate Producer) Sam Piassick (Associate Producer) Richard Marquez (Production Manager) Will Nguyen (Content Manager)

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