Thursday, August 8, 2019

STLV 2019

Stardate 2019: As Star Trek fans beam down to Las Vegas, what news has come out of this gold pressed latinum event? Pete and Matt give a full sensor sweep to Star Trek Las Vegas 2019.

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Sunday, July 21, 2019

The Star Trek Universe at SDCC 2019

It was a whirlwind of presentations at San Diego Comic Con, where the newly named Star Trek Universe presented updates on Discovery, Lower Decks, and Picard. What was learned from Kurtzman and company? What was previewed for the 23rd, 24th, 25th, and 33rd Centuries? PhantasticGeek.com's Pete and Matt warp in for news an analysis.

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Friday, June 28, 2019

Meeting George Takei, and news on Discovery, Picard, and Short Treks

To the stars! PhantasticGeek.com's Pete and Matt recount seeing George Takei's one man show (and meeting him afterwards), then talk about the latest news for Star Trek: Picard, an Enterprise-based Short Trek, and how it all impacts Discovery.


Friday, May 3, 2019

Looking Back at Season 2

As we bring Discovery's second season into spacedock, we take a look back at the best parts of the season, wonder what could have been improved, and hear from a bunch of listeners.

We also reference Michelle Paradise talking to TrekMovie; we also talk about our Picard series podcast, now available on iTunes!

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Saturday, April 20, 2019

214 "Such Sweet Sorrow, Part 2"

The future’s not set, all that remains is to send the final two Red Angel signals. But there’s an epic battle still to unfold. And sacrifices to be made, both big and small. Matt and Pete embrace the season 2 finale, episode 214, “Such Sweet Sorrow, Part 2.”

We reference Alex Kurtzman's interview with the Hollywood Reporter, found here.

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Saturday, April 13, 2019

213 "Such Sweet Sorrow"

Time is running out and the Enterprise has come to Discovery’s aid. Both ships enlist the help of a strategic planet’s monarch to work around the threat to all sentient life, but sacrifice is always part of the plan. Matt and Pete console you about episode 213, “Such Sweet Sorrow.”

We reference TrekMovie's article on the Enterprise bridge, found here.

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Saturday, April 6, 2019

212 "Through the Valley of Shadows"

The fourth mysterious signal appears above the weighty world of Boreth and Discovery investigates. Elsewhere, Burnham and Spock go on a mission to track down a strangely-behaving Section 31 ship. Matt and Pete guide you through episode 212, “Through the Valley of Shadows.”

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Saturday, March 30, 2019

211 "Perpetual Infinity"

Eight hundred forty-one mission logs detail the complicated history of the Red Angel. Control looks to get its hands on the AI from the Sphere against a tug-of-war with Time. Matt and Pete launch into episode 211, “Perpetual Infinity.”

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Sunday, March 24, 2019

Discovery at PaleyFest 2019

With only four episodes of the season left, the Discovery cast and crew came to the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California to talk about the series. How could Pete and Matt miss out on that?

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Saturday, March 23, 2019

210 "The Red Angel"

A farewell and a hello. The heartfelt goodbye to a character taken too soon sets up the unexpected identity of a time-traveling do-gooder. Starfleet and Section 31 join forces to build a better mousetrap. Matt and Pete reveal episode 210, “The Red Angel.”

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Saturday, March 16, 2019

209 "Project Daedalus"

Suspect: Section 31. Admiral Cornwell boards Discovery to lead an assault on Starfleet’s super-secret rogue branch, but everything is not as it seems. A background member of the crew steps forward in this highly-emotional episode. Matt and Pete hang with episode 209, “Project Daedalus.”

We covered the latest casting news on the Picard series.

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Saturday, March 9, 2019

208 "If Memory Serves"

Destination: Talos IV! “Discovery” reaches all the way back into “Star Trek” lore for a mind-bending touchstone that deepens the Red Angel mystery. Culber continues to try to adjust while Tyler becomes further subject to scrutiny. Matt and Pete share their thoughts on episode 208, “If Memory Serves.”

We referenced the casting of two actors in the Picard series.

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Saturday, March 2, 2019

207 “Light and Shadows”

Burnham requests leave to go to Vulcan and track down Spock while Discovery hangs out around Kaminar investigating the Red Angel’s residual signal. Pike and Tyler get swept up in a temporal argument. The numbers are ba… backwards and we have to go back! Matt and Pete have a rollicking good time with episode 207, “Light and Shadows.”

We reference the Picard pilot's director, Hanelle Culpepper, here; and as well as an article about Jonathan Frakes directing an episode of the series as well.

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Saturday, February 23, 2019

206 "The Sound of Thunder"

The third mysterious Red Angel signal brings the Discovery to Saru’s home world of Kaminar, where the truth about the relationship between the Kelpiens and the secretive Baul is revealed. Matt and Pete keep an ear out for episode 206, “The Sound of Thunder.”

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Saturday, February 16, 2019

205 "Saints of Imperfection"

In the middle of the search for Spock there’s a side quest for Tilly. Section 31 gets all up in Discovery’s Starfleet business with the mycelial plane. Matt and Pete genuflect for episode 205, “Saints of Imperfection.”

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Saturday, February 9, 2019

204 "An Obol For Charon"

An old friend passes Capt. Pike information critical to finding Spock before an ancient sphere menaces Discovery. Saru gets more than he bargained for. Tilly and Stamets learn more about May. Matt and Pete don’t pay the ferryman for episode 204, “An Obol for Charon.”

We discuss a great article on the Mary Sue about captains' quarters over the years.

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Saturday, February 2, 2019

203 "Point of Light"

A mysterious visitor illuminates Burnham’s investigation of the seven red signals. Tilly’s new old friend is confronted. All this while hair-raising Klingon intrigue unfolds. Matt and Pete are drawn to episode 203, “Point of Light.”

We updated theories on the number of decks on Discovery, based on this Reddit post. We also hit the highlights of Alex Kurtzman speaking at the TCA press tour; all the details were covered by Deadline.

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Saturday, January 26, 2019

202 "New Eden"

A second mysterious signal has revealed itself and Discovery treks to a far-flung community. Meanwhile, Tilly’s dissection of an asteroid leads her to make a new, old friend. Matt and Pete visit episode 202, “New Eden.”

We reference Deadline's interview with Jonathan Frakes.

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Saturday, January 19, 2019

201 "Brother"

Capt. Christopher Pike takes command of the U.S.S. Discovery slingshotting the season 2 premiere into the mystery of seven red bursts spread throughout the galaxy. But the intimate mystery behind Burnham and the Enterprise’s science officer lingers. Matt and Pete bond with episode 201, “Brother.”


Thursday, January 3, 2019

Short Trek 4: "The Escape Artist"

It ain’t easy being Mudd! Our favorite intergalactic scallywag is embroiled in a snare so sinister it would even make a Betazoid blush. Matt and Pete can’t shake loose from the fourth and final Short Trek, “The Escape Artist.”

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