Mar 24, 2015

Trekcast Episode 123: I like Kira a lot.

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This week we answer some long overdue email and ask, "who's the most underrated character in Star Trek" and "who'd win in a fight between the Defiant and Voyager.
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Mar 15, 2015

Trekcast Episode 122: What if pt2 and what to plan for a Star Trek convention

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David and Darren start this weeks episode with a Star Trek Convention primer; a must listen if you are planning a trip to a Star Trek Convention. Later we get back to our favorite topic, "Star Trek: What If".
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Mar 10, 2015

Trekcast Episode 121: What if again.

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This week we take on one of our favorite topics:"Star Trek What If". 
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Mar 5, 2015

Trekcast Episode 120: Lived Long and Prospered

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David Ivy and Darren Benjamin pay tribute to the late Leonard Nimoy

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Feb 26, 2015

Trekcast Episode 119: Data’s Due

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This week David Ivy and Darren Benjamin follow up on the Star Trek Spin Offs and then discuss The Next Generations most lovable android, Data.
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Feb 17, 2015

Trekcast Episode 118: Star Trek Spin Off

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We asked our listeners to come up with Star Trek spin off and you guys didn't disappoint! David Ivy and Darren Benjamin might need to spend a few weeks on this topic.

 

Remember, you can catch Trekcast LIVE every week on Alph Geek Radio at 7:00pm PST.


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Feb 8, 2015

Trekcast Episode 117: It’s alive!

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Whoa, Trekcast is back and live. Darren and David geek out as usual and star a whole new era of Trekcast,
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Jan 15, 2015

Trekcast Episode 116: Inner Light… Kind of.

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Back for 2015! David Ivy and Vernon Wilmer try to discuss Star Trek The Next Generation: The Inner Light. As always it's hard to stay on topic and we end up discussing Star Wars, Galaxy Quest, 2010, space Balls and The Inner Light.
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Sep 3, 2014

Trekcast Episode 115: The land before time.

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This week Darren gets every episode name wrong yet still knows what the dudes are called in Savage Curtain.
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Jul 29, 2014

Trekcast Episode 114: Odo, Nikolai, Wheaton and Pumas!

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This week David Ivy and Darren Benjamin take another tour down the nerd worm hole and go completely off topic and just talk about Star Trek. We did find out there might be an episode that Darren hasn't seen and David had lunch with Worfs Brother.
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Jul 8, 2014

Trekcast Episode 113: War is not the answer. Or is it?

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David hangs with Shatner, Darren forgets an episode and the Trekcast team discusses what would make Star Trek appeal to kids and mass market merchandise. Is it "war"?
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Jun 9, 2014

Trekcast Episode 112: The Best of Both Worlds pt.2

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Darren and David complete their in-depth look at one of the most acclaimed episodes on Star Trek :The Next Generation, The Best of Both Worlds. We break it down scene by thrilling scene. again!

We are also joined by Dan Thale: creator of a new Star Trek fan project Star Trek Futures.
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May 28, 2014

Trekcast Episode 111: The Best of Both Worlds pt.1

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Darren returns from the Nexus to join David on an in-depth look at one of the most acclaimed episodes on Star Trek :The Next Generation, The Best of Both Worlds. We break it down scene by thrilling scene.

We also get a call in from our old friend Larry Nemecek and Teras Cassidy to discuss their new venture Geek Nation Tours
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May 16, 2014

Trekcast Episode 110: The Music of Star Trek

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This week David and Vernon take on the most comprehensive discussion of Star Trek music ever attempted by mortals. The soundtrack to Start Trek is amazing, beautiful and we discover that it's also very diverse. From Alexander Courage to Jerry Goldsmith, we listen to it all and marvel at Star Trek's audio history.
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May 8, 2014

Trekcast Episode 109: Not so special effects

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This week Vernon joins David to discuss Visual Effects throughout the years in Star Trek and how Computer Graphics (CG) have influenced story telling. Is it a good thing or a bad thing? I thing we decided that this new overly digital form of film making has hurt overall story telling, but it's really up to you to decide.
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Feb 18, 2014

Trekcast Episode 108: Star Trek: Into Discussion

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Man, we are divided on this issue? Do you like Star Trek: Into Darkness? Darren Benjamin likes it and David Ivy doesn't like it and that seems to represent the Star Trek community as a whole.

We also start a new segment we call "what Star Trek got wrong". Where we discuss the predictiobs of the futre that didn't quite happen the way Trek thought they would.
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Jan 29, 2014

Trekcast Episode 107: Who’s weirder, Dax or Odo?

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Whoa, did we nerd out this week? No topic planned, no show notes, nothing. Darren Benjamin and David Ivy just turned on the microphones and let the geek fly! From Trills to Changelings, from Grays to little known Star Trek characters. This is why we listen to Trekcast... Just nerds talking Star Trek! ...and if you aren't careful, ya just might learn something. ...but probably not.
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Jan 20, 2014

Trekcast Episode 106: Before Star Trek, there was nothing.

trek_monkThis week we delve into the Star Trek fandom and nerdom. Did Star Trek write the book on this level of fandom and why can we so passionate about Trek? We are pleased to be joined by Star Trek author, actor, editor, archivist, consultant, interviewer, producer and good friend, Larry Nemecek. There aren't many people that know this much about our beloved Star Trek so it's a treat to be able to sit down and pick Larry's unusually keen, Spcok sized brain.

Los Angeles to Las Vegas Trektour: geeknationtours.com

 

Here are some places to keep up with Larry.
  • Trekland: The news, views and guest vidchat blog of Larry Nemecek www.treklandblog.com
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    Jan 8, 2014

    Trekcast Episode 105: Star Trek Reality show?

    What is the next, next generation of Star Trek going to be? A gig, deep, Game of Thrones style show with violence and thirty characters that is hard to follow, a kids show with a talking prairie dog or a reality show about a bunch of fans making a fan film? Should Star Trek take a break and be pulled for a few years? All of these ideas sound pretty frightening, but as Trek fans we are going to have to take the risk at some point.
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    Dec 5, 2013

    Trekcast Episode 104: What happens to the crew? Pt.2

    Part two in our "what happened to the characters" after the shows. This episode we cover Deep Space Nine, Voyager and Enterprise. David steps in Star Trek poop by suggesting that Star Trek might have improved AFTER Gene Roddenberry's involvement... GASP! We also discuss Indians, T-shirts and Amazon drones.
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    Nov 26, 2013

    Trekcast Episode 103: What happens to the crew? Pt.1

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    What happens to our heroes after the show stops airing? Does Riker become a baker? Does Spock become a door to door salesmen? We ask the important questions in this weeks episode of Trekcast! Also this week we learn that David saw a Star Trek The Next Generation episode he had NEVER seen before and Darren has a Deep Space Nine episode he has never seen!?
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    Nov 13, 2013

    Trekcast Episode 102: The Klingon Episodes!

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    We review all the Klingon episodes! Well at least the ones we remembered.

    ENTERPRISE:
  • Broken Bow
  • Affliction
  • Divergence
  • TOS:
  • Errand of Mercy
  • The Trouble with Tribbles
  • Day of the Dove
  • TNG:
  • A Matter Of Honor
  • Sins of the Father
  • Redemption Redemption II (Klingon Civil War)
  • Birthright, Part I Part II (Worf with capured Klingons)
  • Firstborn (Alexander from the future)
  • DS9:
  • Blood Oath (Dax kills an albino)
  • The House of Quark
  • The Way of the Warrior
  • The Sword of Kahless
  • Sons of Mogh (Kurn comes to DS9)
  • Apocalypse Rising (The crew thinks Garon is a changeling)
  • Looking for par'Mach in All the Wrong Places (Quark fights for Grilka)
  • Soldiers of the Empire (Martok pusses out, Work Kicks his ass)
  • Once More Unto the Breach (Kors last stand)
  • You Are Cordially Invited
  • VOY:
  • Barge of the Dead
  • Lineage (Torres discovers that she is pregnant)
  • Prophecy (B'Elanna Torres's child is their savior)
  • MOVIES:
  • Star Trek III: The Search for Spock
  • Star Trek V: The Final Frontier
  • Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country
  • Star Trek Generations
  • Star Trek Into Darkness
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    Nov 11, 2013

    Trekcast Supplemental Episode 33: How did you become a Trekkie?

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    Darren, Jeef and Paul learn about each other and their own bodies in this very special, coming of age episode of Trekcast. I just through up a little writing that sentence. We do in fact learn how our heroes became Trekkies and follow their path to the great nerds you see before you today. We also ask the the important questions like: Have you accepted James T. Kirk as your captain and admiral? 
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    Nov 6, 2013

    Trekcast Episode 101: The Women of Star Trek!

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    Hot or not? Returning guest host Vernon Wilmer and David (Tommy) Ivy rate all the women of Star Trek throughout the years. Don't fear, we also delve deeply into their collective contributions to the show and society... This aint just a beauty contest.

    We used this piece of are by Erik A. Evenson that we brought to our attention on our Facebook page.
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    Sep 30, 2013

    Trekcast Episode 100: A Long Strange Trip!

    Anki-Spock-shirtless5 Years and 100 episodes. We've decided to read some email and answer the big Star Trek questions. What kind of series should come next, should there be one, is there a place for spirituality and mush more. Lets start on the next 100 episodes!

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