Trekabout Special 2: Trekkie Feminist

Progressive ideals bumping up against the realities of contemporary mores? Why, we must be talking feminism in Trek with Jarrah Hodge, founder of Trekkie Feminist! Star Trek has always had a… problematic relationship with feminism and with its female characters, and we talk about that tension for a solid hour. Plus! Which Uhura is better …


Trekabout Episode 74: Unnatural Selection/A Matter of Honor

So after giving us ten episodes of character work which made us despise Doctor Pulaski, TNG suddenly decides to give us “Unnatural Selection”, a quiet character episode about Pulaski’s unease with her duties. Meanwhile, in “A Matter of Honor”, Riker decides to take on some new duties. And possibly fuck a Klingon lady. Two good …