Trekabout Episode 272: Into the Forest I Go

In the “midseason finale” of Star Trek: Discovery, “Into the Forest I Go”, the USS Discovery makes a breakthrough in the Klingon-Federation war, just as Burnham and Tyler have a breakthrough in their personal lives. Also! What’s our plan for Star Trek: Discovery going forward? iTunes Google Play RSS


Trekabout Episode 271: Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum

After a couple good episodes, Star Trek: Discovery sadly backslides with “Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum”. The show remembers that it has a metaplot to deal with, so we get yet another grab-bag serialization episode that feels scattershot and broad. Plus! What’s up with the stardates? iTunes Google Play RSS


Trekabout Episode 270: Magic to Make the Sanest Man Go Mad

Have you ever felt like you were repeating the same day over and over? “Magic to Make the Sanest Man Go Mad” has got you there, as Harcourt Fenton Mudd returns with an elaborate plan to steal the USS Discovery and sell it to the Klingons. iTunes Google Play RSS


Trekabout Episode 269: Lethe

After last week, we weren’t expecting much from Star Trek: Discovery, so of course this week the show gives us “Lethe”, an amazing episode that gives us much-needed character development for both Captain Lorca and Michael Burnham. Plus! Where do we get a DISCO t-shirt? iTunes Google Play RSS


Trekabout Episode 266: Context Is for Kings

In “Context Is for Kings”, we meet the USS Discovery, Captain Lorca, Lt. Stamets, and, best of all, Cadet Sylvia Tilly. Nothing else matters. Cadet Sylvia Tilly needs to be retconned into all previous Trek series. Oh yeah, and some other stuff happened about a new way to fly on fungus spores. Wait. What, Star …