Sarah Gould joins Oren and Mike in discussing The Prime Directive, the most sacred law of Starfleet.
Chris, Mike, and Oren discuss what a good beginning should accomplish.
How Star Trek's futuristic duplication device would alter our world.
The writers might not have thought these devices out, so we did it for them.
These protagonists plummeted well before they should've peaked.
Chris, Oren, and Mike discuss the way wildlife is portrayed in speculative fiction.
These series almost hit the mark on avoiding sexism—but still fell a little short.
The Reaper should've been more aggressive in pursuing these characters.
Chris, Mike, and Oren discuss the upsides and downsides of including non-humans in stories.
These NPCs got stuck at second fiddle when they should've been concert master.
Grace joins Oren, Mike, and Chris in discussing how artificial personalities are gendered.
Chris, Mike, and Oren praise their favorite and least favorite endings.
These protagonists needed to lay off the junk once in a while.
Chris, Mike, and Oren discuss how themes are a common part of worldbuilding.
Why some characters get on our nerves—and what you can do to avoid it.
Oren, Chris, and Mike discuss TV shows that get noticeably better or worse during their run.
The highlights from this social justice-centric storytelling convention.
How to make your remake stand on its own and stay true to its source.