It's storytime with Pax! As an addendum to our Star Trek IV drilldown, in this extra helping Pax is talking about the movie novelization by Vonda McIntyre. Lots of extra plot tidbits to be had. Check it out!
The Nerd Lunch crew continues it's seemingly never-ending Star Trek Drill Downs, this time with Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home aka "The Whale One." They welcome Quinn Rollins onto the show and the four discuss how this funny movie took a long time to be funny, Spock's quirkiness and the pregnancies of Saavik and [...]
Nerd Lunch concludes our Star Trek series with a return to our series of drill downs on the movies. Next up...Star Trek III: The Search for Spock. Pax and CT welcome Rob Graham and John Vanover and they get into all sorts of nerdy discussions. How old is the Enterprise? Why are the Grissom's cushions [...]
Continuing Star Trek Month, the nerds sit down with Michael May to discuss the character Q. We discuss our first exposure to him, our thoughts on him as a plot device and what our favorite episodes are. We even talk about whether we feel Q should be brought back for the new Trek show.
Star Trek month continues with Sean Kelley from the Improvised Star Trek podcast returning to the show as Fourth Chair. This week the nerds share some of their favorite minutiae from the Star Trek canon. And while favorite Captain or alien race might seem like minutiae to some, for Nerd Lunch it means geeking out [...]
Star Trek Month begins! The Nerd Lunch crew kick off a four week long celebration of the 50th anniversary of Star Trek. They welcome William Bruce West and postulate on the future of Star Trek. What will the new series be like? Where does Star Trek need to go in order to survive another 25 [...]
CT and Jeeg welcome back Rob Graham and the podcasters do a Drill Down on oft-overlooked Star Trek series, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. They talk about the legacy of Captain Sisko, the other main characters, the Dominion War, the station itself, the Defiant, favorite episodes and of course, Garak. This one is for all [...]
The nerds are joined this time around by Michael May for a drill down on Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan. As the crown jewel of the Trek movies, you might expect this episode to be a full-on love fest. And you’d be mostly right, but listen anyway to find out exactly why Wrath [...]
This week we welcome Pax’s buddy Dr. Mike back to the fourth chair for another Star Trek movie drilldown. Somehow our serious analysis of Star Trek: The Motion Picture devolves to include Billy Zane, Chris Pine’s arm hair, giant sphincters, and talking like we’re in a wormhole. Just the sort of high critique you can [...]
Recently, we had guest Jon Cross from After Movie Diner on our show and the previous guest, Jeremy from Geek Chunks asked a particularly volatile Fourth Chair Carryover Question. This question turned into a 20 minute discussion about Star Trek, reboots, opinionated fans, "hate," and poutine. (Actually, poutine never came up surprisingly...) We decided to [...]