E PLEBNISTA: THE POLITICS OF TREK

Released Saturday, 27th June 2020
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A MESSAGE FROM THE TREKSPERTS: Please note this episode was recorded remotely via Zoom and as such the sound quality may not be up to the usual high standards of the podcast recorded in the studio. We hope the content will make up for any deficiencies in the audio. Meanwhile, we ask all our listeners to please listen to the experts, trust science, self isolate, quarantine, stay safe, stay home... and Keep on Trekkin' #LLAP

The Treksperts, MARK A. ALTMAN (Pandora, The Librarians, Agent X) and DAREN DOCHTERMAN (Star Trek: The Motion Picture - Director's Edition) bring you another episode examining the continuing relevance of STAR TREK as a source of political and social allegory as they finally go full McLAUGHLIN GROUP as they bring aboard a liberal commentator JONATHAN LARSEN (managing editor, The Young Turks, formerly producer of MSNBC's "Countdown with Keith Olbermann" and "Up With Chris Hayes") and conservative DENES HOUSE (Christian pastor, Fleet Chaplain and cousin of the Bush family) to parse the politics of STAR TREK in what will hopefully prove to be an episode that inspires much enlightened discourse about a franchise we can agree that we all love.

NEXT VOYAGE: The Treksperts are joined by JON POVILL as he discusses the STAR TREK THAT NEVER WAS, the 70's Trek revival, STAR TREK: PHASE II...

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