Episode 6: Darmok and Jalad at the Disco

Your hosts Zach and James bring you the latest anaylsis from the sixth episode of Star Trek Disco! That’s a thing right? Say it with me D-I-S-C-O! It feels right. In addition to episode 6, “Lethe” we analysis Will Wheaton’s short story in “From a Certain Point of View” and blather Continue Reading

Even if Ash Tyler isn’t [Spoiler], he’s still guilty of something

Correction: Even though the latest episode did not disprove the theory as to Ash Tyler’s identity, his uniform which the central piece of this article centers around was a new uniform not pictured yet.  So, by now you can’t really get on a Star Trek news site, forum, or fan Continue Reading

Episode 5: The F-Bomb Heard ’round the Galaxy

This week the hosts discuss the latest episode of Star Trek Discovery, Harry Mudd, the plausibility of the spore drive, and of course, that F-Bomb moment.  https://media.blubrry.com/sotnu/p/content.blubrry.com/sotnu/Episode_5-The_F-Bomb_heard_round_the_galaxy_.mp3Podcast (redshirtrejects): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 54:42 — 50.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Play | TuneIn | RSS Continue Reading

Episode 4: “Malfoys, and Tardigrades, and Klingons, oh my!”

This week Zack and Kyle discuss the latest episode of Star Trek Discovery as well as how it stacks up to The Orville and previous Trek series. Join the conversation on facebook @redshirtrejects or on reddit at r/nerdunion. https://media.blubrry.com/sotnu/p/content.blubrry.com/sotnu/rsr4_final_edit_.mp3Podcast (redshirtrejects): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 55:09 — 50.5MB) Continue Reading

Star Trek Discovery Has a Prequel Problem

By this point in our lives we should all be familiar with the premise of a prequel. You take a movie, TV, comic, etc and go back before the story and tell another story in that same universe. It has been done to varying degrees of success and failure. The Continue Reading

Episode 3: “Is Context really for Kings?”

Zach and Kyle are joined by special guest host Eric Allan Hall! They sat down to discuss the latest episode for Star Trek Discovery, “Context is for Kings.”  https://media.blubrry.com/sotnu/p/content.blubrry.com/sotnu/rsr3_final_edit_.mp3Podcast (redshirtrejects): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:07:03 — 61.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Play | Continue Reading

Episode 2: Star Trek Discovery and why it’s all Scotty’s fault

This week we dissect the first two episode of Star Trek Discovery. We also dive into the toxicity of the Facebook Star Trek groups, in addition to CBS All Access. The moral of the story? Scotty probably shouldn’t have messed with around with time travel. . . . Special thanks Continue Reading

Star Trek Discovery Review: How to Do a Good Thing Badly

The first episode of the newest Star Trek series has finally graced the small screen. When I say the first episode, I really mean what CBS wanted you to think was two episodes (but I’ll get to that in a moment). It was an action packed 80 minutes, but like Continue Reading

In Defense of Hating Discovery’s New Klingon Look

  Okay, I’ve lived on the internet practically my whole life. I understand how exhausting nerd hate is and how terribly misplaced it can be. I can also understand the adage, “Let people enjoy things.” So, at the risk of adding to useless nerd rage, and putting my foot in Continue Reading