Episode 9: Are We in the Prime Universe, and why DSC follows Movie rules

This episode Zach and Kyle break down the chapter 1 finale of Star Trek Discovery. They are joined by Nerd Union contributor Trevor Law. Among the topics they discuss are the idea that Star Trek Discovery isn’t set in the Prime Universe after all, and the fundamental weaknesses underlying DSC’s Continue Reading

Episode 7: Dwight The Revenge and what starter Pokemon would Khan have chosen

Red Shirt Rejects is back this week with their recap and review of the latest episode of Star Trek Discovery, “Magic to Make the Sanest Man Go Mad.” Since Zach — The Wild Turkey himself — is out this week galavanting around the cosmos we have Trevor Law, a fellow Continue Reading

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

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

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

Episode 1: Star Trek Discovery Pre-Show

This is the premiere episode of Red Shirt Rejects, Nerd Union’s officially unofficial Star Trek Podcast. This week Kyle and Zach “The Wild Turkey” Nichols discuss what to expect from Star Trek Discovery, incest Klingon babies, what got them into Star Trek, and FDK. . . . Special thanks to Continue Reading