STAR TREK: VOYAGER

The Death and Life of Star Trek’s Utopian Fantasy

There’s a reason why Star Trek fans love to play dress-up, and it’s not just because we’re a bunch of nerds. Much of the appeal of Star Trek comes from the fantasy of Starfleet, the service of brave explorers around which most of the franchise’s 778 episodes and films are…

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East Coast Office Hours 13: Therapy For Janeway

We always get pretty real on East Coast Office Hours, and this week is no exception. Co-hosts Danielle and merritt k discuss all things near and dear to their Brooklyn hearts: neighbors stealing packages, sunny days, going to city parks safely. Danielle is also getting back into her beloved Star…

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To Boldly Flow: Star Trek’s Complex Relationship With Pop Music

Over the course of its 50-plus-year history, Star Trek has had a complex relationship with library music. Being set in our future, Trek can plausibly appropriate any piece of music that exists in our world to use in the context of a scene. Our history, for the most part, is…

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A Cynic’s Guide to Star Trek: Voyager

The years haven’t been terribly kind to Star Trek: Voyager, which marked its 25th anniversary this month. It’s sort of the Weezer “Green Album” to Deep Space Nine’s Pinkerton. Both shows were follow-ups to the beloved Star Trek: The Next Generation — Deep Space Nine struggled in first-run syndication while…

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