Trek Geeks

PoliTreks: Special Announcement

NEW HOME FOR POLITREKS! Join us as we announce our affiliation with the Trek Geeks Podcast Network with special guests Bill Smith & Dan Davidson!  

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Trek Geeks #156: Bride of Chaotica!

SPACEMAN FIRST CLASS Star Trek has always had some wonderfully fun episodes to break up the drama in a season, and Star Trek: Voyager is no exception! Season 5’s “Bride of Chaotica!” is a great homage to the sci-fi movie serials of the 30’s and 40’s like Buck Rogers and Flash Gordon, but this one…

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Trek Geeks #143: The Enterprise

SHIP OF DREAMS It plays a central role in four television series and numerous films.¬†We speak, of course, of the beloved Starship Enterprise and all her various incarnations! Boldly going where none have gone before, the Enterprise helped us to discover the farthest reaches of the galaxy, and in this week’s episode we’ll take a…

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Trek Geeks #134: Stump the Geek

AN EPIC BATTLE OF WILLS This week, the fan favorite “Stump the Geek” returns–and this time, it’s bigger than ever! Dan must answer TEN trivia questions using no reference other than his brain! No books, no internet, no notes, no lifeline of any kind! Plus, this time the stakes are even higher! Instead of the…

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Trek Geeks #133: The Undiscovered Country

CONSTANT AS THE NORTHERN STAR Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country debuted in 1991 and it marked the end of the adventures from the cast of the original Star Trek. A whodunit with political overtones, this movie was a great success, leaving many wondering why it was the last movie with Kirk, Spock, McCoy and…

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Trek Geeks #130: Benjamin Lafayette Sisko

THE EMISSARY Father. Starfleet Captain. The Emissary of the Prophets. Benjamin Sisko is perhaps the most complex of the Starship Captains, and this week, we’ll take a long look at why he’s one of our favorite characters in all of Star Trek! Plus, product news, an update on Five Year Mission’s YEAR 4 album, and…

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Trek Geeks #129: The Conscience of the King

THE PLAY’S THE THING 4,000 people. That’s how many were executed at the directive of Governor Kodos of the failed Tarsus IV after a fungus destroyed most of the colony’s food supply leaving 8,000 colonists to starve to death. Kodos ordered the deaths of the 4,000 so the other 4,000 colonists might live. Among those…

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Trek Geeks #127: Harry Kim Must Suffer

STILL AN ENSIGN Man, has this guy been through a lot. Ensign Harry Kim of the Starship Voyager. Operations Officer of the only Starfleet vessel in the Delta Quadrant. In seven years, he has seen a lot of things happen. The problem is, they’ve happened to him. Harry could be the most abused character in…

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Trek Geeks #126: The Motion Picture

A NEW ERA FOR STAR TREK December, 1979. Dan and Bill were both ten years old and went to see the first big screen adventure of the Starship Enterprise and her crew. It was a movie that made a lasting impression on them and, this week, they’ll talk about it on Trek Geeks! Star Trek:…

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Trek Geeks #124: Shatnermas, Part Deux

A HOLIDAY FAVORITE RETURNS Last year, we resurrected a holiday we created: Shatnermas! Back in 2009, Bill declared the first-ever Shatnermas on his Facebook page and it returns this year with a special focus! We’ve each picked our five favorite clips with William Shatner’s portrayal of Captain James T. Kirk to celebrate. There are so many…

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