Captain's Log: Star Trek Features Articles in Audio

Captain's Log is a collection of Star Trek features from the writers at Narrated by our crew of hosts from across the network, Captain’s Log brings to life our written word articles with topics spanning the entire Star Trek franchise including The Original Series, The Animated Series, The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine, Voyager, Enterprise, and of course the films.


28: Devils in a Red Dress: Evil Admirals of The Next Generation

Captain Jean-Luc Picard and the crew of his Enterprise faced many villains including demi-god aliens, self-aware holodeck characters, and Data’s cat, Spot. But one of the reoccurring “baddies” of The Next Generation were those fashionistas of the 24th century: Starfleet admirals. Which begs the question: Do you sell your soul once you get promoted above that fourth pip? In this Captain's Log Phillip Gilfus takes us through the history of Starfleet's belt buckle-wearing top brass and how they've made life hard for our heroes. That's right. "Badmirals" are reporting for duty.


 2013-08-03  13m