After more than a decade, Star Trek returns to television! The seventh small-screen voyage of Gene Roddenberry’s creation takes us to a time before Kirk and Spock for a mission on the edge of Federation space. The Edge, Trek.fm’s dedicated Star Trek: Discovery podcast, explores the creative and cultural history of the legendary franchise each week, and charts the development of this new adventure leading up to the launch of the CBS All Access / Netflix show. Once the ship leaves spacedock on September 24, The Edge will bring you commentary, analysis, and fun throughout the week!
Fan Response to “The Girls Who Made the Stars” and “Ephraim and Dot.” We discuss all the feedback about these installments of Short Treks we’ve received from listeners of The Edge—both positive and negative.
Ask Not. We delve into the many types of coercion used by Pike is his attempt to get Cadet Thira Sidhu to break her orders and go rogue, and ask whether it was too harsh compared with past Starfleet tests.