Primitive Culture: A Star Trek History and Culture Podcast

Primitive Culture is a Trek.fm podcast dedicated to a deep examination of the connections between Star Trek and our own history and culture. In each episode, Duncan Barrett, Clara Cook, and Tony Black take you on a fascinating exploration of how our world inspires the franchise we love—and how that franchise inspires us.

http://trek.fm/primitive-culture

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episode 85: The End of History


Cold War Détente and Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country. We look at Francis Fukuyama’s seminal essay and its influence on the final film featuring the original cast.


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episode 84: The Ultimate Family Doctor


Voyager’s “Critical Care” and the current global pandemic. We discuss the parallels between this 20-year-old episode and the situation now facing healthcare systems in the US and UK.


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   1h41m
 
 

episode 83: From Nemesis to Hubris


Picard Season 1, Part II. We continue our look at historical and cultural reference points found in the first season of Star Trek: Picard.


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 2020-04-30  2h2m
 
 

episode 82: Nothing But Blue Skies


Picard Season 1, Part I. We look at historical and cultural reference points found in the first half of Star Trek: Picard’s freshman season.


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 2020-04-23  2h2m
 
 

episode 81: REISSUE 81: A History of Cut-and-Paste


Nicholas Meyer interview. To mark the recent publication of The Adventure of the Peculiar Protocols, we talk to Meyer about his work on Star Trek and his lifelong love of Sherlock Holmes.


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 2020-04-05  45m
 
 

episode 81: A History of Cut-and-Paste


Nicholas Meyer interview. To mark the recent publication of The Adventure of the Peculiar Protocols, we talk to Meyer about his work on Star Trek and his lifelong love of Sherlock Holmes.


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 2020-04-05  45m
 
 

episode 80: The Game


Star Trek and Sherlock Holmes. We consider the links between these two sprawling fictional universes and how the characters of Spock and Data share some DNA—literally or figuratively—with the great detective.


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 2020-04-03  2h0m
 
 

episode 79: Previously on Star Trek


The Legacy of The Original Series. We look at the legacy of the first 79 episodes of Star Trek and the influence they have had on the more than 50 years of voyages that have followed.


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 2020-03-18  1h45m
 
 

episode 78: Reigning in Hell


The Eugenics Wars, with Greg Cox. We are joined by the author of the trilogy of novels that follows the rise and fall of Khan Noonien Singh to discuss genetic engineering.


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 2020-03-06  1h16m
 
 

episode 77: Matters of Perspective?


Star Trek and Sexual Assault, Part 2. We look at how Star Trek has handled the issue of sexual assault on screen, in storylines spanning more than half a century.


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 2020-02-21  1h24m