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.
Looking back on 25 years of Star Trek: Voyager. We reflect on the promise of the concept that gave birth to the series, the reality of what we got on screen, and reassess Voyager’s strengths and weakness a quarter-century later.
Star Trek: The Motion Picture on the big screen. In this roundtable, we consider how our opinions of the film have shifted over the years, what we look for in Star Trek at the cinema, and how The Motion Picture fits into broader Trek canon.
Fan encounters in Star Trek and beyond. We consider how our heroes’ own fanboy and fangirl moments offer a glimpse into their personalities and how our expectations of the actors we encounter at conventions are colored by the characters they portray on
Star Trek and Dr. Who, with Una McCormack. The author of tie-in fiction of both these long-running franchises joins us to look at the parallels between the two and why they have survived for more than half a century.