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 69: Styling It Out


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


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episode 68: Feeling the Fear and Doing It Anyway


Phobias in Star Trek. We look at the irrational fears faced by characters in Star Trek, as well as the terrors that plague our own lives.


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episode 67: Everyone’s a Captain!


Star Trek’s Revivals.. We look at the franchise’s periodic revivals, from The Motion Picture to Picard.


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 2019-10-11  1h30m
 
 

episode 66: Kirk + Picard = ?


Star Trek: Generations. We look at how the TNG fared in their TV-to-movie transition.


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 2019-09-26  2h2m
 
 

episode 65: REISSUE: Bigger on the Inside


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.


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 2019-09-13  1h30m
 
 

episode 65: Bigger on the Inside


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.


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 2019-09-12  1h30m
 
 

episode 64: Would I Lie To You?


The Rashomon Effect in Star Trek and Beyond. We look at the influence of the classic 1950 film Rashomon on Star Trek, in particular on TNG’s “A Matter of Perspective” and DS9’s “Rules of Engagement.”


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 2019-08-28  1h30m
 
 

episode 63: A Whole Society


Life on a nuclear submarine vs. a Federation starship. Duncan is joined by John Krikorian to discuss the parallels between life on a nuclear submarine and a Federation starship.


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 2019-08-19  45m
 
 

episode 62: Silent Running


The Hunt for Red October and Face of the Enemy. We take a look at the Cold War thriller and consider parallels between the film’s depiction of defection across the Iron Curtain and some of TNG’s Romulan storylines.


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 2019-08-11  1h22m
 
 

episode 61: Checkmate!


Deadly Games, from The Prisoner to “Move Along Home.” We look at a classic UK television series with one of DS9’s most belittled episodes and with Star Trek in general.


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 2019-07-27  1h40m