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 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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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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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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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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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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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
 
 

episode 60: Musical Chairs


Cast changes in Star Trek. We look at some of the actors who have come and gone in the course of the franchise’s continuing mission.


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 2019-07-10  51m
 
 

episode 59: A Safe Pair of Hands?


Stuart Baird and Star Trek: Nemesis. We look at the final film outing for the crew of The Next Generation and how it compares with director Stuart Baird’s two previous films: Executive Decision and U.S. Marshals.


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 2019-06-26  1h25m
 
 

episode 58: Eating Our Own Tail


Star Trek and Fan Service. We look at the good, the bad, and the downright incomprehensible episodes geared specifically towards pleasing fans.


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 2019-06-14  1h40m
 
 

episode 57: Eyes Open


Galileo and “Distant Origin.” We look at how the Star Trek: Voyager writers adapted the persecution of Galileo Galilei by the Catholic Church to tell the story of Voth scientist Forra Gegen.


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