Star Trek: The Pod Directive

Join Tawny Newsome (Star Trek: Lower Decks) and Paul F. Tompkins (BoJack Horseman, Comedy Bang Bang) in a wide-ranging and often hilarious take on the Star Trek universe. With unparalleled access to Star Trek luminaries, celebrity superfans, and behind-the-scenes creative professionals, The Pod Directive takes a smart, witty and thoughtful look at all things Trek – both old and new. Offering a high-level discussion of the themes, ideas and characters that resonate across the history of the franchise’s storied universe, episodes will also explore the brand’s 50-plus year legacy and influence.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 58m. Bisher sind 26 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 1 day 5 minutes

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episode 14: Happy Summer Vacation! (Season Finale)


It’s the last pod of the season, and Tawny and Paul are sitting down with producer and StarTrek.com Managing Editor Kendra James. Together, they’re recapping season 2 of The Pod Directive, talking shop, Star Trek News, and more before leaving listeners with a few Trek-centric recommendations to tide us all over until season 3. See you in a few months, everyone! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


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 2021-06-28  48m
 
 

episode 13: Lower Decks! Lower Decks! Lower Decks! (With Jack Quaid)


Tawny Newsome (Beckett Mariner, Star Trek: Lower Decks) and Paul F. Tompkins (Dr. Migleemo, Star Trek: Lower Decks) are joined by Jack Quaid (Brad Boimler, Star Trek: Lower Decks) for a… well, you can probably guess what we’re talking this week...


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 2021-06-21  1h5m
 
 

episode 12: Alex Kurtzman is Building the Star Trek Universe


This week, Tawny and Paul sit down with the architect behind the modern Star Trek Universe, Alex Kurtzman. In an hour-long conversation, the three discuss what it takes to build a franchise, the amazingly talented people in front of and behind the camera who make the shows come to life, and why in 2021 Star Trek is now more important than ever when it comes to understanding the world we live in. It’s an episode fans won’t want to miss! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone...


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 2021-06-14  39m
 
 

episode 11: TV Book Club With Emily VanDerWerff


Vox TV Critic Emily VanDerWerff drops by the pod to talk about what it’s been like rewatching Star Trek: Deep Space Nine for the first time, not only as an adult, but during a global pandemic with her newly minted TV ‘book club...


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 2021-06-07  1h17m
 
 

episode 10: Star Trek Nostalgia with Justin Simien


Director Justin Simien (Dear White People, Bad Hair, and the upcoming Lando Calrissian series for Disney+) joins Tawny and Paul this week to talk all things Trek and nostalgia. From stories of Simien’s childhood in the American South watching The Next Generation on an antenna TV, to learning all the, er, creative ways he figured out to make his own amateur sci-fi adventure, and the beauty of TNG’s series finale, this episode is one you won’t want to miss. Learn more about your ad choices...


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 2021-05-31  1h2m
 
 

episode 9: Creating Utopia With Talia Lavin


Talia Lavin spent months immersing herself in the internet’s darkest corners, becoming an expert on how white supremacists organize online and what that means for the rest of us. After publishing Culture Warlords: My Journey into the Dark Web of White Supremacy, she went for a palate cleanser and started watching Star Trek for the very first time...


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 2021-05-24  1h5m
 
 

episode 8: Star Trek Science and Lizard Babies with Erin Macdonald


Dr. Erin Macdonald is living any Star Trek fan’s dream, going from working on her doctorate in astrophysics while watching Star Trek: Voyager in the background to serving as a science consultant for the whole franchise. This week, the doctor joins Paul and Tawny to talk Iggy Pop, “Threshold,” Trek Tech, and everything in between. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


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 2021-05-17  1h14m
 
 

episode 7: Newcomers Come to Star Trek


The hosts of Newcomers, Lauren Lapkus and Nicole Byer, have turned their fandom curiosities to Star Trek in this podcast crossover...


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 2021-05-10  1h0m
 
 

episode 6: Tawny Newsome’s Moms


We’re celebrating Mother’s Day with Tawny’s moms: Her TV mom, Dawnn Lewis (Captain Freeman, Star Trek: Lower Decks), and her real life mom, Stephanie! We’re talking all things Lower Decks, Enterprise, and Tawny Newsome (much to her dismay and Paul’s delight) on this week’s episode of Star Trek: The Pod Directive! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


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 2021-05-03  1h13m
 
 

episode 5: Phil Yu's Talking to All the Asians on Star Trek


Phil Yu has set out on his own five year mission. In 2020, the Star Trek fan -- who blogs under the name Angry Asian Man -- started his own podcast All the Asians on Star Trek where he, as the title says, plans to interview every Asian actor who has appeared on Star Trek...


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 2021-04-26  1h2m
 
 
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