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Nov. 5, 2021

Book Club: The Buried Age

Positively Trek 155: Book Club: The Buried AgePicard as Indiana Jones? While billed as a Star Trek: The Next Generation novel, The Buried Age by Christopher L. Bennett is also labelled “A Novel of The Lost Era ,” continuing t...

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Nov. 2, 2021

Prodigy Review: “Lost and Found” (Series Premiere!)

Positively Trek 154: Prodigy Review: “Lost and Found” (Series Premiere!)Plus: The Center Seat Docu-series Release & Saturn Awards for Disco & Picard! It’s a big week! We have our thoughts on the new Star Trek: Prodigy series ...

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Oct. 26, 2021

Preparing for Prodigy!

Positively Trek 153: Preparing for Prodigy!Plus: Lower Decks Season 3 Details & Upcoming Changes for the Podcast After ten amazing weeks of Star Trek: Lower Decks , we get one week off before the October 28th premiere of Star...

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Oct. 22, 2021

Book Club: Moments Asunder with Special Guest Dayton Ward!

Positively Trek 152: Book Club: Moments Asunder with Special Guest Dayton Ward!“Wil Wheaton, Temporal Badass” The Temporal Apocalypse begins! For 20 years, the “novelverse” has presented us with a unique opportunity to grow t...

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Oct. 19, 2021

The Pets of Star Trek

Positively Trek 151: The Pets of Star TrekFrom Spot to Grudge, Who is Your Favorite Trek Pet? Throughout the history of Star Trek , it hasn’t just been humans and other sentient beings who have gone where no one has …

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Oct. 18, 2021

Lower Decks Review: “First First Contact” (Season 2 Finale!)

Positively Trek 150: Lower Decks Review: “First First Contact” (Season 2 Finale!)"You're lucky I'm so spiritually centered, or I'd snap!" After ten short weeks, the season finale of Star Trek: Lower Decks is here! A special m...

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Oct. 12, 2021

Discovery & Prodigy Panels from New York Comic Con

Positively Trek 149: Discovery & Prodigy Panels from New York Comic ConNew trailer, sneak peeks, and more! This week, Positively Trek hosts Bruce and Dan are taking a look at the NYCC Discovery and Prodigy panels and sharing ...

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Oct. 11, 2021

Lower Decks Review: “wej Duj” (2.09)

Positively Trek 148: Lower Decks Review: “wej Duj” (2.09)"Put it in the clay, Papa Bear, put it in the clay." Lower Decks takes a detour this week as we explore the lives of lower deckers aboard three different ships! The …

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Oct. 8, 2021

Book Club: The Autobiography of Mr. Spock

Positively Trek 147: Book Club: The Autobiography of Mr. SpockWith special guest Una McCormack! There are not many people who can be said to have influenced centuries of galactic politics and shaped the very foundations of th...

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Oct. 5, 2021

Special Guest: Discovery’s Ryn, Noah Averbach-Katz!

Positively Trek 146: Special Guest: Discovery’s Ryn, Noah Averbach-Katz!Plus New York Times’ Bestselling Author Una McCormack! Much to the surprise of one of our hosts, Noah Averbach-Katz joins Positively Trek this week to di...

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Oct. 4, 2021

Lower Decks Review: “I, Excretus” (2.08)

Positively Trek 145: Lower Decks Review: “I, Excretus”“Aw, they took everything that I was!” The crew of the Cerritos is put to the test! A visiting consultant turns the tables on the crew by putting the ensigns in charge and...

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Sept. 28, 2021

Let’s Celebrate Star Trek!

Positively Trek 144: Let’s Celebrate Star Trek!With Special Guests Ian Spelling & Ben Robinson of Hero Collector In this week’s Positively Trek , hosts Bruce and Dan are joined by Hero Collector’s Ian Spelling and Ben Robinso...

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Sept. 27, 2021

Lower Decks Review: “Where Pleasant Fountains Lie” (2.07)

Positively Trek 143: Lower Decks Review: “Where Pleasant Fountains Lie” (2.07)“Did His Kingdom Come?” Star Trek: Lower Decks continues to push the envelope with this titillating episode featuring some unexpected and welcome b...

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Sept. 21, 2021

Discovery & Prodigy at NYCC, Trek Film News, and More!

Positively Trek 142: Discovery & Prodigy at NYCC, Trek Film News, and More!Plus an Emmy Win for Discovery It’s another all-news edition of the Positively Trek flagship show with your hosts Dan and Bruce! This week, we talk ab...

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Sept. 20, 2021

Lower Decks Review: “The Spy Humongous” (2.06)

Positively Trek 141: Lower Decks Review: “The Spy Humongous” (2.06)It’s Captain Janeway! The U.S.S. Cerritos is at Pakled Planet to negotiate peace. But does anyone have a big enough helmet to be authorized to do so? In this ...

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Sept. 17, 2021

Book Club: Catalyst of Sorrows

Positively Trek 140: Book Club: Catalyst of SorrowsStar Trek: Mission Impossible! A Star Trek story featuring intrigue, spycraft, and off-the-books missions… with a centenarian Uhura as the head of Starfleet Intelligence! It’...

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Sept. 14, 2021

Star Trek Day 2021

Positively Trek 139: Star Trek Day 2021So Much Star Trek Coming Soon! A new Star Trek: Prodigy trailer! A new Star Trek: Picard trailer! A mid-season trailer for Star Trek: Lower Decks! Release dates for Star Trek: Discovery,...

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Sept. 13, 2021

Lower Decks Review: “An Embarrassment of Dooplers” (2.05)

Positively Trek 138: Lower Decks Review: “An Embarrassment of Dooplers” (2.05)"Boimler's my number one, now he has to grow a beard!" The Cerritos is threatened with an onslaught of duplicating ambassadors! Richard Kind finall...

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Sept. 7, 2021

Prodigy Revealed!

Positively Trek 137: Prodigy Revealed!Prodigy’s Opening Titles, Picard Casts a Major Villain, and More! This week, we have an all-news edition of Positively Trek ! Dan Gunther returns to the host chair along with Bruce Gibson...

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Sept. 6, 2021

Lower Decks Review: “Mugato, Gumato”

Positively Trek 136: Lower Decks Review: “Mugato, Gumato”Lower Tractor Factor Boiler and Rutherford believe that Mariner is a secret black ops agent and killing machine, especially after she attacks Shaxs during a Mugato stam...

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Sept. 3, 2021

Book Club: Rogue Elements

Positively Trek 135: Book Club: Rogue ElementsWith Special Guest John Jackson Miller! In the third episode of Star Trek: Picard , retired Admiral Jean-Luc Picard hired Cristóbal Rios, freighter captain of the La Sirena . As s...

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Aug. 31, 2021

Highlights from The 55-Year Mission

Positively Trek 134: Highlights from The 55-Year MissionProfiling Trek with John Kirkorian When was the last time we’ve gotten together with our Star Trek friends in person? Creation Entertainment’s The 55-Year Mission was he...

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Aug. 30, 2021

Lower Decks Review: “We’ll Always Have Tom Paris” (2.03)

Positively Trek 133: Lower Decks Review: “We'll Always Have Tom Paris” (2.03)What We Needed Was the Box! Dr. T’Ana sends Tendi on an urgent assignment to gather a much needed heirloom. Tendi invites Mariner to join her since ...

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Aug. 24, 2021

Star Trek’s Leadership Lessons

Positively Trek 132: Star Trek’s Leadership LessonsWhat Can Star Trek’s Greatest Captains Teach Us About Effective Management? A starship (or space station) is, first and foremost, a workplace, with the captain acting as the ...

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