Episodes

Sept. 4, 2020

Book Club: Hell’s Mirror

In the infamous “Mirror Universe,” Khan Noonien Singh has been awoken. However, contrary to his Prime Universe counterpart, this Khan wishes to spread the ideals of peace and democracy across a fractured and violent galaxy. C...

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Sept. 1, 2020

Steve Shives, Actually

Positively Trek 34: Steve Shives, ActuallyPlus: Star Trek: Discovery to Air on Network Television? On this week’s Positively Trek Flagship show, Dan and Bruce are joined once again by Steve Shives, a YouTuber famous for many ...

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Aug. 31, 2020

Lower Decks Review: “Moist Vessel” (1.04)

This week, Dan and Bruce are joined by renowned YouTuber Steve Shives to discuss “Moist Vessel,” the fourth episode of Star Trek: Lower Decks! Captain Freeman attempts to manipulate Mariner into transferring off the Cerritos ...

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Aug. 25, 2020

Down the Charo Rabbit Hole!

In this week’s episode of the Flagship show of Positively Trek, Bruce and Dan run down the week’s top Star Trek stories. We wish a fond farewell to Ben Cross, who played Sarek in the 2009 Star Trek film. We …

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Aug. 24, 2020

Lower Decks Review: “Temporal Edict” (1.03)

Star Trek: Lower Decks continues with “Temporal Edict.” The captain hands down a new directive: no more buffer time! This leads to a confrontation between the Gelrakians and a Cerritos away team, and first officer Ransom and ...

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Aug. 21, 2020

Book Club: More Beautiful than Death

Captain Kirk and the crew of the Enterprise are assigned to escort Ambassador Sarek to the planet Akiron, a world rich in dilithium deposits. However, upon arrival, they discover the people of Akiron under attack by strange c...

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Aug. 18, 2020

More Short Treks?

In this week’s episode of the Flagship show of Positively Trek, Dan Gunther & Bruce Gibson discuss all the news from the Star Trek Universe, including the hiring of a new director for the Nickelodeon animated show, Star Trek:...

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Aug. 17, 2020

Lower Decks Review: “Envoys” (1.02)

The newest Star Trek animated series continues! Boimler and Mariner escort a Klingon general to diplomatic negotiations. However, when the general gets drunk and steals the shuttlecraft, Boimler’s confidence is shaken to the ...

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Aug. 11, 2020

A 1930s Gangster Star Trek Movie?

Emma Watts, the new film chief at Paramount Pictures, has decided to make the direction of the Star Trek film franchise a priority. But what will be the next Trek film? In this week’s Positively Trek, Bruce and Dan discuss …

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Aug. 10, 2020

Lower Decks Review: "Second Contact" (1.01)

These are the voyages of the starship Cerritos. Her mission: to boldly go where others have gone before! In this, the first episode of the Positively Trek Episode Review show, Bruce Gibson and Dan Gunther discuss “Second Cont...

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Aug. 7, 2020

Book Club: Strangers From the Sky

In the history of the Federation, the story of first contact between Humans and Vulcans is well-known: Earth astronauts came to the rescue of a Vulcan ship, stranded in our system’s asteroid belt. The rest is, as they say, hi...

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Aug. 4, 2020

Emmy-Worthy Star Trek

Lots going on in the Star Trek Universe this week! We have a release date for Discovery season 3. Lower Decks starts this week. Sonequa Martin-Green had a baby. There are t-shirts being released for every episode of Lower Dec...

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July 28, 2020

Star Trek Universe at SDCC 2020!

Are we going to let a little thing like a worldwide pandemic stop us from going to San Diego Comic Con? Well… yes, actually. That stuff’s pretty dangerous. But nothing is stopping the Comic Con from coming to us! In …

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July 21, 2020

Is it Canon?

In this week’s Positively Trek, Dan and Bruce are joined by veteran Star Trek authors Dayton Ward and Kevin Dilmore. We talk about the Lower Decks trailer, as well as an in-depth discussion about that dreaded C-word when it c...

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July 14, 2020

The Lower Decks Trailer is Here!

We finally have a trailer for the upcoming Star Trek: Lower Decks! Let’s talk about that. Plus, we have information about Star Trek panels at ComicCon@Home, streaming directly to YouTube on July 23rd. We also talk about a rec...

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July 7, 2020

Taking Comfort From Star Trek in the Age of COVID

It turns out that Star Trek fans are everywhere! On this week’s episode of Positively Trek , Dan and Bruce welcome Dr. Brian Goldman, an ER doctor, healthcare pundit, author, and radio host to the show. We discuss his fandom,...

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June 30, 2020

Cloudy With a Chance of Temporal Anomalies

This week on Positively Trek, Bruce and Dan are joined by KMEG’s Katie Nickolaou, Meteorologist for Siouxland News At Sunrise. The creator of the Fandom Forecasts, Katie is a huge fan of Star Trek and has had the joy of …

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June 23, 2020

Exploring Alternate Worlds with The Templin Institute

Since 2017, The Templin Institute has been exploring alternate worlds every week on their YouTube channel. These include deep dives into the universe of Star Trek, with videos detailing The Romulan Empire, the Klingon Empire,...

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June 16, 2020

“You Can’t Be Afraid of the Wind”

In this episode of Positively Trek, Bruce and Dan are joined by recent high school graduate Carly McDonald to talk about how Star Trek has influenced her life. We discuss how she became a fan, how she celebrates her fandom …

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June 9, 2020

Where is Prime Lorca?

In this episode of Positively Trek, Dan and Bruce talk about the news for the week of June 8th, including the rescheduling and relocating of the annual Star Trek Las Vegas Convention and an interview on the Empire Film Podcas...

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June 2, 2020

Ryan’s “Star Trek INtakes”

The inclusion of the gag reels on the Star Trek: TNG blu-ray releases was a welcome addition to those collections. For one Star Trek fan, watching those bloopers gave him a genius idea for a few clever re-edits of scenes …

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May 26, 2020

Crystal Allen - Enterprise's "D'Nesh"

In Star Trek: Enterprise ’s fourth season, the infamous green Orion women were re-introduced, most notably in the episode “Bound.” Crystal Allen, a familiar face on many network television shows, guest-starred as the dangerou...

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May 19, 2020

New Series! Star Trek: Strange New Worlds

It's not often that a new Star Trek series is announced, but it's happening more often these days! The long-anticipated Captain Pike series has been OFFICIALLY announced by CBS! In this episode of Positively Trek, Dan and Bru...

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May 12, 2020

Unanswered Questions: Origin of the Borg?

This week, Bruce and Dan take a look at another unanswered question from Star Trek: What is the origin of the Borg? In the news segment, we talk about online virtual conventions and discuss the Star Trek INtakes videos! Star …

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