October 16, 2012

EP. 74 — Star Trek

Hey Blastronauts! Our resident researcher Aaron Burrell has taken up Tig’s challenge to talk for a full hour by himself on today’s very special episode all about Star Trek! Join Aaron as he gives us some history on Gene Roddenberry, discusses the many themes of the show such as immortality, describes how Star Trek has influenced much of today’s technology, explores the arc of Deep Space Nine, and tries to use several Words of The Day along the way.

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