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Join us weekly as we talk sh*p with guests from across the Star Trek universe who have contributed to the design, creation, and production of its ships. Red alert: Maximum punnage intended.

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Join us weekly as we talk sh*p with guests from across the Star Trek universe who have contributed to the design, creation, and production of its ships. Red alert: Maximum punnage intended.

    [Ship-Talking | Podcast] Episode 6: Mike McMahan and Sean Tourangeau

    [Ship-Talking | Podcast] Episode 6: Mike McMahan and Sean Tourangeau

    Content warning: This week's guest chat includes adult language in the form of several (Enterprise-)F-bombs. Listener discretion is advised. This week, Brandon and Robbie were joined by two of Trek’s hottest names at the moment - Star Trek: Lower Decks Creator Mike McMahan and Designer of the USS Titan Sean Tourangeau. This was the first time the two gents met each other, and the discussion included the Titan's on-screen debut, designing the Cerritos, creating the Luna-class, and ship design with crew diversity in mind. The expanded, full chat with Mike and Sean is exclusively available to patrons at or above the Enterprise-C tier on Patreon. Submissions for this week's Community Q were also shared before announcing the new one, and this week's All Hands on Deck Drill sent the community to the Holodeck for some joyriding around the galaxy. Hailing frequencies are always open at www.shiptalkingpod.com or email hello@shiptalkingpod.com.

    • 27 min
    [Ship-Talking | Podcast] Episode 5: Robert Duncan McNeill

    [Ship-Talking | Podcast] Episode 5: Robert Duncan McNeill

    Star Trek: Voyager Actor and Trek-franchise Director Robert Duncan McNeill joined Brandon and Robbie in Ten Forward this week to talk sh*p. He gave them a full rundown on the training he participated in to prep for "piloting" Voyager and shared thoughts on starship conn interface evolution & interactions. The gents also spoke about the feat of landing Voyager and the creation of the Delta Flyer. The expanded, full chat with Robert is exclusively available to patrons at or above the Enterprise-C tier on Patreon. Your answers to this week's Community Q are discussed, a new one is announced, and this week's All Hands on Deck Drill sees the community refitting Starfleet ships with Dominion technology. Hailing frequencies are always open at www.shiptalkingpod.com or email hello@shiptalkingpod.com.

    • 25 min
    [Ship-Talking | Podcast] Episode 4: Dr Margaret Weitekamp

    [Ship-Talking | Podcast] Episode 4: Dr Margaret Weitekamp

    We pay a visit to Astrometrics to talk with Dr Margaret Weitekamp, the Curator and Department Chair from the Smithsonian who oversaw the restoration of the original Enterprise's studio model. We chat about the Enterprise as a character, the model itself & its restoration, and the Phoenix becoming an exhibit in the museum in the 24th century. The expanded, full chat with Margaret is exclusively available to patrons at or above the Enterprise-C tier on Patreon. We also discuss your answers to this week's Community Q, share a new question, and review the rescue mission you all went on in this week's All Hands on Deck Drill. Hailing frequencies are always open at www.shiptalkingpod.com or email hello@shiptalkingpod.com.

    • 25 min
    [Ship-Talking | Podcast] Episode 3: Doug Drexler and Nick Duguid

    [Ship-Talking | Podcast] Episode 3: Doug Drexler and Nick Duguid

    Trek-franchise legend Doug Drexler and Star Trek Online's Senior Environment Artist Nick Duguid join Brandon and Robbie in Quark's for a bit of sh*p talking. Discussions include the origin of the NX-01, the Enterprise-J, DS9's Promenade, and the potential impetus behind why Jem'Hadar ships don't have seats. The expanded, full chat with Doug and Nick is exclusively available to patrons at or above the Enterprise-C tier on Patreon. Also, your answers to this week's Community Q are discussed, a new question is shared, and this week's All Hands on Deck Drill sees the community take command of the Borg Collective's fleet of ships. Hailing frequencies are always open at www.shiptalkingpod.com or email hello@shiptalkingpod.com.

    • 23 min
    [Ship-Talking | Podcast] Episode 2: Dr Erin Macdonald

    [Ship-Talking | Podcast] Episode 2: Dr Erin Macdonald

    This week's episode features Astrophysicist and Science Consultant for the Star Trek Universe Dr Erin Macdonald. She joins Brandon and Robbie in Ten Forward for a discussion on the real-life physics behind warp speed, the science of ship-to-ship combat and shielding, and why some ships have holes in their hulls. The expanded, full chat with Erin is exclusively available to patrons at or above the Enterprise-C tier on Patreon. Also, your Community Q submissions are shared, this week's question is announced, and the latest All Hands on Deck Drill has two fan-favorite ships go head-to-head. Don't forget, hailing frequencies are always open at www.shiptalkingpod.com or email hello@shiptalkingpod.com.

    • 20 min
    [Ship-Talking | Podcast] Episode 1: Rick Sternbach and Thomas Marrone

    [Ship-Talking | Podcast] Episode 1: Rick Sternbach and Thomas Marrone

    The pod's official premiere episode features Rick Sternbach and Thomas Marrone joining Brandon and Robbie for a chat in Ten Forward -- Voyager's original design, evolution, and its Aeroshuttle are featured topics, in addition to a discussion on the origin of the Prometheus and thoughts on four-nacelled ships. The expanded, full chat with Rick and Thomas is exclusively available to patrons at or above the Enterprise-C tier on Patreon. Your Community Q submissions are also discussed, a new question is given, and this week's All Hands on Deck Drill training plans the community sent in are reviewed. Don't forget, hailing frequencies are always open at www.shiptalkingpod.com or email hello@shiptalkingpod.com.

    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

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7 Ratings

7 Ratings

Wes Tuite ,

This podcast is the the SH*P! :)

Great podcast. Looking forward to more episodes

marcia4830 ,

Loved it!

A must for any Star Trek fan!

Brianewan ,

Great title - Great concept

Love the show title and concept 👍 lovely introduction - looking forward to first full episodes!

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