The podcast in which we interview all the Asians on Star Trek. Hosted by Phil Yu.
31: Away Mission with Swapna Krishna
It's another Away Mission, in which we invite fellow Asian American fans of Star Trek to do a deep dive into an episode of their choosing. We welcome writer and journalist Swapna Krishna to discuss "Lineage" from season seven of Star Trek: Voyager. We discuss the ridiculous lack of privacy regarding pregnancy on the ship, parenting wisdom from Tuvok, and a lonely night of soulful saxophone for Harry Kim.
30: Patrick Kwok-Choon
Patrick Kwok-Choon plays tactical officer Lieutenant Commander Gen Rhys on Star Trek: Discovery. Outside of Star Trek, his credits include Open Heart, Backpackers, Shoot the Messenger, Wynonna Earp and SkyMed, among others. He talks being a part of Discovery's bridge crew, joining the tremendous legacy of Star Trek, and observing a healthy level of respect before putting his butt in the captain's chair.
29: Kathryn Lyn
Kathryn Lyn has worn several hats on Star Trek, including as a writer/producer on Star Trek: Lower Decks and Star Trek: Strange New Worlds. She also officially serves as Canon Consultant on Lower Decks, making her the go-to geek when the writers have deep-cut canon questions. She talks about her journey as a writer, her favorite episodes, and the tattoo that got her a job on Star Trek.
28: Eric Bauza
Eric Bauza played the role of "Cerritos Conn Officer" on several episodes of the animated series Star Trek: Lower Decks. Outside of Star Trek, he's a prolific voice over artist with dozens of credits, having provided voices for some of animation's most iconic characters -- including Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck and Tweety most recently on Bugs Bunny Builders. He talks about getting his breaks as a voice actor, almost getting cast as another Lower Decks character, and making merchandise from obscure Canadian kids TV shows.
27: Away Mission with Andrew Ahn
It's another edition of the Away Mission, in which we invite fellow Asian American fans of Star Trek to do a deep dive into an episode of their choosing. We welcome filmmaker Andrew Ahn to discuss "Timeless" from season five of Star Trek: Voyager. We discuss why Deanna Troi is a gay icon, how survivor's guilt can really age you, and Andrew's big ol' crush on Ensign Harry Kim.
26: Amanda Wong
Amanda Wong is a Vancouver-based background artist on the animated series Star Trek: Lower Decks. Her other credits include Carmen Sandiego, Rick and Morty, My Little Pony: The Movie and DC Super Hero Girls. She talks about becoming a Trekkie at 7 years old, her path to working in animation, and getting the specific nuances of Cardassian floor patterns just right.
One of the best Star Trek podcasts out there
This review is FAR overdue since I’ve listened to every episode and get excited every time I see a new one. Phil is a fantastic interviewer with a true love for the franchise. Hearing all the different stories and lives of people involved with Star Trek however big or small is wonderful. This is not a show to miss.
A Fantastic Perspective on the World of Star Trek
I love this podcast. The guests span the spectrum from obscure to high-profile roles, and are always interesting. Highly recommended to learn more about the world behind-the-scenes of Star Trek!
Incredible Star Trek show!!
I am a white lifelong trek fan so this show lets me see the franchise in an entirely new way that I deeply appreciate. The insights of the host and guests related to Star Trek, fandom, and Hollywood in general are both fantastically entertaining and phenomenally educational. I highly recommend this podcast to anyone who is a fan of any of the trek shows!!!