43 episodes

Whether it’s tagging along with Michael Burnham on her adventures aboard the Discovery or joining Jean-Luc Picard as he returns to the digital airwaves, Feminist Frequency’s Star Trek Podcast is here to dig deeper into every moment of modern Star Trek with you and have fun doing it. From deep analysis of storylines and themes to consideration of hairstyles and the handling of alien cultures, we cover it all, and we regularly beam aboard some insightful special guests to help us (and you) get the most out of everything happening on those future stardates. Subscribe now so you don’t miss a moment.

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    • 4.4 • 47 Ratings

Whether it’s tagging along with Michael Burnham on her adventures aboard the Discovery or joining Jean-Luc Picard as he returns to the digital airwaves, Feminist Frequency’s Star Trek Podcast is here to dig deeper into every moment of modern Star Trek with you and have fun doing it. From deep analysis of storylines and themes to consideration of hairstyles and the handling of alien cultures, we cover it all, and we regularly beam aboard some insightful special guests to help us (and you) get the most out of everything happening on those future stardates. Subscribe now so you don’t miss a moment.

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    Star Trek Discovery | Season 3, Episodes 12 & 13: “There is a Tide” & “That Hope is You, Part 2”

    Star Trek Discovery | Season 3, Episodes 12 & 13: “There is a Tide” & “That Hope is You, Part 2”

    We’ve had amazing guests all season long, but much like Kirk and Spock, there’s really nothing like Anita and Ebony together. Back on the bridge for the final podcast of the season, Ebony is here with her thoughts and feelings on the conclusion of season 3 of Star Trek Discovery, season 4 predictions, as well as what we’ve all been waiting for: The Hair Report.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Star Trek Discovery | Season 3, Episodes 10 & 11: “Terra Firma, Part 2” & “Su’Kal”

    Star Trek Discovery | Season 3, Episodes 10 & 11: “Terra Firma, Part 2” & “Su’Kal”

    As season 3 of Star Trek Discovery heads towards its conclusion, and the mystery of The Burn is revealed, Anita welcomes returning guest YouTuber Steve Shives, as well award-winning science fiction and nonfiction writer, journalist and podcaster Annalee Newitz, here to discuss episodes 10 and 11. Listen in as our guests weigh in on the season as a whole, share some theories which would be devastating if true, and remind Anita why she started a Star Trek podcast in the first place.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Star Trek Discovery | Season 3, Episodes 8 & 9: “The Sanctuary” & “Terra Firma, Part 1”

    Star Trek Discovery | Season 3, Episodes 8 & 9: “The Sanctuary” & “Terra Firma, Part 1”

    Today on Feminist Frequency’s Star Trek podcast host Anita is joined by some very exciting guests. This episode sees the return of clinical psychologist Ali Mattu whose insights we’re always eager to hear. New to the podcast is Bobak Ferdowsi, a fault protection engineer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory with a very impressive Star Trek resume. Listen in as we offer our reactions, insights and headcanons on episodes 8 and 9 of the third season of Discovery, all while our guests fill in the gaps with those good good science facts and observations.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Star Trek Discovery | Season 3, Episodes 6 & 7: “Scavengers” & “Unification III”

    Star Trek Discovery | Season 3, Episodes 6 & 7: “Scavengers” & “Unification III”

    Today on the podcast we’re halting the turbolift for special guests Charlie Jane Anders and Trace Dominguez to discuss episodes 6 and 7 of season 3 of Star Trek Discovery. Tune in as we give our (mixed) reactions to this pair of episodes, including head cannon plot-hole repair, lore references going all the way back to the original series, and why everything is better with a cat.

    • 1 hr
    Star Trek Discovery | Season 3, Episodes 4 & 5: “Forget Me Not” & “Die Trying”

    Star Trek Discovery | Season 3, Episodes 4 & 5: “Forget Me Not” & “Die Trying”

    For today’s foray into the latest episodes of season 3 of Discovery, Anita is joined by Steve Shives and Laura Hudson. Both have previously been guests on Feminist Frequency’s Star Trek Podcast, and we’re excited to have them here to discuss episodes 4 and 5: “Forget Me Not” and “Die Trying”. Join us as we take a look at an interesting set of episodes, including the first trans character on Star Trek ever, as we continue to weigh in on whether what seems to be a promising season will ultimately deliver.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Star Trek Discovery | Season 3, Episodes 2 & 3: “Far From Home” & “People of Earth”

    Star Trek Discovery | Season 3, Episodes 2 & 3: “Far From Home” & “People of Earth”

    Season 3 of Discovery is getting goooooood, and joining Anita to discuss all the ways we enjoyed episodes 2 & 3 are special guests and Women Who Warp: Jarrah Hodge and Sarah Gulde. Join us we share our thoughts on characters old and new, make some season predictions, and even experience the catharsis of a good cry. If you’re here for The Hair Report make sure to listen until the end of the podcast where Ebony makes a brief appearance to share her…ah…thoughts.

    • 40 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
47 Ratings

47 Ratings

WryRy ,

Sassy Black Women Bring It

I’ve been listening to this podcast since about halfway through season 2 of Discovery and i have to say that listening to two sassy black women review star trek is the point of view that I didn’t know i needed. But now i do. As a bald white man, the “Hair Report” kind of confused me at first, but now i find myself watching all kinds of tv and “T’sking” about ethnic hair choices.

Anne_Nonymous1 ,

Best STD recap podcast there is

Best STD recap podcast there is. I love their perspective.

KaytieKate ,

Needed a new discovery pod in my life - found a great one!

I love the dynamic between the hosts and their guests. Their variance of opinion keeps the show very interesting and makes you think about Discovery eps in new ways.

Also - I haven’t watched much (any really) of TOS but in a recent episode Ebony mentioned the intense scene of the Enterprise blowing up and I just had to check it out. Safe to say, I’ll definitely be looking into more older Trek now!

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