2021 marks the centennial birthday of legendary writer and Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry - and interestingly enough - this television icon who passed away over 30 years ago still has an enormous amount to say! Listen now as various celebrities and notables along with hosts Trent Vanegas and Rachel True digest and discuss quotes from Gene Roddenberry.
#034 The Worst Possible Thing
Talking about the Gene Roddenberry quote "The worst possible thing that can happen to us is for everyone to look, and talk, and act, and think alike." Read by Peyton List.
#033 A New Gutenberg Press
Talking about the Gene Roddenberry quote "We live in an age of a new Gutenberg press, which is going to bind us together and change communications beyond what we ever thought possible." Read by Mark Moses.
#032 A Great Optimism
Talking about the Gene Roddenberry quote "I should say, if I have any overall philosophy, it's a reverence for all living things, and a great optimism about mankind." Read by Joan Chen.
#031 A Multiracial Crew
Talking about the Gene Roddenberry quote "They said if you had a multiracial crew, you wouldn't get in. Well, I said, we can't do the show then cause we will never get to the 23rd century if we're not living together." Read by Tawny Newsome.
#030 If I Have Any Achievement
Talking about the Gene Roddenberry quote "If I have any achievement I'm proud of, it's the achievement of being able to sit down and work and work hard." Read by Peter Diamandis.
#029 Using Drama To Comment
Talking about the Gene Roddenberry quote "I wouldn't mind being identified with the things Star Trek has stood for...
It’s so great to hear Gene’s words again so many years after he left us. I always found him inspiring, and this is a lovely and thoughtful tribute to a man that gave us so much hope.
Worth your time
I love the discussion.
I love the shortness.
I love the quotes.
I love the variety of view points.
These are the conversations we all need to be having. Thank you Gene Roddenberry for your words. Thank you Trent and Rachel for your hosting.