Every Star Trek fan has a story to tell. Scott Matteson sits down with people who have had a life-long love for Trek and talks to them about what it is about this franchise that has helped to make them who they are.
Season 3: Finale - Noah Averbach-Katz
In this final episode of the unpredictably scheduled third season of The Prime Direction, Scott sits down for a discussion of personal Star Trek history with none other than Noah Averbach-Katz who played Ryn in the third season of Star Trek: Discovery. Plus, there is a passing of the torch as The Prime Direction warps toward Season 4 under the command of a new host.
Season 3: Episode 3 - Toni Davis-Jones
After a significant delay due to work, pandemics, and other factors, the new episode of Prime Direction has arrived. This conversation features a dear friend of over 20 years as we discuss good memories, embarrassing moments, and of course....Star Trek.
Special thanks to Rick Tetrault for editing this episode.
Season 3: Special Episode - Palliative Trek
Fellow Cosmic Potato hosts Shawn Wray, Rick Tetrault, and Virginia Pickel join me for a discussion of Star Trek and how fans draw comfort from it during times of hardship and difficulty, such as the punishing year of 2020. This panel discussion was part of the June 2020 podcast event "@HomeCon" presented by the Cosmic Potato Network. Find the rest of the podcasts from this event on Facebook in the CosmicHomeFest group (the new name will be used when the event returns in June 2021.)
Season 3: Episode 01 - Tom Matteson
The Prime Direction returns for a new season in a new recording space, and welcomes a guest that host Scott Matteson has known longer than almost anyone on the planet. Listen as Scott discusses a 40-year shared Star Trek fandom with his own brother.
Tom Matteson comes aboard Rhamnus Station to explore his Prime Direction.
Episode 005: David Mack
This week we present a crossover with The Landing Party. Scott Matteson and Shawn Wray sat down with David Mack.
David is a prolific Star Trek novelist, having written for the the Section 31 series and many of the post-Nemesis series. He is the author of the epic “Destiny” trilogy that has been popular among Trek fans for over a decade. He also co-wrote two episodes of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, including “Only a Paper Moon”.
He will also serve as a consultant on future content including “Lower Decks” and the yet unnamed animated series.
Episode 003: Aly Martinez
The Prime Direction welcomes Aly Martinez (@TTrekkie on Twitter) to the Ward Room for our longest interview ever! Sit back and enjoy this conversation with one of the most positive fans we could hope to meet.