Star Trek

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I would love to visit spreadsheet planet. It would accomplish more than this episode.

In this episode, I forgot what the name of this website is. Is it Kris.com? It’s not. I also mixed up “The Omen,” “Rosemary’s Baby,” and “Eraserhead.” But I did not mix up how much I love potatoes though.

Also, shout-out to listener and commenter Skiltao who pitched the idea of a “Skin of Evil”/”Conspiracy”/”The Child” three-parter which would have given us the kind of through-line and body horror that would’ve done some of these episodes some justice.

The Beige and The Bold is available on iTunes, Stitcher, and other podcasting platforms. It updates Monday mornings at 2:00 AM ET / 1:00 CT.

Updates: I still love Community; I still hate Scrubs.

Things to hope for in Season 2: Better use of Troi, more dimensions to Geordi, A Very Vagra II Christmas, Wesley’s Richard Stabone.

Bonus Lesson: Growing Pain’s Boner was actually played by Andrew Koenig, son of Walter Koenig.

The Beige and The Bold is available on iTunes, Stitcher, and other podcasting platforms. It updates Monday mornings at 2:00 AM ET / 1:00 CT.

I will apologize for post-production delaying this one for so long. I will NOT apologize for the singing.

Regarding the heating in space. Apparently, black-body radiation can allow a medium to radiate heat from a space station into space. It’s a system used on–duh–the International Space Station; the real space station that’s in orbit right now and not boiling from waste heat. I am an idiot.

We glossed over the series’ better tries at being feminist by pretending not to know what a ‘homemaker’ is. It’s not that gender equality eliminates homemaking or that an ideal future has everyone in the workforce and no one engaged in childcare full-time (what even is the difference between working at a day care and being a stay-at-home parent in a society with no currency), it’s that homemaking as a female-dominated “occupation” which generates no income creates a societal power imbalance in capitalist societies.

I’m a bit disappointed we didn’t keep Romulan co-captains or that we never heard from these guys afterwards. Except for the books where Offenhouse is literally better at diplomacy and commerce than anyone else in The Federation (jesus beeping christ).

The Beige and The Bold is available on iTunes, Stitcher, and other podcasting platforms. It updates Monday mornings at 2:00 AM ET / 1:00 CT.

Unedited, slightly incoherent, and mostly redundant, The Beige and The Bold Solo Sessions are practice sessions where I run through an episode without Derek. Solo Sessions are published when production difficulties prevent the posting of a new, original episode on Mondays.

I’m not political. This isn’t political. Ask anyone; I’m the least. political. person. EVER.

Period.

And so our journeys have brought you, poor listener, to discussion of the Shatnerverse.

First, Judith and Garfield Reeves-Stevens were the ghostwriters/collaborators/spinning-crap-into-clay-ers of the Shatnerverse. Michael Jan Friedman is one person who also wrote Star Trek books, but didn’t write these ASCII-compatible abortions so they’re in the clear. I apologize for besmirching your good name, sir.

While we’re talking about Star Trek novel writers; Diane Duane is fantastic and Peter David is pretty cool. Duane wrote “Spock’s World,” and “Rihannsu,” which got frequently ripped off in TNG. David wrote “New Frontier,” which used a lot of characters, from the show, including Commander Shel–

We’ll get to it.

Also Victor Milan wrote for both Star Trek and Battletech, so there’s a factoid for your next nerd party.

The Beige and The Bold is available on iTunes, Stitcher, and other podcasting platforms. It updates Monday mornings at 2:00 AM ET / 1:00 CT.

Unedited, slightly incoherent, and mostly redundant, The Beige and The Bold Solo Sessions are practice sessions where I run through an episode without Derek. Solo Sessions are published when production difficulties prevent the posting of a new, original episode on Mondays.

We’ve been in the doldrums lately so I made a new Solo Session.

I apologize for the inconvenience.

I do kinda wanna see monthly issues of “Time and Bull****” now. I’d expect articles like, ‘This Android Just Disproved Scientific Consensus…Again,’ ‘Telepathy: What the Hell, Man?’ and ‘Lecture Series – Would You Rather: Jim Kirk’s Career or Introductory Temporal Mechanics.’

There’s a single diamond in this rough that’s a flaw in Picard’s self-image and this episode could not care less about it. I’m furious about a missed opportunity to deconstruct Jean-Luc Picard.

The fencing thing Derek is referencing is–I think–Choi vs Baldini in 2012.

The Beige and The Bold is available on iTunes, Stitcher, and other podcasting platforms. It updates Monday mornings at 2:00 AM ET / 1:00 CT.

Unedited, slightly incoherent, and mostly redundant, The Beige and The Bold Solo Sessions are practice sessions where I run through an episode without Derek. Solo Sessions are published when production difficulties prevent the posting of a new, original episode on Mondays.

I  think I use the phrase “good work” a million times in this one. I got waylaid Sunday night so it’s another solo session. Sorry folks.

Unedited, slightly incoherent, and mostly redundant, The Beige and The Bold Solo Sessions are practice sessions where I run through an episode without Derek. Solo Sessions are published when production difficulties prevent the posting of a new, original episode on Mondays.

This one has a dog in it! (Not the episode, the podcast.)

Skreliosis

Skreliosis is something a little bit different for this week. I hope you all enjoy it.

As something that’s far, far, far outside of the norm for us, I’d encourage feedback of any kind. It will encourage (or discourage) stuff like this in the future.

The Beige and The Bold is available on iTunes, Stitcher, and other podcasting platforms. It updates Monday mornings at 2:00 AM ET / 1:00 CT.