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Time for another

In this episode, we watch “The Naked Now”, quite possibly the worst episode of the series, but hey, sex sells.

archive.org/details/002-s1e03-

Podcast feed: generationq.libsyn.com/rss

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I tag my episode discussion posts as such:


First series name, then season, the episode number.
Series abbreviations:
TOS, TNG, DS9, VOY, ENT, DIS

star trek hot take 

morn is a better written character than wesley

@paul Also #Data:
"Ah, good Data. Least you're functioning."
"Fully, captain."
- Picard and Data, after Data has been with Tasha Yar
#StarTrek #TNG #TheNakedNow

Shamelessly stolen from birdsite: what if everyone in #StarTrek #TNG had the same neckline as counsellor Troi?

Huh, this kinda makes me want to revisit #StarTrek #TNG and #Voyager less, and Terry Farrell's departure in #DS9 feels even worse knowing the circumstances.

gizmodo.com.au/2020/07/the-sex

Time for another

In this episode, we watch “The Naked Now”, quite possibly the worst episode of the series, but hey, sex sells.

archive.org/details/002-s1e03-

Podcast feed: generationq.libsyn.com/rss

TNG S1E03, lewd 

Love to die in a space ice orgy pompeii

The actor who played Garak in DS9 was Andrew Robinson. When he got the acting role, he wrote 200 pages of Garak's backstory. His use of this as a guide for his acting is probably a big reason why Garak's character has so much depth.

Most of that backstory was officially canonised by the head Trek writers. Robinson used it to write a novel, A Stitch in Time, in which Garak writes an autobiographical letter to Julian Bashir.

Time for the first real episode of

In this episode, we look at the pilot episode “Farpoint Station”, a 2-part episode that introduces us to the Next Generation crew and establishes some of the main themes of this series.
This episode is longer due to covering both parts of the episode (technically episodes 1&2)

archive.org/details/001-s1e01-

Podcast feed: generationq.libsyn.com/rss

I am starting a Star Trek: The Next Generation Podcast!
This will be a casual podcast with me and my brother in law. We have no experience podcasting so this is a learning experience for us. We will be looking at 1 episode of the show per podcast episode, mostly through a Critical Theory lens.
If you are interested, our first episode (intro) is posted here: archive.org/details/Generation and the RSS feed will be here: generationq.libsyn.com/rss
Reply to this post if you have feedback!

TNG S1E01 Encounter at farpoint 

I think its supposed to be endearing. I think talking about character traits of the "non-human races" is something the writers think is ok. But the fact that all the "non-human races" have monolithic cultures and stereotypes is innately racist. Human society seems post-racial, but that was not extended out to humanoids from other planets. Racism is transferred to them.

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Food; :Trek: 

The existence of Prime rib

Implies the existence of Mirror Universe rib

TNG S1E01 Encounter at farpoint 

So when McCoy shows up and drops some folksy racism and sexism, is that supposed to show us that those things are a relic of the past, or are they actually supposed to be endearing and nostalgic?

It is OK, but while some of the stories end with the heroes capturing the villains, some of them go a step further and show the villain going to jail. I don't like how that is portrayed as a good thing. Does anyone have recommendations for more appropriate super hero books for toddlers? Do I have to go "off brand" from DC/Marvel for this? (2/2)

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My kid (almost 3) has been getting into comic book superheroes, so I wanted to get him a book with them. After sifting through all the books with either a) no female main characters or b) sexualized female character designs, I finally found smile.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/13381 . (1/2)

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