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Primitive Culture: A Star Trek History and Culture Podcast

Jul 23, 2020

Talking Horror with Brannon Braga.

In space, no one can hear you scream. And while the well-lit corridors of a Federation starship may seem worlds away from the grimy darkness of the Nostromo, even Starfleet’s best and brightest are sometimes caught in the grip of a full on horrorfest. Perhaps no one in Star Trek’s...


Apr 5, 2020

Nicholas Meyer interview: On writing Star Trek and Sherlock Holmes.

To Star Trek fans, Nicholas Meyer is one of the most highly regarded writers to have played in Gene Roddenberry’s sandbox. As someone with only a passing familiarity with the original 1960s TV series, his outsider’s perspective was invaluable when...


Apr 5, 2020

Nicholas Meyer interview: On writing Star Trek and Sherlock Holmes.

To Star Trek fans, Nicholas Meyer is one of the most highly regarded writers to have played in Gene Roddenberry’s sandbox. As someone with only a passing familiarity with the original 1960s TV series, his outsider’s perspective was invaluable when...


Apr 15, 2019

The Human Frontier in Guernsey.

In this episode of Primitive Culture, recorded live at the Guille-Allès Library in Guernsey, regular host Duncan Barrett is interviewed by Laura Perkins about his book Star Trek: The Human Frontier. Duncan discusses his own history with Star Trek and looks at some of the cultural...