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Primitive Culture: A Star Trek History and Culture Podcast

Nov 9, 2019

Fan encounters in Star Trek and beyond.

For Star Trek fans, conventions offer a rare chance to get up close and personal with their heroes—whether that means snapping a selfie, getting an autograph, or buying them a drink at the bar. But Star Trek’s characters aren’t immune to the power of celebrity themselves....

Jun 20, 2018

Star Trek’s fathers: the good, the bad, and the absent.

“Other people have families,” Dr. McCoy lamented in Star Trek V: The Final Frontier, apparently forgetting about his own daughter, Joanna. For a utopian vision of the future, Star Trek tends to offer a decidedly unflattering portrayal of fatherhood. Many of...

May 9, 2017

Oppenheimer, Degra, and Jetrel.

Star Trek has always been a looking glass through which we see ourselves, a way of examining our world, who we are, and where we came from. is proud to introduce our newest show, Primitive Culture. In each episode, hosts Duncan Barrett and Tony Black tie history and culture to...