Engage: The Official Star Trek Podcast

Engage: The O...fficial Star Trek Podcast is a weekly celebration of the most iconic franchise in the galaxy. Aimed at both delighting fans that have been tuned in since the first broadcast, as well as reaching the Trek-curious who aren’t quite sure where to begin, film critic and author of StarTrek.com’s One Trek Mind column Jordan Hoffman will feature guests, interact with enthusiasts and argue the minutiae of this beloved universe.

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March 14, 2017

Episode 42: Star Trek Gaming Part 2


After a few bumps in the road Part 2 of Star Trek gaming is finally here!  Friedo beams back... in to talk about more current Star Trek games including: the moble game Star Trek: Timelines, The MMORPG Star Trek: Online & the 4k board game Star Trek: Ascendancy.

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March 07, 2017

Episode 41: Other Space with Paul Feig!


Released on Yahoo Screen in 2015, “Other Space” might be the best Sci-fi comedy you&r...squo;ve never heard of…and creator Paul Feig is here to change that! This week Jordan chats with the extremely talented and extremely well dressed Paul Feig to spread the word about “Other Space”. Although Paul is probably best known for creating "Freaks & Geeks" and directing "Bridesmaids", "The Heat" "Spy" & "Ghostbusters", deep down he is a sci-fi geek and "Other Space" is his love letter to Star Trek and many other sci-fi fandoms. The best part about the show? It’s totally free! You can find out more and watch it anywhere in the world at shareotherspace.com

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February 28, 2017

Episode 40: What We Left Behind w/ Adam Nimoy & Ira Steven Behr


This week Adam Nimoy returns to Engage and this time he’s brought a friend, DS9 mastermind ...Ira Steven Behr! Adam & Ira talk about their new documentary “What We Left Behind: Looking Back At Star Trek Deep Space Nine” which is currently running a campaign on Indiegogo.  Ira also shares some great DS9 stories including how the show grew to be the most serialized Star Trek series and his experience bringing back the DS9 writers to write a pilot for a hypothetical 8th season.  “What We Left Behind” is currently fully funded and is seeking out stretch goals. If you’d like to find out more, you can go to ds9documentary.com

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February 21, 2017

Episode 39: Star Trek Gaming Part 1


Gaming! The Final Frontier. Returning guest "Friedo" beams to Deck 44 to reminisce about his favo...rite Star Trek games, mostly from the 1990s. Crack out your VCRs for this nostalgia-heavy episode.

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February 14, 2017

Episode 38: Dr. Phlox himself, John Billingsley!


Dr. Phlox emerges from Sickbay to join us on Engage. He didn’t bring his Pyrithian Bat, but... he did bring plenty of opinions. Mr. Billingsley talks a bit about Enterprise, but also delves into our current political situation, and offers some suggestions for those wondering “what do we do next?” A controversial episode of Engage, perhaps, but also one with a lot of spunk, fire and humor!

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February 08, 2017

Episode 37: "The Measure Of A Man" with The Nerdy Bird's Jill Pantozzi


This week on Engage Jordan talks with The Nerdy Bird's Jill Pantozzi about what is arguably the 1...st perfect TNG episode "The Measure Of A Man". Jordan and Jill discuss the grey areas of the arguments on both sides of Data's predicament and how these issues are still relevent today. Jordan and Jill also discuss the latest Discovery news and a little a bit about the current landscape of superhero movies.

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January 31, 2017

Episode 36: Morgan Gendel, Writer of TNG's "The Inner Light"


This week Jordan welcomes TNG & DS9 writer Morgan Gendel! Morgan talks about the “conne...ctome” his inspiration for TNG’s “The Inner Light” as well as some of his other works.  Morgan also shares some stories about working with William Shatner on Tek War and his latest work on The 100.  You can watch the season 4 premiere of The 100 on February 1st on The CW.

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